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"Afterlife with Archie" issue 1 to get second print

by Matthew Price Published: October 15, 2013

The sold-out first issue of “Afterlife with Archie” will get a second printing, featuring a brand-new cover by artist Franco Francavilla.

The ongoing series, featuring a zombie invasion of Riverdale and intended for teen audiences, is written by Harvey award winning writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Stephen King’s The Stand) and Eisner award winning artist Francesco Francavilla (Black Beetle).

The comic book sold out in less than 5 hours at Diamond Comic Distributors, according to a news release from Archie.  That’s the fastest-selling Archie comic of all time, according to the Archie Comics news release.   The series is Archie’s first direct-market exclusive series, meaning it can be found in print primarily at comics and specialty shops.   The series features a darker, horror-inspired take on the Archie characters.

Writer Aguirre-Sacasa is also the screenwriter for the upcoming “Archie” live-action film.

 

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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