Journey Into Misery

Journey Into Misery, where Kieran Shiach explains complicated comics characters and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.
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Jan 12, 2017

It had to be done sooner or later, so in order to tide you over waiting for the next proper deep dive episode, we knocked up a quickie with everything you need to know about Civil War II.

Dec 23, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We're celebrating Yuletime this year with a look at a very special Santa story.

Dec 16, 2016

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!

Dec 9, 2016

We made it to our two year anniversary, can you believe it?! As always, we're celebrating our birthday with an anthology episode featuring a bunch of awesome (and not-so-awesome) characters that don't have enough backstory to warrant a full episode of the show.

Nov 13, 2016

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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Oct 31, 2016

We're back and we're celebrating Halloween by talking about the spooky and mystical world of Doctor Strange!

Sep 28, 2016

WE CAN SEE YOU! It looks like you're getting ready to download the latest Journey Into Misery, all about Grant Morrison's mindbending run on Animal Man!

Sep 21, 2016

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

Sep 14, 2016

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.

Sep 7, 2016

There is only Secret Wars! as this week we head to Battleworld to tackle Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic's mega-event

Aug 31, 2016

We're back from our hiatus and ready eat nuts and kick butts with The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl!

Jul 20, 2016

The bad guys are in charge and the Avengers are underground. It's Norman Osborn's Dark Reign!

Jul 13, 2016

Who do you trust? The Skrulls have invaded and anyone could be an infilatrator! Get to the bottom of the mystery with Journey Into Misery.

Jul 6, 2016

This week we're covering one of Kieran's favorite heroes and favorite characters of the modern era, Batwoman!

Jun 29, 2016

This week we're checking in on our commonweath cousins in Canada, Alpha Flight!

Jun 22, 2016

Verily! This episode contains the tails found in one of the great comic books of all time, Walt Simonson's epic run on The Mighty Thor!

Jun 15, 2016

We're concluding our two-part look at Ultimate Spider-Man with the death of Peter Parker and the rise of Miles Morales!

Jun 8, 2016

We're going back to the beginning with a total ground up reinvention of Spider-Man and the longest collaboration in comics history.

Jun 1, 2016

This week we're finishing up our Preacher chat as things get even darker for everyone involved.

May 25, 2016

It's the time of the preacher, as we take time out to spend two colossal episodes to cover Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's classic Vertigo series, Preacher!

May 18, 2016

Don't piss them off! If's Wildstorm's biggest and baddest superhero team, the one and only Authority!

May 11, 2016

This week we're covering everyone's favorite sythezoid Avenger, say domo arigato to The Vision!

May 4, 2016

We wrap up our two-part look at Ed Brubaker's instant classic run on Captain America by tackling the question of who gets to wield the shield, and expanding our scope to include his Winter Soldier series.

Journey Into Misery art by Joe Hunter.

Apr 27, 2016

Who the hell is Bucky?

We're going to find out as we dig into Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's instant classic run on Captain America.

Apr 20, 2016

This podcast will BREAK YOU... with how good it is! We're talking about the mid-nineties DC "epic" Knightfall, starring Jean-Paul Valley as the new Batman!

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