Since it’s introduction in 1963, The Doom Patrol has always been lurking in the weirder corners of the DC Universe. A precursor to Marvel’s X-Men by about 3 Months, the comic book has been through many iterations lead by many extraordinary creators including its originators Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and artist Bruno Premiani It has then passed through the hands of luminaries like John Byrne, Keith Giffen, Grant Morrison, and even The Umbrella Academy creator Gerard Way!
The Doom Patrol Series on DC Universe (and now HBO Max) follows on from the back-door pilot episode on Titans and features a cast of misfits such as: Robotman (Brendan Fraser), Rita Farr (April Bowlby), Cyborg (Joivan Wade) Negative Man (Matt Bomer) Crazy Jane (Diane Guerrero) and Niles Calder (Timothy Dalton); All facing off against the malevolent villain and narrator Mr Nobody (Alan Tudyk).
In this “Podcast Patrol” Dion and Quinny are joined by by Jill and Peta to discuss the most unapologetically weird show on TV. Whether you’re a cockroach with delusions of grandeur, a homicidal military rat, or a disembodied, magical, blue horse head… there’s something here for you.
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