Waiting for Doom

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!

5
Dec

Episode 154: Exciting Adventures To Inspire Your Amalgimagination!

Your favourite Patrologists are back, along with fan favourites Elasti-Girl, Ferro Man, Beastling, Shatterstarfire and Niles Cable! What, what?? Who?? Doo-doo-do-doo! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 6:20

  • Doom Clock – 9:53

  • Doomsplaining - 17:44 - This episode we take a detour into the Amalgam Universe and check out the X-Patrol and Exciting X-Patrol comics from 1996 and 1997, brought to us by Kalr and Barbara Kesel, Roger Cruz, Jonathan Holdredge, Richard Starkings, Tom Vincent, Jays Gardner, Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary, and Joe Andreani!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 49:14 - We read through your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What movie or TV show do you want to read comics of?’

10
Nov

DCOCD 37 - Brightest Day

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.

What happens after the Blackest Night? Hey, what, it’s another event!

12 characters were brought back to life and given new missions to save the universe. 2008’s BRIGHTEST DAY told their story. This 2 year event was brought to us by Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Judd Winick, Aaron Lopresti, Fernando Pasarin, John Dell, Cam Smith, Prentis Rollins, Dexter Vines, David Finch, Peter Steigerwald, Nick Napolitano, Beth Sotelo, Art Thibert, Gary Frank, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Norm Rapmund, Andrew Clark Jr, Oclair Albert, Rod Reis, Keith Champagne, Andy Owens, Tony Harris, Michael Cho, Matthew Ryan, Steve Wands, Michael Siglain, Kevin Maguire, Joe Bennett, Brian Miller, Jack Jadson, Fernando Dagnino, Javier Bergantino, Sal Cipriano, Raul Fernandez and many, many more.

Paul is joined by Green Lantern expert Chad Bokelman as well as the esteemed Mike Garvey to break this down and sort it out with a score. How will they rate BRIGHTEST DAY? Tune in and find out!

If you have thoughts, opinions, encouragement or issues, please feel free to contact us right here at waitingfordoom.com or at DCOCDCast@gmail.com and on twitter @DCOCDCast

KEEP ON EVENTING!

6
Nov

Episode 153: A Weird Meta Love Letter…or a RUSE?!

Your favourite Patrologists, Mike and Paul are BACK! You know who else is back? DOROTHY SPINNER! Wait, what? Isn’t she, y’know…dead? But then again does anyone in comics ever really die? And do you love comics as much as Clark? Wait, who’s Clark? Abundant questions form furrowed brow! LET’S GET PATROLLING!

  • News Patrol – 5:48

  • Doom Clock – 11:24

  • Doomsplaining - 18:24 - An all new episode with an all new issue of Doom Patrol? What a time for you humans to be alive! We discuss issue 5 of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds, with thanks to Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland, Maggie Howell, Andy Khouri and Molly Mahan! Spoiler warning for those who’ve not yet read this issue!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 33:40 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What’s your favourite decade of comics?’

12
Oct

Episode 152: Let’s Hit the (Destiny) Beach!

Whatever happened to Destiny Beach? With the Sands of Strength, and the Ocean of Dreams, how could Flex Mentallo have forgotten this place - and how will the Patrol return the beach to its former glory? Tune in to find out, Patrollers!

  • News Patrol – 5:10

  • Doom Clock – 11:10

  • Doomsplaining - 20:17 - We dive in to issue 4 of Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds, wiith thanks to Gerard Way, Jeremy Lambert, Nick Pitarra, Tamra Bonvillain, Simon Bowland, Nick Derington, Andy Khouri and Maggie Howell!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 36:54 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘What’s your favourite comic about something that really happened?

1
Oct

DCOCD 36 - Superman: New Krypton

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.

Superman is the sole survivor of Krypton. Except for Supergirl. Oh, and except for Krypto. Also, except for Zod and the Phantom Zone villains. And don’t forget about these 100,000 other Kryptonians!

What’s going on? It’s SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON which shows how the people and Krypton and the people of Earth can completely fail to live in peace together.

It’s the mega-event that started in 2008 and ran till 2010 from the impressive creative forces of Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka, Sterling Gates, James Robinson, Peter Woods, Eric Trautman, Yildiray Cinar, Renato Guedes, Jesus Merino, Eddy Barrows, Jamal Igle, Alex Ross, Gary Frank, Pere Perez, Cafu, Joanthan Sibal, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Steve Wands, Brian Miller, Keith Champagne, Jared K Fletcher, Thomas S Chu, Santiago Arcas, Rod Reis, Kevin Senft, Eduardo Pansica, JP Mayer, Javier Bergantino, Matt Idelson, Rob Leigh, John J Hill, David Curial, Javier Pina, Bernard Chang, Andrew Robinson, Pablo Raimondi, David Baron, Brad Anderson, Bob Harras and probably more.

Paul brings together (for the very first time) the unofficial super-cousins of the Super-fan community, Dr Anj and Michael Bailey. How will they rate NEW KRYPTON? 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!

27
Sep

Episode 151: Evolve or Die, As the Kids Say

How do you do, fellow kids? Come and join those hepcats Mike and Paul as they discuss more exciting adventures of the Doom Patrol! For rad, like reals, yo! As the kids say.

  • News Patrol – 5:40

  • Doom Clock – 7:02

  • Doomsplaining - 14:11 - We return to Oolong Island to discuss issues 10 and 11 of Volume 5, with thanks to Keith Giffen, Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay, Patrick Brousseau, Guy Major, and Elisabeth V. Gehrlein!

  • Mailbag O Doom - 38:33 - We read through listener feedback and your responses to the last Question of the Week, which was: ‘Who is you favourite fictional bird or bird themed character?’