Waiting for Doom

5
Dec

Episode 154: Exciting Adventures To Inspire Your Amalgimagination!

Your favourite Patrologists are back, along with fan favourites Elasti-Girl, Ferro Man, Beastling, Shatterstarfire and Niles Cable! What, what?? Who?? Doo-doo-do-doo! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:20

  • Doom Clock – 9:53

  • Doomsplaining - 17:44 - This episode we take a detour into the Amalgam Universe and check out the X-Patrol and Exciting X-Patrol comics from 1996 and 1997, brought to us by Kalr and Barbara Kesel, Roger Cruz, Jonathan Holdredge, Richard Starkings, Tom Vincent, Jays Gardner, Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary, and Joe Andreani!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 49:14 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What movie or TV show do you want to read comics of?’

10
Nov

DCOCD 37 - Brightest Day

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.

What happens after the Blackest Night? Hey, what, it’s another event!

12 characters were brought back to life and given new missions to save the universe. 2008’s BRIGHTEST DAY told their story. This 2 year event was brought to us by Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Judd Winick, Aaron Lopresti, Fernando Pasarin, John Dell, Cam Smith, Prentis Rollins, Dexter Vines, David Finch, Peter Steigerwald, Nick Napolitano, Beth Sotelo, Art Thibert, Gary Frank, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Norm Rapmund, Andrew Clark Jr, Oclair Albert, Rod Reis, Keith Champagne, Andy Owens, Tony Harris, Michael Cho, Matthew Ryan, Steve Wands, Michael Siglain, Kevin Maguire, Joe Bennett, Brian Miller, Jack Jadson, Fernando Dagnino, Javier Bergantino, Sal Cipriano, Raul Fernandez and many, many more.

Paul is joined by Green Lantern expert Chad Bokelman as well as the esteemed Mike Garvey to break this down and sort it out with a score. How will they rate BRIGHTEST DAY? Tune in and find out!

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

6
Nov

Episode 153: A Weird Meta Love Letter…or a RUSE?!

Your favourite Patrologists, Mike and Paul are BACK! You know who else is back? DOROTHY SPINNER! Wait, what? Isn’t she, y’know…dead? But then again does anyone in comics ever really die? And do you love comics as much as Clark? Wait, who’s Clark? Abundant questions form furrowed brow! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 5:48

  • Doom Clock – 11:24

  • Doomsplaining - 18:24 - An all new episode with an all new issue of Doom Patrol? What a time for you humans to be alive! We discuss issue 5 of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds, with thanks to Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland, Maggie Howell, Andy Khouri and Molly Mahan! Spoiler warning for those who’ve not yet read this issue!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 33:40 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What’s your favourite decade of comics?’

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!

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

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?