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

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 26: Illusion

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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 #26: “Illusion”. While hiding from the Fatal Five, Projectra tells her fellow Legionnaires why she rejoined as Sensor Girl. Later, during the battle with the Fatal Five, *REDACTED* is murdered by the Emerald Empress, and Sensor Girl metes out retribution! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!

Timestamps:
(00:45) Preamble
(15:47) Legion of Super-Heroes #26 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion
(29:41) Main discussion
(1:32:06) Thoughts on the art, other story points, reader reactions, and more
(2:03:48) Who’s Who #19 entries on Quislet and others; Super Powers III #1 featuring Tyr; Legion appearances in Booster Gold #8 and “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow” (in Action Comics and Superman)
(2:43:15) A look at Back Issue #120 featuring Steve Lightle’s Legion Outpost proposal
(2:53:19) 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

The Legion Project 25: Revelation

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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 #25: “Revelation”. While the Legion searches for Sensor Girl, a new Fatal Five attack the team! If that’s not enough, Sensor Girl’s identity is finally and shockingly revealed — who could she be?! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more!

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(09:11) Legion of Super-Heroes #25 synopsis, cover discussion, and general thoughts
(38:19) Main discussion on the new Fatal Five, Legion subplots, Mentalla, and more
(1:41:51) More thoughts on the Sensor Girl revelation and behind the scenes info
(2:03:36) Who’s Who #18 entries on Phantom Girl, Polar Boy, Proty, Pulsar Stargrave, the Phantom Zone, and Professor Ivo; also, a quick look at Booster Gold #7
(2:41:19) 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

The Legion Project 24: Suspicion

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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 #24: “Suspicion” and (the backup tale) “Togetherness”. The Legion’s suspicion about Sensor Girl finally reaches a tipping point, Mentalla disappears from the Legion Academy, Emerald Empress recruits a new member for the Fatal Five, and Lightning Lass and Timber Wolf have a heart to heart. Plus, listener feedback, Who’s Who entries, Legion tech in Booster Gold #6, and more!

Timestamps:
(6:01) Feedback
(16:04) Synopsis
(25:07) Cover discussion
(34:15) “Suspicion” analysis
(1:06:18) Subplots discussion
(1:49:25) “Togetherness” discussion
(2:07:16) Who’s Who and Booster Gold talk
(2:24:11) 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

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

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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