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Author Topic: Occupy Riverdale is coming...  (Read 2924 times)

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Offline Oldiesmann

Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« on: February 21, 2012, 05:42:08 PM »
It's official - Archie will now be tackling the "occupy" movement...

http://www.archiecomics.com/Blogs/tabid/97/EntryId/475/The-Occupy-Movement-Comes-to-Riverdale.aspx

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Offline jdh417

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 10:09:19 PM »
I heard about this a couple weeks ago and hoped it would go away, much like the real Occupy Movement.  Honestly, I'm slightly horrified by this and can only imagine the kind of superficial, insulting take Archie Comics will have on this "movement" of "useful idiots" for the socialist elitist aristocracy. 

On the other hand, there looks like some actual drama here with the Betty versus Veronica and Archie caught in the middle.  Add to that Jill Thompson's excellent cover and take on the characters.  Not to mention, Gisele Lagace and her great renditions being put in the spotlight.  (Archie you really need to do more of this, invite in more guest artists and writers and allow them some freedom in portraying the characters.)  I just wish the subject matter was less pathetic.

Not only is this issue no longer really timely, where was your coverage of the Tea Party, Archie?  They accomplished more than just generating headlines.


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Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012, 11:04:42 PM »
No wonder Mr. Lodge becomes evil in the future. :)

Offline Captain Hero

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012, 11:32:17 PM »
No wonder Mr. Lodge becomes evil in the future. :)

That is a very good point.  :D
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Offline aamrun

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012, 12:57:19 AM »
Hmmm, interesting, but that would mean Lodge Industries is not the primary employer in Riverdale ?

Otherwise it would amount to a strike.

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Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012, 08:41:30 AM »
No wonder Mr. Lodge becomes evil in the future. :)

That is a very good point.  :D

I mean, honestly, everytime he wants to build something, he has to get it from those meddling kids. I mean, the guy keeps his business in a small town, doesn't export jobs, creates new jobs...can't the man get a break now and again or the benefit of the doubt? :)

Offline HarryLuceyFan

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012, 10:36:50 AM »
Personally, I'm just looking forward to seeing Gisele Lagace's portrayal of Archie and the gang. She used to ink my best friend's pencils on a comic a loooong time ago, so I kinda know her. Anyhow (not to be mean) there's really no current Archie artists that I really like and it will be nice to see new books with good (in my opinion) artwork.

For those interested, here's a sample of Gisele's work:

http://www.eeriecuties.com/strips-ec/you_are_an_adult

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Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2012, 12:01:29 PM »
No complaints here. It's really good.

Offline jdh417

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2012, 04:36:10 PM »
Gisele used to post here.  Say Harry, any chance of getting her to come back?

Thanks for posting that link.  I didn't know she was doing that.

Offline HarryLuceyFan

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2012, 05:04:19 PM »
I'll ask her! :)

Offline FernandoRuiz

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2012, 06:07:28 PM »
Anyhow (not to be mean) there's really no current Archie artists that I really like ...





Awwwwww....

Offline Gigi

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2012, 06:35:28 PM »
I LOVE your work, Fernando, and you know it! ;)

And hi, everyone. Haven't posted here in a while. HarryLuceyFan told me about the thread. Thanks, HLF. :)

There's not much more I can add at this point. I'm working on the issue, and also working on a cover.
I *think* Jill's image is the variant cover, which is lovely btw.

I should probably mention that this is not my first work at Archie. I did some work in Archie & Friends #153 and Archie Double Digest #221.

Archie #635, though, is much larger in scale. So many crowds to draw! lol

I hope you all like the issue when it comes out! Now back to drawing!

(Edited the post as I wasn't sure if I could mention the issue number or not, but since I saw it on the Archie blog, guess it's okay.)
« Last Edit: February 22, 2012, 09:16:23 PM by Gigi »

Offline Zach Ziggster

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #12 on: February 22, 2012, 07:21:40 PM »
Anyhow (not to be mean) there's really no current Archie artists that I really like ...





Awwwwww....

Don't worry; you're my favorite current Archie artist.   :)

EDIT:  I completely forgot Rex Lindsey!  Okay, BOTH of you are my current favorite artists. 
« Last Edit: February 23, 2012, 04:14:11 PM by Zach Ziggster »


I have so many Archies, I've lost count!  :D

Offline HarryLuceyFan

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2012, 07:43:46 PM »
Anyhow (not to be mean) there's really no current Archie artists that I really like ...





Awwwwww....

Don't worry; you're my favorite current Archie artist.   :)

Don't get me wrong Fernando, I do like your work! You and Rex Lindsey are my favorite current artists at Archie. As in a matter of fact, of all the current artists I feel that you've evolved the most since you started working there. I just have a personal preference for the classic artists' styles like Lucey, DeCarlo, Schwartz and Montanna (on the comic strip). Heck, I'll throw Al Hartley in there too.

Anyhow, I truly meant no disrespect :)

Offline jdh417

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2012, 08:53:14 PM »
Thanks Harry.  Good to hear from you Gisele.  I guess you're pretty busy.  For your sake, I'll try and check out the issue when it comes out.

Fernando, stop lurking.  Jump into a few more conversations.

Offline Gigi

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2012, 09:17:30 PM »
For your sake, I'll try and check out the issue when it comes out.

Thank you. :)

Offline jdh417

Re: Occupy Riverdale is coming...
« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2012, 09:39:56 PM »
http://robot6.comicbookresources.com/2012/02/robot-6-qa-alex-segura-on-occupy-archie/#more-107336

Here's an interview with the writer, Alex Segura, about the comic.

 

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