Category Archives: Journey Into Misery

Episode 13: Daredevil (Frank Miller)

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

It’s the start of Daredevil season, and we’re starting with the most influential and exciting run of them all, Frank Miller’s! Featuring Elektra, Born Again, The Man Without Fear and more!

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Episode 12: Loki

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

This week we’re covering everyone’s favourite mischief maker, The Prince of Lies himself Loki. This episode goes from the beginning of J. Michael Straczynski’s run on Thor, right through Journey Into Mystery and Young Avengers to the current day in Loki: Agent of Asgard.

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Bonus: Journey Into Ancestry

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

In a special bonus episode, I sat down with my grandad to talk all about his love of superheroes, how that influenced me as a kid and how it made me the man I am today.

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Episode 11: Captain Marvel

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

This week we we’re talking about all the Captains Marvel in the history of Marvel Comics, and talk about one of the most disgusting events to ever happen to a fictional character.

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Episode 10: Shazam

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

This week we’re weaving in between the story beats that make the original Captain Marvel such an iconic figure, and the real-life drama that surrounded the character. A true Journey Into Misery as we head from the distilled fun of CC Beck to the cynical mess of The New 52.

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Episode 9: Black Widow

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

This week we talk about Marvel’s highest profile female superhero, Black Widow, and her unfortunately history of being defined by the men in her life.

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Episode 8: Inhumans

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

This week we’re tackling the weirdest family in comic books, Helena discovers her new favourite comic book character and there’s the introduction of the first ever Journey Into Misery drinking game.

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