Archie Comics Literacy Tour


Press Release:

Archie Comics’ Comic Book Fairs in Partnership with Fandom Advisory Network  is taking a road trip across America! The Archie Comics Literacy Tour is a celebration of Archie’s storied 70 year history and a mission to promote literacy and learning through comic books. Starting at this years Comic Con in San Diego, Archie will drive across country and stop off at comic book stores, children’s bookstores, museums, and schools to run creative workshops and champion the legacy of Archie Comics through new titles and restorations of their older ones ( Archie: A Celebration of America’s Favorite Teenager). Comic Book Fairs, a division of Archie Comics, built on the mission to advocate comic books in education, will be working with schools and comic books stores to build strong connections within their community to establish Archie Comics as a learning tool for educators. We at Archie feel that comic books can be a great conduit to literacy and academic concepts, especially for reluctant readers. 

The Literacy Tour will be a great trip not just for us, but for our fans past, present, and future.

Below are the places and dates you can find us this summer. Would love to see you there!

David Rojas
Director of Education
Archie Comics


Wednesday, July 27th – O.C., CA

Comics Unlimited
16344 Beach Boulevard,Westminster, CA 92683-7857


Friday, July 29th – Los Angeles, CA

Golden Apple Comics
7018 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 9003


Saturday, July 30th – Santa Cruz, CA

Atlantis Fantasy World
1020 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3828


Wed, August 3rd – San Jose, CA

Hicklebees Children’s Books
1378 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125


Saturday, August 6th – San Francisco, CA

305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117


Sunday, August 7th- San Francisco, CA

National Cartoon Museum Archie Exhibit
655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105


Wednesday, August 10th- Ashland, OR

Treehouse Children’s Books
15 North Main Street, Ashland, OR 97520-2725


Thursday, August 11th – Douglas County- OR

Douglas County Fair
2110 SW Frear Street, Roseburg, OR 97471


Saturday, August 13th – Portland, OR

Bridge City Comics
3725 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227-1158


Wednesday, August 17th – Boise, ID

Captain Comics
710 South Vista Avenue, Boise, ID 83705-1713


Saturday, August 20th – Salt Lake City, UT

Night Flight Comics
210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City


Sunday, August 21st – Boulder, CO

Time Warp Comics
3105 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301


Monday, August 22nd -Denver, CO

Denver Children’s Hospital
1830 Franklin Street, Denver, 80218, CO


Saturday, August 27th Ames, IA

Mayhem Comics
2532 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7218


Tuesday, August 30th , Minneapolis MN

Wild Rumpus Children’s Bookstore
2720 W 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410


Wednesday, August 31st – St Paul, MN

Mickey’s Diner
1950 7th Street West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116


Saturday, September 3rd , Chicago, IL

Magic Tree Bookstore
141 North Oak Park Avenue, Oak Park, IL 60301-1303


Thursday, September, 8th, Virginia, VA

Virginia Public Schools
34 Wine Street, Hampton, VA 23669-4046


Friday- Sunday September 9th- 11th –  VA

Virginia Bay Days
34 Wine Street, Hampton, VA 23669-4046


Wednesday-Friday, September 14th- 16th- Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Propel Charter Schools
340 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-4620


Saturday, September 17th -PA

Mifflinburg Auto Show
10770 Old Turnpike Rd, Mifflinburg, 17844 PA


Sunday, September 18th- Pittsburgh, PA

945 Liberty Avenue #1, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3729


Wednesday, September 21st – Baltimore, MD

City Springs School
100 South Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21231-1703


Saturday, Sept 24th , Baltimore, MD

Geppi Museum
301 West Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2434

Wednesday, September 28th – RI

The Learning Community
21 Lincoln Avenue, Central Falls, RI 02863-2012


Thursday, September 29th-  RI

Kingston Hill Academy
850 Stony Fort Rd, Saunderstown, RI 02874


Saturday, October 1st – RI

Barrington Books
184 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806-4529


Friday – Saturday , October 7th -8th- D.C.

3233 14TH ST. NW, Washington, DC 20010

Wednesday, October 12th -NYC

Amber Charter School
220 East 106th Street, New York



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