Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters

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Recorded August 1, 2020

I’m joined by my 14-year-old granddaughter Madison to discuss Raina Telgemeier’s wonderful graphic novel Sisters. This is my favorite of the memoirs set and we had a lovely conversation about it. What did you think of this book?

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The Dark Knight, the Krakoans, and the Last Son

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Recorded August 9, 2020

I give some quick(ish) thoughts on the Batman: Universe, House of X/Powers of X, and Superman: Up in the Sky hard cover collections.

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Center Seat: Star Trek: Discovery Season 1

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Stardate 2020.246. On this episode of Center Seat, my Star Trek podcast, I talk about the first season of Star Trek: Discovery. Discover if I thought the new series lived up to the promise of Star Trek.

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Theme music: “Saving the World” by Aaron Kenny (https://www.youtube.com/user/contactkennya/)

Breaking Late News – DC Comics Layoffs

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Recorded August 16, 2020

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts and https://twitter.com/the_gaunt_man) returns after too long an absence to discuss the DC Comics layoffs that were reported on August 10, 2020, and what that could mean going forward, not just for DC Comics, but for the comic book industry. Travis also offers a mini review of John Constantine: Hellblazer.

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The Legion Project 24: Suspicion

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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 #24: “Suspicion” and (the backup tale) “Togetherness”. The Legion’s suspicion about Sensor Girl finally reaches a tipping point, Mentalla disappears from the Legion Academy, Emerald Empress recruits a new member for the Fatal Five, and Lightning Lass and Timber Wolf have a heart to heart. Plus, listener feedback, Who’s Who entries, Legion tech in Booster Gold #6, and more!

Timestamps:
(6:01) Feedback
(16:04) Synopsis
(25:07) Cover discussion
(34:15) “Suspicion” analysis
(1:06:18) Subplots discussion
(1:49:25) “Togetherness” discussion
(2:07:16) Who’s Who and Booster Gold talk
(2:24:11) Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic