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Jaime Hernandez draws Archie

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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?

ARCHIE #4

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!

Archie vs Sharknado worth a giggle

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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.

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Archie's "new hipster look"

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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Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker), RIP

Jean Stapleton, who most famously played Edith Bunker on "All in the Family," has died. She was 90 years old. (via CNN)

Archie comic from 1972 about 2012

NewImage Reportedly snipped from an Archie comic from 1972 in which he time travels to 2012. Even if the 1972/2012 bit is off, it's a great panel anyway. (via @coseyfannitutti)