All posts by Kieran Shiach

Writer and host of Journey Into Misery. Follow @KingImpulse for terrible self-deprecating jokes and strong opinions about pop music.

Episode 157: Spider-Verse

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Journey into the Spider-Verse with Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Gwen Stacy and many, many, many more. Spoilers: one of them is a talking car!

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Episode 156: Four Years Later

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Come celebrate four years of Journey Into Misery with more of the weirdest and most wonderful characters comics has to offer.

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Episode 154: Batman (Snyder/Capullo)

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s horror-tinged five year run redefined Batman for this decade, and we’re gonna dig into it on this week’s Journey Into Misery.

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Episode 153: Miracleman

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Kimota! We’re diving deep into everything you need to know about Miracleman! Lawsuits, acrimonious creator relationship and one of the most complex deconstructions of superhero myth in the history of comics.

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Episode 151: Saga of the Swamp Thing

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

Head into the swamps of Louisiana with Swamp Thing and Alan Moore for a complete reinvention of how mature readers comics can exist in a superhero shared universe.

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