The Legion Project 12: The More Things Change

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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 #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!

Timestamps:

(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

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

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The Legion Project 11: Taking Care of Business

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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 #11, “Taking Care of Business”.  The Legion Founders come full circle with their past and contemplate their future, and Bouncing Boy has a, like, c-speed adventure with Comet Queen!

Timestamps:

(00:44) Preamble and our first listener art sent in by Charlton Hero
(12:27) Legion of Super-Heroes issue #11 synopsis, general thoughts, comparing covers, and the art of Ernie Colón
(30:35) LSH #11 main discussion on “Old Business”
(1:17:02) “New Business” back up tale discussion featuring Bouncing Boy and Comet Queen
(1:29:18) Quick thoughts on the Shvaughn Erin appearance in Action Comics #568
(1:40:26) Who’s Who issue 4 Legion entries: Chameleon Boy, Chemical King, and Chlorophyll Kid
(1:54:49) 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 10: Election Day

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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 #10, “Election Day”. Earth must decide on a new President, but the Khunds have no time for collusion, they only want to kill! Plus, Legion Who’s Who begins here!

Timestamps:

(00:42) Preamble and feedback
(14:12) LSH issue #10 synopsis, general thoughts, and the covers
(28:09) LSH #10 main discussion
(1:12:46) The Founders subplot, Legion outfits, and letter column responses
(1:26:53) A new segment featuring Legion entries in Who’s Who issue 3: Blok, Bouncing Boy, Brainiac 5, and Brainiac.
(1:44:38) Wrap up and outro

Listener Chris (@Charlton_Hero on Twitter) sent us very cool episode 10 promo art, and we wanted to share it with everyone. Thanks Chris!

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 9: Reunion

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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 #9, “Reunion”. The “lost” Legionnaires return, the Legion throws a party, and Element Lad gets lucky.

Timestamps:

(00:44) Preamble
(05:08) Synopsis and cover comparisons
(16:09) General thoughts and the main discussion
(53:21) Analyzing the page 6 landscape scene, the Robert Altman effect, and other thoughts
(1:28:41) Feedback from Charlito of the Indie Spinner Rack podcast
(1:40:07) 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.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic