The DoomBots Podcast

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June 5, 2021
With the new "Loki" show about to be released on Disney+, a lot of people are speculating about the Time Variance Authority. Searnold will tell you what he knows, then he and Zach will have an extended discussion about all things time travel, including each of their favorite cartoons, "Gravity Falls" and "Gargoyles."
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How do you humanize a Mechanized Organism Designed Only for Killing? Let Patton Oswald and Jordan Blum write a 4-issue mini-series about him! In this episode, we’ll discuss the comic “M.O.D.O.K. Head Games” and why it is the best M.O.D.O.K. story ever written. Oh, and also, what is a M.O.D.O.K.??? WARNING:This episode contains extreme spoilersContinue reading "Episode 23: M.O.D.O.K., Marvel Offers Doombots Obscure Knowledge"...
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Who makes a better mom, a vampire or a shapeshifter? Do clones count as your children? What parental obligations do you have if your child is older than you are? Zach and Searnold will discuss these extremely common parenting concerns and more in our special Mother's Day episode.
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Marvel's latest comic event, "King in Black" just wrapped up, and we're gonna tell you all about it! In some ways, it started 3 years ago with Donny Cates's run on "Venom." In some ways, it started before the big bang. We'll provide all the context you need to know, including a full review of 2019's "Absolute Carnage" event, an examination of the Klyntar species, and whether or not Edd...
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In this listicle format episode, Searnold chose 25 pets from the Marvel universe to explain to Zach. We discuss which ones you may actually see in the MCU, which ones meet with an unfortunate demise, and why Searnold couldn't narrow his list down to a reasonable number. PLUS! Zach has the biggest surprise he's ever had on this podcast.
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This episode really pitches itself. We'll discuss the why and the how of it all, what it really means to be a monster, and Jeff the Landshark. Plus crossovers and black goo creatures! This episode has it all.
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For the most part, The Winter Soldier movie was a faithful adaptation of his origin. But then he went off to an alien planet and fought his future son to prevent an elderly Loki from getting his hands on some hallucinatory drugs. Because comics! Don't worry, Searnold & Zach will explain it all in this episode of Doombots!
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What's happening here? Why is everything backwards? Have we entered some sort of parallel universe? Listen up as Zach explains "Batman: Last Knight on Earth" to Searnold.
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If you thought "Wandavision" was weird, just wait until Zach and Searnold tell you about the comics it is extremely loosely based on. No spoilers from the show included.
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Not hype. Not hyperbole. It takes Searnold over an hour to fully express how good Immortal Hulk is. A follow-up to last week's discussion with Mike Gray, this episode features life, death, kaijus, and some of the best horror art ever made.
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Zach & Searnold talk to cartoonist Mike Gray about... comics. The conversation naturally finds itself twisting and turning all over the place, but in a good way. The main focus is the new "Immortal Hulk" comic by Al Ewing and Joe Bennet. We also talk about Civil War, the Marvel Unlimited App, and how we know that Zach's 2-year-old is a reincarnated gangster.
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Where did the Infinity Stones come from? What does the Soul Stone actually do? And why can't Loki ever seem to win? Zach & Searnold will discuss these questions and what they would do with the Infinity Stones in this week's episode.
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Who is Marvel's version of Santa Claus? What would you get Hawkeye for Christmas? Do any of our heroes celebrate Hannukah? Listen as Zach & Searnold ruin... I mean spoil... a bunch of old Marvel Holiday Specials.
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December 5, 2020
What all is on Apocalypse's wife's to-do list? Can Cypher talk his way out of getting stabbed to death? And should Captain Britain cheat on his wife to save the universe? Zach & Searnold will answer these questions and more as they discuss 2020's 22-part X-Men crossover event: X of Swords!
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How did Mister Fantastic overcome Entropy using semantics? Why are so many people allowed to be on a team called Fantastic FOUR? And are the X-Men just evil now? Time for our Fantastic Four episode!
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In our ninth episode, Zach & Searnold will debate whether Miles Morales or Peter Parker makes a better Spider-Man. We'll explain Miles's origin and why there are two Spider-Mans now. (Spider-Mens? Spiders-Man?)
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In our eighth episode, Searnold will explain to Zach how Dracula became the king of Chernobyl, and we might talk about some comic books, too! Our Avengers episode features the first 33 issues of Jason Aaron's run, including some literally Earth-shattering revelations about the nature of our planet and its abundance of superpowers.
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Would you rather be turned into a killer robot, a giant spider, or a zombie? In our seventh episode, Zach & Searnold will examine 7 of Marvel's deadliest (and weirdest) fictional viruses. How do they compare to COVID-19? About as well as apples and oranges.
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September 26, 2020
In our sixth episode, we'll follow our namesake, Dr. Doom, on his latest journey as he goes from being God to being Iron Man. (Spoiler Alert for Secret Wars 3 and Infamous Iron Man.)
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Strap in! We're summarizing a decade of Marvel crossover events to get you caught up with the basic structure of the modern Marvel universe. Zach & Searnold are joined by special guest Jessica a.k.a. "Zach's Wife" to provide the perspective of someone who's never read a single comic.
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