The Legion Project 26: Illusion

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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 #26: “Illusion”. While hiding from the Fatal Five, Projectra tells her fellow Legionnaires why she rejoined as Sensor Girl. Later, during the battle with the Fatal Five, *REDACTED* is murdered by the Emerald Empress, and Sensor Girl metes out retribution! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble
(15:47) Legion of Super-Heroes #26 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion
(29:41) Main discussion
(1:32:06) Thoughts on the art, other story points, reader reactions, and more
(2:03:48) Who’s Who #19 entries on Quislet and others; Super Powers III #1 featuring Tyr; Legion appearances in Booster Gold #8 and “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow” (in Action Comics and Superman)
(2:43:15) A look at Back Issue #120 featuring Steve Lightle’s Legion Outpost proposal
(2:53:19) Wrap-up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 25: Revelation

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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 #25: “Revelation”. While the Legion searches for Sensor Girl, a new Fatal Five attack the team! If that’s not enough, Sensor Girl’s identity is finally and shockingly revealed — who could she be?! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(09:11) Legion of Super-Heroes #25 synopsis, cover discussion, and general thoughts
(38:19) Main discussion on the new Fatal Five, Legion subplots, Mentalla, and more
(1:41:51) More thoughts on the Sensor Girl revelation and behind the scenes info
(2:03:36) Who’s Who #18 entries on Phantom Girl, Polar Boy, Proty, Pulsar Stargrave, the Phantom Zone, and Professor Ivo; also, a quick look at Booster Gold #7
(2:41:19) 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

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

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: Justice League vs the Fatal Five Movie

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes adjacent material. This episode we talk about the DC animated movie Justice League vs the Fatal Five (2019).

 

Timestamps:

(00:47) Preamble, creator background info and voice cast list
(10:45) Justice League vs the Fatal Five synopsis and general thoughts
(19:07) Main discussion on the Fatal Five, Jessica Cruz, and Star Boy, and using LSH concepts in previous cartoons
(1:02:24) More thoughts on the ending, Star Boy’s powers and other tidbits.
(1:18:23) Feedback on the movie and wrap-up.
(1:22:42) Outro

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