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Episode 10: Shazam

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 weaving in between the story beats that make the original Captain Marvel such an iconic figure, and the real-life drama that surrounded the character. A true Journey Into Misery as we head from the distilled fun of CC Beck to the cynical mess of The New 52.

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Episode 9: Black Widow

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 talk about Marvel’s highest profile female superhero, Black Widow, and her unfortunately history of being defined by the men in her life.

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Episode 8: Inhumans

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 weirdest family in comic books, Helena discovers her new favourite comic book character and there’s the introduction of the first ever Journey Into Misery drinking game.

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Episode 7: The Hulk (Planet Hulk – Marvel Now)

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 the time The Hulk got shot into space, the time Hulk beat up all the superheroes and the time there was a bunch of different coloured Hulks.

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Episode 6: Guardians of the Galaxy

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 covering the modern day Guardians of the Galaxy all the way from before they were a team in Annihilation through to the most recent issue of the relaunched comic.

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Episode 5: The Flash (The New 52)

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

Here’s a little midweek bonus episode as we wrap up our Flash discussion with Flashpoint, The New 52 and why Barry Allen is history’s greatest villain.

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