History ComicBook / SabrinaTheTeenageWitch

12th Jan '17 11:36:13 PM NOYB
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** Sabrina is consistently blonde but what shade has constantly changed over the past few decades. Likewise her hairstyle has changed multiple times, though her classic bob haircut is the norm.

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** Sabrina is consistently blonde blond but what shade has constantly changed over the past few decades. Likewise her hairstyle has changed multiple times, though her classic bob haircut is the norm.
3rd Jan '17 2:50:07 AM rafi
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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Della the Head Witch. This is due to {{Retcon}} as the manga-based comics and [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries later]] [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaSecretsOfATeenageWitch cartoons]] introduce Queen Seles and Enchantra as the leaders of the witches respectively.

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* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: ChuckCunninghamSyndrome:
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Della the Head Witch. This is due to {{Retcon}} as the manga-based comics and [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaTheAnimatedSeries later]] [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaSecretsOfATeenageWitch cartoons]] introduce Queen Seles and Enchantra as the leaders of the witches respectively.respectively.
** Ambrose, Sabrina's cousin that doesn't appear in any of the later media spinoffs; his role in the comics since the 1990s has largely been replaced by Salem.
2nd Jan '17 7:32:13 AM rafi
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* BadassPrincess[=/=]RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: In the [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaSecretsOfATeenageWitch newest cartoon]] Sabrina is shown to be a witch princess; destined to rule all of the magical world one day as queen. As result she's more active in solving problems in ''both'' worlds.
2nd Jan '17 7:31:02 AM rafi
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* {{Animesque}}: Tania Del Rio's ReTool.

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* {{Animesque}}: Tania Del Rio's ReTool.ReTool in the early 2000s, when anime was gaining popularity in America. Fans hated the artwork; however the actual writing was praised.



* BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad: The early Sabrina comics had witches operating on that principle and preforming mean tricks on mortals. Sabrina's the exception and often gets in trouble for doing good deeds. She's also considered ''homely'' due to an "ugly curse" thanks to the witches backwards thinking.



* BizarreAndImprobableGolfGame: A story has Sabrina caddying for the Head Witch Enchantra. And this game is ''really'' bizarre, taking place in the Other Realm, with both players using magic. Sabrina helps by zapping up a set of spell-resistant modern golf wear for Enchantra.



* CatStereotype: Salem was traditionally a completely orange cat; however due to the 90s sitcom show he is always black nowadays, usually with some sort of white markings. He's a sarcastic, somewhat mischievous cat who is actually a warlock cursed to live as a cat due to the crimes he did. He's also Sabrina's {{Familiar}}.



* CrossOver: Many Sabrina stories from the early '70s had her interacting with Archie and the gang. She still occasionally shows up in Archie stories.

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* ComicBookTime: As the other Archie series, Sabrina has been a teenage witch for fifty years.
* CrossOver: Many Sabrina stories from the early '70s had her interacting with Archie and the gang. She still occasionally shows up in Archie stories. In Jughead #200 (2010), Sabrina reveals to Jughead that she's a witch, which is made use of in a follow-up story.



* ReTool: Several over the series' run, including one set in Sabrina's junior high years (per the animated series) and the more recent manga-style series.

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* ReTool: Several over the series' run, run:
** A new "Sabrina" comic series was introduced shortly after the debut of the 1996 live-action sitcom. This series ran for 32 issues, between 1997 and December 1999. The new series incorporated elements from the live-action sitcom,
including one set modernized fashions and appearances for the aunts, and Salem's personality and backstory.
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in January 2000, Archie rebooted the series from #1, this time based upon the 2000 animated series (the final issue of the 1997-1999 series had acted as a transition between the two adaptations). This new title was simply titled ''Sabrina'' and lasted for 37 issues; issue #38 acted as a transition issue, as the series was retitled ''Sabrina The Teenage Witch'' and resumed the conventional high school setting. However, elements of the live-action sitcom (Salem's backstory, the modernized appearances of Hilda and Zelda) were retained, along with the name of Sabrina's junior high years (per hometown (Greendale) from the animated series) series being incorporated into the comics.
** Again in the 2004, with issue #58, the comics were taken over by Tania del Rio with her manga-inspired art
and design style. Concurrent with this, the comic ceased to be connected to either the live-action or animated series. The comics were then released featuring new characters and a slightly more recent manga-style series.serious, continuity-heavy plot. The manga Sabrina story wrapped up at issue #100 in 2009, albeit with a few unresolved subplots.


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* WickedWitch: Hilda Spellman with her pointy hat, long nose, warts, crooked teeth, flying broomstick and propensity to put hexes and curses on anyone she sees fit to. Her sister, Zelda, however, is far more the fairy godmother type. This naturally before the late 1990s; with the success of the sitcom, Archie averted this by adapting some of the sitcom's elements into the comics. Thus, they gave Hilda and Zelda makeovers that made them look and act more like typical modern women.
7th Nov '16 6:24:18 AM rafi
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* BurnTheWitch: In a story, Sabrina thinks that her aunts had a great life in the "good old days" and as a result is given a magic mirror that can let her go back in time to colonial Salem. This trope is pretty much averted while there. Sabrina first comes across a witch stuck in the stocks and releases her. Sabrina is then put in the stocks herself for not stopping the witch's escape and is released by a perverted dude who demands a kiss for saving her. She's caught turning him into a toad and has to escape an angry mob that calls for her to be hanged.
19th Oct '16 8:55:28 AM rafi
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* BreakoutCharacter: Originally introduced as a one-off character in the 1960s, Sabrina became one of Archie's major secondary characters over the years, often having her own comic book, several animated series and, most famously, her own sitcom in the late 90s/early 2000s.
19th Sep '16 8:36:25 PM nombretomado
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''Sabrina The Teenage Witch'' is a long-running character published by ArchieComics, who first appeared in ''Archie's Mad House'' #22 (October, 1962). The comic focuses on the adventures of Sabrina Spellman, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a teenaged witch]] who lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda, who (being witches themselves) tutor Sabrina on the use of her powers. Sabrina's traditional adventures usually involved Sabrina getting into some magic-oriented hijinks either caused by or resolved by the use of her powers. Also appearing in the Sabrina comics were Sabrina's boyfriend, Harvey, and her pet cat, Salem.

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''Sabrina The Teenage Witch'' is a long-running character published by ArchieComics, Franchise/ArchieComics, who first appeared in ''Archie's Mad House'' #22 (October, 1962). The comic focuses on the adventures of Sabrina Spellman, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin a teenaged witch]] who lives with her two aunts, Hilda and Zelda, who (being witches themselves) tutor Sabrina on the use of her powers. Sabrina's traditional adventures usually involved Sabrina getting into some magic-oriented hijinks either caused by or resolved by the use of her powers. Also appearing in the Sabrina comics were Sabrina's boyfriend, Harvey, and her pet cat, Salem.
7th Jul '16 12:21:26 AM Pichu-kun
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* AscendedExtra: Salem, after the upgrade to TalkingAnimal. Originally, he was just Sabrina's non-talking (save for the occasional bit of InnerMonologue) pet cat who only rarely got ADayInTheLimelight. Post-ReTool, he's a major character and an active participant in the stories.

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* AscendedExtra: AscendedExtra:
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Salem, after the upgrade to TalkingAnimal. Originally, he was just Sabrina's non-talking (save for the occasional bit of InnerMonologue) pet cat who only rarely got ADayInTheLimelight. Post-ReTool, he's a major character and an active participant in the stories.



* DarkerAndEdgier: From 1972 to 1974, Archie published ''Chilling Adventures in Sorcery as Told By Sabrina''. It had the odd combination of [[http://www.misterkitty.org/extras/stupidcovers/stupidcomics284.html straight-up horror stories]] with art in the familiar Archie house style. Sabrina plays the role of Horror Host. One story in particular stands out, featuring a boy who teases a stutterer at school. The kindly teacher happens to be a witch, and gives him an enchanted book that ''melts his face off'', and possibly kills him! The story probably violated several rules under UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode, but somehow gained the CCA seal of approval (perhaps because Archie pretty much ''ran'' the CCA?)
** ''Chilling Adventures'' will be revived in Fall 2014 as ''Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'' by ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie'' writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
* DemotedToExtra: Cousin Ambrose seems to have fallen prey to this, in favor of the increased use of Salem as a supporting character.
** Sabrina herself is this in a meta-way. Since TheNineties she's been on-and-off compared to Archie's. Her last few appearances have only been Crossover cameos.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: DarkerAndEdgier:
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From 1972 to 1974, Archie published ''Chilling Adventures in Sorcery as Told By Sabrina''. It had the odd combination of [[http://www.misterkitty.org/extras/stupidcovers/stupidcomics284.html straight-up horror stories]] with art in the familiar Archie house style. Sabrina plays the role of Horror Host. One story in particular stands out, featuring a boy who teases a stutterer at school. The kindly teacher happens to be a witch, and gives him an enchanted book that ''melts his face off'', and possibly kills him! The story probably violated several rules under UsefulNotes/TheComicsCode, but somehow gained the CCA seal of approval (perhaps because Archie pretty much ''ran'' the CCA?)
** ''Chilling Adventures'' will be revived in Fall 2014 as ''Chilling Adventures of Sabrina'' by ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie'' writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.
Aguirre-Sacasa is a horror twist on ''Sabrina the Teenage Witch''.
* DemotedToExtra: DemotedToExtra:
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Cousin Ambrose seems to have fallen prey to this, in favor of the increased use of Salem as a supporting character.
** Sabrina herself is this in a meta-way. Since TheNineties she's been on-and-off compared to Archie's. Her the main Archie's crew. Most of her last few appearances have only been Crossover crossover cameos.



** Sabrina is consistently blonde but what shade has constantly changed over the past few decades. Likewise her hairstyle has changed multiple times, though her classic BobHaircut is the norm.
** Whether Zelda has [[AnimeHair green hair]] or not.
** Salem has been depicted as a black cat for twenty years now but the specifics aren't concrete. Is he completely black or does he have white patches? If so how do they look?

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** Sabrina is consistently blonde but what shade has constantly changed over the past few decades. Likewise her hairstyle has changed multiple times, though her classic BobHaircut bob haircut is the norm.
** Whether Zelda has [[AnimeHair [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair green hair]] or not.
** Salem has been depicted as a black cat for twenty years now but the specifics aren't concrete. Is he completely black or does he have white patches? If so so, how do they look?



* HumansAreUgly: Witches occasionally refer to Sabrina as being ugly. Which is really weird considering Della...
** This is explained early on as being the result of an "ugly curse" being place on her by a mean warlock. Of course in the witch world this results her being beautiful as they operate on an BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad mentality.
* IntercontinuityCrossover: With, of all things, ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'', in a story that spanned across [[http://www.sonicscene.net/comics/archie/sabrina28/01.jpg an issue of the Sabrina comic]] and [[http://archive.sonichq.net/comics/images/covers/specials/large/sss10.jpg a Sonic Super Special comic.]]

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* HumansAreUgly: Witches occasionally refer to Sabrina as being ugly. Which is really weird considering Della...
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Della... This is explained early on as being the result of an "ugly curse" being place on her by a mean warlock. Of course in the witch world this results her being beautiful as they operate on an BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad mentality.
* IntercontinuityCrossover: With, of all things, ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'', ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'', in a story that spanned across [[http://www.sonicscene.net/comics/archie/sabrina28/01.jpg an issue of the Sabrina comic]] and [[http://archive.sonichq.net/comics/images/covers/specials/large/sss10.jpg a Sonic Super Special comic.]]



* ProgressivelyPrettier: Sabrina's aunts, who originally were depicted as conventional looking witches, were given makeovers in the late 90s, presumably either to update their look or to match their more normal looking portrayals in [[Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch the TV series]]. Hilda lost her haggard, skinny appearance and long nose, and Zelda went from being heavy-set to slim, with both losing their traditional witches' clothes/hats in favor of modern women's fashions a la Sabrina.
** The [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaSecretsOfATeenageWitch most recent cartoon]] subverts this trope by returning the pair to their fat and skinny figures, only inverted, but keeps them looking vaguely like Sabrina and in [[NewAgeRetroHippie clothing fitting]] modern witches.

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* ProgressivelyPrettier: Sabrina's aunts, who originally were depicted as conventional looking witches, were given makeovers in the late 90s, presumably either to update their look or to match their more normal looking portrayals in [[Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch the TV series]]. Hilda lost her haggard, skinny appearance and long nose, and Zelda went from being heavy-set to slim, with both losing their traditional witches' clothes/hats in favor of modern women's fashions a la Sabrina.
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Sabrina. The [[WesternAnimation/SabrinaSecretsOfATeenageWitch most recent cartoon]] subverts this trope by returning the pair to their fat and skinny figures, only inverted, but keeps them looking vaguely like Sabrina and in [[NewAgeRetroHippie clothing fitting]] modern witches.
10th May '16 10:21:21 AM TargetmasterJoe
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[[http://www.comicbookresources.com/article/jughead-welcomes-new-creative-team-sabrina-the-teenage-witch On September 2016]], Sabrina is set to appear in the ComicBook/ArchieComics2015 universe via ''Jughead'' #9.
16th Mar '16 11:07:58 AM luiz4200
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: A comic book cover shows Sabrina surrounded by bubbles and dressed as a valkyrie.
-->'''Sabrina:''' This isn't what I meant in wanting to be in a soap opera.
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