Christmas Gab Bag 2019

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Happy holidays! I joined George from Meanwhile at the Podcast for the our third annual talk about some Christmas comics. Specifically, we discuss:

  • Image Comics – Dynamo 5 Holiday Special (2010)
  • Boom! Studios – Rugrats: C is For Chanukah (2018)
  • DC Comics – DC Holiday Special (2017)
  • DC Comics – Superman Vol. 1 No. 369 (1981)
  • Marvel Comics – Merry X-Men Holiday Special (2018)
  • Marvel Comics – Marvel Team-Up Vol. 1 No. 127 (1982)

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The Legion Project 19: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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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 #19: “No Good Deed Goes Unpunished”. The Legion’s controllers come home to roost! Plus, Who’s Who entries, and we also discuss Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 and Superman #14 – 16!

Timestamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(09:33) Legion of Super-Heroes #19 synopsis, general thoughts, & cover discussion
(25:50) Main discussion
(1:18:48) Talking about the Invisible Kid II back-up tale, reader reactions, and more
(1:36:09) Who’s Who #12 Legion entries: Karate Kid, the Khunds, & the JLA Satellite; also, other Legion appearances in Nov. 1985, including Booster Gold #1.
(1:56:11) Thoughts and reactions to Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 as well as Superman #14 – 16 by Brian Michael Bendis and company.
(2:17:26) Wrap up and outro

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Tales of the Legion Project: Justice League vs the Fatal Five Movie

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes adjacent material. This episode we talk about the DC animated movie Justice League vs the Fatal Five (2019).

 

Timestamps:

(00:47) Preamble, creator background info and voice cast list
(10:45) Justice League vs the Fatal Five synopsis and general thoughts
(19:07) Main discussion on the Fatal Five, Jessica Cruz, and Star Boy, and using LSH concepts in previous cartoons
(1:02:24) More thoughts on the ending, Star Boy’s powers and other tidbits.
(1:18:23) Feedback on the movie and wrap-up.
(1:22:42) Outro

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Podcast 139: Action Comics #1000

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Action Comics #1000 variant cover by Jock

To celebrate 80 years of my favorite superhero, Superman, I talk about my love of the character and all of the stories in Action Comics #1000! Great Scott!

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Podcast 129: Christmas Gab Bag

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Happy holidays! George, of the now defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show, returns to finish out the year to talk about some Christmas, or Christmas adjacent, comics. Specifically, we discuss:

Fantastic Four #4

New Adventures of Superboy #39

Brave and the Bold #184

Batman Family #4

Fast Willie Jackson #3

DC Comics Presents #67

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