Thursday, June 9, 2016

Josie and the Pussycats Join Riverdale


Josie, Valerie and Melody are collectively known as Josie and the Pussycats. Their adventures are always a good time and fans will get a glimpse at those adventures in new, ongoing series launching September 29th. Josie and the Pussycats #1 will be written by Marguerite Bennett and Cameron DeOrdio and illustrated by Audrey Mok. The series has been in demand for years and Archie Comics is happy to oblige.

“I am incredibly grateful and outrageously stoked to be working on JOSIE,” says co-writer Marguerite Bennett. “JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS is zany, high-energy, hilarious, and utterly sincere. The book can't launch soon enough.”

Friends, countrymen, lend me your long tails and ears for hats—the Pussycats are back! In this series kick-off, Josie’s getting the band together to help achieve her dreams of musical stardom. But for the group to last, it needs a strong foundation of friendship and trust. Can the girls get going, or will Alexandra’s plotting put a stop to the whole thing? Don’t miss comics’ supreme songstresses’ return to the limelight in this exciting first issue!

Full press release below.
Josie and the Pussycats join the New Riverdale in an all-new ongoing series from Bennett, DeOrdio, and Mok!


Josie.
Valerie.
Melody.

Together, they’re known across the world as the mega-famous rock band Josie and The Pussycats.

JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS #1 launches on September 28th from the stellar creative team of co-writers Marguerite Bennett (DC Comics’ Bombshells), Cameron DeOrdio and artist Audrey Mok (Heroine Chic).

Fans have been demanding a new JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS series for years and Archie Comics is proud to deliver a new ongoing series that will follow Josie and her friends on their journey to achieve their dreams of musical stardom.

Following hot on the heels of the blockbuster ‘New Riverdale’ re-launches ARCHIE and JUGHEAD series, and this July’s BETTY & VERONICA from Adam Hughes, the new JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS series will explore the foundations of the friendships between Josie, Valerie, and Melody and their rivalry with Alexandra Cabot.

“I am incredibly grateful and outrageously stoked to be working on JOSIE,” says co-writer Marguerite Bennett. “JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS is zany, high-energy, hilarious, and utterly sincere. The book can't launch soon enough.”

The new series will arrive in comic book stores this September featuring an assortment of variant covers from fan favorite artists including Veronica Fish, Francesco Francavilla, and more.

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JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS #1
GRAB THE LATEST, SUREFIRE TOP-OF-THE-CHARTS NEW RIVERDALE SERIES!
Friends, countrymen, lend me your long tails and ears for hats—the Pussycats are back! In this series kick-off, Josie’s getting the band together to help achieve her dreams of musical stardom. But for the group to last, it needs a strong foundation of friendship and trust. Can the girls get going, or will Alexandra’s plotting put a stop to the whole thing?  Don’t miss comics’ supreme songstresses’ return to the limelight in this exciting first issue!

Script: Marguerite Bennett and Cameron DeOrdio
Art: Audrey Mok
Cover: Audrey Mok
Variant Covers: Veronica Fish, Francesco Francavilla, and more!
On Sale Date: 9/28
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

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