When did Archie Comics become the weirdest, craziest comic company around? The Riverdale icon is no stranger crazy crossovers — he’s recently gone up against the living dead, and earlier this week faced the goddamn Predator. Archie’s next crossover challenge? Syfy’s Sharknado.What?!
The 48-page single issue special is being made to drum up hype for this summer’s Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No, which airs July 22nd. Written by Sharknado 3 scribe Anthony C. Ferrante and with art by long time Archie artist Dan Parent, the latest crazy chapter in Archie’s already seemingly disastrous/insane life (or, more likely, this is just an alternate reality of the Archie Multiver—wait what am I even saying oh god) finds Riverdale under threat from multiple Sharknadoes:
This summer, just in time for Syfy’s SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO!, fans will see an unexpected, jaw-dropping twist to the Sharknado saga - in Riverdale USA! Just when Archie and the gang think they can kick back and enjoy a few months of beaches, naps and sun, they’re faced with a storm of sharknados - heading straight for their hometown of Riverdale. Archie and his friends have to battle the incoming pop culture storm as it creeps up the “Feast” coast to Riverdale - and then try to save what’s left of their hometown. Who lives? Who dies? Read the book!