Our fourth episode is all to do with the love triangle between Archie, Betty and Veronica, and in particular, how it all culminated in the Life of Archie series that led to Archie’s very death. All to do? Not quite! We also have a nice helping of Romance Comics Theatre for you as well, from a vintage 60s Charlton Comics source!
Listen to Episode 4! (The usual filthy filthy language warnings apply.)
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We mention an Archie (actually, Betty & Me) cover, so have to prove its existence. Here we go:
And here’s the play’s script so you can follow along:
Further credits :
“Comic Book Romance” (Theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by Johnny and the Jokers.
“Here’s to the Losers” (End theme for Lonely Hearts Podcast) by James (Vic Fontaine) Darren.
Relevant teaser clip from the premiere of “Sugar, Sugar” on the Archie animated series (1969) as sung by the Archies.
Romance Comics Theatre Music: “Aloha Oe”, Hawaiian traditional
Proper attribution of quote over: “On Sale Now” by Daniel May
Bonus clips from: “Tu veux ou tu veux pas” by Brigitte Bardot; “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky, starring Logan Lerman; and one of the Harry Potter films (I can’t easily tell them apart), starring Rupert Grint
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