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All hail Doom! Join your hosts Craig and Bill as they take a tour through all things related to the greatest comic book villain of all time, the legendary Dr. Doom! We taking a tour through Doom's history in comic books and continuing on into lots of other Doom-related mass media, trivia, analysis, and other various musings!

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All hail Doom! Join your hosts Craig and Bill as they take a tour through all things related to the greatest comic book villain of all time, the legendary Dr. Doom! We taking a tour through Doom's history in comic books and continuing on into lots of other Doom-related mass media, trivia, analysis, and other various musings!

    The Doctor Doom Cast Episode 20: "You Insufferable Fool!" (Fantastic Four #155, "Battle Royal!", Fantastic Four #156, “Middle Game!”, Fantastic Four #157 “The Endgame Cometh!")

    The Doctor Doom Cast Episode 20: "You Insufferable Fool!" (Fantastic Four #155, "Battle Royal!", Fantastic Four #156, “Middle Game!”, Fantastic Four #157 “The Endgame Cometh!")

    Welcome back to the world-famous Doctor Doom Cast!

    Broadcasting live from different corners of Latveria, we dig into Fantastic Four #155, "Battle Royal!" Fantastic Four #156, “Middle Game!”, and Fantastic Four #157 “The Endgame Cometh!”. Oh man, this story is all over the board!

    Where to begin? Doom revels in his villainy by stealing the Silver Surfer's girlfriend and maybe even marrying her (although...did he really? Or did he just say that he did?) And is she even the Surfer's girlfriend? The Surfer seems to think so, but she...seems to think otherwise? Doom blackmails the Surfer into attacking the Fantastic Four, and concocts an overly elaborate scheme to utilize (but not directly wield) the Surfer's power?

    Our review leads us to questions like, what kind of programming would be on a Doom-based TV network? "Mad About You" reruns? What is the exact location of Latervia? Why do Latverians sometimes seem to have a Scottish accent? Does Doom employ a toy maker to create his various action figure/chess sets? And if so, what's that guy's turnaround time?

    We also learn what "zugzwang" means and discuss a somewhat dated reference to one Mr. O.J. Simpson!

    Listen now!!! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

    In addition, Doom further commands you to visit Super G.A.L.S.: Left Far Behind | Indiegogo and offer up a portion of your laughably meager funds to this effort, so that you and your fraudulent friends may one day possess a copy of the terrific "Super G.A.L.S.: Left Far Behind" graphic novel!

    Act now!!! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 19: "You Ungrateful Water-Snipe!" (Giant-Size Super Villain Team Up #1)

    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 19: "You Ungrateful Water-Snipe!" (Giant-Size Super Villain Team Up #1)

    Hello Latveria! (and beyond!) Welcome back to the world-famous Doctor Doom Cast!

    Join us for yet another exhilarating episode! We review Giant-Size Super Villain Team Up #1, a flashback issue that features Doom and his frenemy Namor debating whether they should once again join forces (since they've both betrayed each other multiple times in the past). This mega-sized issue contains one new wraparound story, "Encounter at Land's End", and some reprints of a few other classics: "In The Darkness Dwells...Doom!" (originally printed in Submariner #20) and "This Man...This Demon!" (originally printed in Marvel Super-Heroes #20, and covered on Episode 9 of this very podcast! )

    We also learn from Bill that Namor was an influence on rock legend Gene Simmons (!), and that there was once a comic book company war for the word "superhero"! In addition, our discussion of Doom's greatest foes reaches a fever pitch due to Bill's hatred of the accursed Squirrel Girl!

    All this and more, including our ponderings on how technology continues to fail humanity, the advantages (if there are any) of having our minds placed "Freejack" style within Emilio Estevez' current body, the leaps and bounds (apparently) made in fire extinguishing equipment since the early '70's, and whether or not Craig will one day mistakenly end up on display in a carnival freak show!

    Listen now! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

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    • 1 hr
    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 18: "Silence, You Brainless Boor!" (Fantastic Four #143, "The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom!", Fantastic Four #144, "Attack!")

    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 18: "Silence, You Brainless Boor!" (Fantastic Four #143, "The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom!", Fantastic Four #144, "Attack!")

    Welcome back to the world-famous Doctor Doom Cast! That's right, our fanbase is now GLOBAL!!!!!

    On this episode, we review Fantastic Four #143, "The Terrible Triumph of Doctor Doom!" and Fantastic Four #144, "Attack!". Bill's not a fan of these issues, but we give it a go anyway! If nothing else, Craig maintains that these are good Doom issues (if not necessarily good Fantastic Four issues), and since this isn't a Fantastic Four podcast, that's ok!

    We follow the good doctor as he dishes out some great insults to his enemies, sets up an alumni meeting (?) to humiliate his former fellow college students, including the previously unseen "Sam" (?), reveals a "hidden fortress" (which of course, isn't hidden, once he reveals it), and switches gears from attempting world domination to attempting world destruction!

    Also covered in this episode: Bill's irritation with artists who don't color Doom's eyes correctly, the sad end of "Flunky of the Month" Gort (Is "Gort" short for "Gary"?), the true value of Latverian currency, the fact that there are so few successful middle management types in the world of villainy, and why the janitor at the Baxter Building needed a degree to mop the floor.

    All this and more! Listen now! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

    Visit us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedoctordoomcast/and while you're there, check out the great work of Othell Flowers!

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    Email us your thoughts, comments, questions and praise at doctordoomcast@gmail.com

    • 59 min
    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 17: "Silence, You Incompetent Worm!" (Luke Cage #8, "Crescendo!", Like Cage #9, "Where Angels Fear To Tread!")

    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 17: "Silence, You Incompetent Worm!" (Luke Cage #8, "Crescendo!", Like Cage #9, "Where Angels Fear To Tread!")

    "Where's my money, honey?" This episode of The Doctor Doom Cast is brought to you by The Yancy Pizza Palace. Stop in for a slice, mention us, and see what happens! (And then let us know what happens...We're very curious!)

    On this episode of The Doctor Doom Cast, we review Luke Cage #8, "Crescendo!" and Luke Cage #9, "Where Angels Fear To Tread!". The legendary "hero for hire" accepts a seemingly simple missing persons case for $200 a day (a bit cheap for a superhero?) which turns into a bizarre series of robot fights and inevitably leads him to a series of run-ins with everyone's favorite Latverian, Doctor Victor Von Doom!

    We see some odd sides to Doom's personality in these issues, and as professional Doom commentators, it falls to us to look at these instances and ask the hard questions, such as, is Doom a deadbeat? And what does Doom carry in his wallet? (Burger King coupons?)

    We also wonder why Doom seems to employ Mouseketeers as guards, consider Jon Hamm as Reed Richards in our fantasy casting of a Doom movie, and discuss the potential significance of being mentioned in Phil Fox's "Broadway" column (Is it a valuable reference? Or, to paraphrase Luke Cage, can Phil Fox, "climb a tree"?)

    All this and more! Listen now! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

    Visit us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedoctordoomcast/ and while you're there, check out the great work of Othell Flowers!

    Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/doctordoomcast

    Email us your thoughts, comments, questions and praise at doctordoomcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 16: "I Have No Use For Such Musings!" (Submariner #47, "Doomsmasque!", Submariner #48, "Twilight of the Hunted!", Submariner #49, "The Dream Stone!")

    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 16: "I Have No Use For Such Musings!" (Submariner #47, "Doomsmasque!", Submariner #48, "Twilight of the Hunted!", Submariner #49, "The Dream Stone!")

    Latverian rebels Craig and Bill (wait, are we Latverian "rebels", or Latverian "rabble"?) return for more Doom related goodness!


    On this episode of the world-famous Doctor Doom Cast, we look at Submariner #47, "Doomsmasque!", Submariner #48, "Twilight of the Hunted!", and Submariner #49, "The Dream Stone!". As Bill notes right at the beginning, this might be the only known instance of a comic book featuring Doctor Doom, The Submariner, and a pimp (although, it's never explicitly called out that said character is a "pimp").


    But...Neptune's Trident! While this "pimp" fellow is certainly...puzzling, to say the least, he's somehow NOT the most reprehensible character in this storyline! That title must go to one of Doom's henchmen, the repugnant "Wilson", who sets a new standard in awfulness, even for evil toadies!


    We get to see more of Doom as a "man of wealth and taste" art critic (Why haven't we ever gotten a story where Doom attends an art exhibit? Or meets Andy Warhol?) and find that he seems to have a soft spot for the elderly (well, they could have been middle-aged, we're not sure). We also wonder how Doom hires his flunkies? Is there a Latverian HR department? We discuss the odd artwork that went into creating MODOK, and Bill catches a reference to "Godzilla" that breaks apart the space-time continuum and makes us ponder why people looked so much older in the past? (Even when drawn!) People younger than we are now looked twice as old!

    All this and more! Listen now! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

    Visit us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedoctordoomcast/ 

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    Email us your thoughts, comments, questions and praise at doctordoomcast@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 15: "Enter, Lackeys!" (Incredible Hulk #143,"Sanctuary!", The Incredible Hulk #144,"The Monster and The Madman!")

    The Doctor Doom Cast, Episode 15: "Enter, Lackeys!" (Incredible Hulk #143,"Sanctuary!", The Incredible Hulk #144,"The Monster and The Madman!")

    Live from Latveria, it's The Doctor Doom Cast!

    In this episode, we look at Doom's encounter with the Incredible Hulk! We review The Incredible Hulk #143,"Sanctuary!" and The Incredible Hulk #144,"The Monster and The Madman!". Doom has plans for the beleaguered Dr. Bruce Banner (or more to the point, Banner's alter-ego, The Hulk). Doom also continues to have a very loose definition of diplomatic immunity, and declares himself a "prisoner of love" to the returning Valeria. Would these two benefit from couples counseling?

    And who would give that counseling? Perhaps the shady Doc Sampson? We spend a little time discussing Doc's questionable medical ethics, compare his creepiness to Doom's, and wonder if Doc Sampson is a worse doctor than Dr. David Blake?

    We also talk about the the sadistic tendencies of General "Thunderbolt" Ross, who makes his own daughter watch footage of her boyfriend being killed (after mocking said boyfriend), realize that we know very little about the ranking system within the US military, and remember how we both failed Arnold Schwarzenegger's fitness challenge back in the '90's.

    Also, our fantasy casting for a Dr. Doom film continues! Would Goran Visnjic make a great Doom? We think so! Tell us your thoughts!

    All this and more! Listen now! DOOM COMMANDS IT!!!

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    • 1 hr 10 min

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