Pull List Review – January 2021 Comics

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I talk about the following comics I read during January 2021:

  • Superman: The Man of Steel #80-82
  • The Brave and the Bold #177 and 179
  • Giant Days v5
  • SFSX v1
  • Moneyshot v1
  • Dark Ark v3
  • Dark Ark: After the Flood
  • Batman: Three Jokers
  • Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt v1
  • Adventureman v1

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Tales of the Legion Project: LSH v3 Annual #2

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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 discuss the 1986 Annual #2 “Child of Darkness, Child of Light”.

Timestamps:

(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

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The Legion Project 27: Going Home

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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”.

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble, with words on the passing of creator Steve Lightle
(27:04) Legion of Super-Heroes #27 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion
(42:55) Main discussion
(1:32:58) Taking a look at the various plots and subplots of the first 27 issues.
(1:54:17) Who’s Who 20 entries on Saturn Girl, Saturn Queen, Sensor Girl, and Shadow Lass, Booster Gold #9, and Super Powers III #2
(2:24:46) Wrap-up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic