TweetWere you a good boy or girl this year? Did you avoid Internet snark, practice goodwill towards your fellow human being, and cross with the light? Yeah, neither did I. So, as Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach, I offer the following list of graphic novel gift books, designed to help you assuage your guilt, […]
TweetBy Torsten Adair The following is a selection of new comics titles due to be published in November 2010. This list is not comprehensive, as there are over 350 books scheduled. Instead, I have selected titles which caught my interest. If you would like to browse forthcoming graphic novels and related books at your leisure, […]
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Tweet Dozen of creators and many Kids’ DAy activities highlight Archie’s extensive schedule for NYCC 10. Archie Comics is at New York Comic Con 2010, bigger and better than ever! Archie Comics is celebrating its biggest presence at New York Comic Con with non-stop signings and by teaming up with the organizers of Kids’ Comics […]
By Torsten Adair
The following is a selection of new comics titles due to be published in October 2010. This list is not comprehensive, as there are over 275 books scheduled. These are just the titles which caught my eye. If you would like to browse forthcoming comic strip books at your leisure, click here. Instead, I have selected titles which caught my interest. These are not necessarily titles I will purchase, but which I will definitely look at once they arrive at my local comics shop or bookstore.
The artist of “Skim” doodles Riverdale-style.:
Can a gay teen comically get in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee, humorously strive to win a burger eating contest, make horrible puns and have trouble deciding who to date? At Archie Comics, the answer is yes, as they have introduced their first openly gay character, Kevin Keller. In the words of Archie Co-CEO Jon Goldwater, “The introduction of Kevin is just about keeping the world of Archie Comics current and inclusive. Archie’s hometown of Riverdale has always been a safe world for everyone. It just makes sense to have an openly gay character in Archie comic books.”
Tweet The blogosphere has justifiably been astir over the matter of the current Archie show on display at the Museum of Cartoon and Comics Art in Manhattan. I attended the opening night in November and although it was a vibrant night full of some great artwork and great attendance, unfortunately, the first thing I noticed […]
Tweet Fresh from jilting two wives, Archie “Playa” Andrews is moving on to the Pussycats, according to this morning’s press release. We’re not experts in Archie continuity — whether it be comic or strip — so we’re not certain if these two have, er, fraternized before. Will Archie move on to Melody and Josie in […]
Tweet Archie gets an art exhibit tonight at MoCCA in a show that runs through February: Welcome to Riverdale! Join the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art – MoCCA in celebrating the world of Archie Comics, one of the oldest and most beloved family-friendly brands in the comic book industry. Thrill to the exploits of […]
Tweet Archie! You SH*T!!! Since the world first found out Archie was getting married, fans everywhere hoped Betty would be the bride. But those fans discovered quickly Archie Andrews chose Veronica Lodge over Betty Cooper and they were angry! They felt Archie had made the wrong choice, and they are very vocal about it! On […]
TweetThat’s the shocking question raised by the NY Times’ George Gene Gustines, as the NY Timesfinally catches up with the story that Torsten actually broke in the comics here. It seems Archie isn’t just a bigamist…but a Robert Frost fan! At the end of the October issue, No. 602, Archie goes for an evening stroll […]
TweetWell, we’ve been hearing that Archie Comics is getting all modernized, and as if getting married wasn’t enough, now Archie has an agent, namely CAA, which also reps (and has had success with) Mattel. Archie brands include Archie & Friends, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Cosmo the Merry Martian, Super Duck and […]
TweetWhat’s this now??? It’s can’t be! More turmoil! NO! Just the announcement that Dark Horse and Archie are teaming up to publish the Archie Archives. The Archie Archives will consist of hardcover volumes, in Dark Horse’s archive format, featuring Archie Comics mainstay characters of “Archie”, “Betty”, “Jughead”, “Veronica” and the other characters in the Riverdale Universe. […]