Mark Waid & Fiona Staples Relaunch ARCHIE in 2015

ARCHIE COMICS Relaunches Flagship Series With New ‘ARCHIE #1,’ Announces Expansive 75th Anniversary Plans

Archie promotional artwork by series artist Fiona Staples

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.

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GIRLS Creator Lena Dunham To Write For Archie Comics in 2015

Acclaimed Girls Creator Lena Dunham Comes To Riverdale

Archie Girls

Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s Girls, is coming to Archie Comics and will be writing a new, four part story arriving in stores in 2015.

 

Press Release

As announced this morning in THE NEW YORK TIMES, Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit series Girls will be penning a new, four-part Archie Comics story slated to hit newsstands and comic shops in 2015.

Dunham, known for her topical and compelling writing as well as her stellar performances on Girls, will bring her modern voice to some of the most beloved characters in pop culture as Archie and the gang come face to face with a new reality show filming in Riverdale.

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