What if I told you that a decades-old comic book character known the world over was about to get a massive, multi-issue prequel/relaunch that would massively redefine all we thought we knew about said character? Then what if I told you that character was Archie
? You've just experienced nerd blueballs.
Unless of course you’re one of the Archie
fans who has, according to this article
apparently written by Jughead himself, been "clamoring" for such a wild tale of non-threatening coming of age in an increasingly anachronistic version of the 1950’s. Except, you know, not so racy.
And despite the potential for confused threesomes between Arch, Veronica, and Blondie (Or is it Dagwood?), I doubt that me and the “Clamoring Archie fan” in question would get along very well. Mainly because I assume a lot of things about his physical appearance and manner, which kind of makes me a dick.
And what else have the “countless Archie fans” been “clamoring for?” The environment, naturally, which is why the Archie prequel issues will be printed entirely on recycled paper. This creates two distinct advantages: Archie and the Gang’s raging acne won’t be nearly as noticeable through chunks of embedded wood grain, and if you accidentally use the pages to wipe your ass, no harm no foul.
Of course, you run the risk of offending ace