Archie Comics have been going through a renaissance by pairing their classic characters with creative teams that are given the freedom to reinvent them and recontextualize them. Riverdale, the rebooted Archie series and their horror line of comics have given the Archie gang welcome refreshes.
Blossoms 666 might be the biggest risk the company has taken on the comic page, casting the Blossom twins as an embodiment of evil. The art in the book is fantastic and a perfect match for the dread and intrigue the books is brimming with. This take on the characters definitely draws a lot from the Riverdale TV series, but is also surprising and gripping.
Cheryl and Jason Blossom are a pair of seemingly normal kids in Riverdale. They’re wealthy, popular and likeable–but they also harbor a deep, dark secret–one of the Blossom Twins is the Anti-Christ. Both want the title, and no one in Riverdale is safe. Collects BLOSSOMS: 666 issues #1-5.BLOSSOMS 666 (TP)