A His­tory of WitcH­crAft

Trac­ing Sab­rina’s evo­lu­tion from Archie toon to fem­i­nist icon

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In 1962, Sab­rina Spell­man is cre­ated by comic book writer Ge­orge Gladir and car­toon­ist Dan DeCarlo. She’s for­mally in­tro­duced in Archie’s Mad House #22 in Oc­to­ber and ap­pears in the comic un­til is­sue 74 in Au­gust 1970.

Sab­rina ap­pears in ev­ery is­sue of Archie’s TV Laugh-Out for 109 is­sues from 1969 to 1985.

From 1970 to 1974, Sab­rina gets her own an­i­mated se­ries. Sab­rina The Teenage Witch airs ev­ery Sun­day morn­ing on CBS for four sea­sons.

Sab­rina gets a solo comic in Sab­rina

The Teen-Age Witch, which runs for 77 is­sues from 1971 to 1983.

In 1977, The New Archie And Sab­rina

Hour be­gins. Sab­rina gets her own seg­ment, “Su­per Witch”, but the show’s can­celled af­ter just 13 episodes in 1978.

Melissa Joan Hart stars as Sab­rina in the pop­u­lar ABC sit­com, which runs for seven sea­sons from 1996 to 2003.

Sab­rina’s third comic book se­ries runs for 104 is­sues from 2000 to 2009.

In 2013, Sab­rina ap­pears in

After­life With Archie, where she kick­starts the zom­bie apoca­lypse by re­viv­ing Jug­head’s dog Hot Dog.

Archie Hor­ror CEO Roberto Aguir­re­Sacasa starts writ­ing Chill­ing Ad­ven­tures

Of Sab­rina in 2014. In Septem­ber 2017, it’s an­nounced he’ll be adapt­ing it for Net­flix...

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