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.
(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
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
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!
(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
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