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Heads up, gang! Archie and his friends are teaming with those neat folks over at Robot Chicken for The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special!
“In the half-hour special, Archie faces the action-packed return of Josie and the Pussycats from outer space to Riverdale in this animated comedy. Featuring the origin of Archie Andrews as only the Robot Chicken writers can tell it!via Adult Swim
The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special features a star-studded voice cast that includes Fred Armisen, Rachel Leigh Cook, Hugh Davidson, Donald Faison, Betty Gilpin, Clare Grant, Seth Green, Jared Harris, Jane Lynch, Jason Mantzoukas, Breckin Meyer, Ryan Phillipe, Katee Sackhoff, Amy Sedaris, and Cree Summer among others.”
Sure to be a hilarious rip on the decades-old Archie Comics and its many spin-offs, this is just the latest special to come from Robot Chicken, with previous entries including Star Wars, DC Comics, Christmas, and the amazing Bitch Pudding Special!
Archie was created by John L. Goldwater and Bob Montana in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom and first appeared in Pep Comics in December of 1941. The series follows Archie Andrews and his misadventures in dating and shenanigans as a teenager. Several other classic series also takes place in the realm of Archie and his friends, including Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Josie and the Pussycats, all of them receiving numerous adaptions as animated series, live-action movies & television series, and music.
The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special will premiere on Adult Swim on Sunday, May 23 @ midnight ET/PT.