Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Afterlife With Archie #4 Sells Out Continuing Winning Streak


AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, the acclaimed ongoing series written by newly minted Archie Comics Chief Creative Officer, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Eisner Award-winning artist Francesco Francavilla, has now sold out for the fourth time in a row at Diamond Comic Distributors, the leading comic book distributor in the world. Sold out issue will receive a second printing with brand new cover by series artist Francesco Francavilla

One of the year’s most talked about comic books, the latest issue of AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE continued to garner praise and mass media attention from numerous mainstream outlets with an issue that can only be described as heartbreaking and essential to fans of the series. The latest sellout confirms that AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE is a certifiable hit with comic shops across the country and cements its status as not only a critical darling, but an unstoppable force in the direct market gaining momentum as it shambles toward the epic finale of the ongoing series’ first arc.
We are on a roll, and AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #4 is just the latest in what’s sure to be an ongoing success for Roberto and Francesco. This issue really ups the stakes and the audience has spoken with a resounding ‘Yes!’ We couldn’t be happier about the supremely positive response from fans, critics and retailers. Let’s keep it going!
— Jon Goldwater, Archie Comics Publisher/Co-CEO

Series artist Francavilla has created a stunning new cover for the second printing of AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #4, featuring an image of Archie’s dog Vegas, the heroic hound who plays a pivotal role in the issue. The second printing will be made available 4/9.

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