“It’s a perfect reboot that’s not just a great first Archie story, but a great first comic.“ -- BUSINESS INSIDER
“Brings Riverdale to the 21st Century.” -- NERDIST
“Truly fresh and exciting.” -- THE A.V. CLUB
“Mark Waid and Fiona Staples completely reinvent Archie comics, coming up with a take on the character that should appeal to a whole new and extremely wide audience.” -- COMIC BOOK RESOURCES
“A successful injection of energy and relevancy into the most innocent universe in modern comics.” -- NEWSARAMA
About the Author
MARK WAID is an Eisner Award-winning American comic book writer. He is well known for his eight-year run as writer of the DC Comics' title THE FLASH, as well as his scripting of the limited series KINGDOM COME and SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT, and his work on Marvel Comics' CAPTAIN AMERICA. Waid also served as Editor-in-Chief, and later, Chief Creative Officer of BOOM! Studios, where he wrote titles such as IRREDEEMABLE, INCORRUPTIBLE and THE TRAVELER. He has received recent acclaim for his work on the DAREDEVIL and INDESTRUCTIBLE HULK series for Marvel in 2012-2013.
FIONA STAPLES is a Canadian comic book artist known for her work on books such as SAGA, NORTH 40, DV8: GODS AND MONSTERS, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS and the new ARCHIE relaunch. She has been cited as one of the best artists working in the industry.