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Preview – Archie Double Digest #216 and Betty & Veronica #252

Official Press Release



“Time for Trouble,” “Not Board At All,” and “Drip Drip Drip”

In “Time for Trouble,” Archie and Jughead hold an ultimate wrestling match in Veronica’s house. But the loser of the match is Mr. Lodge’s priceless antique clock! Next, in “Not Board at All,” ever-klutzy Archie turns a slip while waiting tables into an award-winning snowboard performance without a snowboard! Finally, how could a “Drip Drip Drip” sound drive Mr. Andrews to destroy his house? Wait until you see what is causing the drip!

SCRIPT: Bill Golliher, John Rose, Craig Boldman

ARTIST: Pat Kennedy, Stan Goldberg, John Rose, Al Milgrom, Bob Smith, John Workman, Phil Felix, Jack Morelli and Barry Grossman

COVER: Pat Kennedy, Jon D’Agostino and Tito Pena

Shipping Date: 2/9/2011

On Sale at Comic Shops: 2/16/2011

Newsstands: Week of 3/1/2011

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

$3.99 US


“Face Off,” “How to Be a Best Friend,” and “The Play is the Thing”

Who’s more popular, Betty or Veronica? In “Face Off,” Veronica turns In-Your-Face-Book into a popularity contest that could cost more than just friendship. Next, in “How to Be a Best Friend,” Betty and Veronica explain just what makes their friendship tick. Finally, in “The Play is the Thing,” Betty steps up as a lead actress. But when Veronica’s rich lifestyle becomes the inspiration for Betty’s performance, will Veronica be upstaged?

SCRIPT: Angelo DeCesare, George Gladir

ARTIST: Jeff Shultz, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli and Digikore

COVER: Dan Parent

Shipping Date: 2/9/2011

On Sale at Comic Shops: 2/16/2011

Newsstands: Week of 3/1/2011

Comic, 32 pages, 40 lb. glossy stock, Full-Color

$2.99 US
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