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Free Comic Book Day Preview: Archie Comics And Bongo Comics

Another couple of previews of comics coming up for Free Comic Book Day on Saturday May the fourth. And one of the biggest giveaways, the 96 page Archie Comics Digest, and the Simpsons offerings from Bongo Comics. Archie Comic Digest …

Archie To Be Killed Off… Against Archie Comics’ Strict Promise Of 2007!

Back in 2007, Matt Hawes of Comics Unlimited posted a video parody about Archie Andrews, the beloved all-American teenager, supposedly being killed off in the comics, as a publicity stunt. The video was meant as a satire on how the …

It’s A Draw With Natalie Kim – Featuring The Fox’s Dean Haspiel

By Natalie Kim   It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim returns this week chatting and drawing with Emmy Award-winning cartoonist Dean Haspiel, artist on Red Circle’s The Fox, on Harvey Pekar’s The Quitter, and on The Alcoholic with Jonathan Ames. …

The Fox Rallies To Finale And Archie Confirms That Waid And Haspiel Return For Fox Hunt

In some ways I was dreading reading The Fox #5 from Red Circle/Archie Comics, because it meant the end of the arc, and possibly the end of this incarnation of the hero known as the Fox that has been so …

Essential 8 Women Working In Comics – Yes, Gail, Boys Like Comics Too

By Erik Grove Women like comic books. That shouldn’t be surprising to anyone because comics are amazing. There’s nothing inherently masculine or feminine about words and pictures telling a story. Being surprised by women liking comics is like being surprised …

Archie Comics Branching Out To Young Adult Novels

Archie Comics is jumping into the lucrative field of Young Adult novels this summer. They are kicking it off with Diary Of A Girl Next Door: Betty written by Tania del Rio. The story follows Riverdale High freshman Betty Cooper, …

ComiXology All Over The World – Walking Dead or Alive But Loki Dominates China

Timothy Carson writes: Shocking news, everyone: The Walking Dead is number one. I know, you’re going to need a minute to process that information. … Time’s up. The Walking Dead is like that really pretty, popular girl in high school …

Riverdale Comes To Your PC For Free From Gogii Games

Gogii Games announces the exclusive launch of the Windows PC version of Archie: Riverdale Rescue, now available on BigFishGames.com. Archie: Riverdale Rescue is the first Gogii-developed free-to-play game launched exclusively for Big Fish’s PC consumer base. The game lets you play Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, …

Alex Segura To Leave DC Comics… And Return To Archie?

Alex Segura Jr used to be a main writer at Newsarama. He got snaffled up by DC Comics to work on their PR side, rising to Publicity Manager, before jumping to Archie Comics for a promotion as Executive Director Of …

Archie Comics Gets Into The Teaser Image Game With Megaman

This is the only thing we got from Archie Comics. No description, no solicitation text, just an image. I think they’re picking up on the teaser image promotion style so many other companies are using now. So Megaman this spring…

The Trailer for The Fox #4 Is Here

The penultimate issue of the 5 part mini-series that revives and refigures the Silver Age pulp hero The Fox, from Red Circle/Archie Comics is coming February 5th, and the trailer teases plenty of the madness and artwork this Mark Waid/Dean …

Archie Comics Solicitations For April 2014 – Includes The First Afterlife With Archie Trade

With sellout after sellout Archie Comics has been making a lot of noise lately lead by two hit series Afterlife With Archie and The Fox. If you didn’t get on board the runaway train that is Afterlife With Archie, you …

Live from the Comic Shop—UK Edition! The Fox, Minimum Wage, Drumhellar, Five Ghosts, Hinterkind, The Phoenix

So, as promised, I’m traveling in the UK this week from the States and wasn’t sure whether I could crash in on a UK retailer, but Orbital Comics in London graciously agreed to let me look around and rifle through …

The Fox #3 Is Out Today – And Dean Haspiel Talks Sanity And Heroic Endings With Bleeding Cool

The Fox, a revival of a Silver Age hero with plenty of early hero homage, but also a psychedelic and thought-provoking new take on a reluctant hero, is one of Bleeding Cool’s Best Comics of 2013. It was also recently …

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Comics of 2013

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon In case you haven’t noticed, this is the first year in which Bleeding Cool has done “best of” lists, and there are many reasons for that. In the past, we’ve rightly acknowledged that to …

From Dean Haspiel’s Desk – Insider Images of The Fox #3 And ?

The Fox, featuring an updated Silver Age hero from Archie’s Red Circle comics, has garnered some rave reviews and sold out in its first issue. Mark Waid and Dean Haspiel have put together a trippy story about a jaunt through …

Archie Comics Partners With Blue Toad For Digital Expansion

Archie Comics has partnered with BlueToad, a digital publishing company to expand it’s presence in the digital marketplace. The first part of the partnership was the Archie Comics App for the Windows Store announced earlier this month. Blue Toad has …

Early Female Comic Pioneer, Janice Valleau, Passes Away At Age 90

Janice Valleau Winkleman, one of the female pioneers of the comic industry passed away last week at the age of 90. At a time in the industry that few women worked in comics, Janice Valleau found work as both an artist …