Archie Comics Announces ‘Pop’s Chock’Lit Shoppe of Horrors: Fresh Meat’

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March 15, 2024

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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Archie Comics‘ chilling imprint, Archie Horror, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Since the shocking zombie apocalypse unleashed in “Afterlife with Archie,” fans have witnessed their beloved Riverdale gang face a terrifying new reality. This tradition of “that” horror continues with the upcoming one-shot, Pop’s Chock’Lit Shoppe of Horrors: Fresh Meat.

Fresh Fears Served in Three Spine-Tingling Bites

Fresh Meat offers a trio of nightmarish tales, each delving into a different horror subgenre. Award-winning writers Amy Chase, Jordan Morris, and Ryan Cady masterfully weave suspense and dark humor. Promising to keep readers on the edge of their seats as they devour each page.

Unearthing the Diner’s Dark Secret

The chilling anthology opens with a framing story by Amy Chase. Here, we delve into the shocking origins of Pop Tate’s seemingly innocent diner. Before uncovering the sinister secret that transformed it into a hotspot for the macabre in the Archie Horror universe. Following this dark revelation, the issue unfolds with horrifying yet undeniably entertaining mishaps that befall our favorite Riverdale characters.

A Modern Homage to Classic Horror Comics

Pop’s Chock’Lit Shoppe of Horrors: Fresh Meat is part of the ongoing “Chilling Adventures Presents” series, an homage to the classic EC Comics tradition. These one-shot stories provide the perfect bite-sized chills – quick reads to send shivers down your spine before bed and fuel your nightmares with a dash of dark humor.

Fresh Meat: A Must-Have for Horror Fans

Get your copy of Pop’s Chock’Lit Shoppe of Horrors: Fresh Meat on March 20, 2024, for a blood-drenched tale of horror and humor that is a must-own. Want more? Check out  Archie Comics’ most recent release, Judgement Day.


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