Waiting for Doom

9
Apr

Episode 158: Fractured Realities

Count Suckula! Giant Cannibal Woman! Negative Nazi! Meat Destroyer Robot! Are these new team members of the Doom Patrol, or enemies? Something else?? And what does Ted Bruder have to do with all of this!? Join Mike and Paul as they journey into yet more of the wonderful weirdness that is the Doom Patrol!

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:42

  • Doom Clock – 10:28

  • Doomsplaining - 18:51 - This episode we look at issue 16 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Brian Keene, Al Milgrom, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, Matthew Clark, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 32:25 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Who is your all-time fave comics editor?’

3
Apr

DCOCD 40 - Rotworld

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.

Its 2013 and the DC Universe has gone mouldy and rotten. Can edgy heroes Animal Man and Swamp Thing save everyone from ROTWORLD? We sure hope so otherwise the podcast ends here.

This event is brought to us by some powerhouse creators Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, Steve Pugh, Yanick Paquette, Marco Rudy, Timothy Green II, Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher, Daniel Green, Andy Owens, Joseph Silver, Andrew Bellanger, Pat Brousseau, Karl Kerschl, Jared K Fletcher, Travis Lanham, Carlos Mangul, Dezi Sienty, Lovern Kindzierski, Val Staples, Nathan Fairbairn, Tony Avina, Lee Loughridge, John Kalisz, Jose Villarrubia, Joey Cavalieri and Matt Idelson..

Paul and Mike are joined by Ryan Daly because he’s a fun guy (hmm that joke was funnier before I typed it). How will they rate ROTWORLD? 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!

14
Mar

The Gary Show 3

Shouldering burdens. Making biscuits. Beverages of choice. Not doing things. Funeral plans. Cold opens versus proper intros. Living in a pandemic. Cheese regret. Accents. Mashups. How many times can a person say ‘Good Lord!’ in one episode. Indispensable objects. Pitched ideas. Old TV shows. Vehicular issues.

Featured music:

Intro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Vamos" - Pixies

"It's No Reason" - The Church

"Superkill" - Bill McClintock (James Brown/Motorhead mashup)

Outro - "Lemon to a Knife Fight" - The Wombats

6
Mar

Episode 157: Up, Up and Disarraaaaaay!

Mike and Paul return delight your ears and brain parts with more of their love for the Doom Patrol. Hopefully, in this episode, the team will get some respite from all the recent craziness, and get some time to relax. And nothing will go wrong. And there will be absolutely no surprises.

OH WHO IS WILFRED KIDDING. Sigh. Those poor people.

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:17

  • Doom Clock – 11:49

  • Doomsplaining - 16:49 - This episode we look at issues 14 and 15 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Pat Brosseau, Steve Wands, Guy Major, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 42:57 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘what is your favourite ‘street level’ comic character/title/arc or story?’

27
Feb

DCOCD 39 - New 52

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.

Everything suddenly starts over and it’s a complete (partial) reboot with a clean slate of uncertain continuity as the DC starts over in 2011 with NEW 52. It’s the publishing plan that walked like an event!

It’s brought to you by everyone at DC at the time, until many quit in a huff.

Paul with special guests Herman Loew and Grant Richter try and make sense of this confusing 5 years in ntheir comic-reading lives. How will they rate NEW 52? 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!

16
Feb

The Gary Show 2

Horror rabbits. Mother pheasants. Silly string parties. The shame and the love. Getting your money back. Police raids on vampires. Ballpark figures. $600!!!

Featured music:

"Bower of Bliss" - The Clouds

"Whoever's Been Using This Bed" - The Earthmen

Intro/Outro

"Machine Gun" - The Commodores

 

 

25
Jan

Episode 156: Welcome To Doom-Thousand-Twenty

Time marches ever onwards, forcing us to leave behind the previous year - and decade - as you humans inevitably prepare yourselves for yet another new calendar year. Today the sun, tonight the moon, when will this madness stop?! But fret not, for you mortals are blessed with an all new instalment of Waiting For Doom. Count your blessings humans! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 8:23

  • Doom Clock – 11:14

  • Doomsplaining - 15:32 - This episode we return to Volume 5, and take a look at issues 12 and 13 from Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 42:23 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What was your favourite [Insert Own Category Here] of 2019?’

18
Jan

The Gary Show 1

Bushfires. Crunchy sheep nuts. 2019. #OperationWedding2020 . Men’s health. Podcasting. Codpiece community. Gaming. Secret origins. Incorrect birthdates. Dating advice. Lottery plans. Music. Common threads in disasters. Possum sex parties. Doing your 50%.

Featured music:

'Up From the South' - The Budos Band

'Buildings & Mountain' - The Republic Tigers

Intro/Outro:

'Machine Gun' - The Commodores

26
Dec

Episode 155: Fresh Baguettes For Christmas!

It’s definitely the ‘silly season’ as the human youths call it, so lets get your body moving like a Wild Ass (not a euphemism) in some virtual insanity, as your favourite Patrologists Mike and Paul see out 2019 with some more Doom Patrol! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 10:53

  • Doom Clock – 12:54

  • Doomsplaining - 21:26 - This episode we cover the penultimate (or second last, as some would say) issue of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds! Yes it’s issue 6 of (what we call) Volume 7, brought to us by Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, Omar Francia, Simon Bowland, Nick Derington, Maggie Howell and Andy Khouri!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 39:04 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What trend in comics would you reverse if you could?’

19
Dec

DCOCD 38 - Flashpoint

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.

Is this the end of the beginning of the DC Universe or is this the beginning of the end?

The DC Universe is all screwed up in 2011’s FLASHPOINT by Geoff Johns, Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope, Nick Napolitano, Alex Sinclair, Adam Schlagman and many more.

Mike, Paul and special guest Martin Gray try to make sense of this new reality and sort it out with a score. How will they rate FLASHPOINT? 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!