A comprehensive history of the Archie characters, artists, and writers accompanied by rare art, classic comic strips, and original art. This thick, large format, handsome tome showcases the whole fascinating history of the longstanding major comics company, Archie Publications. It's a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Archie, his sexy girlfriends, Betty and Veronica, and his pals, Jughead, Reggie, and Kevin Keller. The book features Archie artists and writers, from the old masters Bob Montana, Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, to the contemporary tyros. There's a ton of rare original art, classic comic book stories, revealing information from an autobiography by John Goldwater-creator of Archie and co-founder of Archie Publications-and much, much more!