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Stop! Let's Team-Up!

Ross loves super hero teams and loves talking about the almost as much. So he thought he bring you a podcast the joy of the genre. We will talk about origins, roll calls, creators, 1st Appearances, and the teams' adventures. Ross hopes you enjoy the show.

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Ross loves super hero teams and loves talking about the almost as much. So he thought he bring you a podcast the joy of the genre. We will talk about origins, roll calls, creators, 1st Appearances, and the teams' adventures. Ross hopes you enjoy the show.

Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventures L030 Those Satan Girls are Trouble

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Supergirl gets the spotlight with her fight with Satan Girl. Who is this mysterious and powerful super villian. Adventure Comics 313 by Mort Weisinger, Edmond Hamilton, Curt Swan, George Klein, and Sheldon Moldoff. It is a glorious looking comic.  Ross is always happy to see Curt Swan's work. Check out his top five artist.  

What are your top five?

Today's recommondation:

The Five - The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by

Hallie Rubenfield.

It is an amazing book telling the story and lives of these women. Giving them a voice as human beings and  just foot notes in history.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37570548-the-five

Libby  is a great app. It is basically a virtual libary card and it is amazing. It is how I am listening to The Five

https://libbyapp.com/

Aug 23 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D014 Beware the People Fingered Fiends

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Ross is up to Defenders Volume 1 Issue 5. The Silver Surfer returns and the Non-Team fight Cyrus Black and his dream monsters. Ross hates all rats execpt the ones drawn by Sal Buscema. We are inching closer to the Avengers/Defenders War. 

Shout Outs!

@AllSquadron @BiLLYd_licious @TrapOne_ @QuarkMcMalus @Sean42AZ @MartGray

Aug 19 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventures L029 The Six Jimmies

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This week we jump over to another Superman family book Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #72. Jimmy has his Legion Super-Initiation Test. High jinx ensue.  Fun story by Jerry Seigel and wonderful art by Curt Swan and George Klien. 

Aug 16 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up! Episode 33 -- What I am Reading, Part II

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Another episode about what I am ready.  I hope you enjoy my quick 30 secondish reviews. It's a big stack since last time I did this.

 Marvel Comics :

Judgement Day 1-2

Avengers 57-58

The Marvels 12

George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards 1

The Variants 2

Gensis-Vell: Captain Marvel 1

Ant-Man 1

Defenders Beyond 1

DC Comics:

Naomi Seaon 2 6

Flashpoint Beyond 4

The New Champion of Shazam 1

Titan Comics:

Doctor Who Origins 3

All purchase at Velolicy Comics in Richmond VA 

http://velocitycomicsrva.blogspot.com/

Aug 14 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D013 Valkyrie's Day Out

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Valkyrie goes on a bonding trip with Namor and Hulk.  It doesn't go the way she wanted. The trio of Defenders and Namorita end up fighting the Omegatron.  A pretty fun comic by Englehart and Sal Buscema.  Valkyrie gets to know her new freind and her place in the world she has been brought into. 

Aug 11 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L028 Shock Treatment Proty

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We are to a favorite comic of Ross' the return from the dead of Lightning Lad. It's a comic that blew mind when I read it in the 80s. I really cement Legion as a true favorite comic.  A classic from Weisinger, Hamilton and Forte. 

Aug 09 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up! Episode 032 - Showcase - The New Doom Patrol and Paul Kupperberg

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I had the pleasure to chat to writer Paul Kupperberg about comics, with a little extra attention to the introduction of the New Doom Patrol in Showcase issues 94-96 from 1977.  These comics are special to me, as they are my first dose of Doom Patrol.  Hope you enjoy our little chat and thanks again Paul for your time.

Also here are some links so you can follow Paul and his amazing work 

http://paulkupperberg.com/

https://www.facebook.com/paul.kupperberg/

https://twitter.com/PaulKupperberg

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https://bit.ly/3rCETI1 (Website page) 

Paul Kupperberg’s Illustrated Guide to Writing Comics

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Website page:

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JSA: RAGNAROK

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Aug 06 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D012 Valkyrie! The Greatest Defender

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The Defenders get a new member and in my open the greatest Defender.  I can only gush about a comic with the intro of Valkyrie and  a team-up with one of my favorite Avengers, Dane Whitman, the Black Knight. All that and the artistic talents of Englehart, S Buscema, and the the rest. The Defenders Volume 1 #4

Aug 05 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L027 Dueling Legions

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Yay! More Legion of Substitute Heroes. This time very are force to fight their idols, but are they. Another neat little Silver Adventure in the 30th Century by Weisinger, Hamilton, and Forte. I hope you enjoy it. 

Aug 03 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D011 Three Heads are Deadlier Then Two

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The Defenders get some back directions and end up in a bad space. They fight the Nameless Ones while attempting to free Barbara Norris. Action and angst ensues.  Another great comic by Steve Englehart and Sal Buscema.

Jul 28 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L026 Masked Imp Mayhem

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An Imp from the 5th Dimension visits the Legion and cause mayhem.  Biggest batch of Legionnaires in a single issue up this point and they don't do so well againest the decendent of Mr Mxyzptlk

Jul 26 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up! Episode 031 What I am Reading, Part I

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Extra long episode this week. Ross wanted to give an insight into what he is reading.  He gives you his take on nine comics that he picked up a couple weeks ago at the his local comic shop, Velocity Comics in Richmond Virginia.  He also gives you his opinon on how feels about the state of current comics.  These are just his musings take them with a huge grain of salt. 

Jul 24 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D010 Four Against the Yeti!

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It's time to talk about Defenders Volume 1 #2. another fun little comic by Englehart and Sal Buscema. Doctor Strange, The Hulk, Sub-Mariner, and the Silver Surfur battle magical warriors disguese as yeti. Action packed!

Jul 21 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L025 Monster Master... Marc Singer?

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Another Legion reject goes for revenge and use zany 60s sci fi montster. Adventure Comics 309, The Legion of Super-Monsters lead by Junge King, opps make that Monster Master. Enjoy the ride. A fun one by Edmund Hamilton and John Forte

Jul 19 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up! Episode 030 -- Doom Patrol on Parade!

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Superman meets the New Doom Patrol and battle Ambush Bus in his first appearance. This is a funny, action packed, wonderfully written, stunningly drawn tale. I could not love this comic more. ...... Ambush Bug made me say all that ..HELP!

Jul 17 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D009 Defenders Make it to #1

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We have made it! Defenders #1 Ross is joined by Billy D from A World on Fire: An All-Star Squadron Podcast to talk Defenders. This has been well worth the journey to get to this amazing issue. Ross is over the Moon, for some Steve Englehart scripting and Sal Buscema pencils. Bill get to educate Ross on some Stephen Strange lore. We had a blast

Jul 14 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L024 Twins Lightning Strikes Again

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Lightning Lad is back from the dead? How can this be? Is this some future Zombie Apocalypse? Another Legion mystery to unravel.  Ross really enjoyed this little tale from the Silver Age, Adventure Comics 308, The Return of Lightning Lad

Jul 12 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up! Episode 029 -- Starman IV, Whatever Happened to Gavyen

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It's time to talk about DC Comics Presents 36, Whatever Happened to Starman. Cosmic action from the master, Jim Starlin.  Starman IV and Superman duke it out with Mongul.  This is a stunning masterpiece of storytelling.  One of Mr. Starlin's best

Jul 09 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: Those Daring Defenders D008 Xemnu a Ratings Winner

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Xemnu has become of the talk of children's television. Warping the minds of our kids. Can the Defenders save the day? Read Marvel Feature #3 and see. An odd little comic from Roy Thomas, Ross Andru, and Bill Everet.

Jul 07 2022

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Stop! Let's Team-Up!: My Legion Adventure L023 My Mystery Hero Worship

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Adventure Comic #307 introducing Ross's favoriter Legionnaire Jan Arrah, aka Mystery Lad, aka Element Lad. Give this issue a quick reread before you listen. Enjoy the Legionnaires and their newest member rock Roxxas' world. 

Jul 05 2022

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