Tag Archives: X-Men

Episode 114: Uncanny X-Force

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

Things get dark as we head into the black and grey world of the Uncanny X-Force.

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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 107: X-Men (Age of Apocalypse)

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

The world looks very different than it did yesterday, as we dive into the complicate mire of Age of Apocalypse and try to make sense of the ’90s mega-events.

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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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Episode 101: Wolverine (Old Man Logan)

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

Over fifty years ago, the villains killed the heroes… except for Wolverine. What they did to him was so much worse. We talk about Mark Millar and Steve McNiven’s instantly iconic story, the character’s future and what, if anything, the movie might crib from the comics.

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Episode 100: Cable

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

We made it all the way to one hundred episodes, and to celebrate we’re tackling one of the most complicated characters in all of creation, Cable!

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Episode 1: Chris Sims

A comic book based biography in podcast form. Every month, Kieran Shiach talks to a new guest about their relationship with comic book culture and how it shaped them into the person they are.

Chris Sims joins Kieran to talk about Batman throwing a car battery, X-Men comics acquired from Pizza Hut and reading every single issue of The Punisher.

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