Tag Archives: Comic Books

Episode 111: X-Men (The Phoenix Force)

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

Here us listeners! No longer are we the podcast you knew! We are life, and fire incarnate! Now and forever, we are Phoenix!

Or, y’know, for the next hour or so at least.

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Episode 110: Guardians of the Galaxy (Brian Michael Bendis)

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

There’s a new Guardians film out this week, so we looked at the complete run on the most recent volume of the comic by one of the industry’s most influential heavyweights.

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Episode 107: X-Men (Age of Apocalypse)

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

The world looks very different than it did yesterday, as we dive into the complicate mire of Age of Apocalypse and try to make sense of the ’90s mega-events.

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Episode 105: Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers

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

Helena didn’t know we were doing this when we started recording, and it ended up being really fun. Marvel’s best pet superheroes unite to save the world from Thanos, dragons and spoiled little girls.

It’s significantly shorter than most episodes, but there’s a reason for that that we explain a little in the episode itself, and it’ll become clear in a few days.

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Episode 104: Batman (Jeph Loeb)

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

The Long Halloween, Dark Victory and Hush. Three comics that a lot of people really love and a lot of people really hate. Let’s see how this goes.

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