All-American teenager Archie Andrews is used to having finesse his way through heated conflicts and make peace between passionate opponents, being unable to choose between the dueling affections of frenemies Betty and Veronica for about 70 years now, but he's going to find himself in the middle of an all-new conflict this July, when the Occupy movement comes to th
On the off chance that you thought the awesome craziness of the Archie universe was limited to the character's grown-up version, think again: This week also saw the release of "Archie & Friends" #146, kicking off the four-part "Twilite" saga in which Riverdale High gains two new students, Ivan and Jared, who immediately become new competitors for Betty and Veronica's affections.
Also, they're a vampire and a werewolf, respectively.Archie's attempts to catch up to pop culture trends have tended to lag a little behind the
After thoroughly enjoying Tom Root's handiwork on this week's "Jughead" #200, I happened upon a pretty telling back page ad for iVerse's line of Archie's digital-exclusive releases. Behold: "Betty & Veronica Summer Spectacular Presents: Betty the Vampire Slayer v.s.
As Archie Andrews pushes 70 years of publication, many younger fans of Riverdale's resident horn-dog with a heart of gold may not have had the chance to read up on his secret past.
Thanks to a partnership with IDW Publishing, Archie Comics will soon release reprints of the character's earlier tales in collected editions, including the first works by creators John Goldwater and Bob Montana.
ComicsAlliance welcomes guest blogger Brendan McGuirk to discuss the upcoming Archie wedding.
Archie Comics recently announced that forever-young bachelor Archie Andrews will be taking the vows of marriage later this summer in "Archie #600," and the comic-book gossip gutters were instantly aflutter -- who would the bride be, Betty or Veronica? After countless years of wooing and hijinx, whom will he choose to take that final, sacred plunge? On The Rachel Maddow Show, pop culture oracle Kent Jones made his case for the bright and bubbly Betty Cooper over the sultry, standoffish Veronica Lodge.
"A Not-So-Cool Yule": Archie is having a stress-free holiday season, until
both Betty and Veronica give him "matching sweaters" that they expect him to
wear– the only problem is, the designs the girls chose don't match!
SCRIPT: George Gladir
ART: Stan Goldberg
"Cold Comfort": Veronica thinks Archie is being chivalrous about her onion breath, when he merely has a cold!
SCRIPT: Kathleen Webb
ART: Stan Goldberg
"The Fix is In": When Mr. Lodge and Smithers see Archie with a tool kit, an unspeakable horror grips them –