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Episode 160: Superboy

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Kon-El was one of the biggest breakout stars of DC in the ’90s and 00’s and then disappeared completely. Track the rise and fall and return of Superboy in our latest episode.

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Episode 1,000,000: DC One Million

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We’re zipping forward to the 853rd century to see what superheroes are like in the future and what happens when the future comes back to destroy the past, in DC’s ambitiously epic crossover event.

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Episode 92: All-Star Superman

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It’s been a rough week for everyone. We can’t do much, but we can do this. We talked about one of the greatest superhero comics ever made, and the feelings it makes us feel.

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Episode 89: The Death And Return of Superman

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Where you when Superman died? Helena wasn’t born, and Kieran was two years old, so let’s learn about a little history this week on Journey Into Misery

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Episode 69: The Legion of Super-Heroes (Silver Age)

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Long Live The Legion! This week we’re talking about those wacky teens from the thirtieth century, The Legion of Super-Heroes!

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Episode 68: Batman v Superman

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It’s the clash of the titans as The Man of Steel takes on The Dark Knight! We’re talking some of the World’s Finest’s greatest four colour team-ups and tussles.

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Episode 65: Superman (John Byrne)

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It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s John Byrne’s reinvention of the Superman mythos post-Crisis on Infinite Earths!

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Episode 56: Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen

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Look, up in the sky! Is it a bird?! Is it a plane?! No, it’s a Giant Turtle Man! This week we’re talking about the weird world of Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen.

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Episode 55: Santa Claus

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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 41: Final Crisis

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We’re still recovering from our trip away, and with another trip looming, we needed to tackle something easy that wouldn’t take too long to research. So we chose the often underrated and sometimes confusing Final Crisis!

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