New Wave Hits Riverdale In Archie Meets The B-52s #1 First Look

by James Ferguson

Archie has met all kinds of legends over the course of his storied career. Next month, he’s meeting none other than The B-52s in a special one-shot. Archie Comics has shared an early preview of the comic has Archie struggles to get his band back together in time to jam with their heroes.

It’s a rock and roll adventure for the ages as Archie and his friends cross paths with a real rock lobster—the B-52s! Co-written by Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg (Archie Meets Ramones, The Archies), with art from the legendary Dan Parent (Archie Meets KISS), this epic crossover one-shot brings the B-52 gang into Riverdale in all their new wave glory—but can Archie get his band back together in time to jam with these legends, or will in-fighting and musical drama leave them in the dust? There’s only one way to find out!

Archie Meets the B-52s #1 also features J. Bone, Glenn Whitmore, and Jack Morelli. It will have covers by Dan Parent, Michael Allred, Tyler Boss, Joe Eisma, and Francesco Francavilla. It’s set for release on February 19th, 2020 and the final order cutoff date for comic shops is Monday, January 27th, 2020.

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