The Legion Project 12: The More Things Change

The Legion Project 12: The More Things Change

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 #12, “The More Things Change”, wherein the Legion elects a leader, and the Legion founders announce their resignations! Plus, Who’s Who entries and a special announcement!

Timestamps:

(00:42) Preamble, anniversary talk, and feedback
(13:46) Legion of Super-Heroes #12 synopsis, general thoughts, and comparing covers
(30:48) Main discussion on “The More Things Change” and the Legion election
(55:59) “The More Things Stay the Same” back-up tale discussion and the art of Ernie Colón
(1:11:54) Extra thoughts and letter column reactions
(1:27:42) Who’s Who #5 Legion entries: Color Kid, Colossal Boy, Composite Superman, Computo, Controllers, Cosmic Boy, and Cosmic King
(1:52:30) Announcing our new supplemental episodes: Tales of the Legion Project!
(1:57:22) Wrap up and Outro

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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!

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

The Legion Project 7: A Choice of Dooms

The Legion Project 7: A Choice of Dooms

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 #7, “A Choice of Dooms”, wherein the “lost” Legionnaires make a pivotal decision and we get the denouement of Lightning Lass’s 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.

Thanks for listening!

The Legion Project 6: Silver Linings

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 #6, which is a spotlight on Lightning Lass titled “Silver Linings”.

Time Stamps:
(00:42) Preamble and listener feedback
(15:34) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 6 synopsis and initial reactions
(27:03) On artist Joe Orlando and comparing covers
(47:02) LSH #6 main discussion
(1:33:39) Brief thoughts on Batman ’66 Meets the LSH and Scooby-Doo Team-Up #33, “The Ghost of Ferro Lad!”
(1:44:07) Wrap up and Outro

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Comic Book DB (http://comicbookdb.com/)

Intro theme: “Lost City” by RhoMusic

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

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

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 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.

Thanks for listening!

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 Presents: The Legion Project 2: Eye for an Eye pt. 2

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 introduce our theme song, relate some feedback, discuss issue 2, and offer trivia and more! Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Timestamps:

  • (00:44) Preamble, wildfires, naming the podcast and a new theme song!
  • (10:15) Feedback from episode 1
  • (14:57) Addendum: DC in the ‘80s and issue 1 original art
  • (25:01) Legion of Super-Heroes issue 2 synopsis, general thoughts, and discussion
  • (1:13:31) Final thoughts, trivia, and reader reactions
  • (1:48:45) Wrap-up and outro

Longbox Review Presents: The Legion Project Episode 1: Eye for an Eye pt. 1

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” (starting with the “Eye for an Eye” story line). In this episode, Peter and I will explain what we’re doing and why, and then we’ll discuss the first of a five-part battle against the Legion of Super-Villains. Please let us know what you thought of our new project and send us any comments or questions that we can talk about on a future episode.

Please leave comments below, send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com or peter@thedailyrios.com, or chat with us @longboxreview or @peterjrios on Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Links:

Longbox Review Episode 105: Legion of Super-Heroes Spotlight with Peter Rios

I talk with Peter Rios (http://thedailyrios.com/) about our love for the Legion of Super-Heroes. Long Live the Legion!

Please send your comments to longboxreview@gmail.com, chat with me @longboxreview on Twitter, or visit longboxreview.com. Please subscribe, rate, and review the show via iTunes.

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Tales of the Justice Society of America #24

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And lo there came a day… a day like other Fridays… where Scott Gardner and Michael Bailey band together to discuss the adventures of the single greatest super-hero team of all time…THE JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA!

This week. Scott and Mike begin their look at the legendary (or maybe not-so-legendary) team-ups between the JSA and the JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA in their own title! This time out, the stories are… well, they don’t suck (for the most part), but they don’t exactly set Scott and Mike on fire with excitement, either (though they hear that there’s ointment for that now).

In JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #s 135 thru 137, the heroes of Earth-1 and Earth-2 team up with the heroes of Earth-S and Boy, is this goofy!! I mean, for one thing, two of the characters are named Mr. Scarlet and Pinky, the Whiz Kid. You just can’t make that sort of thing up!! This story also promises the FIRST titanic meeting between Superman and Captain Marvel!! And what should have been the throw-down to end all throw-downs… sadly, wasn’t.

Then, in issues 147 and 148, the JLA and JSA team-up once again. Only this time, they are joined with the LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES to battle Mordru!! Mike and Scott really don’t have a whole heck of a lot to say about this story because, frankly, it was the very definition of “meh”. Oh, sure… they talk about how Power Girl seems to have some sort of freaky, unnatural, backwoods, redneck attraction to the Earth-1 Superman, but, for the second time this episode, what should have been an EPIC storyline involving the greatest heroes of three eras… sadly, wasn’t.

Oh, and Scott meets his idol at show’s end… but it doesn’t go well…

“Required Reading” for next week — JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (Vol. 1) #s 159, 160, 171, and 172!!
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We hope you enjoy our show and will join us each and every week for more Tales of the Justice Society of America!!

And be sure to catch Mike and Scott every Wednesday on “Back To The Bins!”

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Back To The Bins! #19

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Join Scott H. Gardner and a SURPRISE MYSTERY GUEST as they travel ‘Back to the Bins’ to re-discover and re-connect with that unique brand of fun and excitement that can only truly be found in good ol’ fashioned random Comic Book back issues!!