Tag Archives: X-Men

Episode 169: New X-Men

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

One of the most groundbreaking & influential runs on X-Men; featuring Xorn, Kid Omega, Cassandra Nova and a super-sentient racist bacteria.

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Episode 165: Legion

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

One of the most powerful mutants in the Marvel Universe and the son of Charles Xavier, it’s David Haller!

(He doesn’t like to be called “Legion” but we had to put it in the title of the episode.)

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Episode 161: X-Factor Investigations

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

While the X-Men deal with world-ending crises, someone needs to be there for the little guy, and that’s where X-Factor comes in. A mutant private investigation firm that becomes something so much more, in one of the best, most loved runs of the 21st century.

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Episode 147: Magneto

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

In one of our biggest episodes ever, we dive right into Magneto’s convoluted backstory, warts and all. Are his kids really his kids? What’s up with Joseph and Xorn? How was he a teenager during World War II and still kicking around today? All that and more will be answered in this blockbuster episode of Journey Into Misery.

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Episode 146: X-Statix

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Mutants have a reputation for being weird, and the mutants of X-Statix take it to another level! Come meet Mr. Sensitive, U-Go-Girl and Doop, and learn about the Princess Diana controversy which briefly rocked the world.

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Episode 142: House of M

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

It’s a world where mutants are the dominant species, humans are are going extinct and Spider-Man is a pro wrestler. Come with us, to the House of M.

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