Category Archives: Journey Into Misery

Episode 170: Green Lantern (Blackest Night)

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

The dead rise from their graves to take over the DC Universe in this Geoff Johns’ summer crossover event which brings together the seven Lantern Corps for the first time to fight Nekron and his Black Lanterns.

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Episode 169: New X-Men

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

One of the most groundbreaking & influential runs on X-Men; featuring Xorn, Kid Omega, Cassandra Nova and a super-sentient racist bacteria.

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Episode 168: Gotham Central

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

How do you get by as a cop in the same city as Batman? With great difficulty, as the officers of Gotham’s Major Crimes Unit discover every time they go to work.

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Episode 167: Iron Man (Armor Wars)

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

Tony Stark’s tech is out in the wild, and he’s going to have to go rogue to shut it down in this instant classic story from the late-eighties.

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Episode 165: Legion

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

One of the most powerful mutants in the Marvel Universe and the son of Charles Xavier, it’s David Haller!

(He doesn’t like to be called “Legion” but we had to put it in the title of the episode.)

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