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  • Vegan Jughead: They also have "Cosmo: The Complete Merry Martian" up for pre-order!  How many of these things are in the works? This could be cool, but as DeCarlo Rules says, it's some kind of weird titles they're starting with.
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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale, season 2, episodes 1-2 (spoilers)
« on: October 18, 2017, 10:49:04 PM »
There was a great #Riverdale tweet tonight that went something like "Hi Midge... Bye Midge..."

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale episode 12: Anatomy of a Murder.
« on: May 05, 2017, 08:26:50 AM »
The Blossom parents seemed so creepy throughout the season that I really didn't think that they would go there. I mean, they seemed a bit too obvious as potential suspects, but I was wrong.

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale episode 12: Anatomy of a Murder.
« on: May 05, 2017, 08:25:54 AM »
Joaquin will probably return midway through Season 2 with Grundy at his side!  ;D

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale episode 12: Anatomy of a Murder.
« on: May 05, 2017, 07:04:30 AM »
The whole Blossom/Cooper related thing didn't hold a lot of water for me. I come from a town -- a family even -- with people just as related to the spouse as Polly and Jason. It'd feel legal in any of the states. Seemed tenuous...

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Looks familiar...

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All About Archie / Re: What in Sam Hill's going on?
« on: April 22, 2017, 12:24:13 AM »
It's a five issue book. I just checked. We're only done tgrough issue #3 right now.

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale Episode 8
« on: April 19, 2017, 01:00:05 PM »
The comic book characters are more like templates for the TV show. At most, Polly is a year older than Betty in this TV show.

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All About Archie / Re: Classic look coming back...with a twist
« 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.

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale episode 10: The Lost Weekend
« on: April 15, 2017, 12:21:36 PM »
Ah yes. "Political correctness." The term one uses to dismisss complaints of rudeness or negativity. No matter. Be as negative as you want.


Things I enjoyed about the episode:


1. The Cheryl/Veronica dance off! I like how Cheryl is losing her queen bee status. She fired Tina and Ginger. Which made me wonder: Do you think they pull a friendship salary from her? Wouldn't be unheard of.


2. Learning that Alice was once a Southside Serpent. That lady has secrets. She's also got keen instincts. She's the only one wondering why a Southside Serpent (Joaquin) would date the sherriff's son. Good question!


3. The truth or truth game was also fun at the party. It was good to get some of those secrets out in the open. And Veronica still managed to knock Cheryl down a few pegs. And good on Jughead for fighting back for Betty against Chuck!


Plus Veronica's got her pearls back again!


Fun stuff. Fun party. Looking forward to Molly Ringwald in two weeks!

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All About Archie / Re: Riverdale episode 10: The Lost Weekend
« on: April 14, 2017, 10:26:03 PM »
I really enjoyed this latest episode. Though Molly Ringwald's contribution was too short.

Nobody will forget that you hate the show. You never quit talking about it. Stop being such a buzz-kill for those who want to discuss the show. Please. I mean, start another thread. Contribute to another thread. Talk about the stuff that you like instead of bringing down threads by others about things that they like.

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General Discussion / Re: What have you done today?
« on: April 13, 2017, 08:00:57 AM »
Alright. I'll drop it.


Btw, I walked my dog this morning.

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General Discussion / Re: What books are you reading? (Non-comics)
« on: April 12, 2017, 09:23:40 PM »
I found an old copy of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" at my parents' home this weekend. It belonged to my dad when he was a young boy back in the 50s. It occurred to me that I've never read it and decided to check it out. I'll start reading it later tonight or tomorrow.

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All About Archie / First Appearance of Little Kevin?
« on: April 08, 2017, 03:15:37 PM »
I was just reading the LITTLE ARCHIE AND HIS PALS one-shot comic book and noticed Kevin Keller in it.


So was this the first appearance of Little Kevin in Archie Comics?

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All About Archie / Re: Shipping characters in the Archie universe
« on: March 22, 2017, 09:18:55 PM »
Kevin Keller/Catfish Joe
Kevin/Jason
Archie/Amisha/Valerie

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The big news today is that "at least one major Riverdale resident" is going to be killed off in Archie #20 and the identity of that character will be revealed in Archie #21.

Archie #20 will feature a drag race between Archie and Reggie on Dead Man's Curve. In #21, the people of Riverdale will learn that someone will die in that drag race!!

Will it be Archie Andrews? Maybe Kevin Keller wanders onto the street and Archie jumps out his own vehicle to save his friend from death!!

Will it be Reggie Mantle? Maybe Riverdale's resident bad-boy will swerve to avoid Hot Dog or Vader and hit a tree!!

Or maybe one of them will hit another Riverdale regular!! Moose... Midge... Dilton... Jason... Cheryl... Jellybean... Mr. Weatherbee... Ms. Grundy... Mr. or Mrs. Andrews...

Who do you think will die in this upcoming storyline?

Personally, I think it would be more of a game-changer in multiple ways if one of the boys lost a parent (or both) as a result of their drag race.

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