Favorite dark series adapted from Archie Comics: 'Riverdale' or 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'? | The Tylt
"Riverdale" and "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" are hit teen shows with dark twists based on originally lighthearted characters of Archie Comics. While "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" is based on the horror comic of the same name, "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" has had plenty of more humorous comic and TV iterations over the years. While Archie Andrews is the main character of the teen humor-focused Archie Comics, the darker-toned show blends teen drama and mystery. Which series is your favorite?
Favorite dark series adapted from Archie Comics: 'Riverdale' or 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'?
Below is the synopsis of "Riverdale," per Rotten Tomatoes.
Drama based on characters from the Archie comic-books series is set in Riverdale, where aspiring musician Archie deals with life, love and high school.
The CW's "Riverdale" holds a fresh rating of 87 and an audience score of 72 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication. While Archie Andrews and his crew face regular teenage issues and drama, they are also impacted by the town's secrets and always find their way in the middle of solving Riverdale's mysteries and threats. Hence, the loosely adapted teen drama from Archie Comics has plenty of thrilling twists and turns. Hence, "Riverdale" is going strong in season three.
Below is the synopsis of "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," per Rotten Tomatoes.
Imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft.
Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" holds a fresh rating of 82 percent and an audience score of 76 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). "Riverdale" may be darker compared to those characters from Archie Comics, but the high school drama has nothing on "CAOS." The horror series is truly that—gory and horrifying. Season two of the series only amplifies in the thrill, chill and gore departments as Sabrina progresses as a powerful witch who's signed over her name to the Dark Lord. After just one season, it's safe to say the darker-toned series is just getting started.