The sleigh bells are ring ting tingling and somewhere across the North American landscape, Frosty is coming to life. Riverdale is getting ready for Christmas, but it wouldn’t be a holiday without a series of mishaps, and Betty and Veronica are more than willing to oblige. Out this Wednesday, B&V Friends Comics Annual #246 aims to […]
Duane Swierczynski put Greg Hettinger, the star of his series from Archie’s Dark Circle imprint, through the ringer in the first arc of The Black Hood. Throughout “The Bullet’s Kiss” arc, Swierczynski’s background as a crime novelist shined through the pages, as each chapter of the five-part series read like an addictive crime novel. It was impossible […]
It must be digital Thursday as the news is flying fast and furious. Archie has also announced it’s own new digital initiative, called, Archie Comics Reader, a new standalone iOS app, designed by Madefire, that offers two reading experiences: buying individual issue or an all-you-can-eat streaming Archie Unlimited option. The app is spearheaded by Archie’s […]
Oh and speaking of Annie Wu, she’s the artist on issue #4 of the all-nu Archie comics, (Veronica Fish takes over on issues #5-6) and in issue #4 of the Mark Waid reboot we finally learn about #LipstickIncident, the secret that has been haunting the halls of Riverdale High and crimping Archie’s dating style.
The Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest is nearing the completion of its 28th year. Since the start of its run in 1987, the Archie Comics series has featured stories centered around Riverdale’s eponymous leading ladies. In the latest issue, which comes out this Wednesday, cartoonist Dan Parent brings some holiday cheer to the Archie universe, breaking out […]
Calling all miscreants! All slackers and gamers! All those who would banish terrible cafeteria food to the secret tenth circle of hell (located in a specific unmentionable location on Satan’s person). Archie’s Jughead is back with a new ongoing series written by none other than Sex Criminals’ Chip Zdarsky and illustrated by The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl‘s artist Erica Henderson. […]
Although there has been much discussion lately about Afterlife with Archie, the script for issue #9 by Roberto Aguirre Sacasa has been turned in and editor Mike Pellerito was showing it off to retailers at the Diamond Retailers Summit being held today in Baltimore. He stressed that there was date for when artist Francesco Francavilla […]
Yesterday, The Beat brought you an exclusive interview with Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig, co-writers of the new Dark Circle Comics series The Shield. In this new take on a classic character originally introduced in 1940, The Shield is a spirit that defends truth, justice, and the American way by inhabiting the body of an everyday […]