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!”
(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
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