Archie Comics recently proved that they're willing to completely reimagine the look of their iconic characters, bringing in Saga artist Fiona Staples for a relaunch of their flagship title that cast Archie and company in an entirely new light.
In November, fans will also get to see Archie reimagined by another superb cartoonist: Jaime Hernandez, of the beloved and long-running Love and Rockets series. Although the interior art for the book will be illustrated by Annie Wu, Hernandez has drawn a variant cover for Archie #4, and this is our first look at the Riverdale gang through his eyes.
Here's the publisher's description of the issue, which is written by Mark Waid, and involves a mysterious "lipstick incident." What does it mean, what does it mean?
The biggest comic series of the year continues! What was the "lipstick incident" that pushed Archie and Betty apart? And can the smartest boy in Riverdale fix it? The spotlight is on Dilton and Moose as, together, they show what friendship is really all about! We’re pleased to welcome ANNIE WU (BLACK CANARY, HAWKEYE) to Riverdale, as she takes over art duties in this brand new issue!
Issue #72 of Josie and the Pussycats, published in October of 1973 ran a story in which bikini-wearing Josie becomes possessed by Satan, and has to be exorcised by her bikini-wearing bandmates. Dangerous Minds has the complete story on its site, along with a synopsis: In the weirdness that is issue #72, The Pussycats (along […]
The kids of Riverdale have to take on a Sharknado: a storm that unites Betty and Veronica like never before and leaves Moose realizing that Reggie isn’t that bad of guy. The comic’s special effects are more convincing than the movie’s, I’ll give it that. Archie vs. Sharknado [Archie Comics]
Archie comics, that bastion of thick, small newsprint books at supermarket checkout, is getting yet another vaguely ironic makeover! The ginger ninja of our hearts is, to quote Bloomberg, “getting a new hipster look.”
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