August 11 can’t come soon enough with Riverdale fans desperate for the show’s return. Yesterday, fans were treated to a brand new trailer for the second half of the fifth season. Now, The CW has released a new poster to hype up the show’s return even more. The poster gives fans a look at KJ Apa as Archie, Camila Mendes as Veronica, Lili Reinhart as Betty, Cole Sprouse as Jughead, Madelaine Petsch as Cheryl, Casey Cott as Kevin, Charles Melton as Reggie, Vanessa Morgan as Toni, Erinn Westbrook as Tabitha, and Drew Ray Tanner as Fangs.Continue reading “Take a Look at the New Poster for the Return of ‘Riverdale’”
Fans found themselves instantly falling in love with and wanting more from Vanessa Morgan’s portrayal of Toni Topaz as soon as she came onto our screens on Riverdale. Toni was first introduced in season 2, episode 3 “Chapter Sixteen: The Watcher in the Woods,” and became a series regular in season 3. Her portrayal provides representation as one of the only Black series regulars currently on Riverdale as well as her character being openly bisexual. So let’s take a look back at her journey and what we hope to see for the character going forward.Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Toni Topaz on The CW’s ‘Riverdale’”
While new episodes of the fifth season will return on Wednesday, August 11, Riverdale will be then be moving to a new night for its sixth season. The show will start the new season in the fall, now sharing Tuesdays with The Flash.Continue reading “‘Riverdale’ Moves to a New Night for Season 6”
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, the creator of the hit CW series, shared the news on Instagram, thrilling fans who have greatly missed the talented trio. Ashleigh Murray (Josie), Hayley Law (Valerie), and Asha Bromfield (Melody) will make their return to Riverdale in episode 5×15.Continue reading “The Pussycats are Officially Making Their Return to ‘Riverdale’”
Sorry, Riverdale fans, we’re gonna have to wait a little longer until our favorite Archie Comics characters are back on our screens. The series’ official Twitter account shared that new episodes will return on Wednesday, August 11.Continue reading “We Have to Wait Until August for More ‘Riverdale’”
Everyone has that one character they relate to or see themselves in; everyone searches to find someone who looks like them on screen. For me, that character is Veronica Lodge on The CW’s Riverdale, which is based on the Archie Comics characters. Despite the fact that she has had one of the most important evolutions on the show and has been there since the pilot, she is often overlooked and over hated, for no real reason besides Archie continuing to choose her.Continue reading “Veronica Lodge on The CW’s ‘Riverdale’ Deserves Better”
Before The CW was known as comic book superhero central, the network — when it was still The WB — had the reputation for the place to be for melodramatic teen soaps. Remember shows like One Tree Hill, Dawson’s Creek, 7th Heaven, and Gilmore Girls? In 2001, the debut of Smallville led to the network’s embrace of comic book-based properties that paved the way for more genre-focused shows like Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, The 100, and the current slate of DC Comics heroes. Next fall, The CW is merging the best of both worlds with Riverdale. By adapting the classic comic book Archie, the network will return to its teen soapy roots, this time with a twist. Even better? They’re doing so with one of the most diverse casts on network TV.
I despise origin stories.
The beginning is the worst best time in a comic – either the material lives up to its promise, and offers something interesting and lively, or the collaboration between words and art wastes trees with hackneyed prose and sloppy pencils, and you feel cheated out of four bucks. Here’s hoping I don’t leave you feeling played.Continue reading “Why I Read Comics”