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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The Legion Project 20: To Control 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 #20: “To Control a World”. Some Legionnaires take over a (war)world and then Dream Girl and White Witch attend a party! Plus, Who’s Who entries and Legion appearances in other comic books in early 1986!

Timestamps:
(00:42) Preamble
(05:20) Legion of Super-Heroes #20 synopsis, cover discussion, and general thoughts.
(23:02) Main discussion; a look back at Tyr’s first appearance in Superboy 197 and 199; the subplots with Brainiac 5 and Sensor Girl and others; and the art
(1:06:41) “Night of Madness” backup tale with Dream Girl and White Witch
(1:15:11) Who’s Who #13 Legion entries: League of Super-Assassins, Legion Academy, Legion of Substitute Heroes, Legion of Super-Heroes, Legion of Super-Villains, LSH HQ, Legion of Super-Pets, Lightning Lad, Lightning Lass, Lighting Lord, Krypto, and Lady Quark; also, quick mentions of Crisis 12 and Booster Gold 2.
(1:57:04) Wrap up and outro

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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!

The Legion Project 5: Eye for an Eye pt. 5

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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 #5, the fifth part of the “Eye for an Eye” story that ends with another death, sweeping change, and lingering questions.

Time Stamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(04:53) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 5 synopsis and initial reactions
(27:38) LSH 5 discussion
(1:21:06) Unfinished plot points and listener feedback
(1:49:58) Wrap up and Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 4: Eye for an Eye pt. 4

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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 #4, the fourth part of the Eye for an Eye story in which the Legion encounters tragedy, Peter loves the issue, and Eric not so much.

Time Stamps:
(00:45) Preamble, Legion news and Legion Instagram art
(13:28) Listener Feedback
(31:09) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 4 synopsis, initial reactions and the cover
(49:46) LSH 4 discussion
(2:17:02) Final thoughts
(2:32:34) Wrap up and Outro

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Links for Legion artwork:

Phil Jimenez
https://www.instagram.com/philjimeneznyc

Julian Lytle
https://www.instagram.com/julianlytle/

Chris Maka
https://www.instagram.com/chrismaka99/

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic