Cover of Afterlife with Archie 1. Archie Comics hide caption. Ready for your fair share of Halloween shakes and shivers, kiddies? Look no further than Afterlife with Archie , a new ongoing comic series that melds our eternal fascination with all things zombie apocalypse and one of the most enduring and successful comic icons of all time, Archie Andrews — and yes, it is actually scary. That's right, the perma-teenagers in happy-go-lucky Riverdale find their comforting and idealized existence invaded by
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A teen drama based on characters from the old Archie comics might not sound terribly promising. But Riverdale is a good deal darker and more adult than you might expect, with the central murder mystery providing some icky visuals and a palpable sense of evil lurking behind a wholesome small-town facade. Riverdale 's Archie is a sensitive soul. Credit: Netflix. And there is a mesmerising timelessness to that facade — the production design, hair and makeup, costumes and classic cars all evoke a neon-lit '50s America. It's a spell that lingers, even on the occasions that one of the pulchritudinous teens from Riverdale High suddenly produces a laptop or smartphone.
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In , Archie Comic Publications Inc. Archie Andrews quickly became a fan favorite. The company changed its name from MLJ Magazines to Archie Comics and devoted its time and ink to chronicling the lives of teens in the fictional town of Riverdale.
Well too bad, because you're going to find out. In issue 36 of "Life With Archie," a series that looks into Archie's future, post-high school days, the character will be killed off. He dies saving the life of a friend. Even though this is the end of Archie, it won't be the end of Archie —the main, non-"Life With Archie" series will continue to follow Archie and his Riverdale pals.