10 Oct '11, 9am

Well, I remember when I used to see adverts for these guys in my oooooold Archie comics, so this might be...

NEW YORK - Archie Comics has revealed to the New York Times its latest move - the relaunch of a superhero comic, this time in purely digital format. With the New York Comic Con just around the corner, Archie comics is hoping to breathe new life into characters introduced as early as the 1940s, which have since fallen out of the public eye. Fans will have access to both Archie Comics' latest material, in the form of a six-page comic, and to the back catalogue, which will be reprinted for the first time. And just like the recent DC Comics reboot, the new comic will not require knowledge of decades of continuity. The series, to be written by Ian Flynn and illustrated by Ben Bates, will feature the original Mighty Crusaders, a collective of Archie Comics' superheroes. Set years after their original adventures, the story will feature the patriotic hero, The Shield, leading a gr...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Entertainment/EDC111010-000022...

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