After a yearlong hiatus, “Afterlife With Archie” returned to the land of the living with an all-new issue — one that immediately sold out upon release. As Archie Comics announced in a press release, “Afterlife With Archie” #9 has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors and will receive a second printing. The new edition of “Afterlife” #9 will also come with an all-new cover from series artist Francesco Francavilla that shows a different side of Reggie.
The second edition of “Afterlife with Archie” #9 will be available in comic stores on July 6th. The next issue of the cult favorite series will shamble into stores just over a month later on August 17th. You can check out the cover for “Afterlife” #9’s second printing below.
Official press release:
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #9 sells out and goes back to print with a new cover by Francesco Francavilla!
The highly anticipated ninth issue of the cult-hit horror series AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors and is going back to print with an all new cover by Francesco Francavilla!
Readers and comic shops have been buzzing about AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #9 which takes an in-depth look into Reggie Mantle, the one responsible for the zombie apocalypse facing Archie and the rest of the world.
The first printing has sold out at the distributor level, though copies may still be available at your local comic shop.
If you missed the first printing or just want another piece of gorgeous Francavilla art for your collection, you can grab the second printing of AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #9 in comic shops on July 6th and be ready for issue #10 when it arrives on August 17th.
AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #9 2nd Printing Variant (APR168799)
BETTY: RIP Pt. 4, “The Trouble with Reggie.” The Horror began in Riverdale when Reggie Mantle struck and killed Jughead’s beloved pooch Hot Dog. Since then, Reggie has been living with this secret knowledge-and terrible guilt. With no one to talk to about it, Reggie has started to crack under the strain. He is seeing visions of his dead friends-or are they literal ghosts? When an act of kindness prompts a confession from him, Reggie must decide for himself, once and for all-is there any good within him? Or is Reggie, as we’ve always suspected, beyond redemption? For TEEN+ Readers.
Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Francesco Francavilla, Jack Morelli
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
On Sale Date: 7/6
32-page, full color comic
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