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Preview: Archie’s Favorite Christmas Comics


Script: George Gladir, Frank Doyle, various
Art: Dan DeCarlo, Dan Parent, various
$9.99/$10.99 CAN
5 ¼ x 7 ½” TR
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/15

It’s never too early to start checking off items on your Christmas list! For the first time, Archie is offering a Christmas book in the tradition of the smash hit Best of Archie Comics series. That’s right, it’s a 416-page fun, full-color collection of the all-time favorite, holliest, jolliest Christmas and holiday stories—lovingly hand-picked by Archie creators, editors, and historians. This is one stocking stuffer you won’t want to miss out on!


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Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #255


Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Various
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña?
On Sale Date: 10/15
288-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

A night at the museum turns into a nightmare of historic proportions! Archie and Jughead are taking their Adventure Scout troupe on a trip to the Riverdale Museum—where an anonymous donor has gifted the museum with two Egyptian Sarcophagi (or is it Sarcophaguses?). But what‘s hidden inside is sure to surprise everyone! Find out what happens in “Mummy Mayhem!” the spook-tastic NEW lead story kicking off this JUMBO Comics Digest!


Preview: Archie’s Funhouse Comics Digest #9


Script: George Gladir
Art: Various
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/15
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.

Welcome to the year 2037, where Archie’s your tour guide of futuristic Riverdale, U.S.A! Meet “rob”—he’s not a new student at Riverdale High, “rob” is actually a kind of humanoid robot that has completely changed the world as we know it. “The Robot Millennium” is a BRAND NEW sci-fi story that kicks off this comics digest!


Preview: Archie Comics Brings the Funny in Sonic Boom #1

Archie Comics has revealed new artwork from the upcoming Sonic Boom ongoing series launching October 2014!

Sonic Boom is a major multimedia event spanning across video games, television, toys, and is now a brand-new monthly comic book series from the Archie Action line of comics! Featuring new characters, new designs, and thrill-a-minute adventure stories, Sonic Boom is unlike any Sonic series you’ve read before!

While Archie’s other Sonic titles are more super hero action-drama, the Sonic Boom comic is geared around self-contained, accessible stories that are both action-packed and hilarious. Sonic Boom is filled with tons of gags, 4th-wall-breaking commentary and physical comedy like you’ve never seen before in a modern Sonic comic series!

Sonic Boom #1 hits shelves just in time for the TV series premiere on Cartoon Network of Sonic Boom on November 8th, and the video game releases for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS systems on November 11th!

New York Comic Con 2014: Dark Horse Comics and Archie Comics team up for a bloodbath in Riverdale! Archie Meets Predator!

America’s favorite teen meets the galaxy’s fiercest hunter! Archie Comics and Dark Horse Comics are proud to bring you spring 2015’s hottest crossover: Archie Meets Predator.

With writer Alex de Campi at the helm, and artist Fernando Ruiz, things are going to get wild quickly.

Archie and friends hit Costa Rica for spring break, where party and beach games soon get replaced by the most dangerous game! What mysterious attraction does the gang hold for the trophy-collecting Predator, and will the kids even realize they’re in danger before it claims them all?

archie meets predator

Preview: Archie & Friends: Ghost Stories


On a dark and stormy night, Archie and his friends scared themselves silly with a bunch of ghost stories! Did you know Riverdale was haunted? Neither did the gang! Steel your nerves and read 50 pages of the silliest, spookiest ghost stories ever told. Are you a ‘fraidy cat? Prove it and start reading!


Preview: Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #227


Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Various
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/8
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.

Halloween’s not just for kids anymore—now even pets are getting in on all the fun! When Betty and Veronica notice a sign for a costume contest for pets they find it silly—but everyone knows the girls can’t avoid a friendly competition! Who will win best in spooky show: will it be Veronica’s pampered pooch or Betty’s feline friend? Find out in “Costume Drama,” the fun, NEW lead story to this comics digest!


Preview: Archie #660


Script: Alex Segura
Art: Jeff Shultz, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
Classic Pin-Up Variant Cover: Dan Parent
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

“Be-Four and After”: Archie’s on top of the world—until he realizes he has four dates scheduled for the same night! But Reggie has a solution: He’ll sponsor Archie’s dates, as long as Archie pulls them off successfully in one night. Can Archie enlist Jughead to help and convince his four dates—including Valerie and Cheryl—that they’re getting his full attention? Featuring guest stars galore! A wacky, slapstick romp in the classic Archie style.


New York Comic Con 2014: Archie Comics Announces Exclusives, Signings, Panels

Archie Comics will have New York Comic Con exclusive variant covers to Archie #660Mega Man #41Sabrina #1, and Sonic The Hedgehog #265 at the Archie Comics Booth (#1936).

Variants are $10 each and supplies are limited.

Archie Comics Signing Schedule – Archie Comics Booth (#1936)

Take a look at the full signing schedule below:

Archie Originals: Fri 10/10, Sun 10/12, 11 am – 12 pm
Dan Parent, Fernando Ruiz, Jack Morelli, Paul Castiglia (Friday Only)

Death of Archie: Sat 10/11, 11 am – 12 pm
Jon Goldwater, Fernando Ruiz, Pat Kennedy

Archie Meets Kiss: Sat 10/11, 4 pm – 5 pm
Dan Parent, Alex Segura

Archie Action: Fri 10/10, Sat 10/11, Sun 10/12, 1 pm – 2 pm
Jamal Peppers, Ryan Jampole, Jennifer Hernandez, Ben Hunzeker, John Workman, James Fry (Saturday Only)

Archie Horror: Fri 10/10, Sat 10/11, Sun 10/12, 2 pm – 3 pm
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack

Dark Circle Comics: Sun 10/12, 4 pm – 5 pm 
Duane Swierczynski, Chuck Wendig, Dean Haspiel

Archie Comics Panel Schedule

Don’t miss Archie’s three must-see panels at this year’s show featuring the latest news and the creative talent behind all your favorite comic book series!

Archie Action Hour: Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man
Thursday, October 9 from 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. in Room 1A18
Paul Kaminski (Archie Comics Executive Director of Editorial) is joined by Mike Pellerito (Archie Comics President), Vincent Lovallo (Assistant Editor), Ryan Jampole, Ben Hunzeker, Jennifer Hernandez, Jamal Peppers, and Jon Gray to bring you an hour jam-packed with action and adventure as you go behind the scenes and get the latest news on all things SONIC THE HEDGEHOG and MEGA MAN!

Archie Forever: Life, Afterlife and Beyond
Friday, October 10 from 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Room 1A05
Archie is everywhere! This is the one panel you cannot miss! Get some exclusive news on the hit AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE series, details on the just-launched SABRINA series, info on the Dark Circle superhero line and everything you wanted to know about Archie and his friends on this all-star panel featuring the AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE creative team of Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Artist Francesco Francavilla along with Publisher/Co-CEO Jon Goldwater, Writer/Artist Dan Parent, artist Michael Uslan, and more!

Dark Circle Comics: Building the Future of Super Hero Comics
Sunday, October 12 from 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Room 1A05
Get in on the ground floor of one of the most talked-about launches in comics as Dark Circle Comics Editor Alex Segura, Archie President Mike Pellerito, Editor Paul Kaminski and key talent like THE SHIELD Co-Writer Chuck Wendig, THE BLACK HOOD Writer Duane Swierczynski and THE FOX Writer/Artist Dean Haspiel and a few surprise guests lay the foundation for the cinematic and literary universe of titles coming from Dark Circle Comics, including THE BLACK HOOD, THE FOX and THE SHIELD!

Dark Circle Comics unveils new details on upcoming series: Shield artist, Fox colorist

dark circle comicsOne of the things in 2015 we’re looking forward to is Dark Circle Comics the darker take on the classic Red Circle characters. Slated to launch early next year, the publishing line will include The Black Hood, The Shield, and The Fox as ongoing series.

Today they revealed promotional artwork (left) by Francesco Francavilla and announced rising-star David Williams as the regular series artist on The Shield and Harvey Award winning artist Jose Villarrubia will be joining the team of Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid on The Fox.

The Black Hood is a gritty, noir crime thriller written by Duane Swierczynski with artwork by Michael Gaydos presenting the Black Hood as an urban vigilante.

The Shield features a new and different incarnation of the classic character in a superhero action-adventure story by Adam Christopher, Chuck Wendig, and David Williams.

The Fox by Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid, and Jose Villarrubia, will follow the crazy and entertaining adventures of Paul Patton Jr in his attempts to fight crime in Impact City.

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