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Journey Into Misery is a podcast that seeks to explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to a patient and perpetually perplexed newcomer to the medium Hosted by Kieran Shiach, with permanent second-chair Helena Hart, each week sees one character or concept explained in as much detail as possible to showcase just what comics fans have to put up with sometimes.

Journey Into Misery is a podcast that seeks to explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to a patient and perpetually perplexed newcomer to the medium Hosted by Kieran Shiach, with permanent second-chair Helena Hart, each week sees one character or concept explained in as much detail as possible to showcase just what comics fans have to put up with sometimes.
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Journey Into Misery is a podcast that seeks to explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to a patient and perpetually perplexed newcomer to the medium Hosted by Kieran Shiach, with permanent second-chair Helena Hart, each week sees one character or concept explained in as much detail as possible to showcase just what comics fans have to put up with sometimes.

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English


Episodes

Episode 177: House of X & Powers of X

10/10/2019
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Humans of the planet Earth. While you slept, the world changed.

Duration:01:48:39

Episode 176: Black Lightning

9/22/2019
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He's a father, an educator, an outsider and a hero... Black Lightning!

Duration:00:45:29

Episode 175: Thunderbolts

8/4/2019
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Delivering justice, like lightning. It's everyone's favourite supervillains turned superheroes turned government sponsored supervillains pretending to be superheroes turned black ops kill squad turned supervillains turned superheroes.

Duration:01:09:29

Episode 174: The Atom

4/7/2019
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Al Pratt, Ray Palmer, Ryan Choi; the many men to don the mantle of the mighty mite! [image gallery]

Duration:00:58:00

Episode 173: Thor (Jason Aaron) [Part 2]

4/1/2019
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Odinson is unworthy, Jane Foster is Thor and the War of the Realms is coming. [image gallery]

Duration:01:39:05

Episode 172: Marville

3/31/2019
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Happy April Fools! I had to read this god-awful comic, so you have to listen to what we have to say about it!

Duration:00:38:03

Episode 171: Thor (Jason Aaron) [Part 1]

3/24/2019
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Ahead of The War of the Realms, here's the first part of our big deep dive into Jason Aaron's epic run on Thor; covering The God Butcher, The League of Realms, the fall of Odinson and the rise of a new Thor. [image gallery]

Duration:01:27:01

Episode 170: Green Lantern (Blackest Night)

3/17/2019
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The dead rise from their graves to take over the DC Universe in this Geoff Johns' summer crossover event which brings together the seven Lantern Corps for the first time to fight Nekron and his Black Lanterns. [image gallery]

Duration:01:59:53

Episode 169: New X-Men

3/10/2019
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One of the most groundbreaking & influential runs on X-Men; featuring Xorn, Kid Omega, Cassandra Nova and a super-sentient racist bacteria. Check out the image gallery here.

Duration:01:17:52

Episode 168: Gotham Central

3/3/2019
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How do you get by as a cop in the same city as Batman? With great difficulty, as the officers of Gotham's Major Crimes Unit discover every time they go to work. Check out the image gallery here.

Duration:01:15:03

Episode 167: Iron Man (Armor Wars)

2/24/2019
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Tony Stark's tech is out in the wild, and he's going to have to go rogue to shut it down in this instant classic story from the late-eighties. Check out the image gallery here.

Duration:01:06:10

Episode 166: Teen Titans (Geoff Johns)

2/17/2019
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A roster of veteran Titans return to mentor the new generation, in this hugely popular revival of DC's greatest superteens. Check out the image gallery for this episode here.

Duration:01:17:40

Episode 165: Legion

2/10/2019
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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.

Duration:01:16:46

Episode 164: The Outsiders

2/3/2019
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The lovable misfits who handle the jobs too dirty for the Justice League... The Outsiders! Check out the image gallery for this episode here.

Duration:01:09:47

Journey Into Misery Extra #75 - Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day

1/30/2019
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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.)

Duration:00:11:46

Episode 163: Spider-Man (J. Michael Straczynski)

1/27/2019
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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.

Duration:01:33:55

Episode 162: Birds of Prey

1/20/2019
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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.

Duration:01:18:46

Episode 161: X-Factor Investigations

1/13/2019
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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.

Duration:01:17:42

Episode 160: Superboy

1/6/2019
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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.

Duration:01:10:24

Episode 159: Continuity Catch-Up 2018

12/30/2018
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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.

Duration:01:27:46