Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Archie Reveals #LipstickIncident


Students at Riverdale deal with everything high school students deal with, including unrequited love, fundraisers and--on occasion--intergalactic bounty hunters. One of the biggest events at the school was the true story of what just broke up power couple Archie and Betty. And in Archie #4, Annie Wu, Andrew Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn and Jack Morelli will join Mark Waid to answer that very question.

Waid has been tight-lipped about the Lipstick Incident since the start of the relaunched series but promises a pay-off in issue #4, "Finally, the details of the #Lipstic​kIncident are revealed as we see what exactly broke up the power couple of Archie Andrews and Betty Cooper--and you'll never guess! My partner in crime this issue is the fabulous artist Annie Wu and, man, she tore the cover off the ball!"

The biggest comic series of the year continues as the greatest mystery in comic books is finally revealed! The "lipstick incident" split Archie and Betty apart and left Riverdale changed forever. What exactly happened and can things possibly be fixed? Archie #4 is available in comic book stores and digitally on November 25.

Full press release below.
The Lipstick Incident revealed! Get a first look at Annie Wu's amazing ARCHIE #4 artwork!

What is the #LipstickIncident?

Buzzing around the halls of Riverdale High since the best-selling launch of ARCHIE #1, fans will finally learn the true story of just what broke up power couple Archie and Betty in the pages of Mark Waid and Annie Wu’s ARCHIE #4. How can you miss this issue?

Writer Mark Waid has been tight-lipped about the Lipstick Incident since the start of the relaunched series but promises a pay-off in issue #4, "Finally, the details of the #Lipstic​kIncident are revealed as we see what exactly broke up the power couple of Archie Andrews and Betty Cooper--and you'll never guess!"

Waid teams with superstar artist Annie Wu (Black Canary, Hawkeye), colorists Andre Szymanowicz and Jen Vaughn and letterer Jack Morelli to provide the answers that everyone has been clamoring for.

"My partner in crime this issue is the fabulous artist Annie Wu and, man, she tore the cover off the ball!"

ARCHIE #4 is available in comic book stores and digitally on 11/25.

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ARCHIE #4
The biggest comic series of the year continues as the greatest mystery in comic books is finally revealed! The "lipstick incident" split Archie and Betty apart and left Riverdale changed forever. What exactly happened and can things possibly be fixed? Find out in this issue and welcome ANNIE WU (BLACK CANARY, HAWKEYE) to Riverdale, as she takes over art duties in this brand new issue!

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Annie Wu, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn, Jack Morelli
Cover: Annie Wu
Variant Covers: Mahmud Asrar, Francesco Francavilla, Jaime Hernandez with Rosario “Tito” Peña, Joe Quinones, Paul Renaud
On Sale Date: 11/25
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ON SALE 11/25

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