Zombies and sharks to Obama and Palin — Archie comics have had it all. We pick the must-reads.
Why read it now:
Tom Moore , the cartoonist who brought to life Archie Andrews and his friends at Riverdale, passed away on Wednesday (July 22) in Texas. A significant part of our childhood was spent following America’s favourite teenage character and his buddies — Betty, Veronica and Jughead. Here are the ones you should go back to:
Only in the Archie universe can rivals Barack Obama and Sarah Palin sip a milkshake together. The political bigwigs lead by example in order to help Archie and his student council opponent, Reggie Mantle, put their differences aside.
Kevin Keller was introduced as an openly gay character who advocates LGBT rights. George Takei makes an appearance when Kevin writes a class essay on the Star Trek actor being an inspiration.
Archie vs Sharknado
Josie and the Pussycats are playing at Riverdale’s prom but Archie and gang are missing. Turns out, a shark-infested tornado (from the Sharknado trilogy) is about to hit Riverdale, and it’s up to them to save the town.