Posted by: ryalltime | June 13, 2010

Montana plates on the jalopy

In July, we’ll be releasing the first volume of the ARCHIE newspaper strip collections, featuring the classic material from Archie co-creator Bob Montana. The sample images shown here are in their raw, un-retouched form. They’re actually the try-outs that Montana put together at the start, and even here, they show off just why he was such a master of the form, and why ARCHIE has remained largely unchanged to this day.*

*Yes, I know he was recently updated in some stories, and I thought Joe Staton and company did a fine job at that, but I think everyone can agree that this is the way we’ll always think of Archie…


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