Tag Archives: Spider-Man

Episode 163: Spider-Man (J. Michael Straczynski)

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

Spider-Man reads from the book of Ezekiel and makes his peace with sins past, but what would he do with one more day?

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Episode 157: Spider-Verse

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

Journey into the Spider-Verse with Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Gwen Stacy and many, many, many more. Spoilers: one of them is a talking car!

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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

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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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Episode 24: Spider-Man (The Clone Saga)

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

It’s one of the most talked about and controversial storylines in comics history, the “epic” that encompassed everything Spider-Man for over two years known as The Clone Saga!

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