Category Archives: Journey Into Misery

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 166: Teen Titans (Geoff Johns)

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

A roster of veteran Titans return to mentor the new generation, in this hugely popular revival of DC’s greatest superteens.

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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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Episode 163: Spider-Man (J. Michael Straczynski)

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

Spider-Man reads from the book of Ezekiel and makes his peace with sins past, but what would he do with one more day?

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Episode 162: Birds of Prey

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

Oracle, Black Canary and Huntress are just the start when it comes to DC’s fiercest female superheroes as we dive into 25 years of Birds of Prey continuity.

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Episode 161: X-Factor Investigations

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

While the X-Men deal with world-ending crises, someone needs to be there for the little guy, and that’s where X-Factor comes in. A mutant private investigation firm that becomes something so much more, in one of the best, most loved runs of the 21st century.

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