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 #14, “Unto the New Generation”, where the Legion finally gets some blood! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!
(00:42) Preamble, updates, and listener feedback
(17:34) Legion of Super-Heroes #14 synopsis, general thoughts, and the end of the Levitz/Lightle collaboration
(37:08) Baxter vs the Tales cover comparison
(46:30) LSH #14 main discussion (2:06:30) More background information on the new Legionnaires and quick thoughts on the Tales of the LSH #339 reprint
(2:16:30) Who’s Who issue #7 Legion entries: Doctor Regulus, Dream Girl, Duo Damsel, Duplicate Boy, Elastic Lad, Element Lad, and Emerald Empress
(2:37:00) Quick thoughts on the upcoming Justice League vs. Fatal Five animated movie
(2:45:43) Wrap up and Outro
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion v3 adjacent material, such as The Legion of Substitute Heroes Special (1985).
(01:00) Intro and origin of the Tales podcast
(05:42) Legion of Substitute Heroes Special synopsis, general thoughts, and background info
(29:04) On the cover, costumes and designs
(38:27) Main discussion on Pulsar Stargrave, connections to older Subs stories, Matter-Eater Lad, and more
(1:07:20) Additional thoughts and highlights
(1:44:24) Brief thoughts on DC Comics Presents #59 featuring Superman, the Subs, and Ambush Bug