Is There More 'Afterlife' for Archie? (Exclusive Cover Image)
Will what's left of Archie's gals and pals have to abandon their hometown to survive the zombie apocalypse? The series' fifth episode promises an answer.
With Riverdale overrun by the undead, what is the future for Afterlife With Archie? The fifth issue of the series, to be released next March, finishes the first storyline and promises "the most earth-shattering decisions" in Riverdale history -- and THR has an exclusive look at the cover art for the issue.
Despite fan cynicism over the idea of mashing together the Archie characters and the zombie genre, Afterlife With Archie -- written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa with amazing art by Francesco Francavilla -- has become a sleeper hit, garnering critical praise and selling out the first printings of both issues to date.
The fifth issue, the final installment of the "Escape from Riverdale" storyline, is described by the publisher like this: "The do or die moment has arrived! With Lodge Manor under siege by flesh-eating zombies, and the rest of Riverdale in flames, the surviving members of our beloved gang must make a fateful decision: Do they stay in the only home they've ever known, or take their (slim) chances in the outside world? And if they go, where will they go? And does that mean they leave their undead pals 'n gals behind forever? The most earth-shattering decisions will be made in Riverdale history in the newest installment of this TEEN + series! Definitely NOT for all ages!"
Take a look at Francavilla's cover for the issue below.
HOLLYWOOD'S RED CARPET A-LIST
Follow Heat Vision
- 'Big Brother' Winner Dick Donato Reveals He's HIV Positive
- These Awkward Ballerinas Take Dancing To Your Own Beat To A Whole New Level
- Martin Starr: It's 'Difficult To Imagine' 'Silicon Valley' Without Christopher Evan Welch
- Ben McKenzie Wasn't Invited To Adam Brody's Wedding, But The Ryan & Seth Bond Is Real
- Jennifer Lopez Watches Sean 'Diddy' Combs Rave About Her 'Booty' & Compare It to Kim Kardashian's - Watch Now!
- Gerard Butler & His Mystery Brunette Girlfriend Take a Flight Together
- Matt Bomer Goes Shirtless, Channing Tatum & Joe Manganiello Show Off Huge Muscles on 'Magic Mike XXL' Set!
- Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass' is Number 1 on Billboard's All Female Top 5!