Waiting for Doom

12
Oct

Episode 152: Let’s Hit the (Destiny) Beach!

Whatever happened to Destiny Beach? With the Sands of Strength, and the Ocean of Dreams, how could Flex Mentallo have forgotten this place - and how will the Patrol return the beach to its former glory? Tune in to find out, Patrollers!

  • News Patrol – 5:10

  • Doom Clock – 11:10

  • Doomsplaining - 20:17 - We dive in to issue 4 of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds, wiith thanks to Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, Nick Pitarra, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland, Nick Derington, Andy Khouri and Maggie Howell!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 36:54 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What’s your favourite comic about something that really happened?

1
Oct

DCOCD 36 - Superman: New Krypton

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

Superman is the sole survivor of Krypton. Except for Supergirl. Oh, and except for Krypto. Also, except for Zod and the Phantom Zone villains. And don’t forget about these 100,000 other Kryptonians!

What’s going on? It’s SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON which shows how the people and Krypton and the people of Earth can completely fail to live in peace together.

It’s the mega-event that started in 2008 and ran till 2010 from the impressive creative forces of Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka, Sterling Gates, James Robinson, Peter Woods, Eric Trautman, Yildiray Cinar, Renato Guedes, Jesus Merino, Eddy Barrows, Jamal Igle, Alex Ross, Gary Frank, Pere Perez, Cafu, Joanthan Sibal, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Steve Wands, Brian Miller, Keith Champagne, Jared K Fletcher, Thomas S Chu, Santiago Arcas, Rod Reis, Kevin Senft, Eduardo Pansica, JP Mayer, Javier Bergantino, Matt Idelson, Rob Leigh, John J Hill, David Curial, Javier Pina, Bernard Chang, Andrew Robinson, Pablo Raimondi, David Baron, Brad Anderson, Bob Harras and probably more.

Paul brings together (for the very first time) the unofficial super-cousins of the Super-fan community, Dr Anj and Michael Bailey. How will they rate NEW KRYPTON? Tune in and find out!

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27
Sep

Episode 151: Evolve or Die, As the Kids Say

How do you do, fellow kids? Come and join those hepcats Mike and Paul as they discuss more exciting adventures of the Doom Patrol! For rad, like reals, yo! As the kids say.

  • News Patrol – 5:40

  • Doom Clock – 7:02

  • Doomsplaining - 14:11 - We return to Oolong Island to discuss issues 10 and 11 of Volume 5, with thanks to Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Patrick Brousseau, Guy Major, and Elisabeth V. Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 38:33 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Who is you favourite fictional bird or bird themed character?’ 

12
Sep

DCOCD 35 - Blackest Night

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

Do you remember everyone who ever died in the DC Universe? And do you remember everyone who ever died AND came back in the DC Universe? Well they’re all here with Black Lantern rings on and they want to rip your heart out!

It’s the epic—turned-up-to-11 event BLACKEST NIGHT from 2009. This multi-coloured evil-fest is from the talents of Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, James Robinson, Peter Tomasi, Greg Rucka,Albert Oclair, Alex Sinclair, Joe Prado and a host of others!

To get the full score Paul is joined by Laurel Phillips and we dug up Mike Garvey to provide the semi contributions.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

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6
Sep

Episode 150: Celebrate One Fifty in Goliath City!

Mike and Paul reach another milestone with the ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTIETH episode of Waiting For Doom! Let's rejoice and celebrate in Goliath City! Or, try to figure out what the heck is actually going on in Goliath City. Or where Goliath City actually even is. Or something.

  • News Patrol – 7:37

  • Doom Clock – 9:56

  • Doomsplaining - 17:31 - It’s time for a brand new issue (issue 3!) of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds! We investigate the weirdness in Goliath City with thanks to Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, Steve Orlando, Evan 'Doc' Shaner, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland, Nick Derington, Jay Anacleto, Andy Khouri and Maggie Howell!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 39:40 - We read through the entries in our 150th Episode Giveaway Competition, and then things get a bit mushy.

29
Aug

DCOCD 34 - Final Crisis

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

We have finally made it finally to the final crisis known as FINAL CRISIS! This 2008 event is from the mind and pen of Grant Morrison with the talents of JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino, Marco Rudy, Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Ngyen, Drew Geraci, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos, Walden Wong, Rob Leigh, Travis Lanham, Robert Clark Jr, Alex Sinclair, Peter Pantazis and Tony Avina

Grappling with all this reality fiction or fictional reality is Paul and special guest Fractures, with semi contributions from the esteemed Dr Anj.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

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22
Aug

Episode 149: Bronk If You’re Horny, Lawrence Michael Trainor!

‘But what exactly does that bizarre title even mean or reference??’, WilFreD can hear you ask. Only one way to find out, humans: tune in, get weird, drop out. Or something. LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:49

  • Doom Clock - 10:12

  • Doomsplaining - 15:26 - It’s time to return to Oolong Island and have a look at issues 8 and 9 from Volume 5! Brought to us by Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Travis Lanham, Patrick Brosseau, Guy Major, Justiniano, Walden Wong, Simona Martore and Elizabeth V. Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 37:56 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, ‘What is your favourite fictional doorway/portal/gateway?

14
Aug

DCOCD 33 - Amazons Attack

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

It’s another rest stop on the long garbage-strewn highway to Final Crisis. This time it’s 6 issues of mayhem as the denizens of Themyscira forget everything they know about peace to wage wanton war on Washington in 2007’s AMAZONS ATTACK. All created by Will Pfeifer, Pete Woods, Brad Anderson, Travis Lanhan, Rob Leigh and Matt Idelson.

Enjoy our discussion of the mega man, monument and memorial massacre as villain Circe and angry Queen Hippolyta unleash an army and giant bees on a very localised part of the DC universe.

Paul and Mike are joined by Michael’s Staley and Bailey, plus Siskoid and Maggie and Jonathan Schaefer-Hames in this all-star spectacular.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via right here or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

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8
Aug

Episode 148: Responsible Women, Crazy Guys, and Cats in Underwear

Mike and Paul return into your earholes (eww) with some ALL NEW DOOM PATROL GOODNESS! HUZZAH! LET’S GET PATROLLING, HUMANS!

  • News Patrol – 5:58

  • Doom Clock - 7:22

  • Doomsplaining - 11:53 - This week we cover an ALL NEW issue of Doom Patrol, in Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds issue 2! Brought to us by Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, James Harvey, Abby Lupine, Andy Khouri and Molly Mahan! Spoiler warnings galore if you've not read this issue yet!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 29:06 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last (non)Question of the Week, in which we asked you to write a Doom Patrol haiku!

9
Jul

DCOCD 32 - Salvation Run

DCOCD is the DC Comics EVENT PODCAST where we discuss, contextualise and rank every single DC event in order starting with 1985's Crisis on Infinite Earths up to... we're not sure yet.

DC continued on the rocky road to Final Crisis with a 7 issue side event of the pre-event to 2008’s main event. Anyway it’s time to look at 2007’s SALVATION RUN from Bill Willingham, Lilah Sturges, Sean Chen, Waldon Wong, Wayne Faucher, Joe Bennett, Joe Corroney, Neal Adams (variant cover), Steve Wands, Ken Lopez, John Kalisz, Thomas Chu and Joey Cavalieri.

See what happens when the villains of the DC universe get exiled to a planet that is engineered to kill them. Will the Joker kill Lex Luthor (ah, no)? Paul is joined by Sean Ross and Diabolu Frank to do hard time and plan an escape.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us via right here or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!