The Legion Project 19: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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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 #19: “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”. The Legion’s controllers come home to roost! Plus, Who’s Who entries, and we also discuss Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 and Superman #14 – 16!

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(09:33) Legion of Super-Heroes #19 synopsis, general thoughts, & cover discussion
(25:50) Main discussion
(1:18:48) Talking about the Invisible Kid II back-up tale, reader reactions, and more
(1:36:09) Who’s Who #12 Legion entries: Karate Kid, the Khunds, & the JLA Satellite; also, other Legion appearances in Nov. 1985, including Booster Gold #1.
(1:56:11) Thoughts and reactions to Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 as well as Superman #14 – 16 by Brian Michael Bendis and company.
(2:17:26) Wrap up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 18: Has Anyone Noticed a Crisis Going On?

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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 #18, “Has Anyone Noticed a Crisis Going On?”. The Legion is having a Crisis (cross-over)! Plus, Who’s Who entries, and we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #1!

Timestamps:
(00:43) Preamble
(10:30) Legion of Super-Heroes #18 synopsis, Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #343 talk, general thoughts, and the origin of the Infinite Man
(36:55) Main discussion, connecting Legion to the Crisis, and other plot lines
(1:35:21) Who’s Who #11 Legion entries: Infinite Man, Insect Queen, Invisible Kid I and II, and other Legion appearances throughout the DC universe at this time
(1:57:24) Thoughts and reactions to the first issue of Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium by Brian Michael Bendis, Jim Lee, and company
(2:26:10) 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.

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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!

Timestamps:
(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 longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 16: Baptism

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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 #16, “Baptism”. Brainiac 5 is beside himself over the death of his beloved Supergirl in the Crisis, the Legionnaires gather for the baptism of Lightning Lad’s and Saturn Girl’s son, and a new mystery begins! Plus, Who’s Who entries and we talk about the Legion revival!

Timestamps:
(00:41) Preamble and updates
(07:37) Legion of Super-Heroes #16 synopsis, general thoughts and cover comparisons
(23:46) Talking about Bob Smith inks over Steve Lightle’s “final” regular pencils and more general thoughts
(35:17) Main discussion, a look at the Legion appearance in Crisis on Infinite Earths #8, and how the future (and Brainiac 5) handles the death of Supergirl
(1:14:17) Rounding out the other storylines in the issue including more questions (and behind the scenes info) about Who is Sensor Girl?
(1:47:00) Who’s Who issue #9 Legion entries: Grimbor, as well as a little on Guardians of the Universe and Gemworld
(1:57:00) Discussing and speculating on the current news of a Legion of Super-Heroes revival!
(2:30:47) 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.

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Tales of the Legion Project: Annual #1

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For the second Tales of the Legion Project, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes (v3) Annual #1 (1985).

Timestamps:

(00:28) Preamble
(06:24) Legion of Super-Heroes Annual #1 synopsis, cover comparisons, and general thoughts
(32:37) Main discussion on the cast of characters, Laurel Kent, and the mystery villain
(1:06:48) Additional thoughts on the various inkers, as well as other story points
(1:30:38) Feedback on the previous Tales episode
(1:33:28) Outro

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Long Live the Legion!