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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RIVERDALE Casts Betty and Jughead

RIVERDALE Casts Betty and Jughead

In the world of comic book adaptations, it is safe to say that few fans ever expected that Archie Andrews and his home town of Riverdale would be among them. When it was announced in July that The CW network, home to three comic book shows already, was moving forward with a Riverdale TV series, fans of Archie and the gang were thrilled. While it is still unclear as to when the series will begin…

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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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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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