Dan Parent Archives

Archie's 75th Anniversary Digest #10 Review – Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?
The cover–by Dan Parent— reflects the interior, as the book is heavily dedicated to the Archie fairy tale spoofs There's a little history to each classic fairy tale before the story, offering readers a little background They're all great, but I'll just focus on my two favorites. "Betty and the Beast" is clearly a Beauty and[...]
A Busty, Beautiful Redhead! Die Kitty Die: Hollywood Or Bust! #1
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Die Kitty Die, from former Archie artist/writer Fernando Ruiz and still-there Archie artist/writer Dan Parent, is brilliant The story and characters parody various well-known characters and companies, and gives a fantastic tongue-in-cheek look at the state of the current comic industry I enjoyed the first series immensely, and I'm glad Ruiz and Parent have[...]
348 Pages Of Classic Archie In Archie: Best Of 2016 Digest
The bulk of them are from Dan Parent, but we also have some in here from writer Craig Boldman and artists Pat & Tim Kennedy, such as "Jughead and Archie in Snow Struck". This particular story was published in Jughead and Archie Comics Winter Annual #18 from January 2016 It's a cute story about Archie trying[...]
More Classic Reprints: Betty And Veronica Comics Annual #252
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Dan Parent does it again with another new classic Archie fairy tale story This time it features Betty and Veronica in "Thumbelonica"! When Betty finds a miniature Veronica in her garden, Betty is initially elated Unfortunately Veronica is well, herself, in any version (save for Riverdale) and Betty can't stand her The story is cute[...]
Jughead Almost Gets Archie And Betty Killed: Archie's Funhouse Comics Double Digest 25
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] We continue with Dan Parent's take on another classic fairy, Hansel and Gretel Betty and Archie play the lead characters who are trying to make a delivery to an unknown character. In typical Archie fashion the duo gets lost, Archie's phone dies, and when they try to follow his chip trail back home, they discover[...]
B&V Friends Comics Annual #253
  [rwp-review-recap id="0"] According to Dan Parent, Archie will be doing a number of fairly tale stories for the classic Archie line In this issue of Betty and Veronica Friends: Comics Annual we have a re-telling of The Princess and the Pea called The Princess and the Pea-Brained. It's safe to assume Archie is the pea brain, as he[...]
Gothic Heroine: Riverdale Episode 5
Their relationship has taken the back burner, but with Grundy gone and Archie all alone, I have a feeling we'll be exploring this plot that was introduced by Dan Parent a few years ago. We also learn that a majority of the characters in this show are a part of the founding families of Riverdale, and they're[...]
Veronica Steals The Spotlight: Betty And Veronica Comics Double Digest 251
She's bossy, fun, a shopaholic, and she likes to make a grand entrance. In the opening story by Dan Parent called "Give My Regards to Brigitte", Brigitte is about to make her Broadway debut as Julie in Romeo and Juliet All of her Riverdale friends are there to see her and the night is starting off[...]
Cheeseburger In Paradise: Jughead And Archie Jumbo Comics #25
While Dan Parent is the artist and writer, the story has a strong Rex W Lindsay vibe to it Personally I love it It reminded me heavily of my childhood and I ate it up The story is straightforward and cute Archie is headed to perform on a children's television show, one that Jughead just[...]
Reggie The Liar: World Of Archie Winter Annual
In "My, Myself, and I" from the Pope of Archie Dan Parent, Reggie asks Betty to help him write his memoirs Betty is quick to point out that they're still in high school, but this doesn't phase Reggie After all, he's planning on doing this for the rest of his life. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float:[...]
So Much Archie – Archie 1000 Page Comics Compendium
Usually the digest and reprint books feature a new Dan Parent story, and while Dan is fantastic in every sense of the word, I'm glad to see a Lucey story lead the book. This book really shines with showcasing different artists You have stories from Pat & Tim Kennedy, Fernando Ruiz, Stan Goldberg, Dan Parent, Jeff[...]
Reggie Can't Catch a Break: Archie's Funhouse Comics Annual #24
Dan Parent delights us again with more classic gags and feel good stories, which is always a welcome change in today's world We open this book with "When In Rome" which centers around the gang Betty calls Reggie out within the first few panels for not volunteering for the school's food drive this upcoming weekend,[...]
Love Can Melt A Frozen Heart: Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics #250
At least that's what I'm getting from Dan Parent's gag cover We open with a story called "Bridesmaids", in which Veronica is going into meltdown mode over her admittedly ugly bridesmaid dress for an upcoming wedding Thankfully her cousin Harper saves the day, and comes up with something more acceptable The story is short and[...]
B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest 252: Friendship Never Ends
The iconic gal pal duo has been charming audiences since the 1950's, and in this issue of B & V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest 252 the same charm still runs deep. Dan Parent takes charge with the cover and opening story, but out of the two the opening story is the winner In "Owl Be Seeing[...]