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July 10, 2018, 12:11:09 pm
Quote from: Purgatori on July 10, 2018, 11:18:42 am
Oh,I thought report say its live action,my bad
July 10, 2018, 01:24:48 am
According to an article that I found from cbr.com : https://www.cbr.com/archie-comics-animated-live-action-series/
It seems that Archie comics will greenlight three shows,Two live actions and one animated series.So I thought of giving my guess on what the three shows are all about
The first live action show will be based on Josie and the pussycats and will likely set in the riverdale and chilling adventures of Sabrina universe with horror undertones,My guess is that it will be similar to the josie animated series from 1970 where the gang are caught in adventure/mystery situation but it will have a tone similar to the CW supernatural series where it will involve real supernatural forces and real criminal activities much like the X files.
Or maybe the josie live action series will have them turn into werecats or vampires like the one from afterlife with Archie
The second live action show will be based on an obscure character published by Archie comics from the 50s called Sam Hill, Private Eye which will probably be a crime drama television series but will likely be set in its own universe in other words a standalone series not connecting to the riverdale universe.
And the third will be an animated series but unlike the dark live action shows it will be light-hearted and family oriented and will be faithful to the source material that is comedy as it involves the misadventures of Archie and his gang though I wish that a live action sitcom or a comedy drama would be nice.
an thats all my guess on what Archie comic plan to greenlit three shows
July 09, 2018, 09:38:46 pm
As you all heard from this news : https://www.cbr.com/archie-700-new-creative-team-riverdale-direction/
The Archie main series will come back after the Archie 1941 miniseries ended which is no surprise for me because I am glad that the series will come back after the miniseries but the reason why I give mixed opinions on it is because it will be renumbered as 699 which will lead to issue 700,But I am not against renumbering because the reason they do renumbering is because Archie like other comic book magazine are long running and they keep on renumbering the issue to its original to show how many issues they publish,but my mixed opinion is that this series is continuing from the 2015 reboot version instead of the classic version.
I mean that's the problem because the reboot archie doesn't look like the classic archie eventhough it's faithful to its predecessors elements but still if they want to continue the main series they could have at least be renumbered as "1" just to be safe since the new team of Nick Spencer and Marguerite Sauvage will handle it and I also think it should give a hard reboot which will not happen at least until in about few years with a clean slate.
June 16, 2018, 11:16:54 am
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on June 16, 2018, 08:54:55 am
You might have a good point there
June 16, 2018, 07:24:23 am
And you know what my reaction is ,I think this could be a problem, It seems that Archie comics latest series are mostly short lived or remain on hiatus even the Archie horror lineup like Afterlife with Archie and Chilling adventures of Sabrina remain on hiatus that Afterlife's possible upcoming (and likely final) storyarc Archie is Legends is not published yet. Especially that the main series Archie is currently on hiatusAnd the company keeps changing the publishing lineup while sales are likely on decline even though their hit series with CW Riverdale is a hit. And they are likely going to make more new series and miniseries which they call 'experimentation' to have Archie comic characters set in different settings, I mean I am okay with it but their series continue to be either on hiatus, short-lived series ,or be a miniseries.
I mean if they keep this up, Archie comics will likely go towards bankruptcy or end up being sold to either DC, Marvel or IDW.
All About Archie / Re: Will Archie comics main comic book line will one day return to it's classic stylJune 07, 2018, 09:06:49 am
Quote from: Vegan Jughead on May 24, 2018, 12:17:43 pm
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 24, 2018, 11:59:23 pmQuote from: Vegan Jughead on May 24, 2018, 12:17:43 pmI can't really see returning to classic style helping all that much. It wasn't selling which is why the reboots happened to begin with.I think to most people, Archie Comics are an anachronism. Not sure there's much they can do except continue the gimmicks like horror, the tv show, and crossovers (Batman '66) until they run out of ideas.That's pretty much the size of it, Vegan. I can see something like, once RIVERDALE has run its course, it getting an animated spinoff that's more comedy oriented, and then there being a floppy comic book based on that, but I think that's about as close as we'll get, apart from the occasional crossover miniseries or one-shot. The crossovers are all aimed at an older, nostalgic audience of comic book collectors, as proven by the properties chosen: Kiss, Predator, The Ramones, and Batman '66 (even Harley & Ivy, arguably most familiar to the audience that watched Batman the Animated Series in the early 1990s). Still hoping to see one with Scooby-Doo.The fact that ACP doesn't want to invest in more new pages of classic Archie stories to keep feeding the source material for ongoing digest reprints indicates that they don't see those digests having much longer of a future.
Well an animated spinoff would be nice so that it will be faithful to its source material roots that is comedy and yeah you have good point about why Archie comics doesn't feel like investing the new pages of classic ones as they keep selling the digest reprints until they are no longer needed
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 25, 2018, 04:55:36 pm
True and also I agree both Jon and NAncy are feuding with each other when they own archie comics and its properties
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 26, 2018, 01:50:54 pmQuote from: Vegan Jughead on May 26, 2018, 08:40:11 amQuote from: DeCarlo Rules on May 25, 2018, 04:55:36 pm
You might have a good point ,I mean I understand Nancy wants to follow Archie in its traditional method but Jon thought that the company will move towards the mass market which works and I guess it is to show both owners have different views on what to do for their company
June 06, 2018, 11:23:09 am
You know I read the news that a new miniseries called Archie 1941 will replace the Archie main series which is about to be in hiatus which I don't know 'why?'As it tells about the Archie gang in a 1941 setting after they graduate from high school reaching towards adulthood as they deal with life in the town of Riverdale when their country heads towards world war II.
Now my opinion is that I appreciate that the miniseries will take place in a year the character debuted however I think it should have been the retelling of Archie and his gang earlier tales during the 1940s or least take place in the middle of the 40s and the 50s which was the era where the characters gain their popularity.
Still maybe we will see what the miniseries like as we take a look at the 1941 version of the Archie characters dealing with life in world war 2 era ,And I wonder if the main Archie series will come back after the miniseries ended and see if it is ongoing or not.
All About Archie / Re: Will Archie comics main comic book line will one day return to it's classic stylMay 16, 2018, 12:22:44 pm
Quote from: Vegan Jughead on May 16, 2018, 12:19:06 pm
You have a good point there
May 16, 2018, 11:05:10 am
Archie comics has gained a renaissance after going through low sales throughout the 80's,90s and 2000s all thanks to the the leadership of current CEO Jon Goldwater.
It introduce a gay character named Kevin Keller,It introduce mature storytelling with Life with Archie: The Married Life that focus on Archie's married relationship with Betty and Veronica of both worlds.It introduce a horror series for teen readers called Afterlife with Archie which give a dark and grimmy take on the archie characters while facing monsters and zombies.It with CW introduce a teen drama television version of the Archie characters called Riverdale which like Afterlife with Archie is dark but with mystery elements.
And gave a reboot of the Archie universe with Archie #1 aiming for the teen demographic after ending the main classic line and speaking of the classic line,have you wondered that 3 years after the classic line ended.There isn't a single new classic lineup story in the main comic book lineup except the Digest because they are still running with new stories in classic line up but there are mostly reprint and less new material.
Now even though the modern reboot stays faithful to the classic with its humour and drama. Archie comics attempted to revive the classic lineup with Your pal Archie which is a redesigned version of the archie classic with new material, Archie vs predator which is black comedy crossover between archie characters and the predator painted in classic style but with gore and blood and then the upcoming Betty and Veronica Friends forever ,
The classic style still has new material in the digest since they are still available in the magazine racks that you see in your local supermarket but only less as they mostly reprints of various stories and will continue in various newspaper strips under creators syndicate as shown here : https://www.creators.com/read/archie and even co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit which Jon Goldwater made a personal feud with her over the property distributing her own archie comics one of them focus on Autism awareness with a character named Scarlet as shown here :https://www.bleedingcool.com/2018/01/19/nancy-silberkleit-archie-comic-scarlet/
But this is what we need to discuss in this topic,Will Archie main comic book line will one day return to it's classic style?
oy vey,If this keeps up archie comics will be out of business
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 17, 2018, 04:21:47 pmI think my basic problem with most of the new Archie Comics is that I really don't understand the mindset of the approach to the characters at all. I would make the single exception of JUGHEAD to that statement, because it seems like someone rightly acknowledged that you just CAN'T approach Jughead as a realistic character or try to interpret him seriously, because his basic defining characteristics absolutely defy that. So what you got instead was a re-interpretion using a different type of approach to humor (as opposed to the classic, slapstick/situation comedy approach).When I look at the other new Archie Comics (not talking about the superheroes or Cosmo here), I just have... no response. No emotional reaction or connection with it in any way. To me they just seem like oddities that I don't know what to make of. I mean, they attempt to present some sort of functional continuity that can be followed in the usual way of sequential storytelling, but I constantly feel like I just walked into a party where I was told all my old friends would be there -- but looking all around me, all I see is a room full of strangers wearing these stickers that say "HELLO My Name Is ARCHIE" or "HELLO My Name Is Betty", "HELLO My Name Is Veronica", etc. and I'm just staring at them and thinking "Who the heck ARE these people, really?" It's this weird unsettling place where there are bits and parts where they seem to confirm who they claim to be, yet there are just as many strange, unfamiliar things about them making every moment I spend in this room an analytical guessing game. So there's no emotional reaction to what's going on here, it's just me watching stuff happen from the distant POV of a very detached observer.And what pops into my head is the thought "Is this what non-comics reading people see when you show them a comic book?" Sure, they can read the text and understand it, and know that those lines on the page represent people going about, doing things and moving through space over time. But in the end, they hand it back to you with this blank expression of "Yeah, I understood it I suppose... but so what?"The other thing that pops into my head is the impression that if I hadn't read comics in years and years, and didn't know stuff about how they're created, who the creators are, and how the industry works and so forth, but was familiar with the older icons of comic books, and you handed me a copy of ARCHIE, my first reaction would probably be something like "Marvel Comics publishes ARCHIE now??" That's what they look like upon seeing them for the first time, as if somehow Marvel (or DC) had licensed Archie -- how they'd approach it and reinterpret it from their perspective. And to be sure, a lot of Marvel and DC's iconic characters now strike me almost the same way, as far as how they're being interpreted currently, and I have the same strange feeling of detachment towards characters which once excited me. Hello, do I know you? But at least the Marvel and DC characters have evolved away from from their familiar selves over years and years of change, and not literally overnight.In the end, the things I would be expecting and looking to get out of reading an Archie comic book are just nowhere to be found in the new ones.
Wow tough times and I agree if things get worse for Archie then they will have no choice but to be sold to Marvel or dc comics and let them reprint the old stories instead.
February 25, 2018, 11:17:31 pm
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 25, 2018, 02:11:07 am
Yeah me too
February 25, 2018, 02:54:06 am
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 25, 2018, 02:11:07 amQuote from: terrence12 on February 25, 2018, 12:12:48 am
Well,On the brightside it takes palce in an alternate world
February 25, 2018, 12:12:48 am
When I heard that that the upcoming miniseries called Archie Superteens vs Crusaders,I was amazed because it would be about the superhero version of the Archie gang teaming up with the golden/silver age version of the crusaders in an alternate Archie universe.
However I think that this miniseries should have belonged to the Archie Action brand because you see the Archie action brand focuses on Action and Adventure so without Sonic and the now ended Cosmo ,I think maybe Archie Superteens vs Crusaders should have been used for the Archie Action brand instead,So that this brand will involve the action/adventure version of the Archie characters like Explorers of the unknown,Archei the barbarian and the superteens opposite to Archie horror where it focuses on the horror genre of the archie characters like Afterlife with Archie for example.
Well,I heard from the news that classic betty and veronica are back with new stories in a new ongoing title called Betty & Veronica Friends Forever which is great except that it has the pre-your pal archie Dan parent designs which I loathe before the reboot came .But I am not sure how long the series will be ongoing because it would last for few issues before the series is quietly cancelled like the other new series in Archie comics,Well Let's hope this series is a success and will be considered ongoing otherwise things will get really worse if this series sales is low.
Quote from: Vegan Jughead on February 09, 2018, 12:30:24 pmQuote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 09, 2018, 12:15:57 am
Lets hope so
January 29, 2018, 12:44:43 am
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on January 27, 2018, 01:44:36 amQuote from: Vegan Jughead on January 26, 2018, 06:15:33 pmQuote from: terrence12 on January 26, 2018, 11:31:30 amQuote from: DeCarlo Rules on January 26, 2018, 07:03:25 am
Quote from: Vegan Jughead on January 26, 2018, 06:15:33 pmQuote from: terrence12 on January 26, 2018, 11:31:30 amQuote from: DeCarlo Rules on January 26, 2018, 07:03:25 am
Maybe as well
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