For the second Tales of the Legion Project, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes (v3) Annual #1 (1985).
(00:28) Preamble (06:24) Legion of Super-Heroes Annual #1 synopsis, cover comparisons, and general thoughts (32:37) Main discussion on the cast of characters, Laurel Kent, and the mystery villain (1:06:48) Additional thoughts on the various inkers, as well as other story points (1:30:38) Feedback on the previous Tales episode (1:33:28) Outro
Nerd Goggles podcast host MJ and I continue our discussion of Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, issues 58 through 61, by Gail Simone, Ed Benes. Alex Lei, Rob Lea, Hi-Fi, John E. Workman, Jared Fletcher, and Lysa Hawkins. If you haven't listened to Part 1 of the discussion yet (where I interview MJ for a bit before we discuss issues 56 and 57 of the series), you can find it at https://wp.me/pZkAx-1Pd.
Nerd Goggles podcast host MJ joins me to discuss (among other things) her podcast and comic book origin story, plus the pitfalls of social media and the role of criticism in Art.
Then (at the 41:51 mark) we begin our discussion of Birds of Prey: Of Like Minds, issues 56 and 57, by Gail Simone, Ed Benes. Alex Lei, Rob Lea, Hi-Fi, John E. Workman, Jared Fletcher, and Lysa Hawkins. Please join us next episode for our discussion on issues 58-61.
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 #15, "Hostage on a Hostile Star". Witness the astonishing debut of the newest Legionnaires in action! And Dr. Regulus is a broken record. Again. Plus, Who's Who entries and we announce our first contest winner!
Timestamps: (00:44) Preamble, updates, and the winner of our first ever contest is announced! (08:52) Legion of Super-Heroes #15 synopsis and general thoughts (25:16) Baxter vs the Tales cover comparison and discussing new regular penciller, Greg LaRocque (48:56) LSH #15 main discussion (1:47:30) Who’s Who issue #8 Legion entries: Fatal Five, Ferro Lad, Fire Lad, and the Silver Age Flash (2:07:55) Wrap up and outro
This episode I talk about visiting my daughter for her birthday and how much I love my granddaughter (again). Also, podcast and movie recommendations that include How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and Marvel's Captain Marvel (and Ready Player One and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse [again]! Finally, I talk about a Rick Springfield concert I went to where I had The Best Time!