Longbox Review: October 2018 Previews

October 2018 Previews

George and I go over the October 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in December.

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Longbox Review Podcast: Breaking Late Comic Book News – September 2018 and NYCC

Breaking Late Comic Book News – September 2018 and NYCC

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts and https://twitter.com/the_gaunt_man) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last month that caught our attention. Plus, some news from the New York Comic Con.

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The Legion Project 11: Taking Care of Business

The Legion Project 11: Taking Care of Business

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 #11, “Taking Care of Business”.  The Legion Founders come full circle with their past and contemplate their future, and Bouncing Boy has a, like, c-speed adventure with Comet Queen!

Timestamps:

(00:44) Preamble and our first listener art sent in by Charlton Hero
(12:27) Legion of Super-Heroes issue #11 synopsis, general thoughts, comparing covers, and the art of Ernie Colón
(30:35) LSH #11 main discussion on “Old Business”
(1:17:02) “New Business” back up tale discussion featuring Bouncing Boy and Comet Queen
(1:29:18) Quick thoughts on the Shvaughn Erin appearance in Action Comics #568
(1:40:26) Who’s Who issue 4 Legion entries: Chameleon Boy, Chemical King, and Chlorophyll Kid
(1:54:49) Wrap up and Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review Podcast: September 2018 Previews

September 2018 Previews

George and I go over the September 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in November.

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Longbox Review Podcast: Rose City Comic Con 2018 Diaries

Podcast Episode 150: Rose City Comic Con 2018 Diaries

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For Rose City Comic Con 2018, I invited my granddaughters Gabby and Madison to discuss each day with me. Also, Damian and Matt join me for a lively discussion about the con and other things. And I wrap up the episode with my thoughts about the con. Please enjoy!

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The Legion Project 10: Election Day

The Legion Project 10: Election Day

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 #10, “Election Day”. Earth must decide on a new President, but the Khunds have no time for collusion, they only want to kill! Plus, Legion Who’s Who begins here!

Timestamps:

(00:42) Preamble and feedback
(14:12) LSH issue #10 synopsis, general thoughts, and the covers
(28:09) LSH #10 main discussion
(1:12:46) The Founders subplot, Legion outfits, and letter column responses
(1:26:53) A new segment featuring Legion entries in Who’s Who issue 3: Blok, Bouncing Boy, Brainiac 5, and Brainiac.
(1:44:38) Wrap up and outro

Listener Chris (@Charlton_Hero on Twitter) sent us very cool episode 10 promo art, and we wanted to share it with everyone. Thanks Chris!

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review 149: Breaking Late News – August 2018

Podcast 149: Breaking Late News – August 2018

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts and https://twitter.com/the_gaunt_man) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last month that caught our attention. Plus, the Harvey Awards and remembering some great artists that we lost.

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Longbox Review 148: Hawkman #1

Podcast 148: Hawkman #1

I am so happy to talk about Hawkman #1 (and a bit of #2) by Robert Venditti, Bryan Hitch, Andrew Currie, Alex Sinclair, Starkings & Comicraft, Andrew Marino, and Marie Javins.

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Comic Geek Speak’s Spotlight on Hawkman and Hawkgirl, episode 989

The Legion Project 9: Reunion

The Legion Project 9: Reunion

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 #9, “Reunion”. The “lost” Legionnaires return, the Legion throws a party, and Element Lad gets lucky.

Timestamps:

(00:44) Preamble
(05:08) Synopsis and cover comparisons
(16:09) General thoughts and the main discussion
(53:21) Analyzing the page 6 landscape scene, the Robert Altman effect, and other thoughts
(1:28:41) Feedback from Charlito of the Indie Spinner Rack podcast
(1:40:07) Wrap up and Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review 147: August 2018 Previews

Podcast 147: August 2018 Previews

George Hanna of the still defunct George and Tony Entertainment Show joins me to go over the August 2018 Previews catalog for items shipping starting in October.

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Longbox Review 146: Raina Telgemeier’s Smile

Podcast 146: Raina Telgemeier’s Smile

I’m joined by my granddaughter Madison to discuss Raina Telgemeier’s wonderful graphic novel Smile. This is a book that Madison introduced me to and we had a lovely conversation about it.

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Longbox Review 145: DC’s New Age of Heroes: The Unexpected #1

Podcast 145: DC’s New Age of Heroes: The Unexpected #1

I complete my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by talking about The Unexpected #1 (and a bit of #2) by Ryan Sook, Cary Nord, Steve Orlando, Mick Gray, Wade von Grawbadger, FCO Plascencia, Carlos M. Mangual, Dave Weilgosz, and Katie Kubert.

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Longbox Review 144: Breaking Late News – Late July 2018 Edition

Podcast 144: Breaking Late News – Late July 2018 Edition