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Nancy Silberkleit On The Lasting Superpowers of Comic Book Collecting

Nancy Silberkleit On The Lasting Superpowers of Comic Book Collecting

Nancy Silberkleit, co-CEO of Archie Comics, writes for Bleeding Cool: As Co-CEO of Archie Comics, I hear from people around the world how they had massive collections of comics as a child but, like Mr. Lodge kicking Archie out of the mansion, those boxes got unceremoniously tossed out. If only everyone understood the importance and dignity […]

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

We have Archie Comics' January 2021 solicitations, beginning with a one-shot for Riverdale's Southside Serpents, their own attempt at glamorising gang culture in modern society…. everyone gets a tattoo! RIVERDALE PRESENTS: SOUTHSIDE SERPENTS ONE-SHOT FP Jones is worried for the future of the Southside Serpents. The biker gang is getting old and finding it hard […]

TikTok Gang Warfare and More Announced by Archie Comics For 2021

TikTok, Gang Warfare and More Announced by Archie Comics For 2021

South Side Serpents #1 is a new one-shot comic book launching from Archie Comics in January, written by David Barnett, drawn by Richard Ortiz, with colours by Matt Herms, letters by Jack Morelli and a variant cover by Tyler Boss. Working as an Archie/Riverdale prequel it will focus on SD Jones passing the mantle of […]

Now Archie Make Comics All-You-Can-Eat Streaming from Day Of Release

Now Archie Make Comics All-You-Can-Eat Streaming from Day Of Release

Is this the future? Archie Comics is the first major comic book publisher to release its titles in print and digital, on the same day they also make them available as part of a streaming service. Marvel waits six months, as does DC Comics. But with Archie, the day the comic is published, it can […]

Sabrina Finally Finishes In Archie Comics November 2020 Solicitations

Sabrina Finally Finishes In Archie Comics November 2020 Solicitations

Sabrina The Teenage Witch finally finishes her five-issue mini-series in November, alongside the rest of Archie Comics' November 2020 solicitations being released… SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 (of 5) The thrilling conclusion of Sabrina: Something Wicked is here, and it's going to put our magical teen heroine face-to-face in a battle against someone unexpected—will everything Sabrina's […]

Archie Fans: Snag This Original Cover From #255 On ComicConnect

Archie Fans: Snag This Original Cover From #255 On ComicConnect

Archie fans have no shortage of collecting focuses. Ice cream covers, beach covers, Jughead eating hamburgers, car covers. There seems to be no end to all of the cool variations you can narrow it down too, and many collectors choose to do that over just collecting huge runs of the book. One cool subject I […]

Riot Games Opposes Archie Comics Over Jinx Trademark

Riot Games Opposes Archie Comics Over Jinx Trademark

At the beginning of 2018, Bleeding Cool noted a potential trademark clash. We noted that  Li'l Jinx, created by Joe Edwards for Archie Comics in 1947 was depicted as a lovable but mischievous little girl, engaged in a comical battle of wills with her long-suffering father. And in 2012, Archie Comics decided to publish stories […]

Archie Is No Simp Says the Publisher of Comics Biggest Simp

"Archie Is No Simp," Says the Publisher of Comics' Biggest Simp

In a lesson that the publisher somehow didn't learn in 2010, Archie Comics has opened themselves up for torture via internet yesterday. The company, responsible for decades of comics about a red-headed teenager and the two girls he never ends up with, took to Twitter to put a stop to a certain kind of comment […]

Archie Horror Returns to Comic Shops This Halloween With Madam Satan

Archie Horror Returns to Comic Shops This Halloween With Madam Satan

Archie's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is getting a devilish companion comic this Halloween. As comics publishers across the industry plan for their post-lockdown return to slinging floppies, it seems that many have set their sights on October, celebrating both the Spooky Season and, appropriately, a terrifyingly uncertain return to (somewhat) normalcy. With IDW planning to scare […]

Betty and Veronica Collection Coming From Archie and Kate Spade

Betty and Veronica Collection Coming From Archie and Kate Spade

Last week, we revealed how you could live sleep a king in a Wakandan bedroom paradise with Marvel and Pottery Barn's Black Panther Collection. Now, Archie Comics announces a plan to break out of comic shops and the grocery store checkout section and into your purse. Archie Comics has announced the Betty and Veronica Collection, a new […]

Comics &#038 Complication &#8211 Propaganda for Social Movements

Comics & Complication – Propaganda for Social Movements

Time for another edition of Comics & Complication. In the first article, we dug into JLA: The Nail and the concept of heroism and in the second we looked at World War Hulk and the idea of anger. This week, we're looking at how propaganda in comics can be used to influence social movements. Superman […]

Archie Comics to Donate 100% of Online Sales to EJI

Archie Comics to Donate 100% of Online Sales to EJI

For the past few decades, Archie Comics has not shied away from inclusiveness. Since they introduced Chuck Clayton, Archie Comics has made great strides in trying to create an equal and just world within the safe pages of the Archie Comic Universe. As of late, Archie has been going above and beyond with showing the […]

Archie Comics is Bringing You Summer Fun in these Diamond Solicits

Archie Comics is Bringing You Summer Fun in these Diamond Solicits

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, American's. With the unofficial start of summer here, it's time we took a peek as to what's coming to us this summer from Archie Comics via Previews. Now these books won't be out until August, but you can get your orders in now with your favorite local comic book shop. Archie […]

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

Spider-Woman Most Ordered Comic in Diamond March 2020 Marketshare

We were wondering where the Diamond Comic Distributors March 2020 marketshare statistics might have got to. Well, it has been a peculiar month. Rather than the usual Friday/Monday release, we are getting the marketshare and top tens today followed by the full stats tomorrow. So here we go, Spider-Woman and all. As it stands comic […]

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All the Digital Comics Released This Week From Traditional Publishers

All major comic book publishers have pulled digital comics versions of new titles out this week, as they are still unable to publish them in print. There are exceptions for Archie's general market titles, collections already sold into the book market, and original graphic novels such as DC's Alt-Hero out today. Smaller publishers are less […]

Archie Gets Political in World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest Preview

Archie Gets Political in World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest Preview

Today, Bernie Sanders ended his campaign to become the Democratic nominee for the presidential election. It's a crushing blow for younger democrats who favored the Democratic Socialist Senator from Vermont. However, not all young people have become disillusioned with politics. World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #98 is out from Archie Comics this week, one […]

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel DC Image and More

All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #6

Diving Into the Comic Vault: Pep Comics #6

Welcome back to another episode of Diving Into the Comic Vault. We're still exploring the early issues of Pep Comics, with today's focus on Pep Comics #6. This cover is yet another impressive WWII themed cover of Pep Comics by Irv Novick, showcasing The Shield fighting the Axis Powers. This issue has Shield — in […]

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #282 Is Fun and Refreshing

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #282 Is Fun and Refreshing

Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest is just the thing you, or your kids, need. The double digests are classic Archie fun, and they're always a feel-good read. This romp into the classic Archie universe is just what we need right now! Readers get a lot in this double digest. We open with Betty and […]

Archie Comics Expands Apparel Line at Threadless

Archie Comics Expands Apparel Line at Threadless

Like the world's best rappers, athletes, or Instagram stars, comic book publisher Archie Comics has unveiled an expanded new clothing line at Threadless, a press release announced Wednesday. The new lineup features "unexpected fun takes on the classic Archie characters including Tarot card-inspired designs, classic logo artwork, cheerleading and biker art styles, and art from […]