The early ’90s were spoiled for choice when it came to comic book adaptations. Not only wasBatman: The Animated Serieson the air, butX-Men led Marvel’s push to get on the small screen, diving right into the often convoluted continuity of everyone’s favorite mutants, luring in a generation of fans, and paving the way for cartoons to follow. That’s why we’ve set out to reviewevery single episode of the ’90sX-Menanimatedseries.
This week, it’sWalking Tallstarring Cyclops. For real.
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasais the chief creative officer of Archie Comics and the writer on both the critically acclaimed oddball horror comicAfterlife With Archieand the forthcomingSabrina the Teenage Witchseries — and he’s helping oversee a huge creative renaissance at Archie.
Chris Sims caught up with Aguirre-Sacasa atSan Diego Comic-Conto talk about the Dark Circle relaunch and the Shield redesign, the 1960s setting of hisSabrinahorror comic, the chances of a Josie and the Pussycats appearance inAfterlife With Archie, and whether there’s such a thing as “too far” in an Archie zombie horror comic! Plus… any chance of an appearance by Jingles the Christmas Elf in the forthcomingAfterlife With Archie Christmas Special? (Yes, that’s a real thing.)