Beer and Comics

The monthly podcast where we grab a couple drinks and talk about about comic books, comics culture, and all things funny pages.
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Jul 8, 2015

Internet Boyfriends' Ryan and Joey join Ali for some day drinking. The tipsy threesome talks about gateway beers, comic book movies, superhero movies, and the obigatory Gilmore Girls digression. Joey has a lot of feelings about Dredd and The Incredibles; Ryan and Ali still miss The Middleman; and everyone does some swooning over Brandon Routh. Hijinks ensue. Definitely grab a drink for this one. 

Ryan's Beer: Dieu du Ciel Aphrodisiaque

Joey's Drink: Jack and Coke

Joey's Beer: Sam Adams

Ali's Drink: Bloody Mary (made with whatever was in the fridge) 

You can listen to the gents on their regular podcast Internet Boyfriends

Jun 10, 2015

Back to our regularly scheduled shennanigans, Ali and Preeti gush and giggle over their crush-worthy comic book characters. Who's the best for smooching? Who's butt do we love most? Just how many people can get it? Definite Squee Warning for this one. 

Preeti's Beer: Leinenkugel

Ali's Beer: Shiner Ruby Redbird

May 25, 2015

It's our first Special Issue of Beer and Comics! Ali chats with her partner in recapping Chris Rohling about the first season on The Flash

There's plenty of gushing over Cisco, discussion of other CW classics like Arrow, Vampire Diaries and Gilmore Girls, and the overwhelming charm of Grant Gustin. 

Chris' Beer: Bauhaus Brew Labs Stargrazer

Chris' Twitter: @CMRohling

Ali's Beer: Pilsner Urquell

Ali's Twitter: @WonderAli 

You can check out Chris and Ali's Flash recaps over on PANELS

May 6, 2015

It's time for Beer and Comics!! YAAAAY!! *armflail* 

Welcome to Issue 2 of our conversation about comics over drinks. This month Ali talks to the lovely Swapna Krisha about getting into comics as a grown-up, delicious summer shandies, and local comic shop intimidation tactics. Mind the arm flailing. 

Ali's Beverage: Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Beer

Ali's Twitter: @WonderAli

Swapna's Beverage: Ballast Point Brewing Even Keel Session IPA

Swapna's Twitter: @skrishna 

You can also check out the ladies over at PANELS. Read Comics, Be Happy. 

Apr 8, 2015

Welcome to Beer and Comics #1. Wait, isn't this the second episode? Well... the last one was a zero issue, and new #1s always sell better. 

Ali and Paul discuss anthropomorphics animals in comics, the depth and emotional resonance of Rocket Racoon, and how amazing it is to have so many superhero movies. 

Ali's Beverage: BrewDog Bourbon Baby

Ali's Twitter: @WonderAli 

Paul's Beverage: Wawa Iced Tea

Paul's Twitter: @fuzzytypewriter 

Feb 20, 2015

Welcome to the Zero Issue of Beer and Comics, a conversation about comics over drinks. This is your jumping on point! All-new series! Enjoyable for new and old readers! 

Ali and Dave discuss the secret origins of their favorite superpowers, the magical land of Portland, and the brilliance of Sex Criminals.

Ali's Beer: Einstök Icelandic Toasted Porter 

Ali's Twitter: @WonderAli 

Dave's Beer: Burnside Sweet Heat

Dave's Twitter: @daccampo 

Learn more about Dave's upcoming comic Lost Angels and Comicker Digital Comics