Ahead of the Katy Keene television series on The CW, Archie Comics has announced Archie and Katy Keene, a new mini-series that brings Katy Keene to the modern age.

Archie and Katy Keene picks up where the Archie and Sabrina series leaves off, with Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta taking on writing duties, with Laura Braga, Matt Herms, and Jack Morelli on art.

“Katy Keene is an incredibly talented, smart, fashionable, and cool character,” Mariko said. “We’re adding a few modern twists, of course. There is very little more fun than writing Archie comics!”

“I can’t even express how totally excited I am to be writing an Archie comic and working with Mariko Tamaki,” Kevin said. “I’m a lifelong Archie fan and getting a chance to incorporate a classic character like Katy Keene into the modern Archie universe has been a great experience. I think readers will really enjoy reading our arc about the multi-talented Katy and her big introduction to life in Riverdale. Katy really holds her own with the big Archie characters and she already feels like one of the gang. I can’t wait for the world to meet Katy Keene!”

ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 (of 5)
Script: Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 CVR A Reg: Laura Braga
ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 CVR B Var: Francesco Francavilla
ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 CVR C Var: Emanuela Lupacchino
ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 CVR D Var: Paul Renaud
ARCHIE AND KATY KEENE #1 CVR E Var: Billy Tucci, Wes Hartman
There’s a new girl in Riverdale and she’s turning everyone’s heads—and NOT everyone is happy about that! Who is Katy Keene and why is she so Insta-famous and beloved in Riverdale? And, moreover, why is she quickly becoming Archie’s biggest competition? Find out in this brand new story arc from the creative team of writers Mariko Tamaki and Kevin Panetta and artist Laura Braga—just in time for the brand new CW series Katy Keene!

Archie and Katy Keene #1 arrives on January 8, 2020.

via Archie Comics

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