Longbox Review 136: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Terrifics #1

Podcast 136: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Terrifics #1

I continue my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by reviewing Terrifics #1 by Ivan Reis, Jeff Lemire, Joe Prado, Marcelo Maiolo, and Tom Napolitano. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter.

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Longbox Review 135: Breaking Late News – April 2018 Edition

Podcast 135: Breaking Late News – April 2018 Edition

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts) joins me to discuss all the comic book news from the last month that’s caught our attention.

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Longbox Review 134: Retro Review: The Brave and the Bold #182

Podcast 134: Retro Review: The Brave and the Bold #182

Pulled from the longbox, I talk about one of my favorite issues in my collection: The Brave and the Bold #182 (cover date January 1982).

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Want to know more about the 1982 planetary convergence and the The Jupiter Effecthttp://mentalfloss.com/article/76906/why-some-people-thought-world-might-end-march-10-1982

The Legion Project 5: Eye for an Eye pt. 5

The Legion Project 5: Eye for an Eye pt. 5

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 #5, the fifth part of the “Eye for an Eye” story that ends with another death, sweeping change, and lingering questions.

Time Stamps:
(00:44) Preamble
(04:53) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 5 synopsis and initial reactions
(27:38) LSH 5 discussion
(1:21:06) Unfinished plot points and listener feedback
(1:49:58) Wrap up and Outro

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Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review 133: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Sideways #1

Podcast 133: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Sideways #1

I continue my review of DC’s New Age of Heroes initiative by reviewing Sideways #1 by Kenneth Rocafort, Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan, Daniel Brown, and Carlos M. Mangual. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter (thanks to @jpooch21, @GeorgeandTony, and @peterjrios!).

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Longbox Review 132: Breaking Late News – March 2018

Podcast 132: Breaking Late News – March 2018

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts) joins the pod to discuss various comic book news (mostly from DC, Marvel, and Image) from the last month or so.

Please excuse the audio. I somehow forgot to use the better microphone.

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Longbox Review 131: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Damage #1

Podcast 131: DC’s New Age of Heroes: Damage #1

DC New Age of Heroes has begun, and I kick off a new format by reviewing Damage #1 by Tony Daniel, Robert Venditti, Danny Miki, Tomeu Morey, and Tom Napolitano. After a brief overview of the issue, I talk about my observations and answer some questions from Twitter (thanks to @jpooch21, @GeorgeandTony, and @peterjrios!).

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Longbox Review 130: Favorites of 2017

It’s time for my annual tradition of looking back at the previous year of comic books and talking about my favorites. I talk about my following favorites:

  • Independent comics (2:53)
  • Image comics (18:43)
  • Marvel comics (37:46)
  • DC comics (51:49)
  • Most Disappointing (1:06:47)
  • Covers (1:11:11)
  • Most Anticipated for 2018 (1:17:13)

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The Legion Project 4: Eye for an Eye pt. 4

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 #4, the fourth part of the Eye for an Eye story in which the Legion encounters tragedy, Peter loves the issue, and Eric not so much.

Time Stamps:
(00:45) Preamble, Legion news and Legion Instagram art
(13:28) Listener Feedback
(31:09) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 4 synopsis, initial reactions and the cover
(49:46) LSH 4 discussion
(2:17:02) Final thoughts
(2:32:34) Wrap up and Outro

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Links for Legion artwork:

Phil Jimenez
https://www.instagram.com/philjimeneznyc

Julian Lytle
https://www.instagram.com/julianlytle/

Chris Maka
https://www.instagram.com/chrismaka99/

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review 129: Christmas Gab Bag

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 (1996)
  • 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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Longbox Review Presents The Gutters: Star Trek: The Motion Picture Commentary

Happy holidays! My present to you this year: commentary on Star Trek: The Motion Picture, which was released on December 7, 1979. Pop in your Director’s Cut DVD and follow along as I talk through one of my favorite Star Trek films.


The Gutters are audio posts about my life outside and in between the pages of comic books.

Previous The Gutters posts: https://longboxreview.com/tag/gutters/

Longbox Review 128: Justice League Movie Discussion

Travis (https://www.youtube.com/user/oddfellowsthoughts/) returns to the show to chat with me about the Justice League movie. Warning: spoilers abound!

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Longbox Review 127: The War of Jokes and Riddles, part 2

STOP!

Don’t listen to this episode until you listen to part one of this crossover event from episode 185 of the George and Tony Entertainment Show where George and I discussed issues 25-27 of “The War of Jokes and Riddles” in Batman by Tom King, Mikel Janin, et al. On part 2 of the discussion in this episode, we engage in a spoilery talk about issues 28-32.

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Longbox Review Presents: The Legion Project 3: Eye for an Eye pt. 3

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 Annual #3, “The Curse”, before we dive into the third part of the Eye for an Eye story. 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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Timestamps:

  • (00:43) Preamble
  • (05:43) Legion of Super-Heroes Annual 3 chapter one
  • (39:56) LSH Annual 3 chapter two
  • (1:00:16) LSH Annual 3 epilogues
  • (1:14:34) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 3 discussion
  • (02:18:45) Wrap-up and Outro

Links:
George and Tony Entertainment Show #192, “Podcasting Trinity”
http://georgeandtony.libsyn.com/george-and-tony-entertainment-show-192

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

Longbox Review 126: Rose City Comic Con Recap

Damian (sleepyreader666 on YouTube) joins me to discuss the great time we had at Rose City Comic Con 2017 in lovely Portland, OR. We talk about the changes that were made to this year’s con, the panels we attended, our con purchases, and end the show with a bit of conversation about the late, great Len Wein. After you listen to the show, please watch Damian’s RCCC related videos (and subscribe to his channel!) and my RCCC goodies video.

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