Kiss�â�� �â��Howard the Duck�â�� cameo to The Beatles�â�� appearance in Dr.
Strange�â��s �â��Strange Tales,�â�� more than a few musicians have popped up in
comics. However, Colbie Caillat�â��s guest role in �â��Veronica�â�� #196 this
September may be the first time a real-life pop star crosses over with
comic book icon Archie to perform a word-balloon duet.
upcoming release, �â��Breakthrough,�â�� drops just one week ahead of her
comic book appearance, making her concert in Archie�â��s fictional
hometown of Riverdale a timely event. The concert-centric issue sees
Veronica miffed at her best friend Betty, who wins tickets to the show
and opts to take their mutual love interest, Archie. This leads to a
fateful encounter with Caillat and a chance for the artist to perform
her latest single, �â��Fallin�â�� For You�â�� in a duet with Archie Comics�â��
�â��Mixing it up with
Archie, Veronica, and Betty and the gang is absolutely one of the
highlights of my career,�â�� said Caillat in an official press release.
this isn�â��t the first time Archie Andrews has shared his vocal talents
with the world, excluding a 2008 Christmas album, it�â��s been nearly 40
years since a studio band posing as Archie characters crooned �â��Sugar,
Sugar�â�� in the appropriately named rock outfit, The Archies.
contrast to Archie�â��s success in the late �â��60s and early �â��70s, Caillat�â��s
musical career has been more rooted in the present day with social
media sites like MySpace attributed to the platinum success of her 2007
With Archie slated to ask for Veronica�â��s hand in
marriage soon, now might be a good time for the red head to work
celebrity crushes out of his system. Of course, since that proposal
storyline takes place in an alternative timeline, it could be a while
until the ageless Archie drops the duet routine.