One of the most anticipated Netflix series at the time was Sabrina’s Hidden World – 75%. It should be said that the series surprised fans of the nineties version called Sabrina the teenage witch. The latter was a light-toned sitcom focused on the protagonist’s youth misadventures and romances. The Netflix series, meanwhile, was a supernatural horror series. This abrupt change in tone was due to the fact that the new series was inspired by the comic Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (This is how the series is called in English, too).
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In fact, the creator of that comic was also the showrunner of the series. Whoever had read it was not surprised at all with the most twisted version of the story that the series presented to us. The thing is, a lot of those who saw it were fans of the original rather than the comics. However, the series was able to capture its followers and lasted four seasons. Much more than other shows from the streaming giant.
The truth four seasons sounds a lot in the ecosystem that Netflix has created. That service tends to cancel many shows after a season, and it has good reasons for doing so. The thing is, in general, successful series last a lot longer. It felt like Sabrina had many more stories to tell. The good news is that we now know that it will, but in comic form.
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Archie Comics has announced (via Comic Book) that they will continue the Netflix series in a comic called The Occult World of Sabrina. It will be written by himself Aguirre-Sacasa with art of Audrey mok.
Thats not all. It was also announced that the comic that gave rise to the series is also making a return. The last issue of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was published almost four years ago, in August 2017. We now know that the series will return with a ninth issue that will be published on October 13 of this year. Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa He is also going to write this comic, as he did originally, and the art will again be in charge of Robert Hack.
In fact, the first one gave a statement about this new project in which he thanked having been able to make the series for Netflix, but also the fact of being able to return to the world of comics:
Bringing Sabrina, her family and her friends to the screen for Netflix was a dark dream come true and I couldn’t be more proud of our four seasons, but it all started with a comic book series that was a result of the love of everyone who worked. in her. Meeting up with Robert Hack and the entire Archie Comics team and getting back to where we stayed has been the best homecoming I could have asked for.
The CEO and publisher of Archie Comics, Jon goldwater, he also had a few words to say about this:
Roberto’s return to the world of comics is a very special thing to experience. He has done a remarkable job creating fresh, compelling new stories on Riverdale, Sabrina, and Katy Keene. He has returned to his sweet spot which is comics and the world he has created is truly amazing.
Going back to the ’90s series, the Sabrina of that time, Melissa Joan Hart, said in an interview with Insider that she is not a fan of what they did with the series. He does not intend to see it and he will less allow his children to do so:
[La serie] it’s much darker, satanic, and sexier than ours, so it’s a very different kind of show. I think it is much more geared towards millennials and younger generations. It is not something that I am going to see, nor that I am interested in seeing now, and it is not something that my children will see.
In addition to the announcement, the future covers of these comics were shown:
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