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First Look: ARCHIE #4 - The Lipstick Incident Revealed

Annie Wu joins Mark Waid for the big revelation.

If you've been reading the new ARCHIE series, you know the big question has been, what the heck was the Lipstick Incident? We're about to find out in the next issue this month!

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What is the #LipstickIncident?

Buzzing around the halls of Riverdale High since the best-selling launch of ARCHIE #1, fans will finally learn the true story of just what broke up power couple Archie and Betty in the pages of Mark Waid and Annie Wu’s ARCHIE #4. How can you miss this issue?

Writer Mark Waid has been tight-lipped about the Lipstick Incident since the start of the relaunched series but promises a pay-off in issue #4, "Finally, the details of the #Lipstic kIncident are revealed as we see what exactly broke up the power couple of Archie Andrews and Betty Cooper--and you'll never guess!"

Waid teams with superstar artist Annie Wu (Black Canary, Hawkeye), colorists Andre Szymanowicz and Jen Vaughn and letterer Jack Morelli to provide the answers that everyone has been clamoring for.

"My partner in crime this issue is the fabulous artist Annie Wu and, man, she tore the cover off the ball!"

ARCHIE #4 is available in comic book stores and digitally on 11/25.

ARCHIE #4

The biggest comic series of the year continues as the greatest mystery in comic books is finally revealed! The "lipstick incident" split Archie and Betty apart and left Riverdale changed forever. What exactly happened and can things possibly be fixed? Find out in this issue and welcome ANNIE WU (BLACK CANARY, HAWKEYE) to Riverdale, as she takes over art duties in this brand new issue!


Script: Mark Waid


Art: Annie Wu, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn, Jack Morelli


Cover: Annie Wu

Variant Covers: Mahmud Asrar, Francesco Francavilla, Jaime Hernandez with Rosario “Tito” Peña, Joe Quinones, Paul Renaud


On Sale Date: 11/25
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

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