Script: Rich Margopoulos Art: Rex Lindsey, Jon D’Agostino, Barry Grossman, Mindy Eisman Cover: Rex Lindsey 978-1-64576-971-2 $8.99 US/$11.99 CAN 5 1/4 x 8” 168 pp, Full Color On-Sale Date: 7/1
Monsters! Giant robots! Maniacs and masterminds! When evil rears its ugly head, you can be sure that the Explorers of the Unknown will be there to save the day! Join the team of heroes, who look a lot like our favorite Riverdale teens, as they battle a rogue cyclops, a giant crab monster, and the diabolical Doctor Gloom! Will these soldiers of fortune be able to triumph over the forces of evil? Find out in over 160 pages of action and adventure!
Script: Alex Simmons, Paul Kupperberg, Dexter Taylor
Art: Pat & Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli, Digikore Studios, Dexter Taylor, Rudy Lapick, Bill Yoshida, Barry Grossman
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/11
24-page, full color comic
Get ready for a Halloween SCARETACULAR featuring some of Archie’s most frighteningly fun stories!
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan DeCarlo, Henry Scarpelli, Bill Yoshida, Barry Grossman
Cover: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/12
256-page, full color comic
On edge after seeing a new horror movie while on a date with Archie—and after being scared by Jughead—Veronica gets a chance to explore an old house that the Lodges were given as an inheritance. Once there, scared and alone, she calls the gang to join her. Things are fine until, one by one, the kids mysteriously disappear in the old house—and only Veronica is left! Find out what’s causing these mysteries in “Now That’s Scary!” the fun lead story, filled with double the tricks and treats, in this JUMBO comics digest!
Script/Art: Dan DeCarlo, Jim DeCarlo, Vincent DeCarlo, Frank Doyle, George Frese, Victor Gorelick, Barry Grossman, Rudy Lapick, Bob Montana, Jack Morelli, Dan Parent, Barbara Slate, Glenn Whitmore & Bill Yoshida
Cover: Bob Montana
On Sale Date: 5/11
75 page digital comic
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Best frenemies Betty and Veronica have been fighting over Archie in their own series since 1950. Getting a fresh #1 in 1987, they’ve had their own series for 625 issues! In this collection, we present some of Betty and Veronica’s best and funniest adventures.
Script/Art: Dan DeCarlo, Frank Doyle, Rudy Lapick, Vincent DeCarlo, Dick Malmgren, Stan Goldberg, Mario Acquaviva, Barry Grossman & Bill Yoshida
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 3/18
75-page digital exclusive comic
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! When Josie first got her own title, she and Melody hadn’t started the famous band yet! It wasn’t until #45 of the series that they met Valerie and donned their long tails and ears for hats. From there, the all-girl rock band catapulted into super-stardom, becoming one of the most beloved Archie franchises of all time! In this collection, we’ll take a look at the entire 106-issue series and their lives both on and off the stage!
Script/Art: John Albano, Carlos Antunes, Jon D’Agostino, Frank Doyle, Marty Epp, George Frese, George Gladir, Stan Goldberg, Bill Golliher, Barry Grossman, Rudy Lapick, Harry Lucey, Dick Malmgren, Al Milgrom, Jack Morelli, Dan Parent, John Rose, Fernando Ruiz, Jim Ruth, Henry Scarpelli, Bill Vigoda, Vickie Williams, Bill Yoshida
Cover: Harry Lucey, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 3/11
107-page, digital exclusive comic
This means WAR! Archie and long-time rival Reggie have been on good terms lately, but that’s about to change! The constant double-crosses and sabotages have taken their toll, and the two teens are ready for the ultimate prank battle! Can Archie withstand Reggie’s dirty tricks? Will Reggie ruin Archie’s reputation once and for all? Will their friendship ever be the same?
Script/Art: Harry Lucey, Terry Szenics, Frank Doyle, Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick, Vince DeCarlo, Joe Sinnott, Stan Goldberg, Barry Grossman, George Gladir, Mike Pellowski, Bill Yoshida, Jim DeCarlo, Joe Edwards & Bill Vigoda
On Sale Date: 3/4
75-page, digital exclusive comic
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Starting out as a seasonal magazine, Archie Giant Series evolved into a wide branding for one-shot specials — a little bit like Pep Digital. Archie Giant Series is a bit of a mysterious entry in the Archie Library — the numbering goes up to #632, but there are only 332 issues! In this collection, we’ll look through the series history and show you some of the highlights.
Script/Art: Samm Schwartz, Frank Doyle, George Gladir, Marty Epp, Vince DeCarlo, Barry Grossman, Al Hartley, Stan Goldberg, Mike Esposito, Craig Boldman, Bill Golliher, Rex Lindsey, Rich Koslowski, Bill Yoshida, Jack Morelli, Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson
On Sale Date: 2/19
75-page, digital comic
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Starting WAY back in 1949, Archie’s weird pal Jughead ventured out in his own series. Getting a new #1 in 1987, Riverdale’s human vacuum cleaner has starred in over 560 issues! In this collection, we’ll check out some of the funniest stories of the series, and get a look at his NEW series! Dig in!
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Barry Grossman, Jim Amash, Digikore Studios
Cover: Dan Parent, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/29
86-page, digital comic
Betty and Veronica are ready for some secret agent action! Join them as they use high-tech gadgets and karate kicks to save the day from the forces of evil! Can they rescue the kidnapped Archie from a mysterious foe?
PEP DIGITAL VOL. 173: ARCHIE & FRIENDS: BLAST TO THE PAST
Script: Nelson Ribeiro, Fernando Ruiz
Art: Rex Lindsey, Jeff Shultz, Jon D’Agostino, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Barry Grossman
Cover: Rex Lindsey
On Sale Date: 11/27
70-page, digital exclusive
Archie Meets Archie?! What’s going on here?! Seems like something strange is happening in Riverdale, and the gang is meeting up with past versions of themselves! It’s causing some trouble, too—can Jughead out-eat himself? Which Reggie plays the best pranks? And with two Bettys and two Veronicas wandering around, Archie has TWICE the girl trouble!