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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 55: Santa Claus

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

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The first ever Journey Into Misery Christmas Special, and we’re looking at some of Ol’ Saint Nick’s greatest and weirdest appearances in superhero comics.

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Episode 54: Martian Manhunter

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 our favourite Martian! It’s J’onn J’onzz, the Martian Manhunter!

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Cinema Crisis #2: Throne of Atlantis

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

Helena and I went away this weekend, which meant there was just no time to write the necessary show notes for a full episode of Journey Into Misery. So instead, we decided to do two bonus episodes.

We didn’t want to deprive people who already listened to the Crossover Chaos of new content, so we did something brand new for everyone as well. We watched the movie Justice League: Throne of Atlantis to see if Aquaman could live up to Helena’s idealised vision of him that she’s created, and to see if a Geoff Johns Justice League story translates better animated than it does on the page.

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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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