Saturday, February 26, 2011


I've been reading since I was four years old. I'm told that I once announced to my mom that I wanted to watch Sesame Street, but she responded that she didn't think that it was currently on. That's when I pointed to the TV Guide and exclaimed, "Yes, it is! It's on right now!"

I loved books, but Archie Comics were a guilty pleasure. I would sometimes luck out at the grocery store checkout by asking for one very, very sweetly, and our small pharmacy seemed to carry an amazing selection. I was rarely sick, but my brother seemed to have something going on every othermonth. As we waited for his prescription, my mom would let us each get some penny candy and a comic book.

I never wanted Archie to actually make the choice between Betty and Veronica, I thought that Jughead was a weirdo, and I secretly liked Reggie even though he was a total ass.

So when I came upon this brilliant take on Archie and the Gang, I knew that I had to share. Enjoy the trailer for Riverdale:


lem said...

This seems terribly dramatic. Was the comic really like that? Archie does drugs?

Heather said...

lem - No, the comic was about squeaky-clean kids in the 50s, going to the soda shoppe and being late for school.

So that's why I thought that it was funny...