After Archie relaunches their flagship title in July – complete with a new overhaul of the characters” iconic looks – what”s next? Well, just because they”re solidly in the 21st century doesn”t mean the Archie and the rest of the gang are leaving high school. Some teen experiences are universal, whether taking place in 1955 or 2015.
Writer Mark Waid and artist Fiona Staples will keep the tradition of Archie storytelling with a plot centered around the dramas we all faced in those formative years. From the official press release:
The new school year continues to bring with it daunting new challenges and interesting changes for the teens of Riverdale High. But there”s one thing that remains constant: Archie”s car is still a piece of garbage! With car problems comes money problems, which means that Archie”s on the hunt for a new job. Fortunately, a mysterious new building in Riverdale is offering some career opportunities for Archie and his friends. Who”s behind this new conglomerate and what are their intentions for Riverdale? Find out in the second issue of this all-new Archie series!
Image Credit: Archie Comics. Cover by Paul Renaud.
After the jump, HitFix Harpy has an exclusive sneak peek at the variant covers for ARCHIE #2! The issue is currently slated to be released on August 19, 2015.