Archie #3 Preview
One of the surprises for me this year has been the relaunched Archie series by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples. Archie Comics has been kind enough to send us some teaser pages. I’m calling them teasers because we’re only seeing the art, which includes one of the first interactions between Archie and Veronica. I’m really waiting to read this, so check them out, and assume that we’ll have a review as soon as we can before the September 30 release date.
This series has had a plethora of variant covers, and this issue is no different. These are some choice covers. Stuart Immonen giving us a great image of Archie and Betty fixing a car. Ben Caldwell gives us a shot of the couple’s current status, trying to ignore each other in the halls. Cliff Chiang gives us a shot of the gang practicing as a garage band. Cliff Chiang loves those band shots.
Script: Mark Waid
Art: Fiona Staples, Andre Szymanowicz with Jen Vaughn, Jack Morelli
Cover: Fiona Staples
Variant Covers: Ben Caldwell, Cliff Chiang, Stuart Immonen, Andrew Robinson
On Sale Date: 9/30
32-page, full color comic
COMIC SUPERSTARS MARK WAID AND FIONA STAPLES ARE BACK FOR ANOTHER INSTALLMENT OF THEIR REMARKABLE REIMAGINING OF AN ICON! Something strange is looming over Riverdale—and it’s taking the shape of a giant mega-mansion owned by an elusive mogul. Why has he chosen the quaint town of Riverdale, USA as his base of operations? And how is he going to use the teens of Riverdale High to further his political aspirations? Big questions and challenges await the teens and townsfolk—meanwhile, a new student has graced the halls of Riverdale High and she’s turning heads in a BIG way! Find out all the answers to these important questions in the third issue of the biggest comics sensation of the season!