Archie’s Getting Drafted In The Anniversary Collection Of ‘Everything’s Archie’ [Preview]
Over the past couple of weeks, Archie's digital collections have shifted over to a celebration of their main character's 75th anniversary, and this week, they're finally getting weird with it. The latest collection, out this Friday, November 13, puts the spotlight on the best stories from Everything's Archie, a series that ran from 1969 to 1991 and featured some of the strangest tales that Riverdale had to offer. There was the one where the Archies visited the animation studio that was making a cartoon based on their band, for instance, and the one from the late '80s where the gang found a problem that could only be solved by breakdancing.
And then there was the one where Archie got drafted during the Vietnam War.
That one was originally printed in 1971's "A Summer Prayer For Peace," back when Archie Comics was experimenting with doing more serious stories with their characters, and even had two ongoing series devoted to doing just that. And now, you can witness the magic for yourself, along with a dozen stories from the archives:
Here's the official word from the publisher:
Archie 75 Series: Everything’s Archie (Digital Exclusive)
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Starting at the height of Archiemania in 1969, Everything’s Archie linked with the Archie Saturday morning cartoon and was the home for some of the funniest stories ever produced. In this installment, we share some of the best and most pivotal stories from the history of the series, from The Archies’ visit to Filmation Studios to what might have happened if Archie had been drafted into the Army!
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 11/13
75-page, full color comic