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The KISS Army Invades Riverdale This Winter!

Official Press Release


New York,NY(September 14, 2011) KISS is coming to Riverdale! Yes, the Rock Band KISS! The coolest team-up ever, and the last cross-over you would ever expect! In a story so wild, so over the top that it could only happen in Riverdale, with a little help from everyone’s favorite teen-aged witch.

For over four decades, from their black and white face makeup to their iconic sound, KISS is the most recognizable Rock N Roll band in the world! They have had 37 hit albums, plus appearances at Super Bowl XXXIII, the 2002 Winter Olympics inSalt Lake City, the 2005 “Rockin’ The Corps” concert dedicated to the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, and most recently, the 2009 American Idols Finale before thirty million viewers. The KISS legacy continues to grow, generation after generation, transcending age, race and creed. KISS has been everywhere and done everything, except they have never visited Riverdale…

Until now!

 Riverdale has been the home of Archie Andrews and his pals,America’s most beloved teenagers, for 70 years; always showing the world the best of the American high school experience. The biggest, chart-topping Top 40 bubblegum bands have hailed from Riverdale, too; including the Archies, Josie & the Pussycats and the Bingos.

 Now the most incredible musical get-together that was bound to happen, will happen! This winter Gene Simmons meets Archie Andrews, Paul Stanley meets Betty & Veronica, Tommy Thayer meets Jughead and Eric Singer meets Reggie as Archie and friends meet KISS!

It’s an amazing four part mini-series in ARCHIE #627 – #630 as the Monsters of Rock help the kids save the town from the monsters of Riverdale when one of Sabrina’s spells goes awry! The Archie gang and KISS join forces to save the day. It’s an adventure full of fun, humor and of course Rock N Roll; a story that’s certain to appeal to Archie and KISS fans alike!

Script: Alex Segura

Art & Cover: Dan Parent

Variant Cover by Francesco Francavilla

32-page, full color comic

$2.99 US

Archie #627

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 11/30/11

On Sale on Newsstands: 12/6/11

Archie #628

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 12/28/11

On Sale on Newsstands: 1/3/12

Archie #629

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 1/25/12

On Sale on Newsstands: 1/31/12

Archie #630

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 2/22/12

On Sale on Newsstands: 2/28/12

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