Posts tagged Adam

This week we finish up our Brian K. Vaughn spotlight with one of his most famous works: Y: The Last Man. After a plague wipes out every male creature in the world except a young magician and his pet monkey, that magician must make his great escape to Australia to find his girlfriend. 

  • 1 oz Orange Vodka
  • 4 oz Blue Moon Hefeweizen
  • 4 oz Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
  • Orange Twist and Bacon to Garnish

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We are goingback in time to the 80’s.  It’s halloween time and something strange is afoot in the early morning hours as a band of news paper girls make their rounds. Its the first book of one of Vaughan's current series: Paper Girls.

  • 1 oz pucker 
  • 1 oz vodka
  • .5 oz tripple sec
  • 3 dash of orange bitters

Shake over ice. Strain into chilled glass. Garnish with apple.

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The Horizon

This week we continue our spotlight on Brian K. Vaughan with the Pride of Baghdad.  Based on a true story. Vaughan's tale of freedom vs slavery surrounds a small pride of Lions as they escape from the Bagdad zoo during the second Iraq war.

  • 1 1/2 oz High West Silver Oak Whiskey
  • 1 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp grenadine

Watch the sunset with this lovely cocktail created by Adam.

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The Abraham Lincoln

This month we are spotlighting writer, Brian K. Vaughan.  First up is Ex Machina.  The story of Michell Hundred, a man trying to balance being a super hero, and being the mayor of New York.  

  • 1 1/2 oz bourbon
  • 3 dashes simple syrup
  • 2 dashes orange curaçao 
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 dash absinthe
  • Club soda

Stir first five ingredients together and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with club soda.

Episode 44 - Ex Machina is out now!

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It’s first contact time, with Letter 44.  The incoming president finds a traditional note on his desk from the much hated out going president.  The note informs the president that their is an alien craft just out side of jupiter, and a team of american astronauts are on their way to make contact.

  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1.5 High West Silver Oat Whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 0.5 lime

Muddle together the mint leaves at the bottom of a glass, or shaker.

Shake over ice, and pour into glass with ice.

Top of with 0.5 cup of club soda.

Episode 40 - Letter 44 - January 16th, 2017.

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The Zenn-la

This week is all about new beginnings when the Vision tries to learn what its like to be human.  With a wife and two kids in toe, they make a go of it in a Washington, DC suburbs.  But can an artificial family really have a normal life?

Another cocktail that will help you see the future.

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 0.5 oz blue curacao 
  • A squeeze of lemon


Top off with champagne

Episode 39 - The Vision January 9th, 2017.

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Red Robin

n a world where superheroes spend their time away from helping people, being complete assholes.  Garth Ennis takes on the superhero genre again, this time with art from Darick Robertson. 

A drink that looks like the gore within the pages of this book.

  • 4 raspberries - Muddle them in a glass
  • 2 pt vodka
  • 1 pt lemon juice
  • 1 pt grapefruit juice
  • 1 pt simple syrup
  • Splash of ginger syrup 

Shake the shit out of it and strain into a glass over the muddled raspberries. Top with club soda

Episode 33 - The Boys is out now on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, and TuneIn

Mind Eraser

Were still scratching out heads about this one.  It all started with our confusion about the title, and got worse from there.  This week were reading the surreal Manga parody, Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo.  Try getting your spell check not to freak out over that combination of letters.


Over Ice Layer equal amounts of:

  • Kahlua
  • Vodka
  • Club soda

Suck the whole thing down in one gulp.

This is Adams cure to help him forget this book ever happened

Episode 32 - Bo-bobo is out now on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, and TuneIn


Every 90 years the gods are reincarnated, and this time they are pop stars in England.  This wee we are discussing Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s The Wicked + The Divine.


These two vodkas come from 5 wives vodka in Ogden, Utah.

  • Five Wives Sinful Cinnamon Vodka,
  • Heavenly Vanilla Custard Vodka

Pour a shot of each over ice, shake it well, and strain into a shot glass.

Episode 31 - The Wicked + The Divine is out now on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, and TuneIn

Alpha Wave

A cult of people wrongly accused by the media take their revenge on the press that did them wrong.  This week we are reading the debut comic of polarizing writer/artist Jonathan Hickman on the 10 year anniversary of its release.


Not sure if this drink will hurt, or help your brain washing. Either way, its worth a try.

  • 2 oz Hypnotic 
  • 1 oz Malibu Rum
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice

Shake the shit out of it, and strain into a martini glass.

Episode 30 - The Nightly News is out tomorrow on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, and TuneIn

Bat Attack

From one Halloween to the next, Batman is on a quest to catch the “Holliday” killer.  On this weeks episode, The Long Halloween, from the powerful combination of Jeph Loeb, and Tim Sale.

  • 3 oz Gold rum
  • 1 oz Rasberry Liquor
  • 2 oz Cranberry Juice

Shake and strain over ice.

Batman's secret weapon, in cocktail form.

Episode 29 - Batman: The Long Halloween is out now on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, andTuneIn

Sorcerer Spell

With the Doctor Strange movie coming up, we dove into a Doctor Strange comic.  Doctor Strange: The Oath, a self contained story, with a good dose of back-story. 

Its part cocktail, part science experiment, part magic trick.

  • 0.5 oz Red Cabbage Juice
  • Pinch of Baking Soda (turns blue)
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Tripple Sec

Mix it all together.  When you serve the drink, dump in 1 oz lemmon juice. This will turn cocktail from blue to pink

Episode 28 - Doctor Strange: The Oath, out on Monday on iTunesGooglePlayStitcher, and TuneIn

The Red Wall

We let our ID run wild this week with Johnny the Homicidal Maniac.  Keep the wall red with fresh blood, and try not to listen to the voices in your head.  

  • 1 oz Red Rum
  • 1 oz Malibu Rum
  • 1 oz Bacardi Lemon
  • 3 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 2 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Splash of Grenadine

A deep red cocktail from Adam, to keep the red well Wet.

Ep 26 - Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is out now on iTunesStitcherGoogleplay, and TuneIn  

Midnight Snack

We begin our Halloween celebration.  For the month of October we’re focusing our attentions on the darker side of comics. This week we are discussing the Alaskan Vampire book 30 Days of Book.  A failed screen play, turned into a comic, then optioned for a movie.  Cause that’s how Hollywood works kids. 


  • 2 oz Light Rum
  • 4 oz Merlot
  • 2 oz Blood Orange Soda

Stir, don’t shake, ingredients, then  strain into glass.

Corner of 21st & State Street

Everyone has the capacity to be a super hero, assuming they are given super powers.  This week we find out what happens with ahooker is give super powers in the comic book satire, The Pro.  It’s funny, and very offensive.  You’ve been warned.

  • 1 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz Malibu Coconut Rum
  • Straw or Eye dropper
  •  Half and Half

Mix Vanilla Vodka and Coconut rum together in a glass.  Using a Straw or eye dropper, drop a few drops of half and half into the glass.  It looks disgusting, but Adam claims it's tasty.

Alien Ichor

The first book from the 2012 relaunch of the Valiant comics line.  This week we dig into XO Manowar.  Part Spartacus, part alien abduction story, with some Ironman sprinkled in.  

  • 1 pt Midori
  • 1 pt Malibu Rum
  • 1 pt Pineapple Juice

Mix together and enjoy.

We learned a new vocabulary word with Adams cocktail this week.

Cum World

Were making love not war, and stoping time in the process.  This week we are reading Sex Criminals from Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky.  

  • Lemon Wedge
  • Tropical Pop Rocks
  • 1.5 oz Pineapple Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Fruit Punch
  • Lemon Lime Soda
  • 2 or 3 dashes of bitters

Use a lemon wedge to wet the edge of an 8 oz glass.  Line the edge of the glass with Tropical Pop Rocks.  Mix Pineapple Vodka, Fruit Punch and bitters in glass.  Top off with Lemon Lime soda.

Sith Lord

Its time for some non-cannon fun with Dark Empire.  A star wars comic from Dark Horse.  Luke dabbles in the dark side, Leia becomes a Jedi, wackyness ensues.


  • 1 oz Black Cherry Rum
  • 1 oz Cherry Pucker
  • 0.5 oz Grenadine
  • 0.5 Vanilla Rum

Shake all those ingredients together, pour into a glass, and then top with sprite.

A little drink you dabble in the dark side.