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Return to the roaring forties in Archie Americana: The Best of the Forties, a collection of comics starring Archie Andrews and the gang.
Summary of the Book
1941 marked the birth of Archie Andrews in Pep Comics' exclusive strips starring the titular character and his group of friends. Years later, they have changed as the world has changed and their outlook on life has changed accordingly. However, their roots are forever in the fabulous forties and touch a by-gone era with nostalgia. In this collection of comics, Archie and his friends Jughead, Reggie, Veronica and Betty return readers to the era of jazz and jive, to groove with the tunes. Don't miss out on this journey, for there's no place more happening than Riverdale in the Forties!
About George Gladir
George Gladir was an American comic book writer. Best known for his work on Archie Comics, he was also the co-creator of the character Sabrina the Teenage Witch, with artist Dan DeCarlo.
A World War II veteran, he served in the invasion of Normandy and later served as an intelligence officer in the Korean War. He also wrote for Cracked Magazine, working with the team for nearly 30 years. Gladir received the Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing at the 2007 San Diego Comic-Con International.