The Art of Archie

The Covers

By Victor Gorelick (Editor); Craig Yoe (Editor)
(Archie Comics, Hardcover, 9781936975792, 160pp.)

Publication Date: October 29, 2013

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Description

Archie's new hardcover art book is a beautifully-designed celebration of over 70 years of comic book covers featuring America's reigning cartoon high school icons: Archie, Betty, Veronica and friends. Featuring beautiful full-color artwork by fan favorite artists Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, Bob Montana, Dan Parent and many more in a deluxe, oversize hardcover edition, The Art of Archie: The Covers goes behind the scenes on the all-time best comic book covers in Archie's history with an insider's look at their inspiration, creation and ongoing cultural legacy. The Art of Archie: The Covers is the perfect purchase for comic book fans, Americana buffs and pop culture aficionados of all sorts, brought to you by Victor Gorelick and Craig Yoe, the team behind the critically-acclaimed The Art of Betty and Veronica.




About the Author

VICTOR GORELICK is Co-President and Editor-in-Chief of Archie Comics, where he has worked for over 50 years. While there, he has been involved in every aspect of the comics-making process on both the creative and editorial sides: from writing, to lettering, to coloring, to production coordinating, art direction and editing. He has earned a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable, professional and generous members of the comics community, and has played a huge role as editor of such recent Archie successes as The Best of Archie Comics Volumes 1 & 2, Archie Meets Kiss, the Archie: The Married Life series and The Art of Betty and Veronica.

Vice magazine has called CRAIG YOE the "Indiana Jones of comics historians." Publishers Weekly says he's the "archivist of the ridiculous and sublime" and calls his work "brilliant." The Onion calls him "the celebrated designer," The Library Journal, "a comics guru." Boing Boing hails him "a fine cartoonist and a comic book historian of the first water." Yoe was Creative Director/Vice President/General Manager of Jim Henson's Muppets, and a Creative Director at Nickelodeon and Disney. Craig has won an Eisner Award and the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators.




Praise For The Art of Archie

Praise for Gorelick and Yoe's The Art of Betty and Veronica:

"A deluxe package full of historical context and reverence for influential talents." --Comics Alliance

"Handsomely designed" --Comics Alliance

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