Waiting for Doom

26
Apr

DCOCD 7 - War of the Gods

Paul and Mike are back with another installment of DCOCD, this time discussing another event from 1991, the Wonder Woman led War of the Gods! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story compare against other events? The quest to restore peace among the pantheons was brought to us by the creative team of George Perez, an army of inkers and finishers, Gene D'Angelo, Albert De Guzman, Richard Starkings, and Karen Berger!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and War of the Gods! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

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19
Apr

Episode 121: The Hell Equivalent of Tasmania

Angels! Demons! Literal tugging of heart strings! Cocooned souls! GSMD! Flying arms to the head - take a drink, and LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 5:41
  • Doom Clock - 13:58
  • Doomsplaining - 18:21 - We are taking another dive into the hidden gem that is volume 3 of the Doom Patrol, and discuss issues 11 and 12 by John Arcudi, Tan Eng Huat, Bob Lappan, Dave McCaig, Guy Major and Andrew Helfer! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 41:50 - we read some listener feedback before reviewing responses to the latest Question of the Week: Who is your favourite cyborg?
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12
Apr

DCOCD 6 - Armageddon 2001

Paul is joined by special guest Clinton Robison of the Coffee and Comics Podcast to discuss DC's event of 1991, Armageddon 2001! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story compare against other events? The mystery behind the future - and the villain Monarch - was brought to us by the creative team of Archie Goodwin, Dennis O'Neil, Dan Jurgens, Dick Giordano, Steve Mitchell, Art Thibert, Adrienne Roy and Anthony Tollin!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and Armageddon 2001! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

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5
Apr

Episode 120: Once, Twice, Three Times An Ape-y

Hot gorilla-on-gorilla action! Kleenex couture! Can you really have 'time-honoured traditions' by the 7th issue of a series? Awkward phone conversations! Failing memory! All this and the ever-eternal question on everyone's lips: just who the bloody hell ARE the Devolutionists anyway?!? LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 9:02
  • Doom Clock - 9:45
  • Doomsplaining - 14:50 - We return to volume 4 of the Doom Patrol, and take a look at issues 7 and 8 by John Byrne, Doug Hazlewood, Jared K Fletcher, Alex Bleyaert and Mike Carlin! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 38:55 - Who is your favourite loner character in comics?
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29
Mar

DCOCD 5 - Invasion!

Paul and Mike are back with another installment of DCOCD, this time discussing the 3 part event from 1988, Invasion! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story compare against other events? The battle to save Earth from the alien alliance was brought to us by the creative team of Keith Giffen, Bill Mantlo, Todd McFarlane, Bart Sears, P. Craig Russell, Al Gordon, Josef Rubenstein, Tom K Christopher, Pablo Marcos, Carl Gafford, Gene D'Angelo, Gaspar Saladino, Agustin Mas, John Costanza and Andy Helfer!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and Invasion! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

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22
Mar

Episode 119: The Last Stand of Sameness

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes! Turn and face the strange; ch-ch-changes! Milk Wars is gonna change the Pa-trol!

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes! Turn and face the strange; ch-ch-changes! Paul's sick, this ep Mike is joined by Rift-y!

Milk Wars will change things; but Young Animal will be fine...

  • Doom Clock - 14:30
  • Doomsplaining - 18:12 - Mike and special guest co-host Rifty discuss the Milk Wars finale in Doom Patrol / Justice League of America #1! The end of this strange adventure, and the future of the Young Animal line, is brought to us by Steve Orlando, Gerard Way, Dale Eaglesham, Nick Derington, Clay Mann, Tamra Bonvillain, Marissa Louise, and Clem Robbins!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 37:14 - We respond to listener feedback as well as responses to the last Question of the Week, 'Which comic creator would you make exclusive to which comic company?'
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15
Mar

DCOCD 4 - Cosmic Odyssey

Paul and Mike return with another installment of DCOCD, this time looking at the 4 part event from 1988, Cosmic Odyssey! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story stack up against 'Crisis on Infinite Earths','Legends', and 'Millennium'? The race to save the universe from Anti-Life was brought to us by the creative team of Jim Starlin, Mike Mignola, Carlos Garzon, Steve Oliff and John Workman!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and Cosmic Odyssey! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

 

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1
Mar

DCOCD 3 - Millennium

Paul and Mike return with more DCOCD discussion, looking at the big event from 1987, 'Millenium'! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story stack up against 'Crisis on Infinite Earths' and 'Legends'? The journey to the next stage of humanity's advancement was brought to us by the creative team of Steve Engelhart, Joe Staton, Ian Gibson, Bruce Patterson, Carl Gafford, Bob Lappan and Bob Kahan!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and Millennium! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

Also - please note, and accept our apologies for, the slight crackling in this ep, which unfortunately appeared after recording was completed - we're blaming those Manhunter androids!!

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22
Feb

Episode 118: Mental Flossam and Jetsam

Run for your lives, it's timf for more Waiting For Doom! Mike and Paul return to take a look at the under-appreciated Volume 3 of the Doom Patrol, featuring multiple RobotmEn, bittersweet closure, spooky monsters and ill-timed phone calls! Let's get patrolling!

  • Down on Derington Way - 6:36
  • Doom Clock - 11:39
  • Doomsplaining - 16:39 - At long last, we return to volume 3! There really was a good reason for it though. Honest. For reals. Anyway, we take a look at issues 9 and 10 by John Arcudi, Tan Eng Huat, Dave Stewart, Bob Lappan, Harvey Richards and Andew Helfer!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 37:14 - Which comic book character looks best in black and white?
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15
Feb

DCOCD 2 - Legends

DCOCD returns! Join Paul and Mike as they discuss the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of the follow-up to Crisis on Infinite Earths, the event known as Legends! The quest for legendary heroes was brought to us by the legendary creative team of John Ostrander, Len Wein, John Byrne, Karl Kesel, Steven Haynie, Tom Ziuko and Carl Gafford!

Get in touch and lets us know your thoughts on this ep and Legends! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com , or on Twitter @DCOCDcast  - and thanks for tuning in!

Also - please note, and accept our apologies for, the slight crackling in this ep - the TechGods struck once again, after recording was completed, unfortunately!

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