Thursday, March 15, 2007
collection (Henry Scarpelli)
As a kid I read Archie Comics. They were really the only comic I collected. Then fast forward to my early 30s, I got into them again. I am not sure why, save I never got to be much of a teenager and after all, Archie is all about teens. So I was kind of looking back and redoing some things, at least in my head.
When Archie turned 50 in 1991, there were all kinds of special editions and celebrations. I met various cartoonists at the big convention on NYC and even had my own drawing of Betty and Veronica printed in one of the editions (they printed art by readers via contests).
Then the Children’s Museum on Staten Island had a big Archie event and I got to meet Henry Scarpelli. A lot of kids were in line to get free drawings, but I was the only adult.
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