I am not particularly old, but that headline up there is making me feel much, much older.
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Change is coming to Riverdale! The latest release of Archie #32 by Mark Waid, Ian Flynn, and Audrey Mok brought an end to Waid's tenure on the revitalised series since he first started alongside Fiona Staples in 2015. The new team of Nick Spencer and Marguerite Sauvage are set to begin later this year -- and we spoke Sauvage to learn more.
Even though we're living in a new golden age for flashy cape comic books and shared cinematic universes, Archie Comics has managed to carve out interesting footholds for itself with modern spins on romance and horror comics and a cheesy teen soap opera that has no business being as good as it is. But as fun as the Archie crew (in its many forms) is, the powers that be at Archie Comics want to try their hand at the superhero game once again.
The past few issues of Archie have been gripped by "Over the Edge", an event that has brought Archie and Reggie's bitter rivalry to a crisis point, but will leave a beloved Riverdale citizen on death's door as well. Now, speaking to series writer Mark Waid, we can exclusively reveal whose life hangs in the balance.
Artist Dan Parent and writer-inker Ty Templeton are working together on the just-announced Your Pal Archie, which is an "all-ages" book that will modernise the looks of the characters by taking inspiration from Riverdale. If they want to keep the book all-ages, the fashion will have to be all they take from the show.
Crossovers are an everyday occurrence in the comics industry, where Spider-Man hangs with Wolverine, Batman stops by Teen Titans HQ, and Aliens battle Predators. But not all crossovers make as much sense as these do. Here are a dozen of them that aren't necessarily bad, but they're all definitely weird.
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.
Video: The iconic comic book hero Archie Andrews dies a heroic death in the final issue of Life with Archie #36 while saving the life of one of his friends. His death is really tragic and meaningful, but Conan O'Brien's here with some not-so-heroic alternatives.