Category Archives: Journey Into Misery

Episode 172: Marville

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

Happy April Fools! I had to read this god-awful comic, so you have to listen to what we have to say about it!

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Episode 171: Thor (Jason Aaron) [Part 1]

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

Ahead of The War of the Realms, here’s the first part of our big deep dive into Jason Aaron’s epic run on Thor; covering The God Butcher, The League of Realms, the fall of Odinson and the rise of a new Thor.

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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 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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