Tag Archives: X-Men

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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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 53: One Year Later

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

It’s our birthday! It’s been one year since the launch of Journey Into Misery, and boy how time flies. In this very special two-and-a-half-hour episode, we’re going into some the weirdest and most wonderful D-List characters who are slightly too obscure to get their own episode.

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Episode 21: Secret Wars (1985)

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

Marvel have a brand new Secret Wars out this year, so now’s the best time to dig into the event comic that started event comics with the original crossover extravaganza.

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