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Bonus: Helena Reads Justice League: Origin

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

This week, being Christmas, Helena has left me all alone to spend time with her family back down south. In anticipation of this blatant betrayal, we recorded a bonus episode for the week she wasn’t here. Without any information going in, H sat down and read the first six issues of Geoff Johns & Jim Lee’s Justice League from The New 52, and then we talked about it a bunch.

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Episode 3: The Flash (1990s)

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

This week we’re talking about Wally West, Bart Allen and all the great work Mark Waid did in the 1990s.

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Episode 2: The Flash (Pre-Crisis)

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

This week, we’re tackling the character that started it all, The Flash, and going from Jay Garrick in the forties all the way through to the death of Barry Allen at Crisis on Infinite Earths.

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Episode 1: The DC Multiverse

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

On this first episode, we decide to start off with something manageable, so we’re focusing on the entire DC Multiverse. Going forward, it’s going to be important to explain what we mean when we say things like “Pre-Crisis” and “New 52” so instead of adding a disclaimer, we dedicated the first episode to covering as much of it as we could.

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