Celebrate Earth Day 2011 With Archie & Friends

Official Press Release

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY 2011 WITH ARCHIE & FRIENDS

Archie Comics, the leader in English language humor comics, is looking forward to celebrating Earth Day 2011 with all of its fans.

Each year Archie Comics produces a story in support of Earth Day. This year Archie Comics partners with Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder and Creative Director of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, and legendary Archie writer Angelo DeCesare to present the story “Bottle Battle!”

Annually millions of plastic bottles are recycled, but where do they go? Are they actually broken down a turned into something else? Or do they just disappear from sight? With the help of Veronica’s father Mr. Lodge, the kids from Riverdale High School discover what really happens to a bottle after the beverage is gone.

As a special promotion for Earth Day 2011, this comic will be available for sale as a single issue subscription from the Archie Comic Shop at archiecomics.stores.yahoo.net. Order your copy today!
ARCHIE & FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #4

“Adventures in the Wonder Realm” Part 4. “Bottle Battle!”

“Adventures in the Wonder Realm” continue as Archie, Jughead and Betty fight for their lives against angry food and rock creatures standing between them and freedom! Will Veronica and their new friend Cheroby help the team in completing all the different levels? Or will they be lost in the Wonder Realm forever?

In “Bottle Battle!” the kids discover what happens to your bottle of water after you drink the water. It a special story honoring Earth Day!

SCRIPT: Stephen Oswald and Angelo DeCesare

ARTIST: Joe Staton and Bob Smith

COVER: Joe Staton, Bob Smith and Tito Pena

Shipping Date: 3/23/2011

On Sale at Comic Shops: 3/30/2011

Newsstands: 4/12/11

Digest, 160 pgs, 30 lb newsprint, Full-Color

$3.99 US