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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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Mar 22, 2017

The Long Halloween, Dark Victory and Hush. Three comics that a lot of people really love and a lot of people really hate. Let's see how this goes.

Mar 15, 2017

Geoff Johns' defined Green Lantern for nearly ten years, and it's going to take more than one episode to tackle it all. To start, we're going from Green Lantern: Rebirth to The Sinestro Corps War.

Mar 8, 2017

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!

Mar 2, 2017

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.

Feb 24, 2017

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!

Feb 14, 2017

We're so close to Episode 100, but before we get there we've got the LA noir story of Kate Spencer, the Manhunter.

Feb 9, 2017

It's Marvel's premiere kid superteam, going on adventures way above their pay grade and emotional maturity. It's the Power Pack!

Jan 31, 2017

It's the long awaited Doom Patrol episode of Journey Into Misery, featuring Grant Morrison, Gerard Way, Rachel Pollack and yes, John Byrne too.

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!

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