PREVIEW: Archie’s Summer Gets Put on Ice in WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #61!

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Lace up your boots, kids, because it’s time for another journey to Riverdale! In World of Archie Comics Double Digest #61, Archie has to deal with the worst problem all kids face during the summer– ENDLESS CHORES!  Will he make it to the end of summer party?!  Will Archie be bamboozled by Reggie Mantle’s “little black […]

Nice Art: Afterlife with Archie #9 is finally coming out next week

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Afterlife with Archie is back from the dead! After a very long hiatus, the 9th issue of this cult favorite is finally on sale next Wednesday. After a delay of a year while writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa worked on the Ruverdale TV show (just slated for Fall) the book that kills Riverdale’s finest and brings them […]

Charm and North Join Archie’s Jughead ongoing as new creative team

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Resident funnyman Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) is departing Archie’s Jughead series along with Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) in the upcoming issue #8. Starting at Jughead issue #9, Ryan North (Adventure Time) will take over writing duties of the series while fill-in artist Derek Charm (Powerpuff Girls Super Smash-Up) will become the normal penciller on the comic book. Sabrina, the Teenage […]

Fresh from the Pages of Archie: Adam Hughes to Write and Draw Betty and Veronica ongoing series

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Remember those Archie announced for release in the Kickstarter from last May? The publisher is finally making good on the promise to roll out one those titles with the upcoming launch of Betty & Veronica #1. Artist and comics veteran Adam Hughes (Justice League) is writing and drawing the series. The new comic premieres July 20th. The story […]

NICE ART: JUGHEAD is on Holiday, Derek Charm to the rescue!

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Archie’s Jughead is going on Summer Break and he’s taking writer Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) and a brand new guest artist to the series, Derek Charm (Powerpuff Girls) with him. Regular artist Erica Henderson (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl) is hard at work (likely on some news that broke this weekend). Hitfix Harpy confirmed that issues #7 and […]

Archie’s Fan-Favorite Horror Comics Rise from the Dead this Summer

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Archie had something of a creative renaissance when the publisher launched Afterlife with Archie in October of 2013 with Archie Creative Chief Officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Spider-Man) on writing duties and Francesco Francavilla (Batwoman) on art. However, fan haven’t seen a new issue of the series since May. Only eight installments of the series launched between 2013 and 2015– with no […]

Jughead now the leader of the asexual movement, but keep him away from Deadpool

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This week Archie dropped a preview of Jughead #4 by Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson that casually revealed that the famed crowned cap wearer is asexual, defined as someone who is not attracted to people of any gender. This is a follow up to writer Zdarsky’s comments at NYCC ’15: “My view of Jughead is, over […]

Veronica Fish named ongoing artist for new-look Archie series

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With the shock of the lipstick incident behind us, it’s time for the well-received realistic Archie comic to get a “permanent” ongoing artist, and it’s Veronica Fish. Fiona Staples launched the title in high style, Annie Wu drew issue #4 with more style, and Fish has been on starting with last month’s issue #5. She joins writer Mark Waid, colorists Andre Szymanowicz and Jen Vaughn, and letterer Jack Morelli. Issue #6 goes on sale next week, 2/17 and the cover is shown above.