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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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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.

Aug 20, 2018

The Dominators and their Alien Alliance want Earth's metahumans, and if they can't have them they'll wipe them all out, in this classic crossover from the eighties.

Aug 13, 2018

Not like this. Not like this. LIKE THIS! Kickstarting the Bendis Age of Marvel Comics with Avengers Disassembled.

Aug 6, 2018

All of your favorite dead universes come back to fight each other for dominance, as we cover the comic which took over the entire DC publishing slate for two months.

Jul 30, 2018

We're dropping down for a man-on-the-street view of the early days of the Marvel Universe, courtesy of Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross.

Jul 23, 2018

Superman is MIA and the world is overrun by the next generation of heroes with little regard for how their awesome power affects the man on the street. Armageddon is nigh, and the only person who can stop it is a regular pastor with visions of the end of the world.

Jul 3, 2018

I was going to write an olde English description for this, but I can't be bothered. We're kicking off a month of fan-favorite stories with Neil Gaiman, Adam Kubert, Richard Isanove and Todd Klein's flashback epic, 1602.

Jun 26, 2018

It's like Shakespeare, but with lots more punching; Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen's masterful send-up of mid-2000s superhero comics, Nextwave: Agents of HATE.

Jun 19, 2018

Don't cross her path, it's Felicia Hardy aka The Black Cat!

Jun 12, 2018

Today, we're dipping back into the Legion of Super-Heroes for one of the most influential and important runs on the characters.

Jun 8, 2018

We're a little late on this one, but we covered Jim Starlin's Thanos saga from start to finish.

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