Waiting for Doom

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!

26
Feb

DCOCD 24 - Bruce Wayne: Murderer? / Fugitive!

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 double-treat of Maggie and Jon Schaefer-Hames from the Married With Comics podcast to do hard time with BRUCE WAYNE: MURDERER? before going on the lam with BRUCE WAYNE: FUGITIVE!

These were 2 big, back to back Bat crossovers in 2002 from powerhouse creators Greg Rucka, Ed Brubaker, Chuck Dixon, Kelly Puckett, Devin Grayson, Denny O’Neil, Damion Scott, Scott McDaniel, Phil Noto, Rick Leonardi, Rodney Ramos, Dave Johnson, Roger Robinson, Bill Sienkewitz, Brian Bolland, Pete Woods, Andrew Pepoy, Willie Schubert, Noelle Giddings, Todd Nauck, Rick Burchett, Lee Loughridge, Klaus Janson, Todd Klein, Andy Owens, Albert De Guzman, John Costanza, Gregory Wright, Gloria Vasquez, Rob Leigh, Jesse Depelderdang, John Floyd, John McCrea, Steve Lieber, Mark McKenna, Robin Riggs, Sean Phillips, Sergio Cariello, Jack Morelli, Bill Oakley, Jim Royal, Geoff Johns, Robert Campanella, Bob Ro and Robert Scheck.

Listen to find out what were the highlights, things that lasted and more about this 10 month event.

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!

21
Feb

Episode 138: Nano-Bot Shenanigans and DOOM PATROL TV!

Come in out of the rain and listen to your favourite Patrologists discuss a wide range of topics such as nano-bots (not old lady bottoms), cyber-baboons, cool things the young people say, exciting impending future web-related developments (closer to rumours than spiders, this time), a rebooted Robotman (Rebootman?) plus a little something called the PILOT EPISODE OF THE DOOM PATROL TV SHOW. What a time to be alive! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – Spoiler Free 6:30
  • News Patrol - SPOILERIFIC 9:29 - you may want to skip this if you've not seen Doom Patrol S1Ep1
  • Doom Clock - 25:54
  • Doomsplaining - 34:23 - This week we take a look at the 'Uncanny Valley' story, starring Robotman, from the My Greatest Adventure miniseries from 2011, brought to us by Matt Kindt, Scott Kolins, Mike Atiyeh, Jared K Fletcher, Kate Stewart and Joey Cavalieri! 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 56:42 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, "Who’s your favourite covert organisation in comics?'
12
Feb

DCOCD 23 - Joker: Last Laugh

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.

Mike and Paul with the Reggie part of Chris and Reggie’s Cosmic Treadmill go crazy for Joker: Last Laugh from 2001. This 6 week event took place in the Bat related books, but also spilled over into the Superman titles, JSA, Young Justice, Wonder Woman, JLA, Impulse, Titans, Flash, Green Lantern and more.

Architected by Chuck Dixon and Scott Beatty, the event featured the creative talents of Brian Boland, Walt Simonson, Scott McDaniel, Ron Randall, Tim Sale, Pete Woods, Willie Schubert, Marcos Martin, Mark Farmer, Tom McCraw, Ed McGuiness, Andy Kuhn, Gina Going-Raney, Rick Burchett, Klaus Janson and many many others.

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!

6
Feb

Episode 137: Your Guide to Legendary Jam

TulipGate! Albino Donkeys! Paul gets wild and wired! Mike gets excited about the return of the SRS (Sexually Remaindered Spirits)! All this bad sentencing and poorly grammar can only mean one thing - it's time for an all new Waiting For Doom, so LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 4:45
  • Doom Clock - 13:22
  • Doomsplaining - 21:06 - This week we take a look at some various comics featuring short-but-good instances of Patrol-related goodness: Vertigo Jam, Legends of the DC Universe 80 Page Giant #2, and Secret Files and Origins Guide to the DC Universe 2001-2002!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 42:30 - We read through your emails and responses to the last Question of the Week, 'What comic hero team is most in need of an overhaul?'
 
 
29
Jan

DCOCD 22 - Our Worlds At War

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 with Superman cultist Michael Bailey and Laurel from the Huntress podcast, sign up for the multi-planetary conflict that is Superman: Our Worlds at War from 2001. This 3 month event was mostly in the Superman titles, but also spilled over into the pages of Supergirl, Young Justice, Batman, Impulse, Superboy, Wonder Woman and pulled in everyone from the JLA, to the Flash to the JSA.

Chief creators include Jeph Loeb, Joe Kelly, Joe Casey, Mark Schultz, Peter David, Geoff Johns, Phil Jiminez, Jae Lee, Ed Brubaker, Scott McDaniel, Judd Winnick, Ed McGuiness, Doug Mahnke and many many others.

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!

24
Jan

Episode 136: A New End

It's time for an all new episode of Waiting For Doom, and this time you'll also find some handy hints and life lesson! Pearls of wisdom such as, 'Never Trust Ghosts', 'Bathe Regularly', 'Don't Kidnap People' and 'Don't Drop A Shovel On Your Face'. LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 9:47
  • Doom Clock - 11:13
  • Doomsplaining - 18:01 - This week we reach the finale of Doom Patrol Volume 3, as we take at look at issues 21 and 22 from John Arcudi, Tan Eng Huat, Chris Walker, Dave McCaig, Bob Lappan, Andy Helfer and Harvey Richards. 
  • Mailbag O Doom - 48:50 - We read through your emails and responses to the last Question of the Week, 'Which comic character would you want as a bodyguard?'
14
Jan

Episode 135: Welcome to Doom-Thousand-Nineteen

It's a new year, and time for new episode to kick off YEAR FIVE (gasp!) of Waiting for Doom! LET'S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 9:54
  • Doom Clock - 15:11
  • Doomsplaining - 21:32 - This week we take a slightly different approach, given the renewed interest in the Doom Patrol thanks to the impending TV show (OMG CAN YOU BELIEVE WE ARE GETTING A dP TV SHOW THOUGH LIKE WHAT EVEN IS THIS LIFE) and provide an overview of the Doom Patrol's history. Think of it as 'dP101 Redux', or 'dP102', even.
  • Mailbag O Doom - 01:03:12 - We read through your emails and responses to the last Question of the Week, 'Who’s your favourite pet in comics?'