Thursday, May 15, 2008

Archie releases second volume in 1960s "Americana" compendium

From Archie Comics

MAMARONECK, NY – Since 1991, the Archie Americana Series has provided fans with not only a historical perspective of Archie Comics, but a hysterical one as well! Now, one of the comic industry's most enduring trade paperback series returns for another round of nostalgic fun as Archie Comics proudly presents the Archie Americana Series: Best of the Sixties, Book 2!

By popular demand, Archie has returned to one of the most popular decades ever for America 's favorite comic book teens. It's the second helping of 1960s fun and frolics for all those readers who enjoyed the original Archie Americana Series: Best of the Sixties.

Whether getting tangled up in the eternal love triangle or incurring the wrath of Mr. Weatherbee and Mr. Lodge, Archie and his friends scaled new heights of hilarity in the sensational sixties! Volume 2 contains timeless tales with Archie and his friends enduring one outlandish mishap after another and enjoying the fads and fashions of the decade! Painstakingly restored from original archival materials and faithfully recolored, this high-grade paperback edition features a computer-airbrushed cover rendered in 1960s style by Archie fan-favorite, Rex Lindsey. So practice your yoga positions, catch up on the latest beatnik beat and join the peace rally with Archie and his friends! You’re sure to “make the scene” with these comedy classics!

Shipping date: June 18, 2008
On sale at comic specialty shops: June 25, 2008
On sale on newsstands: July 1, 2008
96-page, full-color, square-bound paperback,
$10.95 U.S.

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