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Archie Comics’ Releases in June 2019

JUGHEAD THE HUNGER VS. VAMPIRONICA #3 (of 5)

How did the worlds of JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER and VAMPIRONICA come together? Meet Jinx… who may be the most powerful being in either universe. Is she good? Bad? Whatever she is, she may the only one to hold the key to fixing the two realities and prevent an all-out werewolf/ vampire war!

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JTH VS. VAMP #3 CVR A Reg: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
JTH VS. VAMP #3 CVR B Var: Dan Panosian
JTH VS. VAMP #3 CVR C Var: Cat Staggs
On Sale Date: 6/26
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE #706: ARCHIE AND SABRINA 2 (of 5)

Archie and Sabrina are the hottest couple in Riverdale—but how did their whirlwind romance come to be? This issue introduces readers to the history of their magical love story, as we welcome special co-writer Mariko Tamaki to the Archie universe!

Script: Nick Spencer, Mariko Tamaki
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE #706 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
ARCHIE #706 CVR B Var: Rebekah Isaacs, Kelly Fitzpatrick
ARCHIE #706 CVR C Var: Stephen Mooney
On Sale Date: 7/24
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE: 1941 (TR)

Archie Andrews and the gang have seen it all since the characters made their comics debut in 1941, and now they’re going back to their roots in a tale set in Riverdale during World War II. Written by comics legend Mark Waid (Archie, Captain America) with longtime collaborators co-writer Brian Augustyn (The Flash, JLA) and artist Peter Krause (Superman), Archie: 1941 finds Riverdale dealing with the impact of the impending conflict on the small town and in the personal lives of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and Reggie.

Script: Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn
Art: Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Peter Krause, Rosario “Tito” Peña
978-1-68255-823-2
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 6/19

JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 (of 5)

BRAND NEW SERIES! When Jughead messes up his Riverdale Annual Bake-Off pie recipe so terribly, he is disqualified and banned from all future Bake-Offs! Jug goes to unthinkable lengths to fix his error: time travel! Even Riverdale’s most erudite teenager can’t manage the delicate dance of going back in time, and poor Juggie lands himself in an epic battle to keep the time stream intact!

Script: Sina Grace
Art: Derek Charm, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 CVR A Reg: Derek Charm
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 CVR B Reg: Tyler Boss
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 CVR C Reg: Francesco Francavilla
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 CVR D Reg: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #1 CVR E Reg: Tracy Yardley
On Sale Date: 6/12
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #4

The comic based on the hit CW series is back! These two stories set between episodes of season 3 of Riverdale are filled with thrills! First, Betty is caught up in a dangerous pact with someone way too close to home, then #Veggie stave off terror on the high seas when an overnight on Ronnie’s boat goes all kinds of wrong.

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Janice Chiang, John Workman, Andre Szymanowicz
RIVERDALE S3 #4 CVR A Reg: Thomas Pitilli
RIVERDALE S3 #4 CVR B Var: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 6/26
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #3 (of 5)

As danger intensifies and mysteries deepen in Greendale, Sabrina finds it increasingly difficult to keep her own secrets. And while the whole town is on edge from the most recent “monster” attack, Sabrina has tracked the source of the disturbances back to her high school. It may be up to Sabrina to save her new town by solving this one her own…but when the secrets she uncovers hit too close to home she’ll have to make some very tough choices.

Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #3 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #3 CVR B Var: Victor Ibanez
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #3 CVR C Var: Jenn St. Onge
On Sale Date: 6/5
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #300

BRAND NEW STORY: “His Days are Numbered!” The number 300 seems to be following Archie everywhere! Is it just a coincidence, or is something unusual going on? Join us as we celebrate 300 issues of the Archie digest!

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/26
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE AND FRIENDS: BEACH PARTY #1

Get ready for fun in the sun with Archie and his pals ‘n’ gals! This new issue of Archie and Friends features an epic beach party with an unexpected guest, a water skiing mishap, a beach movie starring none other than Archie Andrews… and more in this collection of classic-style summer stories!

Script: Dan Parent,
Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
A&F: BEACH PARTY #1 CVR A Reg: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/12
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

ARCHIE AND ME JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #18

BRAND NEW STORY: “Saturday Knight!” Archie doesn’t have any plans for his Saturday night—so he spends it around town, enjoying some “me” time—but Archie’s solo adventure might just make him the most popular guy in town!

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/5
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BETTY & VERONICA: FRIENDS FOREVER (TR)

Classic Betty and Veronica stories are back with this collection of tales that see the two iconic BFFs travel the world and get into all kinds of international adventures—loaded with friendship and fun!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-68255-821-8
$12.99 US/$14.99 CAN
6 x 9”
TR
120 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 6/12

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #274

BRAND NEW STORY: “A Squeak from Beyond!” A fun night at the Lodge Mansion gets a supernatural twist when Veronica gets everyone to try to communicate with others from the great beyond! But will everyone be convinced of Veronica’s new abilities?

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/19
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #271

BRAND NEW STORY: “Fortunately Enough!” Betty and Veronica consult a psychic about their love lives—but will they like what the future has in store for them and their red-headed love interest?

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/12
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

Cheryl and Jason face an impossible challenge in this advance preview of Blossoms 666 #3!

BLOSSOMS 666 #3 (of 5)

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
Variant Covers: Marguerite Sauvage, Matthew Taylor
On Sale Date: 4/17
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

The Blossom twins have challenged one another to a competition. The challenge: corrupt Betty Cooper! The winner claims the title of Anti-Christ. But a mysterious figure has entered Riverdale, and he wants in on the competition—and the reward—himself!

BLOSSOMS 666 #3 (of 5)

Preview: Man From Riverdale

MAN FROM RIVERDALE (TP)

Script: Frank Doyle
Art: Bob White
Cover: Bob White
978-1-68255-845-4
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8”
TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/20

The villainous Mad Doctor Doom and his organization C.R.U.S.H. have targeted the students of Riverdale High with a devious plan to turn them into the Walking Dazed! Now it’s up to special agent Archie Andrews and his team at R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. to stop them in this chronological collection of the classic MAN FROM R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. series!

MAN FROM RIVERDALE

Preview: World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #87

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #87

Script: Bill Golliher, Ian Flynn
Art: Jeff Shultz, Pat & Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 3/20
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

NEW CLASSIC-STYLE LEAD STORY: “Food for Thought” – Betty and Veronica are fed up with Archie’s noncommittal ways, so Archie decides to embrace the single life. To do it successfully he turns to the master—Jughead Jones. PLUS: A second all-new lead story featuring Bob Phantom by Ian Flynn and Pat & Tim Kennedy!

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #87

Preview: Archie #703

ARCHIE #703

Script: Nick Spencer
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Marguerite Sauvage
Variant Covers: Tula Lotay, Chip Zdarsky
On Sale Date: 3/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Archie is in love! Yes, again. But this time his newfound romance has the whole town whispering. Who is this mystery lady, and how the heck did this happen?

Preview: Vampironica Vol. 1

VAMPIRONICA VOL. 1 (TP)

Script: Greg and Meg Smallwood
Art: Greg Smallwood, Greg Scott, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Greg Smallwood
978-1-68255-833-1
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/13

When Veronica Lodge is bitten by a centuries-old vampire, her thirst for blood threatens to turn Riverdale into a haven for the undead. Will she put an end to the vampire threat or give in to her blood lust? Archie Horror’s latest series paints Riverdale red in the vampiric first collection by siblings Greg & Meg Smallwood! Collects VAMPIRONICA issues 1–5.

VAMPIRONICA VOL. 1 (TP)

Preview: Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #297

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #297

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 3/13
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

NEW CLASSIC-STYLE LEAD STORY: “Lord of the Games” – Archie has been spending all his time lately playing the new video game “Forknite” and NOT with Veronica. Upset, Veronica decides to see what the big fuss is all about and quickly catches Forknite Fever!

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #297

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Age of Conan: Bêlit #1

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

Age of Conan: Bêlit #1 (Marvel) – The she-devil of the sea who would be Queen gets her own series! Follow a teenage Bêlit on her own journey and adventure.

Assassin Nation #1 (Image Comics) – The world’s former greatest hitman hires the 20 best assassins to be his bodyguards to not just protect him but figure out who’s trying to kill him.

Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1 (DC Comics) – The breakout character gets the spotlight! Imagine Batman crossed with the Punisher.

Calamity Kate #1 (Dark Horse Comics) – Kate Strand reboots her destructive life and moves to LA to be the superhero she always wanted to be-Calamity Kate: gun-toting monster killer. Sounds like fun to us.

The Goon #1 (Albatross Funnybooks) – The Goon is back in a brand new series! We’re fans of this character and can’t wait to see where this new series goes.

Iliad (Candlewick Press) – The classic story gets a graphic novel adaptation.

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 (Marvel) – Ms. Marvel had a hell of a run and we’re expecting the same with a brand new creative team. We’re interested in seeing what the new team will deliver.

Marvel Action: Spider-Man #2 (IDW Publishing) – All-ages Spider-Man fun.

Riverdale Season 3 #1 (Archie Comics) – If you’re in to the CW television show, you want to get this issue which ties directly into the series.

Transformers #1 (IDW Publishing) – A new direction for Transformers comics exploring Cybertron before the war broke out.

Preview: Riverdale Season 3 #1

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Andre Szymanowicz, Matt Herms, Janice Chiang, John Workman
Cover: Thomas Pitilli
Variant Cover: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 3/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Take a deeper dive into some of the skeletons buried in and around Riverdale as well as hidden and unexpected connections to the Farm and the Game. Everyone is hiding something in this companion to the third season of the massive hit CW series Riverdale, by Scholastic writer Micol Ostow and Riverdale artists Thomas Pitilli and Joe Eisma.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #1

Things come to a head at the Senior Prom in this early preview of Betty & Veronica #4!

BETTY & VERONICA #4 (of 5)

Script: Jamie Lee Rotante
Art: Sandra Lanz, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Sandra Lanz
Variant Covers: Derek Charm, Emanuela Lupacchino
On Sale Date: 4/3
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

“SPRING,” pt. 4: The most important event in any high schooler’s life is here—the Senior Prom. And B&V are still keeping an important secret from one another. Will the big dance lead to a blowout that has the two girls finally confront each other or will they stay quiet until graduation?

BETTY & VERONICA #4 (of 5)
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