Waiting for Doom

19
May

Episode 143: How To Negotiate With A Black Hole

Waiting For Doom is BACK! A short break was needed by my humans but they have been rebuilt by WilFreD, for WilFreD has the technology, making them stronger, faster, more…WilFreD has said to much. Enjoy the show!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free 6:01

  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1 Eps 10 through 13! - 6:20

  • Doom Clock - 20:16

  • Doomsplaining - 29:38 - This week we continue on with Volume 5, and look at issues 2 and 3 by Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, John Livesay, Patrick Brosseau, Guy Major and Elizabeth V. Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 52:07 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "What comic/non-comic movie mashup story would you like to see made?”

 

13
May

DCOCD 29 - Infinite 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.

Paul and Mike get reality-punched as they discuss and assess the actual event of 2005 INFINITE CRISIS from Geoff Johns, Phil Jimenez, George Perez, Ivan Reis, Jerry Ordway, Jim Lee, Joe Bennett, Sandra Hope, Nick Napolitano, Jeromy Cox, Guy Major, Tanya Horie, Richard Horie Gail Simone, Judd Winick, Bill Willingham, Andy Diggle and many many more.

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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24
Apr

DCOCD 28 - Countdown to Infinite Crisis

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

Paul is joined by veteran comic podcaster Peter Rios to breakdown the sprawling 2005 event COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS from every writer and artist working at DC at the time. Beginning with the titular shocking one shot, to the 4 mini-series (The OMAC Project, Day of Vengeance, Villains United and The Rann/Thanagar War) Paul, Peter and semi-OCD Dr Anj look at all the moving pieces that were coordinated to prime the DC Universe to explode.

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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18
Apr

Episode 142: Happy Action Packed Birthday, Beloved Doom Patrol!

HOLEY CHEESES do we have an action packed episode for you this week, Dannyzens! Not only is this week the birthday of everyone’s favourite, BELOVED, superhero team, but there’s ALSO news of a NEW dP comic book, plus some exciting Kickstarter happenings that involve some of our Patrol Creative Fam! WHAM BAM, THANK YOU FAM! And - AND - we finally, at long last, get to dP VOLUME FIVE! WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free 6:43

  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1 Eps 8 and 9 - 10:33

  • News Patrol - Mike chats with Joe Corallo about the Kickstarter for ‘Dead Beats’ a music/horror anthology comic featuring some members of the Doom Patrol family! - 19:53

  • Doom Clock - 45:13

  • Doomsplaining - 54;01 - This week we finally arrive at Volume 5, and take a look at the first issue of this new setting and era for the Patrol!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 01:11:32 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "What is your favourite issue, mini-series or ongoing from a writer who does not traditionally work in comics?

10
Apr

DCOCD 27 - War Games

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.

Paul is joined by Mike Staley from Silent Knight the Cassandra Cain Podcast and Bill Bere from The Bat-Pod to play through the big bad Bat event WAR GAMES from 2004.

This massive crossover started in the Batman 12 Cent Adventure and ended with everyone angry. The story featured the talents of Bill Willingham, Devin Grayson, Ramon Bachs, Andersen Gabrych, Brad Walker, Pete Woods, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Dylan Horrocks, Ed Brubaker, Paul Gulacy, Jimmy Palmiotti, AJ Lieberman, Matt Wagner, Troy Nixey, Sean Phillips, Bob Schreck and many others.

Listen to find out what were the shocks, joys and horrors of the second most notorious comic event of 2004.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, leave them at WaitingForDoom.com or via DCOCDCast@gmail.com or on twitter @DCOCDCast

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5
Apr

Episode 141: Yurrd and Rogga and Zorrm and Azraeuz

Ever had one of those moments where you're feeling remorseful about unleashing ancient evils upon the world, and then you put plans into motion to actually try to resolve the issue (as well as redeem yourself) but then  - OF COURSE - superheroes get involved and muck things up? No? Just WilFreD and Veronica Cale feeling that way, then? Well. Garbageman's fart to THAT. Sigh. LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free 5:56
  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC 7:43 - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1 Eps 6 and 7
  • Doom Clock - 18:18
  • Doomsplaining - 24:56 - This week we take a look at the Patrol's next appearance in the DCU of 2006-2007, as we cover the story that set the stage for Doom Patrol volume 5, in 52 Aftermath: The Four Horsemen!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 43:30 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "What’s a comic that you expected to be bad which turned out to be an absolute delight?"
28
Mar

DCOCD 26 - Identity 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.

Paul and Mike look at the entirely non-controversial, universally beloved event from 2004, IDENTITY CRISIS. They are joined by the stars of the Relatively Geeky Podcasting Network, Professor Alan and Emily who bring the academic analysis that they are famous for.

This 7 issue dark dive into the dangers of relationships with superfolk was from writer Brad Meltzer, artist Rags Morales, covers by the late great Michael Turner, lettered by Ken Lopez, colours by Alex Sinclair and edited by Mike Carlin.

Listen to find out what were the shocks, joys and horrors of this notorious event.

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, leave them at WaitingForDoom.com or via DCOCDCast@gmail.com or on twitter @DCOCDCast

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21
Mar

Episode 140: Cloning Around With The Kids in Paris

Ever had one of those moments where you're trying to recall something, or someone, but the memory is kinda vague until some jerk punches his way out of the Phantom Zone, altering reality and THEN it all comes back to you? Or tried taking the family to Paris only to have your trip ruined by bad guys and clones and gorillas in love? No? Just us then? Oh. Well then. LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free yet FULL OF IMPORTANT MILESTONES! 7:03
  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC 11:03 - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1 Ep 5
  • Doom Clock - 20:02
  • Doomsplaining - 27:02 - This week we take a look at the Patrol's 'return' to the DCU in 2006, via the pages of Infinite Crisis and Teen Titans!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 50:00 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "Who is your favourite comic character that you don’t want to see headlining a comic?"
15
Mar

Episode 139: If It’s Dooms-Dey, We Must Be In Fuchtopia

Doom Patrol...but on a Tangent! Doom Patrol...but on TV! Who will lead us on a patrol to round up all these things of doom?? Why, your favourite Patrologists, of course! So get on the short bus with Mike and Paul and LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free 10:16
  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC 12:25 - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1 Eps 2-4
  • Doom Clock - 30:13
  • Doomsplaining - 38:03 - This week we take a look at a different version of the Doom Patrol, this time from the Tangent earth and series of one-shots from the late 90s! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 59:43 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "Which comic creator’s work do you purchase regardless of character or publisher?"
6
Mar

DCOCD 25 - JLA/Avengers

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.

Paul teams with the super talented and super articulate Xum Yukinori to look at the colossal crosscrossover comic mini-series event JLA/AVENGERS from 2003.

This 4 issue epic brought together every single JLA thing with every single Avengers thing and was lovingly crafted by artist George Perez and writer Kurt Busiek, with Richard Starkings, Tom Smith and Dan Raspler.

With the help of semi-OCD Kevin Wetter, Paul and Xum determine if this is actually the eventiest event to end all events that ever evented.

Listen to find out what were the highlights, things that impacted and more about this one.

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!