ARCHIE COMICS Relaunches Flagship Series With New ‘ARCHIE #1,’ Announces Expansive 75th Anniversary Plans
NOT FINAL Archie promotional artwork by series artist Fiona Staples.
Blockbuster team of Mark Waid and Fiona Staples to reimagine iconic characters
In celebration of their 75th anniversary, Archie Comics have announced big plans for their flagship title and one of the longest running comic series in history – Archie is getting an origin story!
Archie #1 will feature the first ever Archie Andrews origin story by the acclaimed creative duo of writer Mark Waid and artist Fiona Staples in 2015.
Along with the Archie origin, Marc Eckō will create a line of Archie themed apparel, “Riverdale,” a one hour drama will air on FOX TV, and many other surprises will be unveiled throughout the year.