#338 Everything’s Archie!


It’s been more than 70 years now since the debut of Archie comics, featuring (though not quite from the beginning) America’s favorite love triangle of Archie, Veronica, and Betty. Along with Jughead, Reggie, and the rest of the gang, these characters keep us coming back for more, changing with the times while still presenting an idealized America where drugs, booze, and sex seem not to exist. This week Tim talks with Archie ubercollector (and Coliseum of Comics Back Issue Manager) Jack Copley about what keeps Archie interesting, some of his favorite stories and creators, and “The Archie Room”!

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Resident of Japan since 1989, creator of "The Crazing Spider-Hag"

One thought on “#338 Everything’s Archie!”

  1. Great to hear some stuff on the history of Archie. I read an Archie comic for the first time a month ago with my niece & was absolutely shocked by the quality of the writing. I think Archie is really overlooked even by people not obsessed with the superhero stuff.

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