A History of WitcHcrAft
Tracing Sabrina’s evolution from Archie toon to feminist icon
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...