Episode 70: Who Is Every Card in Marvel Snap?

Marvel Snap was mobile game of the year in 2022. Millions-ish of people play it every day. But nowhere in the game does it explain who all the random ass characters and locations in the game are. So we’re going to! We’ll examine the mechanics of the game, discuss what works, what we don’t like, and start describing essentially every single Marvel character. Let’s begin!

Episode 69: Who Is Ant-Man?

Debuting in 1962, Ant-Man is one of Marvel’s oldest superheroes. He’s known for many things: growing, shrinking, talking to ants, being the scientist supreme of Earth 616, creating the evil robot Ultron, and famously hitting his wife, Janet Van Dyne, aka The Wasp. We’ll talk about all these aspects of Hank Pym, and introduce theContinue reading “Episode 69: Who Is Ant-Man?”

Episode 68: Who Are Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur?

How did a young 9-year-old girl in New York become the owner/friend of a massive, red mutant dinosaur? Why is she the smartest person in the entire world? How does a standardized public school test possibly have “no upper limit” to its score?

Episode 67: What Multiverse Mayhem Is Miles Morales Up To These Days?

What’s Miles Morales doing, and is he hanging out with any weird clones? I he hopping from dimension to dimension and universe to universe looking for his uncle, and trying to stop a mysterious archvillain? Find out!

Episode 66: Can We Kick Off 2023 With a Good, Old-Fashioned Trivia Challenge? (We Can!)

To ring in the new year, Zach and Searnold are celebrating with a fun, specially-tailored trivia challenge!

Episode 65: Can We Do A ‘2022 in Review’ Episode? (We Can!)

Watch Zach’s mind break as we discuss not-even-close-to-actually every issue of Marvel comics from 2022. What are Spider-Man, Daredevil, Punisher, Thor, Mister Sinister, Mystique, and Destiny up to these days? If you’ve ever had that very specific thought, then this episode is for you. The fist of the Hand meets the hand of the Fist. Somebody is playing with time and murder. Mystique has a hidden identity! I know, I’m as surprised as you are!

Episode 64: What Is A.X.E. : Judgment Day, And What Does It Mean For The Marvel Universe?

Welcome to the first part of our 2022 Year In Review — in which we focus almost exclusively on Marvel’s major crossover event , A.X.E.: Judgement Day. As you might guess from the acronym, it’s all about the Avengers, the X-Men and the Eternals. And also judgement.

Episode 63: Who Is Namor The Submariner And Why Can He Fly?

Johnny Storm attacks homeless people with fire and then throws them in the ocean. Using explosives makes ice sink. Namor was amnesiac for either 15 or 50 years, depending on how you interpret Marvel’s sliding time. And Zach wants to throw grenades at you from the sky. Everything we talk about in today’s episode all about Namor is so dull, mundane, and boring, that we dare you not to listen.

Episode 60: Who Is Werewolf By Night?

Werewolf by Night surprised everybody by suddenly entering the MCU. Kevin Feige insists he’ll be ESSENTIAL to the stories they’ll be telling in the future. Searnold and Zach will break down why that might be, where the title “Werewolf by Night” came from, and some of the zanier shenanigans from the old 70’s comics. How is Mario Kart involved? You’ll have to listen to find out!

Episode 59: Why Did The X-Men Have To Fight King Arthur?

Do you need to know more than what’s in the title? Yes you do! That’s why you should listen to this episode of the Doombots Podcast. While the topic may sound silly, we actually get into some pretty deep discussion about what responsibility creators have to make sure their work isn’t used for ill. Does the modern Krakoan era of X-Men stories accidentally promote racism? What is the value of incorporating known mythology into modern “pop” stories? And what does it mean that “If you die in Otherworld, you come back wrong.”