What if Riverdale’s biggest prepare dinner—Pop Tate, of milkshake and burger-slinging diner fame—stopped utilizing his common recipes and picked up a duplicate of To Serve Man? Properly, Archie Horror’s chilling new comedian assortment has the reply, and as our unique preview will let you know: it’s not a superb factor for the children of Riverdale.
io9 is providing you with a creepy look inside among the tales of Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe of Horrors, a brand new Archie Horror anthology that focuses on a collection of spooky tales on the iconic diner the place Archie and all his pals love to hang around. They most likely received’t wish to by the top of this assortment although, given the operating theme is that meat’s again on the menu at Pop’s—and it’s them and their pals’.
Set after a pair of younger dine-and-dashers, Nick St. Clair and Sherry Thyme, cross Pop’s dangerous facet, the anthology explores a collection of supernatural spooks all set across the well-known diner, all centering on how Pop Tate’s work is the center of Riverdale… and the way Riverdale’s coronary heart is usually on the menu.
The anthology options work from writers Amy Chase, Jordan Morris, and Ryan Cady, alongside artwork from Federico Sabbatini, Liana Kangas, and Chris Panda, who’re joined by Matt Herms as Chock’lit Shoppe of Horrors’ colorist, and Jack Morelli on letters. Click on by way of to see some samples from three of the tales inside—“Die-and-Sprint,” “Soylent Teen,” and “Night time Shift”—alongside commentary from the writers behind every story, in addition to a variant cowl from iconic Archie Horror artist Francesco Francavilla.
Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe of Horrors is about to hit cabinets subsequent week, on March 22.