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Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Archie Meets Kiss - Nope, it Ain't April Fools...
Yep, you've read that right. The PR machine landed in the inbox as follows: New York, NY (September 12, 2011) The mega popular Heavy Metal band continues their adventures in Riverdale. Which will be more freighting to the quiet town of Riverdale - The monsters who have invaded the town or the Demon, the Starchild, the Spaceman and the Catman? Find out as Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley enjoy a shake at Pop's Chok'lit Shoppe!
Not since the legendary Archie Meets The Punisher has there ever been such a cross-over. I'm not sure if I want to buy this or not, but it could be more than worth checking out for the novelty value, and also to see Dan Parent drawing Kiss. It also shows that Kiss really can't sink any lower, or can they....
Script: Alex Segura
Art & Cover: Dan Parent
Variant Cover by Francesco Francavilla
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 12/28/11
On Sale on Newsstands: 1/3/12