Waiting for Doom

15
Aug

Episode 102: Reconstructing the Deconstructed, for S.U.R.E.

If you're looking for duplicates and deep dives, androgynous shamans and annoying youths, well friend you're in the right place! LET'S GET PATROLLING! 

  • Down on Derington Way - 6:43
  • Doom Clock - 11:05
  • Doomsplaining - 15:18 - We return to Doom Patrol volume 2, looking at issues 74 and 75, by Rachel Pollack, Linda Medley and Ted McKeever!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 49:32 - We read your responses to the question, "What's the most useful thing you've learnt from a comic?"
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10
Aug

Episode 101: Emotional Robots and Psychic Werewolves and Mysteries, Oh My!

Something something all new episode of Waiting For Doom, yay! [Kermit Flail]

LET'S GET PATROLLING! 

  • Down on Derington Way - 8:13
  • Doom Clock - 11:45
  • Doomsplaining - 15:55 - We take a look at issue 7 of Doom Patrol volume 6, by Gerard Way, Mike Allred, Laura Allred, and Nick Derington!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 37:55 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite Doom Patroller in the current Young Animal volume?"
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27
Jul

Episode 100 - Keeping the Love Alive with Richard Case!

Two Words: EPISODE 100!

LET'S GET PATROLLING! Wait, that's five words...

  • Down on Derington Way - 5:49
  • Doom Clock - 9:10
  • Doomsplaining - 12:18 - We celebrate our love for the Doom Patrol, and our 100th episode, with the man, the legend, who drew the majority of Doom Patrol volume 2, RICHARD CASE!!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 1:00:22 - We celebrate with messages from friends and fans!

Thanks for joining us for all 100 eps so far - here's to many more!

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20
Jul

Episode 99: Fairy Tales and Weird Dreams

Despite recent tech issues (what, again?!) Mike and Paul return with more DOOM PATROL goodness! Please note that we're not entirely tech-issue-free, as the Technology Gods decided to export this episode rather quietly, so when we say 'Yo, turn it up!', we mean it...anyway, LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 9:50
  • Doom Clock - 17:17
  • Doomsplaining - 20:43 -We continue our coverage of the Violet Valley era Patrol, as we look at issues 72 and 73 of Doom Patrol volume 2, from Rachel Pollack and Linda Medley!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 44:42 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite anthropomorphic character?"
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6
Jul

Episode 98: Butterflies and Mercury; Mutants and Space Arks

At last, Mike and Paul are BACK with a new episode of WFD, featuring everyones favourite team of superpowered misfits and outcasts, the DOOM PATROL! [Checks show notes] Wait, what? Oh. Um. Well, look, let's just be glad the show is back, shall we? LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 9:32
  • Doom Clock - 12:35
  • Doomsplaining - 15:55 -This week we look at some comics *related* to the Doom Patrol legacy, and discuss issues 9 and 11 of Teen Titans Spotlight, focussing on Beast Boy / Changeling, and the Brotherhood of Evil!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 44:42 - We read your responses to the question, "What Doom Patrol character (from any run) would you like to see in a spotlight issue?"
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14
Jun

Episode 97: This Is My Beard Hunter, If You’ll Pardon The Expression

Mike and Paul return with an all new episode of WFD, featuring the escalation and secret history of a generational war, a new team member, and one of the strangest (and saddest?) villains: Codpiece! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 8:52
  • Byrne For You - 12:04
  • Doom Clock - 14:42
  • Doomsplaining - 20:01 -This week we look at issues 70 and 71 from volume 2 of the Doom Patrol, by Rachel Polack, Scott Eaton and Linda Medley!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 44:45 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite character who hangs out with a team, but is not part of the team?"
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31
May

Episode 96: One of Three Things You’re Not Supposed to Discuss at a Party

They say you shouldn't discuss sex, religion or politics at a party. Yet we've already kind of ventured into one of those (thanks Rachel Pollack), so let's keep breaking social norms at this Doom Patrol party because a Doom Patrol party don't stop unless of course you bring up politics.... err, I mean...LETS GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 7:00
  • Doom Clock - 9:48
  • Doomsplaining - 14:00 - This week we take a look at the 'DC Universe Decisions' miniseries from 2008, written Bill Willingham and Judd Winick, with art by Rick Leonardi and Howard Porter.
  • Mailbag O Doom - 35:14 - We read your responses to the question, "Which fictional character would you want running your country?"
 
 
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25
May

Episode 95: JLMay 2017 - JUSTICE Part 11!

The penultimate epsiode of the JLMay 2017 crossover is here, and we're joined by the constantly caffeinated Clinton Robison, of the Coffee & Comics blog and podcast! LETS GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 9:33
  • Doom Clock - 14:40
  • Doomsplaining - 17:41 - The JLMay crossover event returns for 2017, and this year we looking at the 2005 series "JUSTICE", by Jim Krueger, Alex Ross, and Doug Braithwaite! Mike, Paul and Clinton discuss issue 11 of the series - and you should head over to the Justice's First Dawn podcast for the finale!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 56:25 - We read your responses to the question, "What is your favourite Justice League story?"
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18
May

Episode 94: Great Ready, A New Transmission!

Clean-freaks, identity addiction, and hints of a brewing generational war! All this plus a trip to Amsterdam! WHEE! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 6:06
  • Doom Clock - 7:36
  • Doomsplaining - 12:20 - We continue to explore the weirdness happening in Violet Valley as we cover issues 68 and 69 from volume 2 of the Doom Patrol, by Rachel Polack and Linda Medley!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 44:30 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite fictional cop?"
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4
May

Episode 93: New Sexy Adventures

Dryballs! (But whose??) Porkals! (Not a typo) Lost minds and loose heads! (Literally) Endings and beginnings! (Yup) Sexy ghosts! (OH MY!) Trolleys full of poo! (What?!) Paul has questions and Mike may be a prevert! (Day ending in 'y', really). LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 5:33
  • Byrne For You - 9:54
  • Doom Clock - 11:08
  • Doomsplaining - 15:10 - It's the end of one story and era, and the beginnings of another! This week we look at issues 66 and 67 from volume 2 of the Doom Patrol, by Rachel Polack, Richard Case and Linda Medley!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 51:55 - We read your responses to the question, "Which comic book character would you like to have a ride along with?"
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