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
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!
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