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Days we look foward to as Archie Fans. by BettyReggie
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What are you currently watching? by BettyReggie
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What comics have you been reading? by DeCarlo Rules
[September 19, 2018, 02:34:21 pm]


ARCHIE COMICS FOR NOVEMBER 2017 by CanScatC
[September 19, 2018, 10:53:30 am]


What have you done today? by BettyReggie
[September 18, 2018, 09:37:52 pm]


Latest Hauls, what did you buy? by DeCarlo Rules
[September 18, 2018, 11:25:10 am]


An Archie Comics timeline (2009-2018): highlights & lowlights by DeCarlo Rules
[September 16, 2018, 10:50:09 am]


So I bought Archie Archives Vol. 1 and ... by Terry1
[September 14, 2018, 05:58:14 pm]


Riverdale Reviewed by Tuxedo Mark
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New york comic con 2017 photos by fandemoniumnetwork
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  • DeCarlo Rules: Check out Stadium Comics' entire line of Archie Comics RE variant covers here: [link] All are homages to famous Marvel or DC cover images.
    Today at 09:05:41 am
  • DeCarlo Rules: Those are RE (retailer exclusive) variants available only from Stadium Comics. Here's another cool one they have, a variant of ARCHIE 1941 #1 [link]
    Today at 09:01:16 am
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    September 19, 2018, 10:15:05 am
  • BettyReggie: I saw the covers for Archie #701. I love Pitilli's.
    September 18, 2018, 09:27:43 pm
  • Tuxedo Mark: My review of "Fashion Fantabulous!" from B&V #271: [link]
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  • DeCarlo Rules: It seems like they put extras on a disc because people expect them, or it helps drive sales, but more often than not, it seems like very little thought goes into the content. Of course there are some examples where the extras are exceptional, but usually that's not the case.
    September 10, 2018, 11:42:47 am
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  • BettyReggie: Archie Comics Present Betty & Veronica Spectular Graphic Novel came today.
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  • DeCarlo Rules: On the other hand, maybe I should just bypass the Blu-Ray format altogether, buy a huge terabyte HD, and download everything. There's something to be said for that, in that you can get everything quicker and stacks of Blu-Ray cases aren't taking up space in your house, I guess.
    August 27, 2018, 03:19:15 pm
  • DeCarlo Rules: This coming from a guy who still hasn't capitulated to the inevitable domination of Blu-Ray. It's getting to the point where I might have to relent, since I've seen some anime sets being released for the first time on Blu-Ray (no combo pak) with NO release of a DVD version.
    August 27, 2018, 03:09:15 pm
  • DeCarlo Rules: I'll never get used to people not being able to wait a few days when they order stuff online. I guess maybe I could understand it IF it were something that there was no other way to see, but I assume you've already seen the episodes.  People who are that impatient usually don't even buy disc sets, they just buy it digitally or stream it.
    August 27, 2018, 03:06:17 pm
  • BettyReggie: Riverdale Season #2 just came from Amazon.
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  • DeCarlo Rules: ... and often the answers to those "why" questions comes down to a very simple explanation of "because it's a funny situation".
    August 24, 2018, 05:37:39 pm
  • DeCarlo Rules: The questions you ask about classic Archie (which is a cartoon on paper) are sort of "real-world logic" questions. A cartoon world, unlike the real world, creates its own rules and its own logic, nonsensical as that might be. Like Wile E. Coyote not being affected by gravity until he looks down and realizes he's run off the edge of the cliff.
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Author Topic: What have you done today?  (Read 307851 times)

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Archiecomicxfan215

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #360 on: August 18, 2016, 10:20:12 am »
Today I will be in Queens. My friend is going to  a Toys R Us to meet a wrestler at a meet and greet

BettyReggie

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #361 on: August 18, 2016, 05:30:19 pm »
My Reggie & Betty came today from Fernando. It's awesome. I put it on my wall & posted pictures on twitter.

Archiecomicxfan215

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #362 on: August 19, 2016, 11:07:48 am »
Today I go back to work luckily I am calling out tomorrow because my high school friends who i see less,often now made plans to go bowling and invited me :smitten:

BettyReggie

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #363 on: August 20, 2016, 09:49:06 pm »
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Gabbie Gross did these for me, they are awesome. I can't wait to put them in my comic frames.
« Last Edit: September 09, 2016, 08:03:47 pm by BettyReggie »

BettyReggie

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #364 on: August 21, 2016, 11:10:17 pm »
I colored in of my stress free coloring books before. I haven't done that in while. I used crayons.  Maybe I'll do it again tomorrow. I wish they made a Archie one. They would sell a lot. If I worked at Archie Comics I would suggest it.
« Last Edit: August 22, 2016, 10:38:06 am by BettyReggie »

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #365 on: August 22, 2016, 03:30:39 am »
I colored in of my stress free coloring books before. I haven't done that in while. I used crayons.  Maybe I'll do it again tomorrow. I wish they made a Archie one. They would sell a lot. If I worked at Archie Comics I would suggest it.

The "coloring book variant" is the latest variant comic book cover trend. DC has already done a number of them, and Dynamite is starting to do them too. Here are a couple of Dynamite's coloring book variant covers from last month's solicitations: KISS #1 by Fernando Ruiz, and BETTY BOOP #1 by J. Bone. Of course, if you wanted to color these without altering the actual comic book, you could just print out the covers from the images, and color the copies you print. There are enough images of black and white comic book covers out there on the internet that you could print out a whole stack of drawings that you like, staple them together, and make your own coloring book.


DeCarlo Rules

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #366 on: August 22, 2016, 04:50:42 am »
I was just fooling around with some pencil drawings I found online. The figures of Betty and Reggie came from separate cover variants that Dan Parent drew for ARCHIE #666. I saved both of those variant cover pencil sketches, opened them both up in Paint and cropped and erased the elements (background figures) in both images that I didn't want. Then I pasted the Betty figure and the Reggie figure into the same image. I noticed in both drawings that their hands were on their hips with their elbows sticking out, and I realized that if you overlapped the images, it looked like Betty and Reggie were arm-in-arm, so I did that, and erased the overlapping lines. This just turned out to be really fortuitous, because with the two separate figures lined up correctly according to height, the way that Dan drew them in the original pencil sketches, their eyes look as if they're looking right at each other! The original idea was to tone down the blacks here so that I'd have some light gray lines and I intended to print this out and ink it myself, and white-out the stray lines I hadn't already erased after inking it. That will take a while though, so I'll just show you what I've got so far. You can see a lot of broken lines where I had to erase stuff, but it's pretty clear for me to see where the ink lines need to go, so no big deal. Below that you can see the final covers those figures of Betty and Reggie came from, as they were printed in the final cover versions inked by Rich Koslowski.




« Last Edit: August 22, 2016, 04:56:51 am by DeCarlo Rules »

BettyReggie

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #367 on: August 22, 2016, 07:40:24 am »
I would love to color that picture. I could probably print it from the library. I don't have a printer. I always thought Reggie looked good in yellow. His shirt would be yellow. He would have black pants.
« Last Edit: August 22, 2016, 10:38:23 am by BettyReggie »

60sBettyandReggie

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Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #368 on: August 22, 2016, 02:24:43 pm »
I was just fooling around with some pencil drawings I found online. The figures of Betty and Reggie came from separate cover variants that Dan Parent drew for ARCHIE #666. I saved both of those variant cover pencil sketches, opened them both up in Paint and cropped and erased the elements (background figures) in both images that I didn't want. Then I pasted the Betty figure and the Reggie figure into the same image. I noticed in both drawings that their hands were on their hips with their elbows sticking out, and I realized that if you overlapped the images, it looked like Betty and Reggie were arm-in-arm, so I did that, and erased the overlapping lines. This just turned out to be really fortuitous, because with the two separate figures lined up correctly according to height, the way that Dan drew them in the original pencil sketches, their eyes look as if they're looking right at each other! The original idea was to tone down the blacks here so that I'd have some light gray lines and I intended to print this out and ink it myself, and white-out the stray lines I hadn't already erased after inking it. That will take a while though, so I'll just show you what I've got so far. You can see a lot of broken lines where I had to erase stuff, but it's pretty clear for me to see where the ink lines need to go, so no big deal. Below that you can see the final covers those figures of Betty and Reggie came from, as they were printed in the final cover versions inked by Rich Koslowski.




Ooh, I like the end result!  :smitten:


@BettyReggie, this is Reggie we're talking about, he looks great in any color ;)
But yeah, a yellow shirt would be nice.

BettyReggie

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #369 on: August 23, 2016, 12:16:19 pm »
Lazy day I read in my room & changed the comics in my frames. I have 2 books to pick up from the library. I have those receipts from KFC where you buy the soda & the meal is free. I have to do the survey first & write the code on the receipt.   

Archiecomicxfan215

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #370 on: August 23, 2016, 07:01:14 pm »
So today i went to the Christmas Tree Shops and Target. Didnt buy anything but my dad got me cereal. It was fun to browse and look at the products. I had a turkey and cheese with lettuce, tomato, and mayo on a roll for lunch.

In one hour I am going to the gym. I am currently watching jeopardy

The Downloader

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #371 on: August 24, 2016, 06:25:59 am »
oh man!  I had a great day yesterday!  I got paid $40 for practically no work at all.  my mother is up in AK rn, so I'm with my friends from the 22nd to the 25th (9am each), and I'm having a great time!  cant really sleep that well though.  with that $40 I got about 215 gb of blank discs to burn some of my shows to.  also got some cd envelopes to put em in.  Also, its my brother's b-day on the 26th, so I got him two MLP card packs.  Just got back from maverick (its 3 am here when I got back, and got a mtn dew bitch black some munchies flaming hot nuts, and two small tootsie rolls.  it was great!  don't have much planned for later today, depends if I do chores or not.  if so, I'm going back to hastings.

The Downloader

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #372 on: August 24, 2016, 06:26:36 am »
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Gabbie Gross did these for me, they are awesome. I can't wait to put them in my comic frames.

how much did they cost?

The Downloader

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #373 on: August 24, 2016, 06:28:08 am »
Lazy day I read in my room & changed the comics in my frames. I have 2 books to pick up from the library. I have those receipts from KFC where you buy the soda & the meal is free. I have to do the survey first & write the code on the receipt.

wait... so your telling me, that if you buy a soda... u... get... A... free...meal?!

DeCarlo Rules

Re: What have you done today?
« Reply #374 on: August 24, 2016, 08:32:18 am »
Lazy day I read in my room & changed the comics in my frames. I have 2 books to pick up from the library. I have those receipts from KFC where you buy the soda & the meal is free. I have to do the survey first & write the code on the receipt.

wait... so your telling me, that if you buy a soda... u... get... A... free...meal?!

Well, when you buy stuff at a fast food place, when they print the reciept, you look on the back of it and sometimes they have this URL where you go and fill out a survey online, then they give you a coupon code. I've seen these on a number of different reciepts, although the exact offer usually varies somewhat.

 


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