Archie Comics Comes To Life on AllPosters.com
Leading Online Destination for Wall Art Invites Consumers to Explore the Classic Comic Franchise like Never Before
SAN FRANCISCO (February 7, 2011)—AllPosters.com, a division of Art.com Inc., the world’s leading online specialty provider of wall art, today announced the introduction of its exclusive Archie Comics collection, commemorating the 70th anniversary of one of the longest-running and most successful brands in the comic industry.
The wall art collection offers fans 165 new and vintage cover images, pin-up pages, character pieces, sketches, vintage pages and more that chronicle the memorable Archie storyline. From Archie’s love triangle with Betty and Veronica, to Jughead’s zany antics, nostalgic fans can relive the progression of this comic strip over the years while enjoying new topical covers that feature President Obama, spoofs of Twilight and Jersey Shore and Glee. Available in a variety of sizes and wall art formats including museum-quality giclée prints, premium poster prints and wall murals, each unique piece brings the gang from Riverdale High to life in a fun and vibrant fashion.
“Through our Archie Comics wall art, fans new and old now have the opportunity to bring an iconic comic book series into their homes and incorporate it as part of their everyday décor,” said Geoffroy Martin, CEO of Art.com Inc. “This collection will allow fans to witness the evolution of Archie Comics throughout the years and ignite a sense of nostalgia within comic enthusiasts of all ages.”
AllPosters.com’s Archie Comics collection offers an array of wall art for purchase by comic series, character and topic (recent news, spoofs) that ranges from 18 x 24 inch premium posters, retailing for as little as $19.99, to oversized wall murals priced up to $124.99. Fans can also enjoy other comics within this collection, including Josie and the Pussycats, Katy Keene and Sabrina the Teen-Age Witch. Each print is customizable through AllPosters.com’s framing service, and new covers and images will be added to the collection on an ongoing basis.
“Archie Comics has been an iconic series in the comic world for generations, and we are pleased to see celebrated cover images transformed into high quality wall art reproductions on AllPosters.com,” said Jon Goldwater, co-CEO of Archie Comics. “We invite all consumers to see how deftly these classic images are presented and explore the storied history of Archie over the past 70 years. From classics to current imagery, the collection of art at AllPosters.com is truly impressive and a must-have for Archie and comic fans around the world.”
The new line is now available at http://www.allposters.com/-sl/archiecomics.htm.
About AllPosters.com and Art.com Inc.
AllPosters.com is a division of Art.com Inc. Art.com Inc. is the world’s leading online specialty provider of posters, prints, and framed art. Since 1998, Art.com Inc. has sold high-quality wall art online to more than 10 million customers — including students, teachers, home decorators, interior designers, businesses, art collectors and art lovers — in over 120 countries worldwide. The privately-held company is headquartered in Emeryville, CA, with other facilities in Ohio, North Carolina and the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.art.com and www.AllPosters.com. “art.com” and “AllPosters” are registered trademarks of Art.com Inc.