The Legion Project 30: Brainy’s Lucky Day

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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”.

“Brainy’s lucky day turns out to be someone else’s worst!”

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble, a new contest, a possible Legion return, and more
(19:07) Legion of Super-Heroes #30 synopsis, talking about Brainiac Five, general thoughts, and the cover
(38:39) Main discussion
(1:37:45) Who’s Who #23 entries: Tellus, Tharok, Timber Wolf, and Time Trapper
(2:02:59) Legion appearances in Legends #3, Firestorm #55 and History of the DC Universe #1.
(2:23:49) Wrap-up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 29: No Star Shall Shine!

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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”.

“The new Starfinger is back and he’s not shy about letting the universe, or the Legion, know it!”

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble
(08:35) Legion of Super-Heroes #29 synopsis, general thoughts, comments on the new Starfinger, cover comparisons, and saying goodbye to the Tales of the Legion series.
(36:14) Main discussion
(1:35:24) Who’s Who #22 entries: Stone Boy, Sun Boy, Sun-Eater, Supergirl, and Superman.
(2:07:20) Looking at Legion appearances in Legends #2 and Super Powers III #4.
(2:27:22) Wrap-up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

The Legion Project 14: Unto the New Generation

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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 #14, “Unto the New Generation”, where the Legion finally gets some blood! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!

Timestamps:

(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

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Tales of the Legion Project: Legion of Substitute Heroes Special

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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).

Timestamps:

(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
(2:00:11) Outro

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