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: 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

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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

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 23: Back Home in Hell!

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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 #23: “Back Home in Hell!”. Mon-El’s lead serum has stopped working, and to stay alive he must return to the Phantom Zone! Plus, Who’s Who entries and more.

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble, the Legion of Super-Heroes animated series Blu-Ray/DVD set announced, and more.
(14:21) Legion of Super-Heroes #23 synopsis, general thoughts, and cover discussion.
(27:04) Main discussion on Mon-El, Tellus, the Phantom Zone, post-Crisis time travel, the return of Steve Lightle, and more.
(1:54:23) Letter column reactions and behind the scenes information on the issue.
(2:02:13) Legion appearances throughout the DCU: Who’s Who #16 entries on Mon-El, Mordru, Nemesis Kid, and Night Girl; and Booster Gold #5.
(2:14:46) Wrap up and outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic