Posts tagged with archie

Apr 16 2018

Weekly Book Giveaway: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol. 1, by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack


This week's Book Giveaway is the first volume of the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which combines the first six issues of the much more horror-focused reboot of the Archie comic Sabrina the Teenage Witch. I'm only halfway through it, but I can already attest to the excellence of the art and the unpleasantness of the story. A full review will follow shortly...

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Jul 27 2016

Now with more bloodshed


If io9 is to be believed, the CW may have done the impossible: made an Archie TV adaptation that I actually want to watch. I'm not sure how much it actually has in common with the long-running comic book series, but I'll watch any teen show that "really wants to be Twin Peaks"...

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Feb 2 2016

Riverdale is... TWIN PEAKS


According to Variety, the CW has picked up the Riverdale pilot, based on the long-running (read: why won't it die?!?) Archie comic book series. The producer is apparently promising a "surprising and subversive take" on the material...

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Aug 11 2015

Evil twins


Ugh. According to THR, there's going to be an Archie musical, written by Anchorman writer-director (and Funny or Die co-founder) Adam McKay. The dude has an impressive résumé, but I don't care: as far as I'm concerned, Archie is an un-salvageable property, unless...

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Apr 8 2014

Stand down


If you, like me, sincerely loathe perpetual romantic waffler Archie Andrews, you've probably seen all those exciting "Archie to Die!" headlines. Don't get your hopes up, guys: according to CNN, the only Archie who is going to shuffle off this mortal coil is the star of the Life With Archie comics, a spin-off series that...

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Feb 25 2014

Speak of the wishy-washy devil and he shall appear.


Hah! I was just referencing Archie's perpetual romantic waffling, and immediately ran across this charming news item: according to MediaBistro, the Archie/Veronica/Betty love triangle is going to be transformed into a series of YA novels...

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Apr 8 2011

Take that, Glee.

Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the Archie 'verse, is getting his own miniseries. According to the New York Post, the four-issue series will "[Explain] how Keller arrived in River...

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Apr 23 2010

I'm *sure* there's already fanfic about this.

Huh. Apparently, long-running comic series Archie is about to introduce its first openly gay character. It's sweet that the Archie writers are trying to make their universe more diverse, but ge...

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