Written by IvCNuB4
on Tuesday, January 10 2017 and posted in Previews
Five preview pages and more updated uses of their Silver Age superhero personas.
Source: Archie Comics Previews
I laughed out loud when I saw that Hulk-ish portrayal of Moose on page 2 below. I love that the Archie writers are incorporating their 1960s superhero personas in these modern stories. Sometimes they seem real. Sometimes they are fantasy lives or just the way the characters see themselves in their own minds.
The Archie Comics solicit for this issue says:
There are a set of unspoken rules when it comes to dealing with Reggie Mantle. Rules that, when broken, can easily get you on his bad side. Unfortunately for most of the people Reggie encounters, they don't know these rules. In fact, there's only one person that does -- and it isn't a person at all, it's Reggie's devoted Dachshund, Vader. With half of Riverdale High School having committed the mortal sin of ditching a Mantle house party, Archie and Betty's attempts at interfering in Reggie's life, Midge actually pitying Reggie and a friendship request from someone very unexpected, Reggie and Vader are going to have to get a lot smarter about their schemes!
Written by: Tom DeFalco
Art by: Sandy Jarrell
Colors by: Kelly Fitzpatrick
Covers by: Sandy Jarrell, David Mack, Chip Zdarsky
In shops: January 11, 2017
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About the Author - IvCNuB4
IvCNuB4 likes to maintain an air of mystery by never publicly revealing his true name unless you are one of the four lucky Outhouse posters he has PM'd it to. A life-long Chicago native, he was introduced to comics by his older brother's vast collection of Silver Age issues. When he is not at his day job as an IT geek or making the most of Chicago's three months of incredible summer, he can found spending way too much time with his very large, very loud Italian family. You will never find him on the likes of Facebook or Twitter as he scoffs at the necessity of most forms of social media.
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