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Join Darren, Travis, Michael and Paul as They take you through Legion history!

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Join Darren, Travis, Michael and Paul as They take you through Legion history!

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By tonybtbtb - Oct 02 2019
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Fun podcast but the number of times the speaker says “BASICALLY” is really distracting !

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By Ray Cummings - Sep 27 2019
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I’m here for 5YL, mostly, but appreciate how thorough all of this is.

iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
3
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1
1

Basically

By tonybtbtb - Oct 02 2019
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Fun podcast but the number of times the speaker says “BASICALLY” is really distracting !

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By Ray Cummings - Sep 27 2019
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I’m here for 5YL, mostly, but appreciate how thorough all of this is.

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Join Darren, Travis, Michael and Paul as They take you through Legion history!

Episode 576 – 5YL Part 18: The Final Battle

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The Subs talk about the third issue of what was originally a fill-in, but turned out to be the first time we saw the new Legion in REAL action!

Stump the Subs, Feedback, and This Week in Legion History are all here!

Oct 28 2019

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Episode 388 – The One That Got Away

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Darren and Paul are joined by Al Sedano (Resurrections: An Adam Warlock and Thanos Podcast), who makes a long overdue visit to the fortress to discuss the flashback story in Legion of Super Heroes 39. After the devastation of Superboy’s death, we take a breather to reflect on Colossal Boy’s origin, as well as his history with Gigi Cusimano!

Mar 21 2016

1hr 26mins

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Episode 551 – Five Years Later Issue 2: Jo Sells Some Silverale

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The Subs talk about issue 2 of vol 4, the 5YL series. Where’s Ultra Boy been and what’s he been doing. You’ll find all of that out here! Also, spoilery (if not ending revealing) discussion of Avengers: Endgame. Don’t worry, we save it until the end, and we’ll give you plenty of notice.

May 06 2019

2hr 36mins

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Episode 514 – Lord Romdur’s Castle

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The Subs dig into Legion of Super Heroes 276, Lord Romdur’s Castle. Paul pulls founder’s rank to have Michael take us through the issue, and the gang tries to ignore the misuse of Projectra, along with many other gaffes.The Subs dig into Legion of Super Heroes 276, Lord Romdur’s Castle. Paul pulls founder’s rank to have Michael take us through the issue, and the gang tries to ignore the misuse of Projectra, along with many other gaffes.

Aug 20 2018

1hr 29mins

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Episode 497 – Who is the Dark Man?

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Darren, Michael and Paul take a look at part two of the Dark Man story, in issue 270 of Legion of Super Heroes. There’s a look at letter hacks, including recipients of the TM Maple Award, as well as This Week in Legion History.

Apr 23 2018

1hr 34mins

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Episode 513 – Of Pride Passion and Piracy

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The Subs celebrate Klordny with a look at Ultra Boy… sorry, Seeker and his time as a Space Pirate in Legion of Super Heroes 275. To Freedom, Friendship and Frunt!

Aug 13 2018

1hr 24mins

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Episode 228 – Crisis Therapy

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With Matt and Scott defending the multiverse from space pirates in deep space, Darren and Paul are left with the keys to the time bubble, as well as a copy of Crisis on Infinite Earths 2 (you didn’t think we were going to let those guys off the hook for Legion Lost, did you?). Join them as they dig deep into all of the characters and events that shaped this issue!

Feb 18 2013

1hr 11mins

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Episode 422 – The Magic Wars Part 3: Why Must Magic Triumph

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Darren and Paul dig into part 3 of the Magic Wars, in which we lose another Legionnaire. Also, a Stump the Subs!

Nov 14 2016

1hr 11mins

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Episode 496 – Who Shall Name the Dark Man?

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The Subs enter the Dark Man Trilogy with Legion of Super Heroes 269. It’s Election Day in the 30th Century, and one of the candidates has ties to the Legion. Most of the Legion will be too busy though, because the Fatal Five is landing on Earth like a ton of bricks!

Apr 16 2018

1hr 1min

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Episode 284 – Charge of the Doomed Legionnaires

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The Subs take a look at Superboy Starring The Legion of Super Heroes #217, as they face Khunds, and Superboy comes face to face with one of his descendants. But before that, they get into a discussion about who Superboy really is!

Mar 17 2014

1hr 9mins

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Episode 306 – Crisis Counselling 12: The End of the Beginning – The Not So Final Crisis

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Darren and Paul dig deep into the final issue of Crisis on Infinite Earths. It’s a big one, and there are many deaths, as well as many tangents. Pour yourself a drink and join in the fun… and the carnage!

Aug 25 2014

2hr 16mins

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Episode 487 – The Planet That Captured the Legion

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The Subs welcome Jim Sherman back to the Legion, in Legion of Super Heroes V2 number 262, as the Legionnaires face the Planet that Captured the Legion.

Feb 12 2018

1hr 24mins

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Episode 383 – Peace, Quiet and Impending Doom!

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It’s election time! Darren and Paul take a look at the aftermath of The Universo Project. The Legion clean up after the mess Universo left, and pick a new leader!

Feb 15 2016

1hr 9mins

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Episode 416 – The Magic Wars Part 1 – When Magic Shall Return

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The Legion have a new leader, just in time for the universe to go crazy again! It’s the last arc of the Baxter Run, as magic starts going crazy.

Oct 03 2016

51mins

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Episode 379 – The Universo Project Part 4: Forgotten Friends

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It’s time for the conclusion of The Universo Project! It’s Legionnaire vs Legionnaire as Universo pulls all the strings!

So long Starman, so long Snape. RIP.

Jan 18 2016

43mins

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Episode 483 – The Psycho War Ends… *choke*

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This is it! The big one! Superboy leaves the Legion never to return again… well, for a couple of years, at least. Join the subs while they take a look at Legion of Super Heroes 259.

Jan 15 2018

51mins

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Episode 481 – The Superboy Chronicles: The Heroic Failures of Superboy

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Happy New Year! Paul kicks off the year with 2 back to back issues of The New Adventures of Superboy, issues 22 and 23. Superboy exiles himself from Smallville after he makes too many mistakes. Where will he go?!? Also, the origin of the signal lamp, and an adventure of the Dog Detective of Smallville! Lots happens in these issues, including the origin of one of Silver Age Superman’s more ridiculous villains!

Jan 01 2018

54mins

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Episode 577 – 5YL Part 19: Looks Like the Dark Circle, Smells Like the Dark Circle, You’ve Got Yourself a Dark Circle!

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The Subs are joined by Senior Future Correspondent Derek Binns for Legion Vol 4, number 18. The war is over, now let us do something relaxing, like, I dunno… stare at the moon…

Nov 04 2019

1hr 42mins

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Episode 413 – I’m Out of Order? You’re Out of Order!

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Darren and Paul play catch up! First, they talk about the cons they recently attended, and then they go out of the Emerald Empress story to talk about the issue before that story, one which they missed previously. Oops! It’s issue 86, we haven’t found the Empress yet, Zendak is still the Chief, and Blok is trapped, but he’s not alone!

Sep 12 2016

1hr 15mins

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Episode 261 – Crisis Counselling 4 – So Long Earth 6, We Hardly Knew Ye

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Paul and Darren dig into Crisis on Infinite Earths #4 and take a look at what else was going on in the DC and real universes at the time. Grab a New Coke, and join in!

Oct 07 2013

1hr 3mins

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Episode 582 – 5YL Part 21 Issue 20 Back to Venado Bay

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The Subs check out issue 20 of Legion vol 4. Here they find out what really happened at Venado Bay!

Dec 09 2019

1hr 50mins

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Episode 581 – 5YL Part 20: A Moon Shattering Kaboom!

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The Subs learn what happened after the moon blew up! Also, Jo makes his way Back to the Future!

Dec 02 2019

1hr 31mins

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Episode 580 – Time and Time Again Part 2: Goodnight Moon

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We’re in the home stretch of the Time and Time Again. Story arc. What happens and how does it affect the Legion? Listen in and find out!

Nov 25 2019

1hr 17mins

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Episode 579 – Legion of Super Heroes #1: It’s Bendis Time!

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After 6 long years, there is a new Legion of Super Heroes ongoing series. In this episode the Subs dig deep into the issue, looking at what they liked, what they didn’t as well as speculating where things are going. It’s good to be back!

Nov 18 2019

2hr 19mins

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Episode 578 – Time and Time Again Part 1

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The Subs look back at the Superman Time and Time Again arc. Starting with Adventures of Superman 476, Action Comics 663, Superman 54, and Adventures of Superman 477, they follow Superman as he is unstuck in time, meeting the Legion a few times (but WHICH Legion?).

Nov 11 2019

1hr 34mins

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Episode 577 – 5YL Part 19: Looks Like the Dark Circle, Smells Like the Dark Circle, You’ve Got Yourself a Dark Circle!

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The Subs are joined by Senior Future Correspondent Derek Binns for Legion Vol 4, number 18. The war is over, now let us do something relaxing, like, I dunno… stare at the moon…

Nov 04 2019

1hr 42mins

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Episode 576 – 5YL Part 18: The Final Battle

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The Subs talk about the third issue of what was originally a fill-in, but turned out to be the first time we saw the new Legion in REAL action!

Stump the Subs, Feedback, and This Week in Legion History are all here!

Oct 28 2019

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Episode 575 – Legion of Super Heroes Millennium Issue 2: A Walk Through The Space Museum

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The Subs dig into Legion of Super Heroes Millennium #2, and speculate about what’s to come in the new series.

Oct 21 2019

1hr 29mins

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Episode 574 – Superboy Meets Heroes of the Future: Dark Strangler of the Seas

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During the adventures of Superman when he was a boy, he once met young Arthur Curry, who was amidst his own adventures of Aquaman when HE was a boy. Aquaboy and Superboy team up against a corrupt oil company! Hilarity ensues!

Oct 15 2019

22mins

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Episode 573 – Legion of Super Heroes Millennium #1: No Manhunters Allowed!

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The Subs take a deep dive into Millennium #1

Oct 07 2019

1hr 24mins

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Episode 572 – 5YL Part 17: Seal Team SUBS

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The battle continues as the Subs cover the second part of the battle with the Khunds, where we see a lot of old friends and foes showing up!

Sep 30 2019

1hr 15mins

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Episode 571 – 5YL Part 16: The Battle of the Khundish Bulge

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War! What is it good for? Apparently, a three part fill-in story. The Legionnaires go to war with the Khunds!

Sep 23 2019

1hr 46mins

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Episode 570 – 5YL Part 15: Evillo’s 11

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Volume 4, Issue 14! It’s another Tenzil issue, and he’s going up against Evillo!

Sep 16 2019

1hr 38mins

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Episode 569 – 5YL Part 14 Ultra Boy Talk Pretty Some Day

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The Subs are joined by Josh Wilson as they look at Legion of Super-Heroes Annual #1 (1990). Along with this is Legion News, Feedback, and a Stump the Subs that forces the Subs to look at themselves.

Sep 09 2019

3hr 7mins

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Episode 568 – 5YL Flashback: What an Ultra-Maroon!

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Here’s the last time the Subs took a look at the 5YL Annual #1!

Sep 02 2019

2hr 1min

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Episode 567 – 5YL Part 13: State of the Universe

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The Subs are joined by Derek Binns (From the Future) to discuss uncharted 5YL territory with issue 13. Lots of feedback, as well as a deep cut Stump the Subs!

Aug 26 2019

2hr 26mins

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Episode 566 – 5YL Part 12: Rebirth! No, not THAT one!

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The Subs celebrate the rebirth of the Legion, as they look at issue 12 of Volume 4! Legion News, Feedback and This Week in Legion History are also covered!

Aug 19 2019

1hr 28mins

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Episode 565 – 5YL Part 11: Tenzil Kem Takes a Bite Out of Crime

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In which a former Legionnaire has success as an archaeologist, a lawyer AND a TV star! Legion vol 4, issue 11 brings much joy!

Aug 12 2019

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Episode 564 – Legion Chat with Eisner Nominee Jeff Messer

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Jeff Messer joins the Subs to talk about his experience at SDCC as an Eisner nominee, and all sorts of other stuff!

Aug 05 2019

2hr 4mins

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Episode 563 – 5YL Part 10 – Roxxas Strikes

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The Subs send to Winath, where it’s time to get attacked by Roxxas!

Jul 29 2019

1hr 54mins

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