Posts tagged Vodka
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

Compound V

In 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.


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  • 1 shot Brandy
  • 3 shots Vodka
  • 2 shots Absinthe
  • 1.5 shots Gin
  • 1 shot Blackberry Liqueur

Shake the shit out of it and pour it into a glass.

In the book compound V will make you stronger.  This probably wont make you stronger, but it will likely make you braver.

Episode 33 - The Boys is out on Monday 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.


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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

Luci

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.


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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

Fuck You Martha Stewart!

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.


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  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • 1/2 lime
  • 2 thin slices cucumber

In a glass add vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice.  Stir to combine. Garnish with cucumber. 

There is a story that goes along with this drink.  Check out Episode 30 for the details.

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

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 Archie

All is not well in Riverdale.  The Zombie hoard, lead by Jughead is attacking the Halloween dance.  A horror spin on the classic Archie comics.



  • 10.0 cl Apple Juice
  • 1.0 Limes
  • 3.0 cl Peach Liqueur
  • 10.0 cl Peach Juice
  • 2.0 cl Vodka

Shake that shit together and strain into a glass.

Nothing says All-American like Archie, and nothing say All-American more that an Archie comic...in Metric?  Blame Q, I do.

Episode 27 - Afterlife with Archie is out now on iTunes, GooglePlay, Stitcher, and TuneIn

The Calvin

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 Cherry Vodka
  • 1 can Red bull

Mix the two together and prepare of the up and down roller coster ride.

Todd thinks Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is the drugged out adult version of Calvin, from Calvin and Hobs.  

Ep 26 - Johnny the Homicidal Maniac is out now on iTunes, Stitcher, Googleplay, and TuneIn  

The Brain Freezy

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.  



This drink is also known as a homicidal maniac, but if you dod the blended version, I call it the Brain Freezy

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 2 oz Peach Schnapps
  • 2 oz Cranberry-Apple Juice
  • Ice

Put all ingredients (including the ice) into the blender and blend that shit up.

The Vampire Injection

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.  


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This yields 4 cocktails.  Cause why would you want to drink just one of these....or I guess you could have drinks with 3 friends...I don't play well with others.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups raspberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 oz vodka
  • 2 oz amaretto
  • 2 oz orange juice
  • 6 oz club soda
  • 4 plastic syringes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Puree the raspberries in a blender or food processor. Press the puree through a fine mesh strainer to separate the pulp from the seeds. Discard the seeds.
  2. Combine the puree with the sugar in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Stir frequently and cook until mixture darkens and thickens, about 10 minutes. Chill until ready to use.
  3. Add vodka and amaretto to a shaker with ice and shake the shit out of it.  Stir in orange juice and club soda. Pour into iced glasses.
  4. Fill syringes with equal parts of the raspberry syrup and place in glasses before serving.
The Vampire

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.  


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  • 1 oz Chambord® raspberry liqueur
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz cranberry juice

Combine ingredients in a shaker over ice.  Shake the shit out of it.  Serve as shots in an old-fashioned glass.

Mudslide

“Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!” 

The tables are turned on the Teen Titans in this weeks book “The Judas Contract” - Winner of the Comics Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for “Favorite Comic Book Story” of 1984.



  • 3 oz Vodka or Dark Rum
  • 3 oz Kahlua
  • 3 oz Baileys
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Whipped Cream

Fill blender with ice 3 fl oz vodka (or dark rum) 3 fl oz Kahlua 3 fl oz Baileys chocolate syrup whipped cream blend liquor and ice until milkshake-y, about 45 seconds. drizzle chocolate syrup on bottom of glasses, pour in drink and top with whipped cream

The Soviet Super Soldier's Shots

Its second tier hero madness with 1987s The X-Men vs. The Avengers.  With so much fighting, drama, and inaccurate international law, you’ll think its professional wrestling.  



Darkstar

  • 1pt Vodka,
  • 1pt Pepsi
  • 1 Slice of Lemon

Vanguard

  • 1pt Vodka,
  • 1pt OJ
  • Rim glass with blue sugar

Gremlin / Titanium Man  

  • 1pt vodka
  • 1pt melon liquer
  • sour mix

Ursa Major

  • 1pt Amaretto,
  • 1pt Jaegermeister,
  • 1pt Kahlua,
  • 2.5pts milk

Crimson Dynamo

  • 2pt Vermont Crimson Vodka
  • 1pt Cranberry Juice
Cardiac Arrest

Were taking out our first Manga this week with Death Note, written by Tsugumi Ohba and art by Takeshi Obata,.  An epic cat and mouse game between a brilliant teen who can easily kill just by writing down a name, and the detective determined to catch the killer. 


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  • 1 oz Jagermeister
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 2 oz Red Bull

In a wine glass, stir and server over ice.

Its got some uppers, it got some downers, it's probably not a good idea.

Bulldog

Were taking out our first Manga this week with Death Note, written by Tsugumi Ohba and art by Takeshi Obata,.  An epic cat and mouse game between a brilliant teen who can easily kill just by writing down a name, and the detective determined to catch the killer. 


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  • 1 pt Vodka
  • 1 pt Kahlua
  • 1 pt Heavy Cream

Shake with ice, then pour into a glass with ice.  Top off with Coke a cola.

Todd claims this tastes like adult chocolate milk.

Bombed Out Manhattan

This week we enter the Demilitarized Zone, AKA the DMZ, AKA Manhattan.  The story takes us thru a war torn New York in the center of a second American Civil War. Vertigo presents DMZ, a tale from expertly written by Brian Wood with beautiful Art by Riccardo Burchielli.



  • 1/2 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Light Rum
  • 1/2 oz Tequila
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 1 oz Orange Juice
  • 1 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 1 oz Sweet and Sour

Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice.  Shake until cold, and then strain into a glass of your choice.  

Adams cocktail is a variation on the Long Island Iced tea, and is likely to get you bombed while you read DMZ.

The Supplicant

This week we are discussing 2002 Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia. From Greg Rucka and J.G. Jones, this book would begin Rucka’s long run writing Wonder Woman.  We changed up the format a little this week.  In part one we do a spoiler free intro to the book, then in part two we step thru the plot of the book and explore this gem.  Let us know what you think of the format change on our website, or any of our social media outlets.  Next week we are reading Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon.  A modern take on what an Avenger does when he has no suit, no powers, and isn’t Avenging.


1 oz Vodka
1 oz Tequila
1 oz Gin
1 oz White Rum
1/2 oz Sour Mix
2 oz Passion Fruit Juice
1 splash of Sprite


In a shaker of ice, mix all ingredients. Shake. Pour over a glass full of ice. Garnish with an orange flag (orange triangle with a cherry on top).

Q invented this drink, its intended to bring you to your knees.

The Hickey

This week we are discussing 2002 Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia. From Greg Rucka and J.G. Jones, this book would begin Rucka’s long run writing Wonder Woman.  We changed up the format a little this week.  In part one we do a spoiler free intro to the book, then in part two we step thru the plot of the book and explore this gem.  Let us know what you think of the format change on our website, or any of our social media outlets.  Next week we are reading Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon.  A modern take on what an Avenger does when he has no suit, no powers, and isn’t Avenging.


2 oz. UV Cherry Vodka
4 oz. Cactus Cooler
2 dashes of Orange Bitters

 

Add all ingredients to glass, stir and add ice. It's that simple! Just be careful not to overindulge. It tastes like happy in a glass without a hint of alcohol. Also, do not under ANY circumstances do shots of the vodka. 

Adam created this drink, cause he couldn't figure out how to say the name of the book.