Thursday, December 21, 2017

Episode 114: Cows Are Notoriously Aggressive OR John Byrne and Fashion Design, What Could Go Wrong?


Mike and Paul got ByrneT for you! Here's the latest on Episode 114 of Waiting for Doom, straight from their Podbean:

Sexy tension! Meta commentary! Yummy yummy thought meals! Creepy stalking clocks! Drug tazers! Hobo-Robos! Yes, it's time for some more boring new adventures so LET'S GET PATROLLING!

Down on Derington Way - 6:07
Doom Clock - 13:14
Doomsplaining - 18:00 - We head back to volume 4 of the Doom Patrol, and take a look at issues 5 and 6 by John Byrne, Doug Hazlewood, Jared K. Fletcher, Alex Bleyaert and Mike Carlin!
Mailbag O Doom - 45:07 - We read your responses to the question, "What comic habit have you broken?"

So here's the images for Doom Patrol (v3) #5. 
BLUE STEELE! Not to be confused with Real Steel

Did Faith ever actually return to the Justice League?

And Doom Patrol (v4) #6:

Question of the Week (even though Paul and Mike have most likely recorded the next episode): 
Who is your favorite fictional character with a walking stick?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Episode 113: This Is How It’s Gonna Go Out OR Oneiric Research - Get You Some!

Caught up again! Here's the dealio on the most recent episode from Paul and Mike and WilFreD. Check it out on the Podbeans
Deadly frisbees! Faith healers! Erotic chocolate milk! Grail cups, not plastic tumblers! Food that opens gates! Satan! eBay sniping! Something for everyone!
  • Down on Derington Way - 6:07
  • Doom Clock - 10:22
  • Doomsplaining - 15:45 - It's the beginning of the end for volume 2 of the Doom Patrol, as we take a look at issues 84 and 85, brought to us by Rachel Polack, Ted McKeever, John E. Workman and Lou Stathis!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 45:58 - We read your responses to the question, "In terms of comics, what was the 'one that got away'?"
Now, let's take a look at Doom Patrol (v2) #84. 

Like a Jewish Captain America. . .


Also, howzabout some #85? 

. . . and that's a wrap for Episode 113 of Waiting for Doom.


Here's the Question of the Week!
Which comic related habit have you broken yourself from doing?

Oh! And that Super Sons Annual #1 reference that Martin Gray tweeted about (artby Paul Pelletier, story by Peter J. Tomasi):

Ah, what the heck. Here's a Nick Derington tweet worth sharing.

That's all I have for now, my friends! Be good to one another!

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Episode 112: Thanks For Nothing OR A Niles Caulder Thanksgiving Special


MORE DOOM PATROL! Paul and Mike give it a go and share their excitement over Doom Patrol (v6) #9. Check it out through the always awesome Comicosity portal!


Down on Derington Way - 5:04
Doom Clock - 14:47
Doomsplaining - 18:07 - It's finally here! Issue 9 of Doom Patrol volume 6! 
Brought to us by Gerard Way, Nick Derington, Tom Fowler, Tamra Bonvillain, Todd Klein, Maggie Howell and Jamie S. Rich!
Mailbag O Doom - 45:58 - We read your responses to the question, "Pick a team of comic characters; they are now a band. What is the name of their first album?"

Let's start with the covers: 

Nick Derington's cover featuring Lucius conjuring. . .something. 
Tula Lotay's variant cover. 
Here's the inside look at Doom Patrol (v6) #9, with art from Nick Derington and  Tamra Bonvillain. 

Mike's favorite page from the issue. 

The Disappointment!

I didn't want to spoil Nick Derington's work completely, but figured it'd be good to share a piece. 

I completely dug this issue, as I told Mike and Paul, it answered a lot of questions and also did a lot to set up what comes next. 

Derington Way
Here's a pair of recent tweets Nick Derington's Twitter feed. 

. . . ad, finally, here's the 

Question of the Week

What is your comics-related ‘one that got away’?

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Episode 111: What a Bunch of Iceholes OR You Fargin' Icehole!

HUZZAH! We're Byrne-ing up! (Yeah, terrible pun and late post, but at least both are done). Mike and Paul get into Doom Patrol (volume 4) issues #3-4 in which they talk
Asparagus monsters! New costumes! Talking apes! Over-explaining things! Ice, ice and more ice, baby! Closing line clunkers! All this wackiness can only mean one thing - it's time for an all new episode of Waiting For Doom! LET'S GET PATROLLING!
  • Down on Derington Way - 5:12
  • Doom Clock - 7:38
  • Doomsplaining - 12:02 - We return to volume 4 of the Doom Patrol, looking at issues 3 and 4 from John Byrne, Doug Hazlewood, Jared K Fletcher, and Alex Bleyaert!
  • Mailbag O Doom - 36:02 - We read your responses to the question, "After the Brotherhoods of Evil and Dada, what Brotherhood should the Patrol face next?"

Doom Patrol (v4) #3!

Here's some stuff from Doom Patrol #4 of the Byrne volume.

"Enough about me. What do YOU think about me?"

. . .and we're caught up. For now. The guys' did have a 

Question of the WeekPick a team of comic characters; they are now a band. What is the name of their first album?

I had 2 answers, but that's not important right now. What is important is Nick Derington posted a daily sketch of Namor and Chris Ferguson made it an album cover.

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