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 3: The Best Comics of June 2017

The Monster Society of Comics is an ever-evolving roundtable discussion podcast about the best comics that came out in a given month.

This month, Elle Collins and Kieran Shiach are joined by Betty Felon and DJ BenHaMeen to talk about the best books they read in June 2017.

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Episode 112: Wonder Woman (Origins)

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

To celebrate Wonder Woman as everyone is rightly doing, we tried something different and tackled all her many different canonical origins, from William Moulton Marston to Greg Rucka.

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Episode 2: The Best Comics of May 2017

The Monster Society of Comics is an ever-evolving roundtable discussion podcast about the best comics that came out in a given month.

This month, Elle Collins and Kieran Shiach are joined by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw and Juliet Kahn to talk about the best books they read in May 2017.

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Episode 111: X-Men (The Phoenix Force)

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

Here us listeners! No longer are we the podcast you knew! We are life, and fire incarnate! Now and forever, we are Phoenix!

Or, y’know, for the next hour or so at least.

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Episode 1: The Best Comics Of April 2017

The Monster Society of Comics is an ever-evolving roundtable discussion podcast about the best comics that came out in a given month.

This month, Elle Collins and Kieran Shiach are joined by their former colleagues at ComicsAlliance Andrew Wheeler and Chris Sims to talk about the best books they read in April 2017.

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Episode 110: Guardians of the Galaxy (Brian Michael Bendis)

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

There’s a new Guardians film out this week, so we looked at the complete run on the most recent volume of the comic by one of the industry’s most influential heavyweights.

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