For a company that only recently got around to doing variant covers, Archie sure has caught on quick to how to do them in a fun way. Case in point: Kevin Keller. Over the last nine months, Riverdale High's newest student has been featured in a series of "Retro Variants," with veteran Archie artist Dan Parent dropping Kevin into homages to stuff like Pureheart the Powerful, and even Superman's first appearance in Action Comics #1.
It's an age old question...or, at least, a 70-year-old question: Betty or Veronica?
The two female points of the love triangle at the very center of publisher Archie Comics have always formed a sort of either/or dichotomy for those male readers envious of Archie Andrews' predicament, being seemingly forced to choose between two ideal girlfriends of opposite natures. When those male readers ask
My affection for Archie comics has been well-documented here at ComicsAlliance, and I never love them more than when things get weird for the teenagers of Riverdale. Magical gender reassignment, hillbil
Over the past three years, Archie artist Dan Parent has been at the center of some of the company's biggest events, from Archie Meets Kiss to Kevin Keller. I spoke to him at today's Comic-Con to find out what it's been like to be a key factor in Archie's new direction, and in the process, he told me about Archie vs. KISS, a follow-up to the first crossover, in which
Over the past few years, Archie Comics has released some pretty unexpected comics, not the least of which was the recent crossover with KISS. Now, they've unveiled their latest surprise: A crossover with Glee, FOX TV's musical drama about a high school glee club, set to run in upcoming issues of Archie.
The star of Kevin Keller continued to ascend last weekend at Comic-Con International in San Diego, where it was announced that the first openly gay Archie Comics character would graduate from his in-progress miniseries to a full-fledged ongoing series next February. Not only that, Kevin's popularit
Almost exactly a year ago. Archie Comics announced that they were adding a new character to the increasingly diverse roster of Riverdale: Kevin Keller, a young man with a love of comics who works for the school paper -- and also happens to be the first openly gay chara
On sale now is Archie #616, which contains part one of the "Campaign Pain" storyline, guest-starring President Barack Obama and Sarah Palin. Although the story by Alex Simmons and Dan Parent is way too late to be part of the wave of
From its upcoming "Twilite" storyline to the digital "Betty the Vampire Slayer vs. Vampironica" tale, Archie Comics certainly hasn't shied away from parodying the scarier side of youth culture of late. For many, however, the scariest story is yet to come. This July Archie and the gang will spoof none other t
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