By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/21/2014 6:33 AM
Veronica’s falling in love – with windsurfing! Jealous Archie is determined to learn the sport as well, but given that he might possibly be the clumsiest person that ever walked the face of the planet, things don’t go very well. Desperate to learn, he takes lessons from the only expert in town: Cheryl Blossom! With variant cover art by Art Baltazar & Franco of Tiny Titans fame, this book will fly off the shelves!
Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Tito Pena
“Little Archie & his Pals” Variant Cover: Art Baltazar & Franco
Ship Date: 6/18
On Sale Date: 7/2
32-page, full color comic
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/19/2014 10:16 AM
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/11/2014 11:08 PM
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/5/2014 8:52 AM
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #4
Escape from Riverdale, Part 4 [of 5]: With two more members of our beloved gang infected by the dreadful zombie-virus, Riverdale's one sanctuary—Lodge Mansion—has been compromised. The kids are left to make a significant decision—do they stay and fight or flee the only town they've ever known? Meanwhile, Archie makes a horrific discovery in his own home, one that may cost him his life! It's red-headed teen versus gruesomely undead canine in the latest chapter of this ground-breaking TEEN + series! Definitely NOT for all ages!
Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Francesco Francavilla
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Jughead’s Beanie Variant Cover: Tim Seeley
On Sale at Specialty Comic Shops Date: 3/5
32-page, full color comic
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/5/2014 8:51 AM
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #249
There’s something strange about Archie’s Uncle Albert! What is it about him that’s bugging both Archie and his dad? It could be that he’s a little bit crooked… See what we mean in “On the Level,” the wacky lead story to this fun-filled double digest!
Script: Mike Pellowski
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/3/2014 1:14 PM
By JRotante on 3/3/2014 10:27 AM
As announced this morning in THE NEW YORK TIMES
, Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO's hit series Girls will be penning a new, four-part Archie Comics story slated to hit newsstands and comic shops in 2015.
Dunham, known for her topical and compelling writing as well as her stellar performances on Girls, will bring her modern voice to some of the most beloved characters in pop culture as Archie and the gang come face to face with a new reality show filming in Riverdale.
"I was an avid Archie collector as a child- conventions, first editions that l kept in plastic sleeves, the whole shebang. It has so much cultural significance but also so much personal significance, and to get to play with these beloved characters is a wild creative opportunity," said Dunham
Newly-minted Archie Comics Chief Creative Officer Roberto...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/3/2014 6:16 AM
Archie Comics, the acclaimed and bestselling comic book publisher that is home to some of the best-known pop culture creations in the world, including Archie, Jughead, Betty & Veronica, Josie & The Pussycats, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and the hit AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE series, announced that Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa will join the company in an executive capacity as Chief Creative Officer.
Aguirre-Sacasa builds on his current role at Archie Comics as the bestselling writer of Archie's high profile ongoing series AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, which pairs him with superstar artist Francesco Francavilla. In addition to continuing to bring the zombie apocalypse to Riverdale in the hit series, he will spearhead the company’s expansion into other media, including film, television, animation and more, while providing invaluable input into the company’s publishing initiatives, which include the main Archie Comics line and the rebranding of the Red Circle Comics superhero imprint.