Monday, April 17, 2017

"Classic Archie" Looks Returns With a Twist in New YOUR PAL, ARCHIE Comic Book

The latest news out of Archie Comics is that Dan Parent is bringing back the Classic Archie look -- with a twist. This new comic book, titled YOUR PAL, ARCHIE, will be published in both print and digital formats in late July 2017.

YOUR PAL, ARCHIE will featuring writing and inks by Ty Templeton and pencils by Dan Parent:
Parent will be slightly altering his classic artistic approach to Archie, Betty, Veronica and the rest of the Riverdale gang. He turned to the new Archie-inspired CW hit television show “Riverdale” for inspiration.
“The influence from [“Riverdale”] is more of a fashion makeover for me. I’ve changed the hairstyles a bit, and the clothes. And the faces are a little more detailed, but the line work is still the simple classic lines I’ve always used,” Parent said. “I hate over-rendering and too many lines, so I won’t go there. Less is more.”
Archie will also be hitting the weights a bit and have a slightly more buff frame, like his “Riverdale” television counterpart, actor K.J. Apa.
It's not spelled out in the article, but I assume that we will continue getting regular installments of the revamped ARCHIE and JUGHEAD books. And I resume that we will eventually get the next issue of BETTY & VERONICA someday.

1 comment:

Erin Begley said...

This looks adorable. I can't wait to read it.