Final month, The Beat reported on a WEIRD MYSTERY: Archie Comics Director of Social Media & Publicity Ron Cacace promised a forthcoming announcement, together with a selected point out of the Archie Horror line. Nicely, people, it appears like we’ve got a best-case state of affairs on our arms, as a result of as we speak, Archie Comics introduced that Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #9 is arriving at your native comedian store on Wednesday October 13th, 2021.
However that’s not the one Sabrina comedian within the offing this 12 months, with The Occult World of Sabrina set to proceed the story of the Netflix narrative proper the place it left off.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Arriving on October 13th (spooky), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #9, “Witch Conflict Half 3: The Sacrificial Lamb” shall be written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa with artwork by Robert Hack and Jack Morelli, and can characteristic each a fundamental and variant cowl by Hack.
The story will decide up proper the place it left off in August 2017’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #8, answering the prayers of Archie Horror devotees (or not less than a couple of of our monkey paw needs).
The Occult World of Sabrina
Along with the return of Chilling Adventures, Archie Comics can also be celebrating Sabrina’s sixtieth anniversary by persevering with the narrative of the Netflix sequence in The Occult World of Sabrina, written by Sacasa (who was the showrunner on the Netflix sequence) and illustrated by Audrey Mok (no stranger to Archie Comics due to books like Josie and the Pussycats and the principle Archie sequence).
Whereas a selected launch date for The Occult World of Sabrina has not but been introduced, the press launch from Archie Comics guarantees it’s going to arrive later this 12 months, with an preliminary story arc that bears a title which is able to absolutely make the chilly, useless hearts of the present’s followers flutter: “A World With out Sabrina.”
Completely happy Sixtieth Sabrina
Sabrina the Teenage Witch first appeared in Archie’s Mad Home #22, which was launched in October 1962, in a narrative by George Gladir, Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick, and Vince DeCarlo.
Whereas that will imply that Sabrina’s sixtieth anniversary isn’t technically till October 2022… Who’s the hell’s going to complain in regards to the return of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina?
Autumnal Archie Choices
On high of the arrival of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #9, there are many issues to get enthusiastic about from Archie Comics this autumn.
Which e-book from the writer are you most enthusiastic about this autumn? How will you be celebrating Sabrina’s sixtieth? Let The Beat know, both right here within the remark part or over on social media @comicsbeat!