The Legion Project 8: To Destroy 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 #8, “To Destroy a World!”. To save the universe, the Legionnaires inflict nuclear destruction on a sun-eater factory, and someone attempts to murder a descendant of Superman. Speaking of Superman, we also talk about DC Comics Presents #80, which features those “lost” Legionnaires.

Timestamps:
(00:42) Preamble and a Legion/Injustice news item
(11:48) Legion of Super-Heroes issue #8 synopsis and initial reactions
(18:27) Continuing subplots, the art team, and the covers
(36:17) LSH #8 main discussion
(1:26:09) Brief thoughts on DC Comics Presents #80 featuring Superman and the LSH
(1:37:28) Who is our core set of Legionnaires? 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.

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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The Legion Project 7: A Choice of Dooms

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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 #7, “A Choice of Dooms”, wherein the “lost” Legionnaires make a pivotal decision and we get the denouement of Lightning Lass’s story.

Timestamps:
(00:43) Preamble, listener feedback, and Jeff Lemire’s upcoming Quantum Age
(15:05) Legion of Super-Heroes issue #7 synopsis and initial reactions
(22:04) Comparing covers, commenting on guest inker Mike DeCarlo and the Steve Lightle art
(38:32) LSH #7 main discussion
(56:44) Publishing history of the Controllers and discussing the subplots
(1:45:39) Brief thoughts on Tales of the LSH #320
(1:54:30) 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 6: Silver Linings

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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 #6, which is a spotlight on Lightning Lass titled “Silver Linings”.

Time Stamps:
(00:42) Preamble and listener feedback
(15:34) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 6 synopsis and initial reactions
(27:03) On artist Joe Orlando and comparing covers
(47:02) LSH #6 main discussion
(1:33:39) Brief thoughts on Batman ’66 Meets the LSH and Scooby-Doo Team-Up #33, “The Ghost of Ferro Lad!”
(1:44:07) 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

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

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

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

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!

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