Waiting for Doom

24
Aug

Episode 68: Disobey Your Mum and Get On the Magic Bus

Good grief! Mike and Paul are back and babbling on about the Doom Patrol again! Someone call in the government to put an end to this madness!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 8:03
  • Doom Clock - 11:47
  • Doomsplaining - 15:15 - this week we look at issues 51 and 52 from volume 2, from Grant Morrison and Richard Case! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:43 - We read your responses to the question, "Who's your favourite made-up spy person?"
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18
Aug

Episode 67: 4/5ths All New, All Different…

After another run-in with those accursed Tech-Gods, we're back for more Doom Patrol-related shenanigans and madness (WINK!)! Plus we take our first steps into some new Patrol territory this episode, so LET'S GET PATROLLING!!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 8:43
  • Doom Clock - 13:01
  • Doomsplaining - 16:33 - this week we look at the first two issues of Doom Patrol volume 3, from John Arcudi and Tan Eng Huat!! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 54:45 - We read your responses to the question, "What's your favourite comic book accessory?"
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3
Aug

Episode 66: Kor Blimey, Check Out That Arsenal!

High stakes wagers! Suburban castles! Mad scientist voyeurism! Punk-ass green kids with unfortunate hair! Bob Brown - not the Greens senator! Giant monitorlizards?!? Snyder-esque destruction! Horrible accents! Embarrassing revelations! Holy crap this one has it all, so LET'S GET PATROLLING!!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 6:46
  • Doom Clock - 13:19
  • Doomsplaining - 16:35 - this week we take a look at issues 1113 and 114 from volume 1, by Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 54:45 - We read your responses to the question, "What's your favourite fictional family?"
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28
Jul

Episode 65: Like Getting Hit with Psychoactive Discharge

The theme for this episode appears to be: So this weird thing happens. Right. Then another weird thing happens. Riiiiight. And then ANOTHER weird thing happens….RIIIIIGHT. In any case: LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 7:32
  • Doom Clock - 12:42
  • Doomsplaining - 16:30 - this week we look at issues 49 and 50 from volume 2, by Grant Morrison, Richard Case, and a team of guest artists! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 54:45 - We read your responses to the question, "What makes you try a comic?"
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20
Jul

Episode 64: Being Real and Not Giving A Garguax with Paul Kupperberg!

Despite Mike and Paul previously promising an amazing 'all mime' episode, WilFreD has used his terror-nology to overrule (and scare) them, in order to bring you something far more fitting for the Doom Patrol legacy, with an extra special guest - Paul Kupperberg!!


  • Doom Clock - 2:56
  • Doomsplaining - 6:32 - this week we have the honour and privilege of being joined by Paul Kupperberg, who gave us the second iteration of the team, lead by Arani and based in Kansas! We discuss his time on the book, as well as his latest work, which you can check out at www.paulkupperberg.com , www.crazy8press.com , and as part of the reborn Charlton Neo Comics at www.morttodd.com/charlton ! 
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13
Jul

Episode 63: Endings…Beginnings…Doom!

It's the inevitable, triumphant return of Waiting For Doom! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 5:36
  • Doom Clock - 7:04
  • Doomsplaining - 12:13 - this week we look at issues 17 and 18 from volume 2, by Paul Kupperberg and Graham Nolan! Not only were these tie-in issues to DC's 'Invasion!' crossover of 1988, but they were also the end of Kupperberg's time with the Patrol!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 48:39 - We read your responses to the question, "What's your favourite spin off?"
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30
Jun

Episode 62: dP101 - Introduction to Patrology

All praise the return of Mike and Paul, as they find themselves still Waiting For Doom! This week we take a special look at the team across the ages, in a special episode to get everyone caught up and ready for volume 6, launching in September! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Doom Clock - 7:15
  • Doomsplaining - 11:08 - we discuss 'Doom Patrol basics' , and cover the highlights of each volume and version of the team across the years! We also answer audience questions about the Patrol, and wrap up with a Down on Derrington Way segment (55:25) that gives us more info on the upcoming series due September!
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15
Jun

Episode 61: Conquering Aliens, Creepy Bosses and Death Cookies

Welcome back to Waiting For Doom! This week we return to the 1960s and take a look at an unexpected alliance formed to save the worldLET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 5:15
  • Doom Clock - 7:06
  • Doomsplaining - 9:30 - we discuss issues 111 and 112 from volume 1, by Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 40:42 - We read your responses to the question, "What's the worst thing that happened to a comic you own?"
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9
Jun

Episode 60: The Polar Opposite of The Ant Farm

Mike and Paul return to discuss more Doom Patrol related goodness, despite the saucy shenanigans of Shadowy Mr. Evans! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 9:10
  • Doom Clock - 11:10
  • Doomsplaining - 14:05 - we take look at issues 47 and 48 from volume 2, by Grant Morrison and Richard Case!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 40:42 - We read your responses to the question, "What's the last character you went 'all in' on?"
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2
Jun

Episode 59: Attack of the High-Tech Weaponry Wielding Geriatrics!

It's the return of two classic Doom Patrol villains, and proof that maybe Arani hasn't talking garbage since her first appearance! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derrington Way - 6:20
  • Doom Clock - 7:25
  • Doomsplaining - 11:02 - we look at issues 15 and 16 from volume 2, by Paul Kupperberg, Erik Larsen and Graham Nolan!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 43:30 - We read your responses to the question, "What's your favourite novel related to comics?"
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