‘The Best Of Archie Comics’ Gets A Deluxe Hardcover Treatment [Preview]
More than any other company, Archie Comics has done a pretty amazing job of keeping its back catalog in print for new readers. On top of the decades worth of digests that stocked grocery store shelves with a library of older stories, the past few years have seen a new wave of digital collections and massive tomes that hit the highlights of 75 years of Riverdale's favorite teens.
This week, The Best of Archie is getting a deluxe hardcover treatment, and what's really interesting about it is that it's going into some deep cuts of the wider Archie Universe.
Sure, Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica are all there, but there's also the requisite appearance from Sabrina the Teenage Witch, human wrecking ball Cheryl Blossom, fashion model Katy Keene, and even Bingo Wilkin! Check out a sampling of what you'll find below!
For those of you who may not know him, Bingo Wilkin is Jughead's cousin who lives across town, and, as a friend of mine put it, "is Archie and Jughead in one man!" Hopefully Cricket O'Dell and Cousin Marcie make the next volume.
Here's the official information:
THE BEST OF ARCHIE COMICS VOL 1 DELUXE EDITION (HC)
Attention, Archie fans! Finally, it’s the book you’ve been waiting for—a full comic-book sized, hardcover, remastered, collector’s edition of Archie’s bestselling The Best of Archie Comics Vol. 1! Featuring over 50 iconic, hand-picked Archie stories from Archie’s 75-year history, this book is a sure thing for both die-hard Archie fans and those new to Riverdale!
6 5/8 x 10 3/16 “
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/5