The New Version Of Sabrina The Teenage Witch Will Debut In Jughead This Spring

The New Version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch Will Debut in Jughead This Fall

Last year, Archie Comics rebooted their main character and introduced a version of Archie and Riverdale High built around modern-day sensibilities. So far, we've seen updated takes on Betty, Veronica and Reggie; this September, the magic comes back when teenage sorceress Sabrina guest-stars in the ongoing Jughead series.

The New Version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch Will Debut in Jughead This Fall

Jughead's currently being written and drawn in excellent fashion by Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson. This spring, a new team of Ryan North (who writes The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl for Marvel) and Derek Charm will take over the series featuring Archie Andrews' always-hungry pal with Jughead #9. North and Charm will be reintroducing Sabrina in their first issue, which will be a bit of an odd-couple pairing, according to the writer's remarks in a Daily Dot interview:

I see Jughead as being generally this really rational dude, this anchor of sensibility in a world of boy/girl-crazy friends. And Sabrina's interesting because she's literally magic. She is an actual witch in a world where witchcraft isn't known to be a real thing, and she's got this edge to her that you don't often see in Riverdale. I think Jughead's just the kind of person who I think would be a lot of fun to see interact with that.

Zdarsky and North are friends IRL and their creative paths just intertwined in a hilarious Howard the Duck/Squirrel Girl crossover story that just ended. North is a writer who does comedy well without making fun of his characters, so his upcoming tenure on Jughead should be delight.


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