The Legion Project 28: The Lost Hero

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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”.

“Star Boy returns to his home planet and his stay brings many strange surprises!”

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(10:22) Legion of Super-Heroes #28 synopsis, cover discussion, general thoughts, and background info on Star Boy
(54:58) Main discussion
(1:45:24) Who’s Who 21 entries on Shrinking Violet, Star Boy, Starfinger, and the Space Museum
(2:05:41) A new segment on Legionnaire stories in Secret Origins (vol. 2) starting with Shadow Lass in issue 8!
(2:18:53) Looking at Legion appearances in Legends #1 and Super Powers III #3.
(2:46:43) Wrap-up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Tales of the Legion Project: Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes

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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. Chosen by the listeners, we discuss in this episode the 2011 IDW / DC Comics mini-series, Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes.

Timestamps:

(00:21) Preamble and contest winner announcement!
(09:12) Star Trek / Legion of Super-Heroes synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(54:11) Main discussion
(1:48:52) Exploring the Time Travelers Graveyard image
(2:01:04) Wrap-up and outro

Music intro/outro: “Mirror, Mirror” by Fred Steiner from Star Trek

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The Gutters: Adventures in Quarantining

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Recorded April 11, 2021

In this episode of The Gutters, my audio journal, I talk about:

  • Quarantining for two weeks to prepare for
  • My two-week visit with my daughter, meeting my grandson, playing with my granddaughter, plus
  • Food, television, movies, podcasts, and more!

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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

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