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‘Watchmen’ Meet Superman In This Week’s Best New Comics

For years, DC Comics kept <i>Watchmen</i> carefully siloed away from the larger DC universe. Largely this was because of fan preference: Alan Moore was put on a pedestal above mere Big Two superheroics. But, time, and more than a few awkward interviews and harsher critical reappreciations of Moore’s work …

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Josie & The Pussycats Are Way More Than A Fictional Band — Just Ask Kay Hanley

Kay Hanley didn’t expect to be moved to tears when she sang songs from <i>Josie and the Pussycats</i> in concert for the very first time. Then again, she …

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Betty & Veronica: Vixens' Writer on Reimagining Riverdale's Queen Bees as a Feminist Biker Gang

Though the characters starring in <i>Archie</i> comics have been pop cultural icons for nearly 80 years, Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica are going …

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New comics for the week of Nov. 22, 2017

AFTERSHOCK COMICS<p>ARCHIE COMICS<p>BOOM! STUDIOS<p>DARK HORSE COMICS<p>DC COMICS<p>DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT<p>IDW PUBLISHING<p>IMAGE COMICS<p>MARVEL COMICS<p>ONI PRESS<p>TITAN …

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‘Riverdale’ S2 thus far: Addictive self-parody, keeps viewers on their toes

<i>Grade: 3.5/5.0</i><p>The CW’s “Riverdale” seems nuance-averse. It operates in the land of stark drama, obvious dialogue and age-old tropes. In its second …

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How Will Riverdale, a Nonmagical Show, Include a Teenage Witch?

• POPSUGAR<br>• Celebrity<br>• The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina<p>When Will Sabrina Be on Riverdale?<p>How Will Riverdale, a Nonmagical Show, Include a Teenage …

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Archie Comics' February 2018 Solicitations

<i>Archie Comics</i> has provided CBR with covers and solicit information for product shipping in February 2018. When you’re through checking out these …

Comics

10 TV shows every teen needs to watch ranked by angst

Photo Credit: Gilmore Girls/Netflix, Acquired from Netflix Media Center<p>Teen angst rules the school — and the small screen. Which teen shows should …

Entertainment

Essay: Jamie Rotante Says Betty and Veronica: Vixens is About “Women Helping Women”

Art by Fiona Staples<i>We’ve been really excited about the upcoming Archie Comics ongoing title,</i> Betty and Veronica: Vixens<i>, in which Betty and Veronica</i> …

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THE ARCHIES Meet CHVRCHES in Our Rockin’ Preview (Exclusive)

Everyone’s favorite teen dream band are back in December’s <i>The Archies #3!</i> Yep, Betty, Veronica, and the boys are back, embarking on their first tour, …

Music

7 Gifts the RIVERDALE Fan in Your Life Needs

The snow is falling and the jingles are jangling, which means it must almost be Christmas! This festive season there’s a new kid on the fandom block, …

Comics

Every Riverdale Character With Their Comics Counterpart

Fred Andrews got a major upgrade.<p>Almost every character on <i>Riverdale</i> — Vegas the dog included — is pulled directly from <i>Archie Comics</i>, but unless you're an Archie diehard, you might not know how similar many of the show's live-action stars look to their comic counterparts. <i>Riverdale</i> Midge, played by …

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The Meaning Behind Jughead's Infamous "S" Shirt on Riverdale

The CW's <b>Riverdale</b> has found interesting ways to pay homage to Archie Comics, but one of the coolest is through its costume choices. While the period costumes symbolize the past 75 years of the comics, the characters' ensembles also take inspiration from their comic-book personas. Not only does …

Entertainment

Archie Revives its Superhero Line with Mighty Crusaders

This season Riverdale, the town has been terrorized by a serial killer called The Black Hood. In response, Archie organized a student group dubbed …

Comics

RIVERDALE’S Cole Sprouse Opens Up About Playing a Weirdo

Archie Comics has a storied history, one that stretches back over 75 years and thousands of comics. When The CW announced that they were reimagining …

Comics

October Sales: DC closes the gap with Marvel with Dark Nights

While 2017 is still looking to be a down year, for comics sales, statistics for October sales just released by Diamond Comics distributors show that …

Graphic Novels

Meet The Actresses Of 'Riverdale', TV's Hottest New Cast

Listen up, guys! The next time <b>your girlfriend</b> begs you to watch <i>Riverdale</i> with her, you might want to consider it. Why? Well, because the <i>Riverdale</i> …

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Is Betty the Black Hood on Riverdale?

Riverdale -- "Chapter Seventeen: The Town that Dreaded Sundown" -- Image Number: RVD204b_0302.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones …

Entertainment

RIVERDALE Goes FULL DARK, NO STARS in Important Female-Centric Episode

<i>Warning: Spoilers follow for season two of Riverdale.</i><p>Ever since its announcement, it’s been clear that <i>Riverdale</i> isn’t your daddy’s Archie show. But …

Comics

INTERVIEW: Al Ewing Assembles Marvel's U.S.Avengers for No Surrender

The past several years have been turbulent for Marvel Comics’ mutant hero Sunspot. Roberto da Costa has gone from being a member of the Avengers, to …

Comics

T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Final Fantasy Shirts

Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like …

Geek

6 Things to Know About the Archies, the Other Band That Needs to Show Up on Riverdale

Betty played the tambourine!<p><i>Riverdale</i> is barely into its second season, but the show has already had a decent amount of Big Musical Moments. In addition to the multiple appearances of Josie and the Pussycats, there was that whole season-one plot line about Archie's singing career, plus the times …

Comic Books

Archie and friends meet CHVRCHES in new comic

Archie Andrews and friends are now firmly back in the pop-culture zeitgeist, thanks to the smash success of The CW’s <i>Riverdale</i>. As that show’s title …

Entertainment

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry hits out at Donald Trump over Texas shooting

Tragedy left 26 people dead<p>Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry has criticised Donald Trump over his comments over yesterday’s church shooting in Texas’ …

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Archie #25 review: When Jughead saves the universe

Image from Archie Comics<p>The only thing keeping Archie and Betty apart is her father! Yet can the ever hungry Jughead save the day?<p><b>Archie #25</b><p><b>Writer:</b> …

Entertainment

Today’s TV shows are making us feel like crap

“Stranger Things,” the popular Netflix series that dropped its second season last Friday, is known for its ’80s sci-fi twists and turns. But the …

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Riverdale: 22 Killer Twitter reactions to this week’s episode

Riverdale -- "Chapter Seventeen: The Town that Dreaded Sundown" -- Image Number: RVD204a_0225.jpg -- Pictured: KJ Apa as Archie Andrews -- Photo: …

Entertainment

Tegan and Sara achieve a teenage dream by landing in comic-book pages of The Archies

Mike UsingerThere are famous perks to making it as a pop star, including never having to get up at 6 a.m. to toil at Starbucks and working in a …

Comics

This Was A Record-Breaking Year For LGBTQ Representation On TV

In terms of equal representation on TV, there's still a long way to go. But the news isn't all doom and gloom — a new report from GLAAD predicts that …

TV

Sabrina The Teenage Witch cast line-up for 21 year reunion - and they've barely aged a day

Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s original cast have barely aged a day since they shot to fame on the hit programme back in the nineties.<p>It's been 21 years …

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