The series will show what happens when Archie, Jughead, Betty & Veronica, and Reggie leave Riverdale as they begin their first tour across the country, where they’ll meet other bands along the way.
“When we jammed on The Archies One-Shot, it was always in the hopes of having the book become an ongoing, so it was great to see the positive response that made it possible,” Segura, who also serves as Senior Vice President of Publicity and Marketing for Archie Comics, said in a press release. “Adding real bands in the mix gives the series a must-read twist and opens the door for Matt, Joe and I to get our favorite bands into Riverdale.”
Colorist Matt Herms, and letterer Jack Morelli, who also worked on the one-shot, will return for the series as well.
“What Alex and Matt have cooked up pretty much defines the ultimate comic for me, said Eisma. “I can’t wait for readers to see the great stuff we have in store!”