Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes material outside of the Baxter run. This episode we discuss the 1986 Annual #2 “Child of Darkness, Child of Light”.
(00:26) Preamble, plus a new contest announcement!
(11:48) Legion of Super-Heroes v3 Annual #2 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(45:27) Main discussion
(1:27:00) Other thoughts on the art and story
(1:37:55) Next episode announcement, wrap-up, and Outro
MUSIC INTRO/OUTRO: “Darkseid Takes Control” by Kristopher Carter from the Superman: The Animated Series original soundtrack
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.
(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
For the second Tales of the Legion Project, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes (v3) Annual #1 (1985).
(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
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 #12, “The More Things Change”, wherein the Legion elects a leader, and the Legion founders announce their resignations! Plus, Who’s Who entries and a special announcement!
(00:42) Preamble, anniversary talk, and feedback
(13:46) Legion of Super-Heroes #12 synopsis, general thoughts, and comparing covers
(30:48) Main discussion on “The More Things Change” and the Legion election
(55:59) “The More Things Stay the Same” back-up tale discussion and the art of Ernie Colón
(1:11:54) Extra thoughts and letter column reactions
(1:27:42) Who’s Who #5 Legion entries: Color Kid, Colossal Boy, Composite Superman, Computo, Controllers, Cosmic Boy, and Cosmic King
(1:52:30) Announcing our new supplemental episodes: Tales of the Legion Project!
(1:57:22) Wrap up and Outro