Saturday, July 16, 2016
The Archies Meet the Ramones in "Archie Meets Ramones"
Rock out in October when ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES with Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg, and Gisele Lagace
Legendary punk group to meet fan-favorite characters in epic time-traveling adventure this October.
Archie. Jughead. Betty & Veronica. Reggie. The Archies.
Joey. Tommy. Johnny. Dee Dee. Ramones.
The next must-read crossover from Archie Comics debuts in October as The Archies find themselves stuck in 1970s New York City -- and face to face with the Ramones!
The oversized one-shot issue debuts on October 5th, 2016 from the best-selling creative team of co-writers Alex Segura (ARCHIE MEETS KISS) and Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home) with jaw-dropping art by Gisele Lagace ("Occupy Riverdale") and colorist Shouri and variant covers from Veronica Fish, Francesco Francavilla, and Dan Parent.
No stranger to musical crossover comics, co-writer Alex Segura's passion for music and comic books made writing ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES a no-brainer, "My comic fandom always ran parallel to an obsession with music, so having the chance to merge them for this project has been amazing. Not only are Matt and Gisele amazing collaborators - they're wonderful people and friends. This is the project we've been waiting years to do, and I hope it makes Archie and Ramones fans happy."
"When I was growing up Archie ignited my lifelong love for comics and Ramones are what made me fall in love with punk. As an adult, it's a dream come true to be able to smash these two things together," added co-writer Matthew Rosenberg.
As both a musician and comic artist, Gisele Lagace calls getting to draw ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES a dream project come true. "I'm giving this my all, Ramones style, to make sure fans of both Archie and Ramones dig the results."
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ARCHIE MEETS RAMONES #1
Hey! Ho! Let's go! America's favorite teens cross paths with the original NYC punks in this extra-sized one-shot spectacular that is not to be missed!
When the Archies tank at the Riverdale High Battle of the Bands, a magical twist of fate sends them hurtling into the past—and face-to-face with none other than the Ramones! Can the legendary punks get the Archies to realize their own rock 'n' roll potential and find their way home? Probably not—but it'll be a blitzkrieg bop of a journey, as the two bands bounce from 53rd and 3rd to Rockaway Beach in this must-read crossover from the writers of the best-selling ARCHIE MEETS KISS and WE CAN NEVER GO HOME with jaw-droppingly beautiful art from Gisele Lagace ("Occupy Riverdale")!
Script: Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg
Art: Gisele Lagace, Shouri
Archie Meets The Ramones #1 CVR A Reg: Gisele Lagace
Archie Meets The Ramones #1 CVR B Reg: Veronica Fish
Archie Meets The Ramones #1 CVR C Reg: Francesco Francavilla
Archie Meets The Ramones #1 CVR D Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 10/5/2016
48-page, full color comic