The Speakeasy #043: The Dark Knight, Comics for Manga Fans

July 29, 2013
Drink #043: The Dark Knight
Comics for Manga Fans

We’ve often wondered, just what is it that keeps manga fans from reading the wealth of American comics? In this podcast, we along with our guest Ken from Comics Should Be Good! try to figure that out. We also tackle some of the misconceptions about American comics as well as exploring the genres and discussing the comic book store community. In the second half, we recommend a diverse amount of American comics that may appeal to manga fans. Hopefully, you can walk away with at least one title you may give a chance.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

The Dark Knight

1-1/2 oz. Sambuca
4 oz. Cola
1/2 oz. Homemade Grenadine
Maraschino Cherry Garnish

Build in a highball glass over ice, topping off with grenadine as float. Garnish with maraschino cherry.


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