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  • DeCarlo Rules: Thanks, VJ. I did not know of Penny Peabody. If they're going to reprint Little Archie, I wish they'd reprint the longer, better (pre-1965) ones by Bolling. It seems like the longer stories allowed Bolling to create something more interesting out of LA, but there seems like some taboo against reprinting them in the digests.
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  • DeCarlo Rules: ...and if Ms. Grundy wasn't Ms. Grundy, then who was she, and where is the real Ms. Grundy?
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  • Vegan Jughead: Ms. Grundy would have been a total surprise but it turned out she wasn't really Ms. Grundy so I can let that go.  Killing Moose after barely seeing him last year and Midge after she was in literally one episode (and barely in it, at that) seems ridiculous.
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Author Topic: Classic look coming back...with a twist  (Read 4046 times)

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Vegan Jughead

Classic look coming back...with a twist
« on: April 17, 2017, 09:19:47 AM »
Dan Parent is doing a new ongoing series in the classic Archie style...sort of.  It's a little updated, but this will be fantastic!  It will be written by Ty Templeton who I'm not familiar with.  Can't wait for this!


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/04/17/fan-favorite-artist-dan-parent-is-bringing-back-archies-classic-look-with-a-twist/?tid=ss_fb&utm_term=.281f6c912d37
« Last Edit: April 17, 2017, 09:22:45 AM by Vegan Jughead »

BettyReggie

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2017, 10:20:47 AM »
I wonder if it will be in July 2017 Solicitations? And I hope it's a comic not a digital one.

JonInIowaCity

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2017, 01:13:34 PM »
I wonder if it will be in July 2017 Solicitations? And I hope it's a comic not a digital one.


According to the article,  it will be published both in print and online.

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2017, 01:49:51 PM »
Im excited

SAGG

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2017, 01:50:39 PM »
So, if I understand this right, this new series is a "bridge" between the Classic Archie and the Newer Archie? Interesting approach. One thing that I think will challenge Mr. Parent is if he can keep both drawing styles separate without both blurring together. I'm trying to remember if this has ever happened in any comic company by any artist. I just wished they could do the same thing with the other Classic Archie artists, like Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Shultz, Ms. Legace, and Mr. Kennedy....

Tuxedo Mark

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2017, 02:47:30 PM »
Huh. That's an interesting approach. I'll definitely buy it.
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Mr.Lodge

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2017, 03:12:28 PM »
Don't care for Dan Parent. Too pedestrian/generic for me.

More a fan of Goldberg, Ruiz, DeCarlo, Crane, Legace, Hartley, Montana.
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Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #7 on: April 17, 2017, 06:16:52 PM »

It's definitely a step in the right direction. It's too bad its a half of a step. Once again, we see Archie Comics trying to have their cake and eat it too. What a way of sub-dividing their brand! How many different Archies are we going to have? Reboot Archie, Classic Archie, New Classic Archie... Which of these is going to be the face of the company?

I just wished they could do the same thing with the other Classic Archie artists, like Mr. Ruiz, Mr. Shultz, Ms. Legace, and Mr. Kennedy....


With Dan busy on this book, and presumably subsequent follow-ups, I'm sure you'll see some of these others coming back to pick up the slack on digests here and there. Given the really poor treatment Archie Comics has shown me, I will not be among them.




Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2017, 06:18:18 PM »
Don't care for Dan Parent. Too pedestrian/generic for me.

More a fan of Goldberg, Ruiz, DeCarlo, Crane, Legace, Hartley, Montana.


Thanks, Mr. Lodge.


I happen to like what Dan is doing here, but I do wish the company would have the guts to let him just go full CLASSIC!




SAGG

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2017, 06:41:51 PM »
Don't care for Dan Parent. Too pedestrian/generic for me.

More a fan of Goldberg, Ruiz, DeCarlo, Crane, Legace, Hartley, Montana.


Thanks, Mr. Lodge.


I happen to like what Dan is doing here, but I do wish the company would have the guts to let him just go full CLASSIC!
Thank you for responding. have you heard from Mr. Parent that this extra book will cut into his Die Kitty Die work?

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2017, 07:04:37 PM »
Thank you for responding. have you heard from Mr. Parent that this extra book will cut into his Die Kitty Die work?


Dan and I are pretty committed to Kitty. We've got lots of plans we're working on. So far, regardless of what else we've been doing, we've always made Kitty our top priority! It hasn't been easy but so far we've been managing it!



JonInIowaCity

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2017, 09:12:37 PM »
I wonder if Kevin, Reggie, Moose, Pop, Weatherbee, etc. will look more like their "Riverdale" counterparts?

BettyReggie

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #12 on: April 17, 2017, 09:46:38 PM »
📚 📚 📚 I hope to see it in the July 2017 Solicitations 📚 📚 📚.
« Last Edit: April 18, 2017, 07:40:27 AM by BettyReggie »

PTF

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #13 on: April 18, 2017, 02:08:10 AM »
I like Templeton. I used to read Batman Adventures all the time when I was a kid. Heck, to me, the comics were better than the tv show.


terrence12

Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2017, 02:37:38 AM »
Wow ! guess  old dog is doing new tricks after all and dan parents is trying out his new artwork on the new series.His original artwork  feels so plastic like what he did with his female characters but this one is new and improved and it's kind of okay. I guess change does work after all.


So i guess Dan is going to make a new series by  returning to the classic archie world in reboot style but with a lighter tone and aimed for all ages since the main series is going towards dark territory as one of the characters will be killed off in the over the edge storyline (possibly reggie)

 


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