Tag Archives: Comic Books

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 13: Meg Downey

A comic book based biography in podcast form. Every month, Kieran Shiach talks to a new guest about their relationship with comic book culture and how it shaped them into the person they are.

Meg Downey, host of Boy Problems, drops by Zero Hour to talk about Sailor Moon OCs and getting into superhero comics out of spite.

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Episode 112: Wonder Woman (Origins)

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

To celebrate Wonder Woman as everyone is rightly doing, we tried something different and tackled all her many different canonical origins, from William Moulton Marston to Greg Rucka.

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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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