The Legion Project 9: Reunion

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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 #9, “Reunion”. The “lost” Legionnaires return, the Legion throws a party, and Element Lad gets lucky.

Timestamps:

(00:44) Preamble
(05:08) Synopsis and cover comparisons
(16:09) General thoughts and the main discussion
(53:21) Analyzing the page 6 landscape scene, the Robert Altman effect, and other thoughts
(1:28:41) Feedback from Charlito of the Indie Spinner Rack podcast
(1:40:07) Wrap up and Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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Podcast 147: August 2018 Previews

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George Hanna of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show joins me to go over the August 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in October.

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Podcast 146: Raina Telgemeier’s Smile

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I’m joined by my granddaughter Madison to discuss Raina Telgemeier’s wonderful graphic novel Smile. This is a book that Madison introduced me to and we had a lovely conversation about it.

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Podcast 145: DC’s New Age of Heroes: The Unexpected #1

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I complete my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by talking about The Unexpected #1 (and a bit of #2) by Ryan Sook, Cary Nord, Steve Orlando, Mick Gray, Wade von Grawbadger, FCO Plascencia, Carlos M. Mangual, Dave Weilgosz, and Katie Kubert.

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The Legion Project 8: To Destroy a World!

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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 #8, “To Destroy a World!”. To save the universe, the Legionnaires inflict nuclear destruction on a sun-eater factory, and someone attempts to murder a descendant of Superman. Speaking of Superman, we also talk about DC Comics Presents #80, which features those “lost” Legionnaires.

Timestamps:
(00:42) Preamble and a Legion/Injustice news item
(11:48) Legion of Super-Heroes issue #8 synopsis and initial reactions
(18:27) Continuing subplots, the art team, and the covers
(36:17) LSH #8 main discussion
(1:26:09) Brief thoughts on DC Comics Presents #80 featuring Superman and the LSH
(1:37:28) Who is our core set of Legionnaires? Wrap up and Outro.

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

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic