Newswire: Archie Comics is turning to Kickstarter to help fund the future of Riverdale

Archie Andrews, arguably the most famous comic book character who isn’t a crime-fighting vigilante, needs some help. After dying last year and continuing to face a horde of zombies, things are getting a little tight for the teens of Riverdale. That’s why the Archie Comics gang has turned to Kickstarter in order to help expand the Archie Universe (the Archie-verse?) and help promote Mark Waid and Fiona Staples’ upcoming Archie reboot.

Specifically, the Kickstarter is trying to raise money to pay for three new series: Jughead (written by Chip Zdarsky), Betty And Veronica (written and drawn by Adam Hughes), and Life With Kevin (written and drawn by Dan Parent and inked by J. Bone). The first two should be familiar to anyone with a cursory knowledge of the Archie-verse (Jughead is Archie’s friend that loves food and wears a whoopee cap, Betty and Veronica are the best …

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