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Monday Morning Runaround – That Is Not Spock

HIGHLY ILLOGICAL The comic convention where you pay $100 minimum to see Leonard Nimoy on Skype and get a pre-signed autograph… I’M NOT SURE WHAT SPORT IT IS BUT THEY SURE LOOK PRETTY Las Vegas Wranglers get all webbed up. …

Afterlife With Archie! Kill! Kill! Kill!

Alex Segura – Well, That Makes It Official (UPDATE)

From an email response this morning after making enquiries… …looks like this story might be on the money then. UPDATE: Second shoe dropped on Twitter. He’s now Archie’s Senior Vice President- Publicity & Marketing.

Young Avengers, Batwoman, Fearless Defenders, Life With Archie And Husbands Nominated For Gay Media Awards

GLAAD has announced its nominees for its 2014 awards for the treatment of gay characters and themes, including for comic books. The awards usually favour the mainstream familiar comic books over the more personal works. But it makes for an …

Comic Stores To Get Afterlife With Archie Collection A Month Before Bookstores

The Afterlife With Archie trade collection, in April, will feature a Direct Market “Exclusive” cover. It’ll be printed on 12 point stock with a matte lamination (to mimic the finish of the individual issues) and a little spot varnish pop …

Swipe File: Afterlife And Afterlife With Archie

This is the cover to Afterlife, a TokyoPop series from a few years ago. And this is a cover to the Afterlife With Archie comic currently rocking the charts. Do compare logos… In Swipe File we present two or more …

Today’s Walking Dead Vs Afterlife With Archie

Two big zombie comics out today. Walking Dead and Afterlife With Archie. Both are in the middle of intense drama, but how do they stack up against each other? Well, both look at the relationships between men and women in …

Live From The Comic Shop – Iron Man, Rover Red Charlie, Velvet, Hinterkind, The Fox, Burn the Orphanage, Hellboy in Hell, The Occultist

I’m reviewing live with first looks at today’s releases here at my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey, and it’s another week of tough choices so I’m casting my net wide and taking in the comics goodness. We’ve …

Archie Comics Solicitations For February 2014 – More Fox, Sports With Archie And Sonic’s Shattered World

Here is what you can find in the latest Previews from Archie Comics including more of the hit series The Fox with the conclusion of Freak Magnet storyline and Archie’s Rocking World Tour. THE FOX #5 The fantastically-foxy finale IS …

And Now America’s Typical Teenage Girl Is Gay, Thanks To Archie Comics

Okay, so this is from Afterlife With Archie #2. It’s a big zombie attack, it’s for teenage readers, it’s separated from the main Archie titles. You’re not going to find Ethel turning up in the main Archie Comics as a …

Cover Variance: The Fox From Toth To Chaykin

As all sorts of solicitations tumble out, it’s always nice to check out a few covers here and there, especially from the Archie folks. Such as the finale to The Fox #5 with covers from Dean Haspiel, Howard Chaykin, Mike …

When Jughead Ate Ethel…

Okay, so issue 1 of Afterlife With Archie wasn’t exactly a barrel of laughs. But amidst the incestuous relationship between Jason and Cheryl Blossom of issue 2, it gets even more disturbing that Sabrina The Teenage Witch using the Necronomicon …

Pop Culture Hounding Dean Haspiel And… The Fox!

by Chris Thompson After last week’s intimate discussion with Ulises Farinas & Erick Freitas (which you can listen to here) and my recent film podcast with Before Midnight‘s Graham Reynolds (which you can listen to here) I suit up to …

Ken Penders’ Case Against Sega Dismissed… For Now

Archie Comics settled with Ken Penders over the rights to a number of characters he created for the Sonic The Hedgehog and Knuckles comic book series, that then went on to appear in games from Sega and Electronic Arts. It …

NYCC Archie: Farewell Betty And Veronica, Hello To Two New Characters To Take Their Place

Timothy Carlson reports on the BC Liveblog: I almost didn’t make it into this panel. I arrived well before the start time, and still the line wrapped around the stanchions like a human centipede – minus the gore and sexual …

The Publishers Are Nearly Ready for NYCC – And Coulson’s LOLA is Here!

It’s nearly go time for the floor opening of New York Comic Con 2013, with a little over two hours remaining until the throngs arrive, with panels already running from 12 noon onward. Compared to Rich Johnston’s photos and video …

Sabrina The Teenage Witch Gets HP Lovecraft’s Necronomicon. For Reals.

Tomorrow sees the release of Afterlife With Archie #1. Which sees zombies rise and take over Riverdale. And what leads them to this situation? Jughead using the magic of Sabrina The Teenage Witch to bring his dear departed Hotdog back …

Trailer: Mark Waid And Dean Haspiel’s The Fox

321 views and two thumbs up in eleven days for this trailer for Mark Waid and Dean Haspiel‘s revival of The Fox for Archie Comics? That’s clearly not enough… come on Little Bleeders, lets get that number up a little, …