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Feb 7, 2018

It's two origins for the price of none this week on Casting From the Wreckage! First up, everything... you... thought.. you... knew... about... the... Doom Patrol... is................... wrong! Or is this is all some kind of red-headed herring??? Then, Morrison and a crew of artists break out the Swiss Army knives...


Jan 31, 2018

With 36 issues of thematic enrichment at our collective backs, Morrison chooses his moment to jam a rug under us with a series of jarringly plot-like developments! We get backstory! We get betrayal! We get Harry! We get brutal fucking murder! And a dive into a hell-well that's part Milton, part Dodgson, and part Fire...


Jan 23, 2018

Get set for cavortin' calamities aplenty as Dave and Elise dip into a pair of brackish soap opera reflecting pools known colloquially as Doom Patrol #53 and #54. We hearken back to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's FF #51 ("This Man, This Monster"), Elise gets her Paglia on, re: Rebis, and we can't help wondering why...


Jan 17, 2018

It's Christmas in January with Elise, Dave, and the Doom Patrol. For a couple of panels, anyway... On the whole, these issues have a kind of funereal madness that is entirely in keeping with Presidential politics. Add a Yankee Doodle frenzy to the mix and you've got yourself one hell of a lumpenpatriotic riot. So...


Jan 10, 2018

It's a whole new Brotherhood of Dada in DOOM PATROL #49 and #50 (thankfully, they've still got the some old Nobody at the helm - but don't accuse him of that!). Time to meet The Love Glove! Agent "!"! The Blur! A very special bicycle! And a weird plan to run for President. Wonderful listener David Allison helps to...