Riverdale is getting a reboot, and Archie Andrews ends up in a tree.
Archie Comics has provided Newsarama with the exclusive first look at a new Jae Lee variant cover for the upcoming Archie #1 relaunch. Scheduled to be released July 8, this variant cover -- offered in both a full color and a black & white version -- is being sold by Dynamic Forces.
COMIC SUPERSTARS MARK WAID AND FIONA STAPLES REIMAGINE AN ICON! Change is coming to Riverdale in this can’t-miss kick-off to Archie's new ongoing series! Familiar faces return in new and unexpected ways in this must-have #1 issue! As the new school year approaches, you'd think Archie Andrews would be looking forward to classes and fun—but nothing is as it seems in the little town of Riverdale. But is this a one-off or a sign of bigger changes awaiting for America's favorite teens—and the entire town? Find out in this exciting and remarkable first issue!
Script: Mark Waid
Art: Fiona Staples
Reg Cvr: Fiona Staples
Dynamic Forces Exclusive Cvr: Jae Lee
On Sale Date: 7/8
32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.