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Twelve-Cent Archie SC (2017 Rutgers) Comics Culture Revised Edition comic books

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    Twelve-Cent Archie SC (2017 Rutgers) Comics Culture Revised Edition 1-1ST

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    Revised Edition - 1st printing. By Bart Beaty. Now with full color illustrations! For over seventy-five years, Archie and the gang at Riverdale High have been America's most iconic teenagers, delighting generations of readers with their never-ending exploits. Twelve-Cent Archie is not only the first scholarly study of the Archie comics, it is an innovative creative work in its own right. Fans of the comics will be thrilled to read in-depth examinations of their favorite characters and motifs, including individual chapters devoted to Jughead's hat and Archie's sweater-vest. But the book also has plenty to interest newcomers to Riverdale, as it recounts the behind-the-scenes history of the comics and analyzes how Archie helped shape our image of the American teenager. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 232 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.