The Archie Comics line of comic books is one of the most successful, longest running brands in the history of the comic industry. Archie Comics have sold 2 billion comics and are published in a dozen different languages and distributed all over the world. BlueToad has recently partnered with Archie Comics to bring their legendary comic to a new scope of readership through the most popular digital devices.
4 Fun Facts About Archie Comics
- Archie’s first appearance in Pep Comics #22 on December 22, 1941, was drawn by Bob Montana and written by Vic Bloom.
- Archie is set in the small town of Riverdale, although the state in which the town is located is officially unspecified.
- If Archie Andrews aged normally, he would currently be in his 80s.
- At an auction on February 24, 2011, a copy of Archie Comics #1 brought price of $167,300; it is the highest price ever paid for a non-superhero comic book.
Archie Comics is combining its legendary prowess with BlueToad’s digital solution. “We’re very excited about Archie’s continuous growth in the digital market and by partnering with the esteemed company BlueToad, we’re confident they will propel us to new heights,” stated Archie Comics Publisher and co-CEO Jon Goldwater.