Waiting for Doom

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.

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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

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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?

14
Aug

DCOCD 33 - Amazons Attack

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.

It’s another rest stop on the long garbage-strewn highway to Final Crisis. This time it’s 6 issues of mayhem as the denizens of Themyscira forget everything they know about peace to wage wanton war on Washington in 2007’s AMAZONS ATTACK. All created by Will Pfeifer, Pete Woods, Brad Anderson, Travis Lanhan, Rob Leigh and Matt Idelson.

Enjoy our discussion of the mega man, monument and memorial massacre as villain Circe and angry Queen Hippolyta unleash an army and giant bees on a very localised part of the DC universe.

Paul and Mike are joined by Michael’s Staley and Bailey, plus Siskoid and Maggie and Jonathan Schaefer-Hames in this all-star spectacular.

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

8
Aug

Episode 148: Responsible Women, Crazy Guys, and Cats in Underwear

Mike and Paul return into your earholes (eww) with some ALL NEW DOOM PATROL GOODNESS! HUZZAH! LET’S GET PATROLLING, HUMANS!

  • News Patrol – 5:58

  • Doom Clock - 7:22

  • Doomsplaining - 11:53 - This week we cover an ALL NEW issue of Doom Patrol, in Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds issue 2! Brought to us by Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, James Harvey, Abby Lupine, Andy Khouri and Molly Mahan! Spoiler warnings galore if you've not read this issue yet!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 29:06 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last (non)Question of the Week, in which we asked you to write a Doom Patrol haiku!

9
Jul

DCOCD 32 - Salvation Run

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.

DC continued on the rocky road to Final Crisis with a 7 issue side event of the pre-event to 2008’s main event. Anyway it’s time to look at 2007’s SALVATION RUN from Bill Willingham, Lilah Sturges, Sean Chen, Waldon Wong, Wayne Faucher, Joe Bennett, Joe Corroney, Neal Adams (variant cover), Steve Wands, Ken Lopez, John Kalisz, Thomas Chu and Joey Cavalieri.

See what happens when the villains of the DC universe get exiled to a planet that is engineered to kill them. Will the Joker kill Lex Luthor (ah, no)? Paul is joined by Sean Ross and Diabolu Frank to do hard time and plan an escape.

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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3
Jul

Episode 147: Feeling the Weight of the Worlds with Jeremy Lambert!

Guess who’s back? MIKE AND PAUL! Guess who’s ALSO back?? THE DOOM PATROL! Yes, it’s a brand new issue and story featuring our favourite ambulance-load of misfits, and we are lucky to be joined by the co-writer on the series, Jeremy Lambert! PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE SPOILERS FOR THE NEW ISSUE THROUGHOUT THIS EPISODE!

  • News Patrol – 7:26

  • Doom Clock - 11:43 - PLEASE NOTE: There are some spoilers on the new issue in this segment!

  • Doomsplaining - 24:31 - PLEASE NOTE: There are some MORE spoilers on the new issue in this segment! This week we welcome our very special guest, the co-writer of Doom Patrol, Jeremy Lambert! We (unsurprisingly) discuss the brand new issue, which comes to us from Jeremy and Gerard Way, James Harvey, Sajan Rai, Abby Lupine, Nick Derington, Molly Mahan and Andy Khouri!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 57:37 - PLEASE NOTE: There are NO spoilers on the new issue in this segment! We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, "What’s your favourite comic set in a historical context?”

 

26
Jun

DCOCD 31 - Countdown to 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.

In 2007, high on the success of the weekly series 52, DC rolled immediately into another year long weekly series Countdown to Final Crisis and almost everything went wrong this time! Featuring the talents of Paul Dini, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Tony Bedard, Adam Beechen, Sean McKeever, Jesus Saiz, Keith Giffen, Jim Califiore, Mark McKenna, David Lopez, Carlos Magno, Jay Leisten, Don Hillsman, Dennis Calero, Manuel Garcia, Mike Norton, Rodney Ramos, Jack Purcell, Alejandro Barrionuevo, Art Thibert, Wayne Faucher, Jamal Igle, Howard Porter, Scott Kolins, Ron Lim, Thomas Derenick, Pete Woods, Jim Starlin, Jamal Igle, Keith Champagne, Freddie Williams III, Andy Kubert, Ed Benes, Tim Townsend, Mariah Benes, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Shane Davis, Matt Banning, J G Jones, Talent Caldwell, Ian Churchil, Norman Rapmund, Claudio Castellini, Karl Kerschl, Stephane Roux, Travis Lanham, Jared Fletcher, Phil Balsman, Rob Leigh, Steve Wands, Ken Lopez, Thomas Chu, Rod Reis, Peter Pantazis, Alex Bleyaert, Brian Miller, Mike Marts and Mike Carlin.

It sure was a weekly comic!

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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20
Jun

Episode 146: Introspection and Instigation

Your favourite Patrologists, Mike and Paul, are back with an all new Waiting For Doom! We’ve made it past the dreaded HixPox, and the Blackest Night, and now we see some familiar faces return to the lives of our much beloved team of misfits! Obey WilFreD, humans, and tune in!

  • News Patrol – 7:04

  • Doom Clock - 9:41

  • Doomsplaining - 16:31 - This week we continue with Volume 5, and look at issues 6 and 7 by Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Cliff Richards, John Livesay, Patrick Brosseau, John J. Hill, Guy Major and Elizabeth V. Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 39:19 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "What’s the greatest fight scene in comics?”