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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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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.

iTunes Ratings

31 Ratings
Average Ratings
25
4
0
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 !

No title

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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Legion of Substitute Podcasters

Latest release on Oct 26, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: Episode 550 – Five Years Later…

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Darren, Michael, Jim, and Paul take a deep dive into Legion of Super Heroes issue 1. What has become of the Legion since the end of the Magic Wars? Listen here and find out!

Apr 29 2019

2hr 10mins

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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: Episode 294 – When Stargrave Strikes

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With Matt on a mission to BBQ-Prime, the cookout planet, the rest of the Subs take a look at Jim Shooter’s last regular issue of Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes. The Legion face Pulsar Stargrave, and the Subs talk about the perceived lack of depth in the Legion’s villain bench.

May 26 2014

54mins

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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: 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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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: Episode 456 – Legion Unchained!

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Darren and Paul talk about Grimbor’s return to the pages of the Legion in Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes 240. Also, Dawnstar learns a lesson about teamwork, and Darren and Paul learn about dopey trademark fights.

Jul 10 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: Episode 452 – It’s Trinity Time!

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Darren and Paul dig into the DC Super Star issues.  Batman gets a story, as we note the passing of Adam West, Superboy, who hears a story of the Legion’s early days, and then, it’s all wrapped up with a discussion about Wonder Woman’s movie.

Jun 12 2017

1hr 38mins

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Rank #17: Episode 561 – Back to the Future!

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The Subs take a look at Legion of Super Heroes v4 issue 8. It’s the new origin of the Legion of Super Heroes. What’s different, what’s the same? Let’s find out!

Jul 15 2019

2hr 32mins

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Rank #18: Episode 408 – A Trip to Sundollars with Phil Jimenez

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Darren, Scott and Paul are joined by the super-talented writer and artist Phil Jimenez for a talk about multiple universes, multiple costumes, the importance of a supporting cast, as well as many other topics. Superwoman issue 1 comes out this Wednesday, August 10th!

Aug 08 2016

1hr 35mins

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Rank #19: Episode 512 – The Superboy Chronicles: The Secret of the Crystal Curse

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Paul digs into New Adventures of Superboy issue 30. Superboy deals with both magic and science, as a mysterious fire creature terrorizes Smallville.

Aug 06 2018

26mins

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Rank #20: Episode 450 – Tabloid Time: Part 1

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In part one of Tabloid Time, we take a trip back to December of 2011, episode 168 (despite what Paul calls it at the beginning of the original episode) and hear the Subs talk about the Damned Tabloid. Next week, Darren and Paul will follow it up with their current thoughts on the book, placed more solidly in the context of reading its contemporary run of Superboy and the Legion of Super Heroes.

May 29 2017

1hr 54mins

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