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.
Archie Comics just put 15 songs up on their website by The Archies, a fictional bubblegum pop band that supposedly featured Archie on guitar, Jughead on drums, Betty on the tambourine, etc. The Archies, despite not being real, actually had a #1 hit in 1969 called You might remembe
ARCHIE #580 "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 –
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