Tag Archives: Spider-Man

Episode 145: Spider-Man (J.M. DeMatteis)

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 visiting arguably the greatest Spider-Man story of all time, as well as some more classics told by the legendary J.M. DeMatteis.

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Episode 94: Superior Foes of Spider-Man

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

These guys, right? We’re back, two weeks in a row, to talk about the Superior Foes of Spider-Man, one of the best comedy, crime and superhero comics of the last ten years!

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Episode 88: Superior Spider-Man

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 the Superior Journey Into Misery as we tackle a story of mind-swaps, redemption and goblins with the Superior Spider-Man.

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Episode 80: Ultimate Spider-Man (Part Two)

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

We’re concluding our two-part look at Ultimate Spider-Man with the death of Peter Parker and the rise of Miles Morales!

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Episode 79: Ultimate Spider-Man (Part One)

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

We’re going back to the beginning with a total ground up reinvention of Spider-Man and the longest collaboration in comics history.

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Episode 66: Secret Wars II

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

We’re not sure which is more taxing, Spider-Man having to explain pooing to The Beyonder, or Kieran explaining Spider-Man explaining pooing to The Beyonder to Helena.

Either way, its Secret Wars II!

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Episode 25: Venom

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

For our twenty-fifth episode, we’re focusing not just on Venom, but all of the sinister symbiotes Marvel Comics has to offer, including Carnage, Toxin, Hybrid and… Bizarnage?!

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