Monday, June 07, 2004

Riverdale, by way of Beverly Hills: Canada's National Post reports on the Kitson Boutique's trendy clothing line based on Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica. Prices for the retro products range from $40 for T-shirts to $450 for a cashmere sweater. A handbag will cost you $125.

The article also highlights the continuing appeal of Archie Comics, which ships more than 800,000 books a month. Here's president Allan Grafman:

"It's a current and contemporary comic revolving around teenagers in high school with challenges and fun. It's a theme that doesn't lose its appeal."