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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LBR X Retrosode 7: Legion of Super-Heroes Spotlight

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2020 is the 10th anniversary of the Longbox Review podcast, and to celebrate, I am spotlighting 10 episodes from the archive. This is a rebroadcast of episode 105 from 2016 where Peter Rios from The Daily Rios podcast and I talk about one of my very favorite comic book teams of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Thank you for supporting the podcast over these 10 years.

Original post: https://longboxreview.com/2016/09/28/podcast-episode-105-legion-of-super-heroes-spotlight-with-peter-rios/

The Legion Project 22: Dead End

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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 #22: “Dead End”.  Universo makes a move, the mystery of Sensor Girl continues, and relationship drama! Plus, a Who’s Who entry and Legion appearances in other comic books.

Timestamps:
(00:42) Preamble
(09:47) Legion of Super-Heroes #22 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion.
(25:31) Main discussion on Greg LaRocque’s art, Universo, continuing the Sensor Girl mystery, and a Mon-El sub-plot
(1:10:58) Thoughts on a major new development between Shrinking Violet and Lightning Lass and letter column reactions
(1:41:10) Legion appearances throughout the DCU: Who’s Who #15 entry on Matter-Eater Lad, Booster Gold #4, and DC Comics Presents #93 with Elastic Lad.
(1:52:45) Wrap up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

 

The Legion Project 21: Obsession

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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 #21: “Obsession”. While Brainiac 5 becomes a stalker, the Emerald Empress starts a recruiting drive! And in the backup tale, Quislet shows Wildfire who’s boss. Plus, Who’s Who entries and Legion appearances in other comic books.

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble, quick thoughts on the current LSH series, a Five Years Later Legion collection, and more.
(25:15) Legion of Super-Heroes #21 synopsis, general thoughts and cover discussion.
(41:44) Main discussion on Emerald Empress, the mystery of Sensor Girl, a Mon-El subplot, and more.
(1:23:44) Other thoughts, including a quick talk on the back-up Quislet story, “Training Session”.
(1:40:44) Who’s Who #14 Legion entries: Magnetic Kid and Mano; also, Booster Gold #3 and minor Legion appearances throughout the DCU.
(1:51:12) Wrap up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

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