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By ARCHIE COMICS on 4/19/2012 6:53 AM
By Steven Scott

Slate Magazine spoke with Archie Comic CEO Jon Goldwater with a view to explore the recent progressive surge in the company’s output. From Kevin Keller’s wedding to Occupy Riverdale and everything in between, the overarching conclusion was this – “Riverdale has quietly become a progressive paradise.”

With the currently running Archie Marries Valerie arc, as well as the most recent unveiling...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/8/2012 1:03 PM
By Steven Scott

Kevin Keller’s wedding, Occupy Riverdale, digital comics leader – these days it seems there’s nothing Archie isn’t capable of. Archie’s hometown of Riverdale is a lot of things to different people. For CEO Jon Goldwater it is “a diverse, welcoming and current Riverdale.” THE HUFFINGTON POST talked with Goldwater on the present state of Archie Comics, which they describe as, “the most supportive and all-inclusive universe in comicdom.” Not surprisingly, as the wedding of Kevin Keller in Life with Archie #16...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 3/6/2012 7:12 AM
By Steven Scott

It was bound to happen. Occupy hits Riverdale in the upcoming Archie #635 as reported by The Maddow Blog. As Archie Meets KISS writer Alex Segura returns to the flagship title, this time with artist Gisele on pencils, to bring fans the Archie perspective of what's going on in the world around us.

Not only does the issue itself cause Archie to become conflicted, but with both Betty and Veronica on opposite sides of the protest, the stakes are even higher for our red haired protagonist.   Which side will Archie ultimately take when he's forced to choose and will Riverdale ever be the same again?

Subscribe to Archie and take part in this monumental issue following the Archie Marries Valerie arc!

By ARCHIE COMICS on 2/23/2012 2:05 PM
By Steven Scott

Lately, with any new move Archie Comics makes, the media takes notice. The announcement of Occupy Riverdale was no different with several publications jumping on the story since it was confirmed Tuesday. The upcoming storyline from Archie Meets KISS writer, Alex Segura, has gotten the comic book world buzzing and many questions have arisen. What’s up with that rad variant cover? Will the story stay true to Archie’s distinct style? And most importantly, which side will Archie himself take?

Robot 6 took some time to chat with Segura...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 2/23/2012 9:09 AM
 

- Newsarama jumped on the Occupy Riverdale news wagon with some additional coverage trying to decipher the Jill Thompson variant cover.

- Seattle's The Stranger put in their two cents as well on the latest newsworthy story to come out of Riverdale.

- The story also reached another west coast publication, The Portland Mercury.

- Movie blog Slash Film as well as Complex Magazine chimed...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 2/22/2012 1:18 PM
By Steven Scott

From Wall St. to our nation’s capital, the Occupy movement has been represented in many corners of the country and beyond. Now as AOL’s Comics Alliance reports, the latest locale to take up a position on the growing cause is none other than Archie’s hometown of Riverdale!

The coverage for Occupy Riverdale is stacking up with The Beat, Think Progress, Death and Taxes, Big Shiny Robot...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 2/21/2012 1:18 PM
By Steven Scott

Bleeding Cool recently danged the possibility of an Occupy Riverdale story from Archie Comics and now to make it official! Never one to shy away from what’s happening in the world around us, Archie Comics will give its distinctive spin on the Occupy movement in an upcoming issue from Archie Meets KISS writer Alex Segura with art by Gisele Lagace. Bleeding Cool teased the possibility of an Occupy storyline earlier this month but now Archie Comics can confirm the rumor with the unveiling of this variant cover...
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