[Preview] Archie Comics’ 9/12 Release: ARCHIE 1941 #1 (of 5)

Archie 1941

Riverdale goes to war in this early preview of ARCHIE 1941 #1!

This is an early preview of ARCHIE 1941 #1 from Archie Comics, timed to its inclusion on comic book retailers’ final order list. Monday, August 20th is the final day for comic book retailers to set their orders on this title. The issue goes on sale September 12th.

ARCHIE 1941 #1 is a five-issue historical fiction limited series by writers Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn, artist Peter Krause, colorist Kelly Fitzpatrick, and letterer Jack Morelli in which the Riverdale teens deal with the consequences of impending war in Europe.

Archie 1941 #1 - Main Cover by Peter Krause
Archie 1941 #1 – Main Cover by Peter Krause

ARCHIE 1941 #1 (OF 5)

Script: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn
Art: Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli

Main Cover Artist:
Peter Krause

Variant Cover Artists:
Sanya Anwar, Francesco Francavilla,
Dave Johnson, Aaron Lopresti

On Sale Date: 9/12
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


Archie has been around for over 75 years and has been through many significant moments in time, but never before have we seen the characters take on real-world events as they unfold. WWII is looming and Archie and many young men from Riverdale are close to enlistment age. If you’re a Riverdale teen, how would you cope with a looming world-changing event? Join the writing team of MARK WAID and BRIAN AUGUSTYN along with artist PETER KRAUSE for the all-new mini-series that is sure to have everyone talking!



Publisher – Archie Comics