More thoughts about COVID-19 (the new normal), #blacklivesmatter, #defundthepolice, what I’ve been up to recently with the family, and what pop culture I’ve been consuming (including Hamilton!). Warning: Explicit language used.
I’m celebrating 10 years of podcasting by reminiscing and then answering listener questions (at the 28:32 mark)! Thanks to everyone who sent me Twitter messages, email, and voicemail. Here’s to another 10 years!(?)
Stardate 2020.190. Star Trek was my first fandom, way before comic books, and while I have included Star Trek related material in the podcast feed before, I decided to rebrand those shows as Center Seat, my new Star Trek podcast. This episode I talk about why I love Star Trek and why it matters to me.
Future episodes will include movie and tv series commentary, as well as other topics. I hope you will join me on this strange new adventure. If you like Star Trek, please tell others about this new imprint of the Longbox Review podcast.
Presenting a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we will discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the “Baxter run”.
In this episode we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes #23: “Back Home in Hell!”. Mon-El’s lead serum has stopped working, and to stay alive he must return to the Phantom Zone! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more.
(00:44) Preamble, the Legion of Super-Heroes animated series Blu-Ray/DVD set announced, and more.
(14:21) Legion of Super-Heroes #23 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion.
(27:04) Main discussion on Mon-El, Tellus, the Phantom Zone, post-Crisis time travel, the return of Steve Lightle, and more.
(1:54:23) Letter column reactions and behind the scenes information on the issue.
(2:02:13) Legion appearances throughout the DCU: Who’s Who #16 entries on Mon-El, Mordru, Nemesis Kid, and Night Girl; and Booster Gold #5.
(2:14:46) Wrap up and outro
2020 is the 10th anniversary of the Longbox Review podcast, and to celebrate, I am spotlighting 10 episodes from the archive. This final retrosode is a rebroadcast of episode 169 from 2019 where I talked with MJ from the Nerd Goggles podcast about her show and then we start discussing the Birds of Prey trade Of Like Minds (the rest of the conversation about this trade is in episode 170, linked below).
Thank you for supporting the podcast over these 10 years.