Waiting for Doom

25
May

DCOCD 9 - The Death of Superman

Mike and Paul get to one of the biggest to dos of the 90's, 1992's Death of Superman! But how will it fare in the rankings against other more typically structured events? When Doomsday comes for Superman what big deals does he bring? How 'eventy' is a knock-down drag-out super-brawl? Listen and find out as we cover this Super-title crossover from Dan Jurgens, Jerry Ordway, Louise Simonson, Roger Stern, Jon Bogdanove, Tom Grummett, Jackson Guice, Brett Breeding, Rick Burchett, Doug Hazlewood, Dennis Janke, Denis Rodier, John Costanza, Albert DeGuzman, Bill Oakley, Willie Schubert, Gene D'Angelo, Glenn Whitmore and Mike Carlin!

Get in touch and let us know your thoughts on this ep and the Death of Superman! You can send your comments to DCOCDcast@gmail.com or on twitter @DCOCDcast - and thanks for tuning in!

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20
May

Episode 123 - DO YOU KNOW IT’S JLMAY 2018???

We're back with our JLMay 2018 Episode!

Mike and Paul are joined by accredited Supergirl stalker Dr Anj from the Supergirl Comic Box Commentary Blog to do JLMay for another (third) year. It's part, err 9? or something of 12 parts The Silver Age comic series from 2000.

Follow the JLMay crossover on these great podcasts below! Each show will cover another chapter of the Silver Age event! Use the hashtag #JLMay2018 when discussing the crossover on social media!

In this episode...

  • Our week in comics - 5:00
  • Down on Derington Way - 7:50
  • Doom Clock - 14:15
  • Doomsplaining - 19:20 - Discussion of The Silver Age: Doom Patrol by Tom Peyer, Sergio Cariello, Rymond Kryssing, Kurt Hathaway, James Sinclair, Ramona Fradon, Kevin Nowlan and Dan Raspler! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 35:45 - we go through your responses to the latest Question of the Week: Who's your favourite panel to panel visual storyteller in comics?
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10
May

DCOCD 8 - Eclipso: The Darkness Within

Paul is joined by special guest Shagg Matthews of the Fire and Water Podcast Network to discuss DC's event of 1992, Eclipso: The Darkness Within! How will the scope, big deals, legacy, and eventyness of this story compare against other events? The fight to save Earth from the 'eclipsed', heroes gone bad - and the vengeance demon Eclipso - was brought to us by the creative team of Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming, Bart Sears, Randy Elliot, Mark Pennington, Raymond Kryssing, and Tom McCraw! 

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

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3
May

Episode 122: A Little Late Like Immortus Is A Little Old

IS THAT A NEW VOLUME 6 ISSUE I SEE BEFORE ME?? LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • Down on Derington Way - 9:45
  • Doom Clock - 15:00
  • Doomsplaining - 20:21 - It's here! The conclusion to the arc that leads into the event that's already concluded! It's Doom Patrol Volume 6 Issue 11, by Gerard Way, Nick Derington, Tamra Bonvillain, Tom Fowler, Todd Klein, Jaime S Rich and Molly Mahan! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 43:35 - we go through your responses to the latest Question of the Week: What's your number 1 goal at a comic convention?

 

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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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