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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: Blossoms 666 #2

BLOSSOMS 666 #2

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
Variant Covers: Audrey Mok, Wilfredo Torres
On Sale Date: 3/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Taking sibling rivalry to its most infernal limits, the Blossom twins enter into a sinister competition to prove themselves worthy of the throne of Hell. While Betty Cooper is starting to realize what they are up to, making herself a target, a mysterious stranger wanders into town, bringing with him a revelation that will turn Cheryl and Jason’s world upside down.

BLOSSOMS 666 #2

The fangtastic first season comes to a close in this early preview of Jughead: The Hunger #13!

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #13

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Gorham
Variant Covers: Vic Malhotra, Greg Scott
On Sale Date: 3/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Where did Bingo take Jughead when he was near death after he was shot by Archie? As the epic first season of JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER comes to a close, that mystery will be resolved—and the answer will only raise even more questions about Jughead and his werewolf legacy! It’s all part of our big finale, leading up into our mind blowing JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER VS VAMPIRONICA crossover!

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #13

Archie Comics’ Releases in May 2019

BLOSSOMS 666 #4 (of 5)

A mysterious stranger has appeared in Riverdale, and he has designs on the infernal crown of the Anti-Christ! But Cheryl and Jason are not sitting idly by while someone steals their birthright! The twins have put aside their differences in order to take down this pretender to the throne!

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR A Reg: Laura Braga
BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR B Var: Elsa Charretier
BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR C Var: Erica Henderson
On Sale Date: 5/29
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR A Reg: Laura Braga
BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR B Var: Elsa Charretier
BLOSSOMS 666 #4 CVR C Var: Erica Henderson

JUGHEAD THE HUNGER VS. VAMPIRONICA #2 of 5

Jughead has had a lot to deal with since going all “Full Moon”. Betty Cooper werewolf hunter, Reggie Mantle werewolf pack… even a Frankenmoose. But has any of this prepared him for Vampironica? Or the horde or vampires that are invading his reality with her? Nope!

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR A Reg: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR B Var: Dan Panosian
JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR C Var: Darick Robertson
On Sale Date: 5/15
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR A Reg: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR B Var: Dan Panosian
JTH VS. VAMP #2 CVR C Var: Darick Robertson

ARCHIE #705: ARCHIE AND SABRINA 1 (of 5)

ARCHIE AND SABRINA starts here! A new era begins as the enchanting romance between Archie and Sabrina intensifies! But what does that mean for everyone else in Archie’s life?

Script: Nick Spencer
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE #705 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
ARCHIE #705 CVR B Var: Tyler Boss
ARCHIE #705 CVR C Var: Elsa Charretier
On Sale Date: 5/15
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE’S SUPERTEENS (TR)

Pureheart the Powerful and his group of heroic friends battle against all odds in this collection of action-packed tales! Archie Comics’ two most renowned superhero teams, the Superteens and the Mighty Crusaders, meet up for the first time ever! Collects the two-issue crossover event, plus the best of the classic Superteens in an extended bonus collection you can’t miss!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: David Williams, Kelsey Shannon, Gary Martin, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: David Williams, Gary Martin, Kelsey Shannon
978-1-68255-817-1
$12.99 US/$14.99 CAN
6 x 9”
TR
120 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/22

BETTY & VERONICA #5 (of 5)

“SUMMER,” pt. 5: Graduation day is here! Betty and Veronica have finally made peace with their decisions and vow to make this a summer to remember. What lies in the future for the BFFs? You may be surprised to find out!

Script: Jamie Lee Rotante
Art: Sandra Lanz, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
BETTY AND VERONICA #5 CVR A Reg: Sandra Lanz
BETTY AND VERONICA #5 CVR B Var: Sanya Anwar
BETTY AND VERONICA #5 CVR C Var: Lissy Marlin
On Sale Date: 5/8
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #3

The comic based on the hit CW series is back! These two stories set between episodes of season 3 of Riverdale include a peek at life in Leopold and Loeb and an online crush with sketchy intentions! 

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Janice Chiang, John Workman, Andre Szymanowicz
RIVERDALE S3 #2 CVR A Reg: Thomas Pitilli
RIVERDALE S3 #2 CVR B Var: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 5/22
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #2 (of 5)

Very weird goings-on in the town of Greendale are making Sabrina Spellman’s relocation to Greendale High…complicated. Protecting her friends, saving her family, solving a supernatural mystery, and keeping her witch nature a secret is starting to seem impossible. Something’s gotta give…but which one will it be and what will it mean for her future in Greendale?!

Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #2 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #2 CVR B Var: Paulina Ganucheau
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #2 CVR C Var: Victor Ibanez
On Sale Date: 5/1
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #299

BRAND NEW STORY: “Love is in the Spare!”  Archie picks up Veronica for a date at a fancy restaurant—but a flat tire derails their trip! Determined to not miss their reservation, Archie will have to think fast. Luckily, Reggie’s on the scene to help—wait… Reggie?!

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/22
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE AND ME JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #17

BRAND NEW STORY: “Head Games!”  Archie and Jughead take a trip to a unique secondhand store where they find Big Moose—no, not their friend, a decorative moose head that causes a whole load of trouble for Archie!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/1
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE AT RIVERDALE HIGH VOL. 2 (TR)

ARCHIE AT RIVERDALE HIGH VOL. 2 is the second collection of titles featuring the 1970s series. Take a trip back to the best-known period in Archie history, and see the lessons learned from the day-to-day happenings at Riverdale High!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Stan Goldberg
978-1-68255-819-5
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 ¼ x 8”
TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/29

ARCHIE’S BIG BOOK VOL. 6: HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK (TR)

Archie and his friends have forever been stuck in the latter portion of high school, but now the complete story of how the gang all met up is finally being told! See the beginning of the eternal love triangle, the introduction of Mr. Weatherbee as principal of Riverdale High, the formation of Moose and Midge’s relationship (and Reggie’s subsequent schemes to split them up) and other Archie staples!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Rex Lindsey, Bill Galvan
978-1-68255-853-9
$19.99 US/$21.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10”
TR
304 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/1

ARCHIE GIANT COMICS GALA (TR)

You are cordially invited to a GALA—an amusing, GIANT party featuring our most fun and hilarious stories! This collection features over 400 pages of iconic Archie tales in one amazing volume!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-68255-815-7
$9.99 US/$11.99 CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
TR
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/1

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #273

BRAND NEW STORY: “Ghost of a Chance!” Meet Betty and Veronica: Ghost Hunters! Find out what happens when the dynamic duo spends a night in an allegedly haunted house recently purchased by Mr. Lodge!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/15
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #270

BRAND NEW STORY: “Betty and the Beanstalk!” Betty gets a hold of some magic beans in this Archie riff on the classic Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/8
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #89

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Follow That Truck!” When Coach Clayton gets tired of Archie and Reggie’s constant competitive fighting, he has an idea: to make them get along better as teammates, they have to complete a task—get Jughead into proper shape so he can avoid failing gym class! Will this be one sport that proves too tough for the boys?

Script: Ron Robbins
Art: Bill Golliher, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/29
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

Preview: Jughead: The Hunger #12

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #12

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Gorham
Variant Covers: Dennis Calero, Bill Galvan
On Sale Date: 2/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

And Bingo was his name-o! Jughead’s enigmatic and demented werewolf cousin Bingo Wilkins returns! But where has he been? And what does his return mean for good ol’ Jug?

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #12

Cheryl and Jason square off in this advance preview of Blossoms 666 #2!

BLOSSOMS 666 #2 (of 5)

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
Variant Covers: Audrey Mok, Wilfredo Torres
On Sale Date: 3/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Taking sibling rivalry to its most infernal limits, the Blossom twins enter into a sinister competition to prove themselves worthy of the throne of Hell. While Betty Cooper is starting to realize what they are up to, making herself a target, a mysterious stranger wanders into town, bringing with him a revelation that will turn Cheryl and Jason’s world upside down.

BLOSSOMS 666 #2 (of 5)

Blossoms 666 #1 Sells Out and Gets a New Printing with a Cover by Francesco Francavilla

The debut issue of the newest hit Archie Horror series Blossoms 666 has sold out at Diamond Comic Distributors and is going back to print with an all new cover by Francesco Francavilla!

Readers and comic shops have been buzzing about Blossoms 666 #1 which provides a dark and twisted take on Riverdale’s rich socialites Cheryl and Jason Blossom by writer Cullen Bunn, artist Laura Braga, colorist Matt Herms, and letterer Jack Morelli.

Second Printing of the sold out first issue! Cheryl and Jason Blossom are a pair of seemingly normal kids in Riverdale. They’re wealthy, popular and likeable-but they also harbor a deep, dark secret-one of the Blossom Twins is the Anti-Christ. Both want the title, and no one in Riverdale is safe. For TEEN+ Readers

Though the first printing has sold out at the distributor level, copies may still be available at your local comic shop.

If you missed the first printing or just want another piece of gorgeous Francavilla art for your collection, you can grab the second printing of
Blossoms 666 #1 in comic shops on March 6th, the same day as issue #2!

Blossoms 666 #1 2nd printing Francesco Francavilla cover

That (ferocious) Wilkin boy is back in this early preview of ughead: The Hunger #12!

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #12

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Gorham
Variant Covers: Dennis Calero, Bill Galvan
On Sale Date: 2/20
Final Orders Due 1/28
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

And Bingo was his name-o! Jughead’s enigmatic and demented werewolf cousin Bingo Wilkins returns! But where has he been? And what does his return mean for good ol’ Jug?

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #12

Archie Comics’ Releases in April 2019

BLOSSOMS 666 #3

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!

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
BLOSSOMS 666 #3 CVR A Reg: Laura Braga
BLOSSOMS 666 #3 CVR B Var: Marguerite Sauvage
BLOSSOMS 666 #3 CVR C Var: Matthew Taylor
On Sale Date: 4/17
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

JUGHEAD THE HUNGER VS. VAMPIRONICA #1 of 5

In the world of JUGHEAD THE HUNGER, there are no vampires, having been wiped out in their great war with the werewolves. In the VAMPIRONICA universe, the opposite is the case, as it was the vampires who were the victors. So what happens when these two eternal enemies are brought together again? Whatever it is, it can’t be good for poor ol’ Jug and Vampironica, you can count on that much… 

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JTH VS. VAMP #1 CVR A Reg: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
JTH VS. VAMP #1 CVR B Var: Francesco Francavilla
JTH VS. VAMP #1 CVR C Var: Robert Hack
JTH VS. VAMP #1 CVR D Var: John McCrea, Kelly Fitzpatrick
JTH VS. VAMP #1 CVR E Var: Dan Panosian
On Sale Date: 4/10
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

MONSTER-SIZED CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA

Just in time for Part 2 of Netflix’s hit Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, this special 3-in-1 comic collects issues #6 – #8 of the ongoing comic book series by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack, complete with an all-new cover!

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Robert Hack, Jack Morelli
MONSTER-SIZED CHILLING SABRINA CVR A Reg: Robert Hack
On Sale Date: 4/3
100-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

ARCHIE #704

Jughead has a mystery to solve. But every question he thinks he finds an answer to only leads to more questions. Does everyone in Riverdale have something to hide? 

Script: Nick Spencer
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE #704 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
ARCHIE #704 CVR B Var: Sandy Jarrell
ARCHIE #704 CVR C Var: Matthew Dow Smith
On Sale Date: 4/10
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

BETTY & VERONICA #4

“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? 

Script: Jamie Lee Rotante
Art: Sandra Lanz, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
BETTY AND VERONICA #4 CVR A Reg: Sandra Lanz
BETTY AND VERONICA #4 CVR B Var: Derek Charm
BETTY AND VERONICA #4 CVR C Var: Emanuela Lupacchino, Kelly Fitzpatrick
On Sale Date: 4/3
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

RIVERDALE SEASON 3 #2

The comic based on the hit CW series is back! These two stories set between episodes of season 3 of Riverdale include a first-hand look at life on the Farm and #Choni’s wild trip out west!

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Janice Chiang, John Workman, Andre Szymanowicz
RIVERDALE S3 #2 CVR A Reg: Thomas Pitilli
RIVERDALE S3 #2 CVR B Var: Joe Eisma
On Sale Date: 4/24
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #298

BRAND NEW STORY: “Stand-Up Guy!” Archie’s got a new job—as a model for a new student’s sculpture project! But can Archie perfect the long lost art of standing perfectly still?

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 4/17
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE MILESTONES JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #1

Archie Comics has been around for over 75 years, and we’ve had our finger on the pulse of pop culture the entire time! This new digest series’ first issue will highlight some of the biggest trends in each decade of Archie—including fun parodies, classic stories and even some cute ‘n’ cuddly pals!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: George Frese, Rosario “Tito” Peña, Vincent Lovallo
On Sale Date: 2/20
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE MILESTONES JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #2

Archie Milestone Comics Digest highlights the best of the best of pop culture trends, fads and classic Archie fun! This second issue is filled some of the most hilarious dating disasters, Archie and the gang’s jet-setting adventures and more!  

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 4/24
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #272

BRAND NEW STORY: “The Legend of Sleepy Dale!” In this riff on classic Washington Irving tales, when Riverdale’s new teacher Ichabetty Cooper catches the eye of Archibald Van Andrews, it sends Veronica Van Lodge on the warpath, where she makes a frightful encounter!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 4/10
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #269

BRAND NEW STORY: “The Frog Princess!” Princess Betty and Princess Veronica are both in competition for Prince Archie’s hand—so Princess Veronica goes to an extreme to make sure her rival won’t get the chance to win the Prince’s affection!

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: 4/3
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

LITTLE ARCHIE’S LUCKY DAY (HC)

Archie Comics is proud to present our first picture book for little readers! This title follows the footsteps of great children’s books like Corduroy and Where the Wild Things Are as being a modern classic for little ones to enjoy. Get ready for a BIG day! Little Archie’s morning is off to an unlucky start until he makes a mysterious new pal—a small red cat! But this is no regular feline—find out what this little furry friend has in store for our tiny redheaded hero!

Script: Art Baltazar and Franco
Art: Art Baltazar
Cover: Art Baltazar
978-1-68255-849-2
$14.99 US/$16.99 CAN
9 x 7”
HC
32 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 4/17

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #88

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Double Date!” Archie and Betty are getting ready for a very important date—but will their busy lives allow them some much-needed alone time?

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 4/24
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

Preview: Jughead: The Hunger Vol. 2

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER VOL. 2

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Matt Herms, Ryan Jampole, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Gorham
978-1-68255-843-0
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/23

After months of being on the run as a fugitive, something brings our favorite hamburger eating wolfman back to Riverdale—and that something is an out-for-blood Reggie! Will good ol’ Jug survive this battle of the werewolves? Join writer Frank Tieri (Wolverine) and artists Pat & Tim Kennedy (Death of Archie) and Joe Eisma (Archie) for this horrifying graphic novel that collects issues 4-8 of the ongoing JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER series.

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER VOL. 2
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