Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

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 111: X-Men (The Phoenix Force)

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

Here us listeners! No longer are we the podcast you knew! We are life, and fire incarnate! Now and forever, we are Phoenix!

Or, y’know, for the next hour or so at least.

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Episode 110: Guardians of the Galaxy (Brian Michael Bendis)

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

There’s a new Guardians film out this week, so we looked at the complete run on the most recent volume of the comic by one of the industry’s most influential heavyweights.

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Episode 105: Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers

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

Helena didn’t know we were doing this when we started recording, and it ended up being really fun. Marvel’s best pet superheroes unite to save the world from Thanos, dragons and spoiled little girls.

It’s significantly shorter than most episodes, but there’s a reason for that that we explain a little in the episode itself, and it’ll become clear in a few days.

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Episode 102: X-23

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

We’re looking at one of the most interesting and exciting characters of the past twenty-five years, the mysterious and enigmatic clone of Wolverine, X-23!

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