Waiting for Doom

11
Aug

The Gary Show 6

Everything is under control. Conflicting advice about dental care. Wedding prep. Religion. The untold story of Mike (still untold). Upping the bar tab. Rolling with it. Footloose. Processional music. The point of fingers. Stress purchases. Horror movies. The significant difference between the number 3 and 8.

 

Featured music:

 

Intro/Outro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Gigantic" - The Pixies

"Black Fingernails, Red Wine" - Eskimo Joe

31
Jul

Episode 161: We All Turn Into Babies If We’re Lucky

Crazy Jane. Elasti-Woman. Positive Man. Space Case. Hank the Emotional Support Dog. Flex Mentallo. The Great Ludini. Lotion the Cat. Fugg. Mento (booo). This is the voyage of the star-faring Danny the Ambulance, journeying toward that strange new world, Planet Cliff….

 

Wait, what?

 

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:51

  • Doom Clock – 8:37

  • Doomsplaining - 15:59 - This episode we discuss the 7th and final issue of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds, brought to us by Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, Nick Derington, Michael Allred, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland and Andy Khouri!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 35:05 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Which comic character do you wish was more well known?’

18
Jul

DCOCD 43 - Multiversity

DCOCD is the DC Comics events podcast, where we look at every DC event in chronological order from Crisis on Infinite Earths to... we're not quite sure yet.

It's 2014 and comics are yelling at you not to read them. What’s happening? It must be something to do with GRANT MORRISON and a 9 comic event called MULTIVERSITY. It’s a another crisis from the creators Rian Hughes, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, Ben Oliver, Frank Quitely, Cameron Stewart, Marcus To, Paula Siqueria, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Sandra Hope, Mark Irwin, Jonathan Glapion, Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Jaime Mendoza, Eber Ferreira, Todd Klein, Rob Leigh, Carlos Mangul, Clem Robins, Steve Wands, Nei Ruffino, Dave McCaig, Daniel Brown, Nathan Fairbairn, Brian Miller, Alex Sinclair, Jeromy Cox, Gabriel Eltaeb, David Baron, Jason Wright, Kevin Senft and Ricky Purdin.

Paul and Mike are joined by Professor Frenzy himself, aka Gerry Green to discuss, dissect and score this one.

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

KEEP ON EVENTING!

Intro/Outro music: Break It Down Again - Tears For Fears

8
Jul

Episode 160: Copping (Secret) Six of the Best with Craig MacDonald!

Waiting For Doom is back, HUZZAH! This week your hosts and favourite Patrologists, Mike and Paul, are joined by fellow Patrol fan, Craig MacDonald! Together they take a look at the times that the Patrol faced off against the Secret Six! This one’s got everything, gang! Form decapitations, mind control, donkey rides, and non-aggression talks with a pelican!

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:14

  • Doom Clock – 12:28

  • Doomsplaining - 19:58 - First up we take a look issue 4 of the 2006 Secret Six mini-series ‘Six Degrees of Devastation’, by Gail Simone, Brad Walker, Jimmy Palmiotti, Travis Lanham, Paul Mounts, Karl Kerschl, Stephane Pern and Tom Palmer Jr. Then we take a look at the S6/dP crossover from 2011, ‘Suicide Roulette’! This story started in Secret Six 30, by Gail Simone, Jim Calafiore, Jason Wright, John Kalisz, Travis Lanham, Daniel Luvisi, Sean Ryan and Rachel Gluckstern - and then continued into Doom Patrol 19, by Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, Art Thibert, Sean Parsons, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, Elisabeth V. Gehrlein and Simona Martore!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:37 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Which comic character would you want to be isolated with?’

5
Jun

The Gary Show 5

Facial hair. Water issues. Cold weather appears to be a running gag. Issues with reptiles. Doris the Chicken. How to avoid baboon butt. You have my permission to sleep. Bridalic. Love and mixed messages in the time of corona virus. Finding your form of bonsai. Tremors. Star Trek.

Featured music:

Intro/Outro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Perfect" - Vanessa Amorosi

"Come Anytime" - Hoodoo Gurus

Original broadcast date: 5 June 2020

 

28
May

Episode 159: Those Boswicks Sure Throw One Hell of a Party

The Duke and Duchess of Boswick cordially invite you to a gala event in their new mansion located in North Korea. There will plenty of entertainment (mostly at your expense, for the benefit of the Boswicks) and things to eat (most likely the Boswicks, eating parts of you). So don your finest outfits (the Boswicks enjoy the beautiful things in life) and let us have some fun (it will be the Boswicks having their depraved, twisted fun at your expense)!

LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 8:46

  • Doom Clock – 12:51

  • Doomsplaining - 20:51 - This episode we look at issue 17 and 18 of Volume 5, from Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, Pat Brosseau, Guy Major, John Livesay, Simona Martore and Elisabeth V Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 41:25 - We read through listener feedback as well as your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What's your favourite funny comic?’

19
May

DCOCD 42 - Forever Evil

DCOCD is the DC Comics events podcast, where we look at every DC event in chronological order from Crisis on Infinite Earths to... we're not quite sure yet.

It's 2013 and villains are getting their villain on and things have taken a dark turn in the DC universe. It's not just occasional evil, but full-on FOREVER EVIL (temporarily)! It's the biggest event of the New 52, from the talents of Geoff Johns, David Finch, Richard Friend, Rob Leigh, Sonia Oback and Brian Cunningham.

Paul and Mike are joined by Michael Bailey to discuss, dissect and score this one.

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!

 

7
May

The Gary Show 4

Misadventures with Bug Spray. The uncoolness of double eye patches. Crying (or not). Virtual lawn intruders. The adventures of Betsy the Pretty and Bogan the Barbarian. Saying things about Say Anything. Mothers Day. Penis Owls.

Featured music:

Intro/Outro - "Machine Gun" - The Commodores

"Welcome to the Black Parade" - My Chemical Romance

"Live it Up" - Mental As Anything

"Fool Fool Fool (Look in the Mirror)" - Holly Golightly

Original broadcast date: 7 May 2020

25
Apr

DCOCD 41 - Trinity War

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 big 3 Justice League books come together for the first proper event of the New 52 TRINITY WAR. Will our heroes stop fighting amongst themselves long enough to solve the mystery of Pandora and her coincidentally named Pandaora’s Box? Not until the final part!.

This event is brought to us by the creative talents of Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, JM DeMatteis, Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke, Mikel Janin, Christian Alamy, Oclair Albert, Zander Cannon, Keith Champagne, Vicente Cifuentes, Marc Deering, Eber Ferreira, Gene Ha, Jim Lee, Tom Nguyen, Joe Prado, Kenneth Rocafort, Scott Williams, Patrick Zircher, Sal Cipriano, Taylor Esposito, Travis Lanham, Carlos Mangul, Nick Napolitano, Dezi Sienty, Brad Anderson, Blond, Jeromy Cox, Gabe Eltaeb, Nathan Eyring, Hi-Fi, Art Lyon, Marcelo Maiolo, Pete Pantazis, Rod Reis, Alex Sinclair, Dan Didio, Will Moss and Brian Cunningham.

Paul and Mike are joined by Scott X to provide a trinity of commentary! How will they rate TRINITY WAR? 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!

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?’

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