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This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie's comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. (AP Photo/Archie Comics)

Meet The New Archie Of Riverdale – KJ Apa

by Alex Beanon February 25, 2016
The cast for the upcoming pilot episode of “Riverdale” – the CW rebooted update of the classic “Archie” comic book series – has begun to take shape with New Zealand soap opera star KJ Apa cast as Archie. Apa’s experience consists almost entirely of his appearance the last two years in NZ soaper “Shortland Street”. […]
This comic image released by Archie Comics shows Veronica, left, Archie, center, and Betty, characters from the Archie's comic book series. Archie Comics announced Thursday that Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. (AP Photo/Archie Comics)

The CW Picks Up Riverdale For Pilot

by Alex Beanon January 30, 2016
The CW network has picked up “Riverdale” for a pilot episode this year and potential series next year. “Riverdale” – the hometown of the iconic “Archie” comic book series – is set in the present day and based on the Archie Comics characters, primarily Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and their friends, who explore small town […]

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Archie Vs. Jaws Vs. Sharknado

by Alex Beanon April 17, 2015
Sharknado visits Riverdale and it doesn’t end well for Archie, Betty, Jughead, Veronica and the gang in the latest Archie comic book which connects with the SyFy network’s “Sharknado” franchise in the aptly titled “Archie vs. Sharknado” that presents a premiere poster playing off on the “Jaws” film. In the “plot” for the 48-page “Archie […]
Proposed artwork for the "Archie" comics re-launch, by Fiona Staples.

Archie’s 75th Anniversary Makeover to Include New Comics, TV Cartoon, and More

by Ed Liuon December 16, 2014
The New York Times covers plans for a makeover of the renowned perpetual comic book teenager Archie Andrews, with parent company Archie Comic Publications using the character’s 75th anniversary in print as an opportunity to update the character. A new comic book will be launched with writer Mark Waid pairing with artist Fiona Staples, building […]

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Archie Kicks The Bucket In 2015

by Alex Beanon July 15, 2014
Riverdale had already become a much different place than it used to be back in the 1940s when Archie, Betty, Jughead, Reggie and Veronica initially roamed its streets – but now it’s just getting weird. In the latest issue of the venerable Archie comic book franchise, Archie not only has gay friends but he gets […]
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Review: “Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch” – Half-Witch, Half-Human, Half-Satisfying

by Ed Liuon October 11, 2013
I’ll admit absolutely no familiarity with Sabrina the Teenage Witch in any of her previous incarnations in comic books, cartoons, or the live-action TV series starring Melissa Joan Hart as the title character. The two screener episodes of the Hub’s new CGI animated series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch are my first introduction to […]

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“Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch” to Premiere on the Hub on October 12, 2013

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2013
The Hub Network has set the premiere for the new CGI series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 12:00 PM (EST). The series promises to update the iconic Archie Comics heroine as she grapples with her half-human, half-witch heritage in addition to navigating the shoals of high school and […]
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Moonscoop & Archie Comics Team for New “It’s Archie” Animated Series

by Ed Liuon August 1, 2013
Animation Magazine reports that Moonscoop LLC and Archie Comics are co-producing a new Archie animated series. Titled It’s Archie, the new series will feature Archie and his coterie of friends (including Reggie, Jughead, Veronica, and Betty) as “rambunctious teens in a contemporary Riverdale.” Season 1 of the series promises 52 11-minute episodes and will be […]

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Archie Goes To Hollywood

by Alex Beanon June 6, 2013
While the rest of us have graduated from high school, Archie and his pals are still stuck at Riverdale – but the high school student for life approach has paid off again as Warner Bros. announced they will be making a live-action movie of Archie and his pals. There have been just over a dozen […]