The Legion Project 38: The Greatest Hero of Them All

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“In this conclusion to the four-part Superboy crossover, learn why Superboy is ‘the greatest hero of them all’.”

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble, anniversary talk, and a new contest!
(10:11) Superman vs Superboy Part 3: Action Comics #591 synopsis and general thoughts
(23:44) Main discussion
(1:53:05) Who’s Who Update ’87 #2 entry: Flare
(1:59:57) Legion vs Time Trapper Part 4: Legion of Super-Heroes #38 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion
(2:16:29) Main discussion
(3:25:13) Letter column reactions, feedback, and final thoughts
(3:42:07) 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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The Legion Project is a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the “Baxter run”.

The Legion Project forum: https://justanotherfanboy.freeforums.net/board/19/legion-project

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 37: A Twist in Time

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“The Legionnaires want to battle the Time Trapper but wind up as guests of Superboy in Smallville USA!”

Timestamps:
(00:46) Preamble
(06:09) Part 1: Legion of Super-Heroes #37 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion
(32:07) Main discussion
(1:46:42) Who’s Who Update ’87 #1 entries: Atmos, Black Mace, and Caress
(2:01:44) Part 2: Superman v2 #8 synopsis, cover discussion, and general thoughts
(2:23:54) Main discussion
(3:02:12) 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!

The Legion Project is a joint podcast production with Peter from The Daily Rios podcast (where you can also listen and subscribe to The Legion Project), where we discuss, issue by issue, the 1984 Legion of Super-Heroes (volume 3) series affectionately known as the “Baxter run”.

The Legion Project forum: https://justanotherfanboy.freeforums.net/board/19/legion-project

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Tales of the Legion Project: Cosmic Boy

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes material outside of the Baxter run. From the pages of Legends, we discuss the 1986 Cosmic Boy mini series.

Timestamps:

(00:46) Preamble and Universo Project contest winner announcement!
(11:49) Cosmic Boy synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(41:40) Main discussion
(1:43:13) On Night Girl, the art, and teases for future stories
(2:13:12) Wrap-up and outro

Music intro/outro: “Cosmic Boy” by the Echo & the Silence

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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Tales of the Legion Project: Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes material outside of the Baxter run. Chosen by the listeners, we discuss in this episode the 2011 IDW / DC Comics mini-series, Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes.

Timestamps:

(00:21) Preamble and contest winner announcement!
(09:12) Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(54:11) Main discussion
(1:48:52) Exploring the Time Travelers Graveyard image
(2:01:04) Wrap-up and outro

Music intro/outro: “Mirror, Mirror” by Fred Steiner from Star Trek

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Tales of the Legion Project: Legionnaires 3

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes material outside of the Baxter run. This episode we talk about the 1985/6 mini-series Legionnaires 3.

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Timestamps:

(00:36) Preamble
(08:00) Legionnaires 3 issues 1 thru 4: synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(32:13) Main discussion focusing on Lightning Lad, Cosmic Boy, and Saturn Girl
(1:04:54) A deep dive into the origins and appearances of the Time Trapper
(1:37:00) Final thoughts on the mini-series, the art, and feedback.
(1:58:57) Wrap-up and Outro

Music Intro/Outro: from the 2009 In the World’s Dusk audio movie

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