Archie: 1955 #5
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Archie: 1955 #5

Writer: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn Artist: Derek Charm Publisher: Archie Comics Release Date: February 12, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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This is it-the show-stopping conclusion of Archie's rise to fame at the birth of rock 'n' roll! Archie's star is soaring, but not everyone-even Archie himself-can handle his newfound fame.

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Feb 13, 2020

    I continue to enjoy the various takes on Archie throughout the years and in different environments as it opens him up to a good bit of exploration, just like the rest. The 1955 series was one that was far too familiar having grown up seeing stories about teens that were basically put through this kind of system on a regular basis so there weren't a lot of surprises. The writers did a solid job of capturing parts of it without making it a caricature while the art team, which shifted more than I cared for, managed better consistency than I expected and had a lot of fun with it. It's definitely a fun book and one that in collected form ought to find a decent audience to enjoy it since it's a solidly self-contained work. Read Full Review

  • 4.0 - Evan Valentine Feb 12, 2020

    Ultimately, it was simply a story that didn't need to exist and didn't give us any new slants on the age old trope of a young rock star in the making who is in way over his head. Read Full Review

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