Archie Comics is sending Archie Andrews and his friends back to the time it all began in a five-issue miniseries set during World War II.

Archie Andrews was created in 1941 and first appeared in Pep Comics #22 in December.  Now, just after celebrating his 75th Anniversary, the publisher is taking the series back to the turbulent times of its creation, and face some of those real-world events as real teenagers would have faced.

Archie: 1941 will be written by Mark Waid (Captain America, Archie)and Brian Augustyn (The Flash, JLA), with art by Peter Krause (Insufferable, Irredeemable).  The main cover for issue #1 will be provided by Krause, with variants by Sanya Anwar, Francesco Francavilla, Dave Johnson, and Aaron Lopresti also available.  The series launches on September 12.

Description of preview: 6 total pages (Cover and 5 interior pages).