Cover Reveal: Fiona Staples’ ARCHIE #1 Retro Variant

This post originally appeared on Panels, which is now Book Riot Comics

The #HotArchie revolution heats up next Wednesday as an all new #1 issue hits the stands! We’ve been pretty stoked for Mark Waid and Fiona Staples’ fresh take on the Riverdale gang, but we’re also heartened to see many of those iconic touches from the past 75 years still at play. Take this special retro variant cover–exclusive to newsstands and bookstores–featuring Staples’ updated Archie character design under the traditional title logo!

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ARCHIE #1

COMIC SUPERSTARS MARK WAID AND FIONA STAPLES REIMAGINE AN ICON! Change is coming to Riverdale in this can’t-miss kick-off to Archie’s new ongoing series! Familiar faces return in new and unexpected ways in this must-have #1 issue! As the new school year approaches, you’d think Archie Andrews would be looking forward to classes and fun—but nothing is as it seems in the little town of Riverdale. But is this a one-off or a sign of bigger changes awaiting for America’s favorite teens—and the entire town? Find out in this exciting and remarkable first issue!

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Fiona Staples
On Sale Date: 7/8
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

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