Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Archie Comics Teams With Retailers for Archie #1 Variants

Archie #1 is poised to kick off a new era with a familiar character. Doing so with someone such as Archie deserves a lot of attention, as it's kind of a big deal. Archie Comics tends to agree, as they're partnering with a TON of retailers for exclusive variants for the first issue. This is--of course--in addition to the first issue pairing Mark Waid with Fiona Staples.

Check out the variants below:

Acme Comics Variant by Dan dos Santos
Amazing Stories Variant by Tom Grummett (Rosario "Tito" Peña on colors)
Atlantis Fantasyworld Variant by Scott Shaw (Rosario "Tito" Peña on colors)
Aw Yeah Comics! / Downtown Comics Variant by Art Baltazar
Bedrock Comics Variant by Terry Moore (Brian Miller of Hi-Fi on Colors)
Books-A-Million / 2nd & Charles Variant by Kate Leth
Curious Comics Variant by Dan Schoening (Luis Delgado on Colors)
Dynamic Forces Variant by Jae Lee
Dynamic Forces B&W Variant by Jae Lee
Four Color Grails Variant by Jamie Tyndall
Hastings Variant by Brent Peeples
M&M Comic Service #1 Variant by Chris Foreman (Kris Asbeck on colors)
M&M Comic Service #2 Variant by Dave Dorman
Mile High Comics Variant by Rich Koslowski
Newbury Comics Variant by Peter Bagge
Royal Collectibles Variant by Rafael Albuquerque

Full press release below.
Archie Comics Teams With Retailers for Exclusive Archie #1 Variant Covers
Archie Comics is proud to reveal the full line-up of retailer exclusive variant covers for this summer's blockbuster ARCHIE relaunch by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples! After teaming with retailers for exclusive variant covers for the debut issues of the hit-series AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE and CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA, we knew it was time to do something even more special with the release of ARCHIE #1 on July 8.
Featuring an all new story from comics legend Mark Waid and stunning artwork from superstar Fiona Staples, these ARCHIE #1 retailer exclusive variant covers are by the best and brightest talents in the industry including Jae Lee, Terry Moore, Cameron Stewart, and many more!
Take a look at the full assortment of retailer exclusive covers below and pre-order the covers you want with these great retailers!
Archie Comics is the leading mass market comic book publisher in the world and the home to a wide array of the most popular humor, action-adventure and superhero characters in entertainment, including ArchieJugheadBetty and Veronica, Reggie, Kevin Keller, Josie and the Pussycats, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Afterlife With Archie, the Dark Circle Comics superhero characters (The Black Hood, The Fox, The Shield and more), Li’l Jinx and many more. Archie Comics have sold over 2 billion comics worldwide and are published around the world in a number of languages. In addition to comics, Archie characters have been featured prominently in animation, television, film and music. Follow Archie Comics on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and the Archie Comics Store.


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