... anniversary issues ! (These titles aren't even that long, what the Aich)
By Christian Holub
Archie Andrews has had a good, long run — so long, in fact, that November sees the release of his namesake comic’s 700th issue. The original volume of Archie started in 1942 and ended with issue #666 in June 2015. A month later the series was rebooted, with writer Mark Waid and artist Fiona Staples giving the Riverdale crew a fresh 21st century look years before The CW made Riverdale cool for TV. Thirty-two issues later, Waid’s run on Archie has wrapped up. Since Archie Comics is going to release a special recap issue in October, that means that when a new creative team — writer Nick Spencer and artist Marguerite Sauvage — takes over in November, they’ll begin with issue #700, a new landmark for Archie Andrews.
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