Tag Archives: Captain America

Episode 117: Secret Empire

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

Secret Empire is over, which means we’re going through the event itself and try and figure exactly where it went wrong.

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Episode 116: Captain America (Nick Spencer)

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

Secret Empire is coming to a close, so we’ve put together a special two-parter to explain everything that went down so you don’t have to read it. First up, all the events that lead up including social justice supervillains, sentient cosmic cubes and that infamous “Hail Hydra” page.

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Episode 74: Captain America (Reborn)

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

We wrap up our two-part look at Ed Brubaker’s instant classic run on Captain America by tackling the question of who gets to wield the shield, and expanding our scope to include his Winter Soldier series.

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Episode 73: Captain America (The Winter Soldier)

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

Who the hell is Bucky?

We’re going to find out as we dig into Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting’s instant classic run on Captain America.

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Episode 22: The Avengers (Jonathan Hickman)

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

There is only Secret Wars! Before that, however, was three years worth of Avengers stories where things just get progressively worse for everyone involved. Get ready for Marvel’s blockbuster summer event with our thrilling recap of Jonathan Hickman’s monumental Avengers/New Avengers saga.

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