The Legion Project 17: A New Beginning

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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 #17, “A New Beginning”. The Legion protects their benefactor, R. J. Brande, from assassination by a business rival, who is someone from the Legion’s past! Plus, Who’s Who entries and we talk more about the Legion revival!

(00:43) Preamble
(03:06) Legion of Super-Heroes #17 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover comparisons
(30:32) Main discussion, ongoing subplots, the Legionnaires’ Fact Files, and more
(1:26:52) Who’s Who issue #10 Legion entry: Heroes of Lallor
(1:41:01) Reactions to the Bendis/Legion news from July including a Ryan Sook group shot of the full roster
(1:54:26) Wrap up and outro

Please leave comments below, send your comments to or, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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