ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, and comic book writer. In television, he was a writer on the HBO series BIG LOVE for three years, and is currently a writer/producer on GLEE. For Marvel Comics, he has written SPIDER-MAN, NIGHTCRAWLER, THE FANTASTIC FOUR (winning a Harvey Award for MK 4), and many others, and also adapted Stephen King's epic novel THE STAND into a best-selling 30-issue series. His accomplishments in the theater world include over fifteen plays produced around the world; on Broadway, he was part of the team brought on to revamp SPIDER-MAN- TURN OFF THE DARK. For film, he has written the new 2013 CARRIE, based on the Brian DePalma classic, and a remake of the cult classic THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN, both for MGM. For Warner Brothers, he has written a new version of the horror musical LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and is writing the live-action adaptation of ARCHIE.
"The story is taut with suspense, and each moment, whether quiet or gruesome, is illustrated in a masterly way." -- THE NEW YORK TIMES "I freaking love Afterlife With Archie." --IGN "The most exciting comic on the shelves right now." --CraveOnline "One hell of an entertaining read." --Ain't It Cool News "One of the most exciting books on store shelves and the highlight of each month." --Nerdist "Heartbreaking and heroic and gorgeous and absolutely perfect." -- COMICOSITY "Whenever someone wants to know what mainstream comics are capable of, I hand them Afterlife With Archie." -- COMIC BOOK RESOURCES "The book transcends great zombie fare. Aguirre-Sacasa and Francavilla should be insanely proud of this masterpiece." -- HORROR NOVEL REVIEWS