Episode 34: Starman

Welcome to Journey Into Misery, where I explain complicated comics characters, continuity and concepts to the patient and perpetually perplexed Helena Hart.

There’s a Starman, waiting in this podcast! Multiple Starmen, as we talk about one of the most sprawling superhero legacies in DC Comics history.

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Image Gallery

As I go through the podcast, I bring up images to show Helena what a character looks like. You can follow along with this image gallery.


We’ve started doing monthly video episodes of Journey Into Misery, as well as irregular Let’s Play style videos.


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Journey Into Misery art by Joe Hunter.

One thought on “Episode 34: Starman”

  1. I would like to hear a podcast about the Legion of Super-heroes. Obviously, that’s a lot of ground to cover, so it would probably be isolated to a certain era/creative team. “Legion of the Damned”/”Legion Lost”/”Legion Worlds”/”The Legion”, maybe? The “Five Years Later” Legion? The Waid/Kitson “threeboot” Legion? anyway, your choice. Thanks for doing this. I love hearing Helena’s reactions. It’s nice to get a fresh perspective instead of the subconscious hive-mind that longtime fans often turn into.

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