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

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Tales of the Legion Project: Legion of Super-Heroes (v8) #1

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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 brand new Legion of Super-Heroes (v8) #1 (2019).

Timestamps:

(00:36) Preamble
(05:48) Legion of Super-Heroes (v8) #1 synopsis, cover talk, & general thoughts
(28:10) Main discussion
(1:21:52) Discussing LSH #0, the “Archie Legion” reboot from 1994
(1:33:37) Discussing LSH #1, the “Threeboot” from 2004
(1:44:27) Wrap-up and Outro

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Music Intro/Outro: “The Legion After Reign” by Blake Neely from the Supergirl Season 3 original television soundtrack

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The Legion Project 19: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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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 #19: “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”. The Legion’s controllers come home to roost! Plus, Who’s Who entries, and we also discuss Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 and Superman #14 – 16!

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(09:33) Legion of Super-Heroes #19 synopsis, general thoughts, & cover discussion
(25:50) Main discussion
(1:18:48) Talking about the Invisible Kid II back-up tale, reader reactions, and more
(1:36:09) Who’s Who #12 Legion entries: Karate Kid, the Khunds, & the JLA Satellite; also, other Legion appearances in Nov. 1985, including Booster Gold #1.
(1:56:11) Thoughts and reactions to Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 as well as Superman #14 – 16 by Brian Michael Bendis and company.
(2:17:26) Wrap up and outro

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Create your own Legion of Super-Heroes name! Be sure to tell us what it is!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 18: Has Anyone Noticed a Crisis Going On?

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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 #18, “Has Anyone Noticed a Crisis Going On?”. The Legion is having a Crisis (cross-over)! Plus, Who’s Who entries, and we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #1!

Timestamps:
(00:43) Preamble
(10:30) Legion of Super-Heroes #18 synopsis, Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes #343 talk, general thoughts, and the origin of the Infinite Man
(36:55) Main discussion, connecting Legion to the Crisis, and other plot lines
(1:35:21) Who’s Who #11 Legion entries: Infinite Man, Insect Queen, Invisible Kid I and II, and other Legion appearances throughout the DC universe at this time
(1:57:24) Thoughts and reactions to the first issue of Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium by Brian Michael Bendis, Jim Lee, and company
(2:26:10) Wrap up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 17: A New Beginning

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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 #17, “A New Beginning”. The Legion protects their benefactor, R. J. Brande, from assassination by a business rival, who is someone from the Legion’s past! Plus, Who’s Who entries and we talk more about the Legion revival!

Timestamps:
(00:43) Preamble
(03:06) Legion of Super-Heroes #17 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover comparisons
(30:32) Main discussion, ongoing subplots, the Legionnaires’ Fact Files, and more
(1:26:52) Who’s Who issue #10 Legion entry: Heroes of Lallor
(1:41:01) Reactions to the Bendis/Legion news from July including a Ryan Sook group shot of the full roster
(1:54:26) 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