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Journey Into Misery, where Kieran Shiach explains complicated comics characters and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.
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Feb 11, 2019

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.)

Check out the image gallery for the episode here.

Feb 4, 2019

The lovable misfits who handle the jobs too dirty for the Justice League... The Outsiders!

Check out the image gallery for this episode here.

Jan 31, 2019

We're making this milestone 75th bonus episode of Journey Into Misery Extra available to everyone!  The Titans and Young Justice are tested like never before, not everyone's going to survive and whoever does comes out changed forever. 

It gives a bit of extra context to two upcoming episodes of the show, so while not essential to enjoy those episodes, it's a fun bonus (if your idea of fun involves two dead Titans, ya weirdos.)

Jan 28, 2019

Spider-Man reads from the book of Ezekiel and makes his peace with sins past, but what would he do with one more day?

Check out the image gallery here.

Jan 21, 2019

Oracle, Black Canary and Huntress are just the start when it comes to DC's fiercest female superheroes as we dive into 25 years of Birds of Prey continuity.

Check out the image gallery for this week's episode here.

Jan 14, 2019

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.

Check out the image gallery here.

Jan 7, 2019

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.

Check out the image gallery for this week's episode, here.

Dec 31, 2018

Catch up on the year in superhero comics with our bumper continuity catch-up. Who lived, who died, who got married, who didn't; everything you need to know about superheroes in 2018 in this episode.

Dec 24, 2018

The king of the seas has come to cinemas, and we're celebrating with a deep dive into the near-eighty year history of Arthur Curry, the Aquaman!

 

Check out the Image Gallery for the episode here.

Dec 17, 2018

Journey into the Spider-Verse with Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Gwen Stacy and many, many, many more. Spoilers: one of them is a talking car!

Here's a link to the image gallery!

Dec 10, 2018

Come celebrate four years of Journey Into Misery with more of the weirdest and most wonderful characters comics has to offer.

Dec 3, 2018

You have become unhinged from time! Join the Exiles and journey through the multiverse fixing one world at a time until they can go home.

Nov 26, 2018

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's horror-tinged five year run redefined Batman for this decade, and we're gonna dig into it on this week's Journey Into Misery.

Nov 19, 2018

Kimota! We're diving deep into everything you need to know about Miracleman! Lawsuits, acrimonious creator relationship and one of the most complex deconstructions of superhero myth in the history of comics.

Nov 12, 2018

What would the Justice League look like if it came from Marvel Comics? I think it would go a little something, like this.

Oct 29, 2018

Head into the swamps of Louisiana with Swamp Thing and Alan Moore for a complete reinvention of how mature readers comics can exist in a superhero shared universe.

Oct 22, 2018

To celebrate our milestone 150th episode, we're talking about another colossally confusing comic character; the last daughter of Earth-Two, Power Girl!

Oct 15, 2018

On Earth, he is a regular archaeologist but in space, he is the greatest hero the planet Rann has ever known. He is Adam Strange, the man of two worlds!

Oct 8, 2018

A somewhat forgotten run from the early-00s, Bruce Jones took Bruce Banner and The Incredible Hulk to some dark place, but how does it hold up in the light of the modern day?

Oct 1, 2018

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.

Sep 24, 2018

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.

Sep 17, 2018

This week we're visiting arguably the greatest Spider-Man story of all time, as well as some more classics told by the legendary J.M. DeMatteis.

Sep 10, 2018

We're back on hour-plus long episodes with an episode dedicated to everyone's favorite Nuclear Man, Firestorm!

Sep 3, 2018

Never before, never again! The biggest crossover in superhero comics, as the JLA and Avengers team-up to save both universes.

Aug 26, 2018

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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