The Beat has learned that last week Archie Comics laid off five employees from their 30 person staff. Archie did not respond to enquiries.This isn't necessarily doom and gloom for the company, but it's a fairly large chunk of their employees.
Updated on 09/28/15: Rich Johnston of Bleeding Cool offered additional details today. He reported that all of the layoffs came from the production and warehouse divisions of Archie Comics. This included a production assistance and a senior art director with 20 years within the company.