Tag Archives: Journey Into Misery

Bonus: Journey Into Ancestry

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

In a special bonus episode, I sat down with my grandad to talk all about his love of superheroes, how that influenced me as a kid and how it made me the man I am today.

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Episode 11: Captain Marvel

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 we’re talking about all the Captains Marvel in the history of Marvel Comics, and talk about one of the most disgusting events to ever happen to a fictional character.

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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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