Tag Archives: Helena Hart

Episode 119: JLA (Grant Morrison & Howard Porter)

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

With the Justice League movie in cinemas, we take a look at one of the most iconic runs on a JLA comic of all time.

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Episode 118: Thor: Ragnarok

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

With the new film in theatres, we looked at the Ragnarok storyline from the comics and then the story which followed which was a big influence on the first Thor movie as Asgard comes to Oklahoma.

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Watchmen #1, Page 5

Under The Hood is a Watchmen minutiae podcast by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou and Kieran Shiach where they go through one page of Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons and John Higgins’ genre-defining comic and discuss, dissect and deliberate over meaning, theme and craft way more than we probably should.

We finally hit a full nine-panel grid and meet Rorschach for the first time.

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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 115: The Fourth World (Jack Kirby)

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

There came a time when the Old Gods died! Silence closed upon what had happened — a long, deep silence — wrapped in massive darkness… it was this way for an age… THEN — THERE WAS NEW LIGHT!

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