Archie: A Celebration of America's Favorite Teenagers
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction / General
Jan 02, 2080
8.5 x 11 in
A comprehensive history of the Archie characters, artists, and writers accompanied by rare art, classic comic strips, and original art.
Everything Archie! This thick, large format, handsome tome showcases the whole fascinating history of the longstanding major comics company, Archie Publications. It’s a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Archie, his sexy girlfriends, Bettie and Veronica, and his pals, Jughead, Reggie, and Kevin Keller.
The book features Archie artists and writers, from the old masters Bob Montana, Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, to the contemporary tyros. There’s a ton of rare original art, classic comic book stories, revealing information from an unpublished autobiography by John Goldwater—creator of Archie and co-founder of Archie Publications—and much, much more!
First time in trade paperback
Archie fandom is at all-time high as the franchise celebrates its landmark 75th anniversary
The American teen drama based on Archie Comics, Riverdale premiers on the CW January 2017
Publicity: *NOTE - Riverdale airs on the CW beginning in January 2017
Digital review copy made available to 3000 industry and press contacts
Author and artist interviews, and exclusive content reveals in comic media (Bleeding Cool, CBR, Comics Alliance, etc)
Social Media: Promotion through a variety of social media; Facebook (128k), Twitter (98.8k), Tumblr (25k), with a feature on IDWpublishing.com.
Collaborate with Archie to cross-promote the book
Special focus on archival and original comic-art fan sites & blogs, Pulp fan-sites
Inclusion in Direct-to-consumer Newsletter (40,000 unique and engaged fans)
Cross promotion in IDW’s monthly titles (Circulation over 350,000)
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