Connect with us
The Great Beer Survey: A Taste of NYCC 2014

Comic Books

The Great Beer Survey: A Taste of NYCC 2014

The Great Beer Survey began at Special Edition: NYC this summer. It rolled into the big time for Round 2 at October’s New York Comic Con. Forty more of your favorite comic creators were asked the most important question of all, “What’s your favorite beer?” Here are their answers.

Wilfredo Tores (Batman ’66): Yuengling

Listen to the latest episode of our weekly comics podcast!

Gavin Smith (Human City, The Accelerators): Bell’s Two Hearted Ale

Sandy Florea (Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes): “I’m not much of a beer-drinker, but it would probably be Angry Orchard [Cider].”

Pier Brito (Flamethrower, Imperfect): La Chouffe


Fabrice Sapolsky (One-Hit Wonder, Spider-Man Noir): “I don’t drink beer.”

Todd Nauck (Nightcrawler, Young Justice): “I don’t really drink beer.” But sometimes, a Guinness.

Andy Lanning (Guardians of the Galaxy, Legion of Super-Heroes): Innis and Gunn

Jarreau Wimberly (artist for World of Warcraft and Magic: The Gathering): Yuengling, or anything from Yard’s Brewing Company.


Danny Haas (Star Wars and comic book prints): Angry Orchard Cider, though he did like the Brooklyn Defender

Robbi Rodriguez (Wolverine & the X-Men, Maintenance): Lone Star – “I like white trash beer.”

Francesco Trifolgi (Hinterkind, X Comics): Heineken and Corona

Adelso Corona (Blindside, Deadpool Corps): “I don’t really drink,” but occasionally, Red Stripe

Neil Dvorak (Easy Pieces, art director of New York’s Museum of Natural History’s “Space Show”): Unibroue Maudite


Tony Brescini (Sagebrush, Rollerskate): Smitchwick’s

Josh Zingerman (Wolverine Origin II, Birds of Prey): Hefeweizens in general.

Will Conrad (Birds of Prey, Buffy the Vampire Slayer): Heineken

Jeremy Dale (G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Popgun): Guinness

Elvin Hernandez (The Solution, The Beat Down!): Guinness – “It’s almost like having bitter, bitter chocolate. Also Löwenbräu


Juan Doe (Solar: Man of the Atom, Secret Invasion: Frontline): Asahi Super Dry – “I spend a lot of time in Japan.”

Daryl Freimark (The Devil is Due in Dreary): “I’ll drink a Brooklyn Lager.”

Alessandro Vitti (Secret Warriors, Red Lanterns): Guinness

Michael Walsh (Archer and Armstrong, Secret Avengers): “A pale ale that is good.”

Joe Harris (Firestorm: The Nuclear Men, Vampirella and the Scarlet Legion): Stone IPA and Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA

Peter Nguyen (Detective Comics, Incorruptible): Kona Longboard


Mark Dos Santos (Eureka: Dormant Gene, Imperial): “I don’t drink beer.”

Mike Rooth (The Wicked + The Divine, The Strange Talent of Luther Strode): “Any stout is good.” Also, Kilkenny cream ale

Carl Potts (Power Pack, Alpha Flight): “I’m not really a beer-drinker.”

Jay P. Fosgitt (Bodie Troll, Atomic Robo and Friends): Guinness

Paul Azaceta (Amazing Spider-Man, Irredeemable): Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA and Flying Dog Raging Bitch

Diana Greenhalgh (The Illegitimates, Ronin Illustrated): Molson Canadian

Nicolás Daniel Selma (Tomb Raider, S.H.O.O.T. First): Stella Artois

Carlo Barberi (Deadpool, Justice League Unlimited): Tecate Light

Greg Pak (Planet Hulk, Action Comics): “I don’t drink.”

Bill McKay (Night of the 80’s Undead, Zombies vs. Cheerleaders): Stella Artois or Sapporo

Katie McKissick (Beatrice the Biologist): “This summer it was Firestone Walker Easy Jack.”


Maki Naro (Boxplot, Sufficiently Remarkable): In the fall, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin with cinnamon

Serena Guerra (The Evil Inside, Guilds): “I really like the smell of Sam Adams Oktoberfest.”

Joe Infurnari (The Bunker, Jersey Gods): Heineken

Matt Miner (Liberator, Critical Hit): “I don’t drink anymore. I liked Brooklyn Lager.”

Jeff Brennan (Liberty Girl, Tigress): Three Floyds Zombie Dust

Guinness once again prevails! Can any beer knock off this dark-hearted powerhouse? Only the next convention can tell!

Become a patron today to get exclusive perks, like access to our exclusive Discord community and our monthly comic book club, ad-free browsing on, a physical trade paperback sent to your house every month, and more!


In Case You Missed It

dark winds 3.1 dark winds 3.1

‘Dark Winds’ episode 3 review: A celebration and mourning of life


the creeping the creeping

[CFF ’22] ‘The Creeping’ review: Ghost story packs emotional punch

Movie Reviews

New X-Men 2099 team introduced in 'Spider-Man 2099: Exodus' #5 New X-Men 2099 team introduced in 'Spider-Man 2099: Exodus' #5

New X-Men 2099 team introduced in ‘Spider-Man 2099: Exodus’ #5

Comic Books

'The Variants' #1 gets Jessica Jones right 'The Variants' #1 gets Jessica Jones right

‘The Variants’ #1 gets Jessica Jones right


Newsletter Signup