Waiting for Doom

9
Nov

Episode 111: What a Bunch of Iceholes

Asparagus monsters! New costumes! Talking apes! Over-explaining things! Ice, ice and more ice, baby! Closing line clunkers! All this wackiness can only mean one thing - it's time for an all new episode of Waiting For Doom! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 5:12
  • Doom Clock - 7:38
  • Doomsplaining - 12:02 - We return to volume 4 of the Doom Patrol, looking at issues 3 and 4 from John Byrne, Doug Hazlewood, Jare K Fletcher, and Alex Bleyaert!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 36:02 - We read your responses to the question, "After the Brotherhoods of Evil and Dada, what Brotherhood should the Patrol face next?"
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27
Oct

Episode 110: Stand Back, It’s False Memories!

Mike and Paul return with an all new episode of Waiting For Doom! YAY! Also return are those DAMN Nanites that cause that DAMN clickyechonoisething part way through the editing process! BOO! We are aware of the issue, and are looking into how to avoid it again. Thanks for your understanding and for sticking with us during this difficult time. Send thoughts and prayers, humans. Anyway, LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 8:34
  • Doom Clock - 10:30
  • Doomsplaining - 15:07 - We continue towards the end of volume 2, as we take a look at issue 82 and 83 of that run, from Rachel Pollack, Ted McKeever, Jamie Tolagson, Matt Howarth, John E Workman Jr, Debbie McKeever and Kyle Baker!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 44:42 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite fioctional robot?"
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19
Oct

Episode 109: Reborn Together For The First Time!

Teen punks of convenience! Vampires! (Again!?) Questionable use of $12 Million! Rebirths, Relaunches and Retcons, oh my! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 6:11
  • Doom Clock - 7:39
  • Doomsplaining - 12:38 - We begin to cover volume 4 of the Doom Patrol, looking at the first 2 issues of this series, from John Byrne, Doug Hazlewood, Jared K. Fletcher and Alex Bleyaert!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:57 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite pre-comics fictional character?"
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12
Oct

Episode 108: Not in Kansas Any More But We Still Have Dorothy…

We're back with more Doom Patrol goodness! Join Mike, Paul, Hotcakes and Fabineez for about 30 minutes of good audio, and another 30 minutes of an annoying clipping sound that unexpectedly appeared during editing. Not recording - because we would've stopped until it was resolved - but editing. CURSE YOU, TECH GODS. Anyway, thanks and apologies in advance for putting up with it. We loves you guys.

  • Down on Derington Way - 10:46
  • Doom Clock - 16:48
  • Doomsplaining - 21:56 - We return to volume 2 of the Doom Patrol, covering issues 80 and 81 from rachel Pollack, The Pander Brothers, Ted McKeever, Stuart Chaffetz, and John E Workman Jr!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:57 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is your favourite fictional hero of colour?"
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5
Oct

Episode 107: As In One of the Circles of Hell

It's a new episode, taking a look at a new era, featuring the deubt of a new gimmick, the Doom Radio! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 8:49
  • Doom Clock - 10:15
  • Doomsplaining - 13:53 - We take our first nervous steps into an era we've never covered before...save for giving the entire run a brief recap back in Episode 7 (February 2015) because SOMEONE at the time refused to buy/read it...anyway, what was I saying? Oh. Yes. This week we take a look at the 'Tenth Circle' story from JLA (2004) issues 94 through 99, by John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Jerry Ordway, Tom Orzechowski and David Baron! The intro to Byrne's dP run proper!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:24 - We read your responses to the question, "What name in comic do you have problems pronouncing?"
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28
Sep

Episode 106: Twerking the Untwerkable

Join Mike, Paul, Matt Damon and Clate as we return to discuss the team that rarely gets a break but is often broken, the mighty Doom Patrol! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 10:10
  • Doom Clock - 14:45
  • Doomsplaining - 17:33 - We continue our coverage of Doom Patrol volume 2, and conclude the Teiresias War with issues 78 and 79, by Rachel Pollack, Ted McKeever, and John E Workman Jr!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 49:32 - We read your responses to the question, "Who is the least stable hero in comics?"
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14
Sep

Episode 105: Salvaging the Unworkable

It's a war on the strange with flashbacks galore - the Teiresias Wars continues! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 8:53
  • Doom Clock - 12:01
  • Doomsplaining - 15:37 - We return to Doom Patrol volume 2, looking at issues 76 and 77, by Rachel Pollack, Ted McKeever, John E Workman Jr and Stuart Chaffetz!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 49:32 - We read your responses to the question, "Who no longer works in comics that you would love to see return?"
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7
Sep

Episode 104: Dropping Some Colouring Knowledge with Tamra Bonvillain!

This week is doubly awesome as we not only take a look at the all new issue 8 from volume 6, but we're also joined by the colourist of the series, Tamra Bonvillain!

  • Down on Derington Way - 3:38
  • Doom Clock - 7:12
  • Doomsplaining - 9:45 - It's a new issue week - HOORAY! We take a look at issue 8, and are thrilled to also be joined by the colourist of the series, Tamra Bonvillain! Makre sure you've read the latest issue before joining us, as there WILL be spoilers as we discuss the events that occur in the story, while Tamra provides some insight into the creative process involved!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 47:35 - We read your responses to the question, "What is your favourite comic character costume combo colour?"
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31
Aug

Episode 103: Robotics Reconstruction Leads To Monstrous Revelation

Hey gang, we're back! Are you ready for some more DOOM PATROL? Of course you are! LET'S GET PATROLLING! 

  • Down on Derington Way - 10:21
  • Doom Clock - 14:29
  • Doomsplaining - 18:24 - After twenty-something episodes we finally return to Doom Patrol Volume 3! This week we take a look at issues 7 and 8, by John Arcudi and Tan Eng Huat!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 48:04 - We read your responses to the question, "Who are your favourite fictional siblings?"
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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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