Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1


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Now a hit Netflix series! On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress Sabrina Spellman finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family's past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda. Archie Comics' latest horror sensation starts here! For TEEN+ readers.

Compiles the first six issues of the ongoing comic book series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Read the basis for Netflix's horrifying new series!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781627389877
Publisher: Archie Comic Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/16/2016
Series: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Series
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 116,788
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

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 the live-action adaptation of ARCHIE.

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Book 1 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
KimHeniadis More than 1 year ago
This is not the sweet witch that Melissa Joan Hart played in the mid-90’s TV show, Sabrina, The Teenage Witch. It is so much darker and grittier, and I loved it! The story takes place in the 1960’s, which is when Sabrina was first introduced in the Archie Comics Group, so in a way, they are going back to their roots with this storyline. Sabrina Spellman, her father, and aunts are dark witches. The kind that actually worship Satan. While Sabrina still seems pretty sweet, especially compared to the rest of her family, she has true evil lurking inside of her. And the times she lets it out in the graphic novel are wonderful. There is never a question as to if Sabrina will choose to be a bride of Satan, this shows what happens to her a few months before her 16th birthday, and the big night. There is a tragic Romeo and Juliet theme with her boyfriend, Harvey. Since he is a mere mortal, Sabrina is not allowed to lose her virginity to him (saving it for Satan), but teenage hormones are in full swing. There are also side stories, and we see what happened to her mom and dad, and we also meet Madam Satan, who is one devious woman. And we get cameos by Betty and Veronica, which is fantastic. The story was amazing, and the artwork was pretty good. If you want to read a different spin on Sabrina, or enjoy horror comics, this is one I would highly recommend.
JMTJTC More than 1 year ago
Genre: Horror Graphic Novel. Number of Pages: 160. Perspective: Third. Location: Greendale. On her sixteenth birthday, Sabrina Spellman will have to choose to follow her destiny by signing her soul over to the devil to earn power as a sorceress. Or she can follow her heart and stay with her mortal boyfriend and friends. This is book one in the series (issues 1-5). After binge-watching the Netflix adaptation, I had to read the graphic novel version that inspired it. Now, this is nothing like the 90’s sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch that I grew up with. You have Sabrina, Harvey, the two aunts, and a non-talking version of Salem. But that’s where the similarities end. This version is deliciously dark! It has murder, cannibalism, Satanism, and more. It is not for the weak-hearted. It is rated teen+ so, I would say fourteen and up. Side note: I know some people who watched the Netflix version complained about the blurry edges and orange hues. But it is clear that it is supposed to mimic the visual style of the comics. I have more appreciation for the cinematography now. I’ve also been reading Archie comics and watching Riverdale, so it was cool to see some crossover. I know there have been rumors of whether or not the shows will crossover. I also liked seeing how they adapted the comics into a show. They did change a few characters and plot points, but it has the same overall feel. -Judging More Than Just The Cover Read full review here: