ADVANCE REVIEW: Archie #19 – A Guy, A Girl, and a Jughead

ADVANCE REVIEW: Archie #19 – A Guy, A Girl, and a Jughead

Archie #19 is in many ways, your typical Archie story, but it’s typical in both the way it follows a pattern of the franchise since it began long ago and typical in the way the publisher’s revised approach to Archie and his pals has created some of the most satisfying YA comics around. In this way, Archie #19 is the best of both worlds, both funny and light-hearted even as it manages to be insightful…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: The Big Moose One-Shot – The Big Galoot Takes Center Stage

ADVANCE REVIEW: The Big Moose One-Shot – The Big Galoot Takes Center Stage

For a while now, Archie Comics have been absolutely killing it with the reinvention of their venerable line of teen high-jink comics. Of course, the adventures of Archie Andrews and his gang have been comic-book gateway drugs for generations of readers, along with the Sunday funnies, Asterix and Tintin. And for decades, the Riverdale gang has been as dated as those others remain. But the recent realignment and reboot of Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica…

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ADVANCE REVIEW: Josie and the Pussycats #1 – Classic Goes Modern And Doesn’t Miss a Beat

ADVANCE REVIEW: Josie and the Pussycats #1 – Classic Goes Modern And Doesn’t Miss a Beat

For the last few years, Archie Comics has completely reinvigorated itself by attracting top comics to the stalwart publisher of young adult comics, then allowing that talent to update classic characters to the modern day. Josie and the Pussycats #1 is no exception.  Writers Marguerite Bennett and Cameron Deordio, alongside artist Audrey Mok, have taken the Archie spin-off girl-band into the 21st century with all of their charm and fun intact. If you’re a life-long…

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Over Two Million Comics to be Given Away For Halloween ComicFest 2016

Over Two Million Comics to be Given Away For Halloween ComicFest 2016

In the last decade, more and more special event days are cropping up, cooperative efforts between publishers and retailers to draw new or lapsed readers into their local comic shops and put comics in their hands. Free Comic Book Day is by far the industry standard, but over the last five years, Halloween ComicFest has gained more and more attention. This year’s event, happening Saturday, October 29th, looks to be the biggest yet, with organizers…

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Archie Comics unveils FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles

Archie Comics unveils FREE COMIC BOOK DAY titles

Publisher Archie Comics have released information regarding the titles they will have on offer during FREE COMIC BOOK DAY on May 7th. The first title will be a special reprint of the debut issue for the best-selling Archie. From comic heavyweights Mark Waid and Fiona Staples, Archie #1 find our friends in Riverdale at the start of another school year. However, the residents of this small town feel like something is amiss, and America’s favorite…

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Funny Or Die and Archie Comics Partner for ARCHIE: The Musical

Funny Or Die and Archie Comics Partner for ARCHIE: The Musical

Comic book musical adaptations are hardly a new idea. We’ve seen on-stage adaptations of Batman, Superman, and Spider-Man. Though the web-slinger’s turn on the boards may have landed more people in the hospital than the Green Goblin’s last spree, that doesn’t mean that producers have turned away from comics as a source of inspiration. Enter Archie: The Musical. Archie Comics announced today that it had entered into a partnership with Adam McKay and online humor…

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PREVIEWS: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #3

PREVIEWS: CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #3

The newly rebranded Archie Comics has demonstrated no fear when it comes to putting out a broad selection of titles, and the new Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a great example. The publisher has released a six page preview of the upcoming issue, which you can check out below. What do you think? Will you be adding The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina to your pull list? Let us know in the comments! [FROM THE OFFICIAL…

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PREVIEWS: First Look at THE FOX #2 from ARCHIE COMICS

PREVIEWS: First Look at THE FOX #2 from ARCHIE COMICS

Independent comic book publisher Archie Comics has been riding a crest of success with its slew of newly minted titles from it’s more mature, super-hero-oriented Dark Circle imprint. Chief among them is the Mark Waid-helmed relaunch of The Fox. The publisher has released a set of five preview pages from the upcoming issue, which you can check out below! [FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] THE FOX #2 NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!  “Fox Hunt, Part…

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Comics Approach Peak Snark with ARCHIE VS SHARKNADO

Comics Approach Peak Snark with ARCHIE VS SHARKNADO

   It may not be the crossover comics deserve, but it is most certainly the crossover comics need. Archie VS Sharknado is coming. As the blatantly campy science fiction horror franchise launches it’s third installment on July 22nd, comic shops around the country will be able to join the fun as the fiendish fish attacks Riverdale.  The one-shot comic will feature a script by Sharknado director Anthony C. Ferrante and art by Archie veteran Dan Parent….

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Archie Comics Reveals TWENTY-TWO Variant Covers for ARCHIE #1

Archie Comics Reveals TWENTY-TWO Variant Covers for ARCHIE #1

Independent comics publisher Archie comics is relaunching one of the most successful titles in the history of sequential graphic storytelling in the upcoming first issue of Archie. With an award-winning creative team of Mark Waid and Fiona Staples and a lead whose name is among the most recognizable in American popular culture, this book has a lot of eyes on it. Now, it appears, the book will have almost as many covers. Today the publisher…

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