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Preview: Archie and Friends Double Digest #23

Brigid Alverson

Hey, it’s comics about cartoonists—Riverdale style! In Archie and Friends Double Digest #23, out this week in comics shops, we get two stories about the struggles of the creative life. First Chuck Clayton ignores his girlfriend, Nancy, because he’s too busy cartooning, and then when Chuck tries to help a fellow creator come up with [...]

Preview: Archie #637

Brigid Alverson

This fairy tale-themed Archie comic won’t be available in comics shops until Wednesday, but we’re giving you a sneak preview today! As readers of the Life With Archie magazine know, strange things happen to the Riverdale gang when they go into the woods…

Preview: Jinx

Brigid Alverson

Jinx is a grown-up version of an older Archie comic, Little Jinx, that was a favorite of mine when I was a kid. In the original, Jinx was a mischievous six-year-old who often sparred with her father; now she is a teenager and the sparring has gotten a little more serious—but only a little. Writers [...]

Preview: Archie and Friends Double Digest #11

Brigid Alverson

It’s time for some Saturday cartoons! Today’s selection features the classic Archie superheroes (scripted by Frank Doyle and penciled by Bill Vigoda) getting mixed up in some medieval hijinks. Archie and Friends Double Digest #11 goes on sale this Wednesday, so if you like what you see, you won’t have to wait long to see [...]