Script: Bill Golliher Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Dan Parent, Jack Morelli On Sale Date: 3/31 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “What if Betty and Veronica Were Super Geniuses?” This “what if?” scenario imagines what things would be like if Betty and Veronica were smarter than Riverdale’s resident genius Dilton Doiley. What kind of technological advances will take place when two BFFs combine their mega-brain power?
Script: Dan Parent Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña, Jack Morelli On Sale Date: 3/24 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “I’m Diggin’ It!” It’s Archie vs. groundhog as the little creature keeps stealing all the bulbs Archie’s been planting in his mom’s garden. Will he be able to defeat the wily mammal, or will he just feel like he’s having the same problem day after day?
Archie Comics is looking to the past, present, and future as it celebrates Archie Andrews’ 80th Anniversary and the return of Free Comic Book Day on August 14th, 2021 with the release of a special one-shot comic in the traditional Archie art style!
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is an annual tradition at comic shops throughout North America where fans can pick up a wide array of comic books for free, and Archie Comics is proud to be a GOLD sponsor of the event once again with the appropriately titled Archie: Past, Present, and Future Fun! one-shot featuring an all-new cover by legendary artist Dan Parent.
The special FCBD issue will feature stories celebrating the various incarnations of Archie and friends from the past 80 years of comics, television, animation and more, along with a preview of the new Everything’s Archie One-Shot by Fred Van Lente and Dan Parent, hitting shops in June as part of the company’s 80th anniversary publishing plans..
It’s the crisis of infinite Archies! Celebrate 80 years of the Riverdale Gang with this tale featuring a dimension-hopping Archie Andrews in his quest to save the multiverse. Then, witness Archie go toe-to-toe with… himself?! May the best Archie win! Plus, get a preview of the newest Archie One-Shot in shops! This title includes several versions of Archie (from classic to TV to horror) and showcases his evolution as a character over eight decades, all while being a tie-in to the company’s 80th Anniversary plans.
Archie: Past, Present, and Future Fun! features a script by Bill Golliher, Angelo DeCesare, and Fred Van Lente. It features art by Pat and Tim Kennedy, Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, and Jack Morelli.
Script: Bill Golliher Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Dan Parent On Sale Date: 3/17 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “What if Betty and Veronica Were Guys?” We revisit “Reversedale” in this alternate reality story that turns the classic Archie/Betty/Veronica love triangle on its head! Who will win the heart of Riverdale’s most popular redhead Archina? Will it be Beau or Vernon?
Mixing new trends and pop culture fads while retaining a timeless aesthetic and storytelling style has been a longtime hallmark of Archie Comics and that continues this June in an all-new one-shot comic celebrating Archie’s 80th Anniversary! Everything’s Archie #1 by writer Fred Van Lente and artist Dan Parent presents an all-new story told in the traditional Archie Comics art-style, the perfect treat for longtime fans and new readers.
Van Lente, making his Archie Comics debut, and veteran Archie artist Dan Parent, who is celebrating his 35th year with the company, will be joined by longtime collaborators inker Bob Smith, colorist Glenn Whitmore, and letterer Jack Morelli on the first of this series of classic-styled one-shots comics.
Archie 80th Anniversary One-Shot: Everything’s Archie #1 arrives in comic shops on June 9th, 2021. It features covers by Parent, Ben Caldwell, Rian Gonzales, and Aaron Lopresti.
Script: Various Art: Various Cover: Dan Parent On Sale Date: 3/10 24-page, full color comic $2.99 U.S.
Spring is in the air, flowers are in bloom, and the days are getting longer—which means there’s even more time to have some fun with Betty and Veronica! Enjoy this collection of sweet spring stories featuring everyone’s favorite BFFs!
Script: Bill Golliher Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña On Sale Date: 2/24 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “Hansel and Gretel Incorporated” Hansel and Gretel are two home improvement business partners who hit the home renovation jackpot: improving a home made entirely out of sweets! This classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale gets a delicious Archie-style makeover!
Script: Bill Golliher Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña, Jack Morelli On Sale Date: 2/10 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “Romancing Peter Pan” Peter Pan’s got himself caught in the middle of a love triangle between Vendy and Blinkerbell—and he’s going have more to worry about than growing up when Blinkerbell calls in some reinforcements to hook her claws into him in this fun Archie twist on the classic fairy tale!
Script: Bill Golliher Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Dan Parent On Sale Date: 2/3 192-page, full-color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “Crisis on the Riverdale Earths” Archie takes a nap only to be awakened by someone pounding on his door. To his surprise, it’s his best friend Jughead—but not the Jughead he recognizes. This one belongs to something called the Time Police, and he comes with a warning: all the Archie space time continuum will soon be collapsed into one reality. Archie must join forces with Jughead to save the day—and all of time as we know it! This brand new digest series celebrates 80 years of Archie with the best stories lovingly handpicked by fans, beautiful art pages, and fun fan-centric bonus content. This is a must-have limited series featuring 8 decades-worth of the most hilarious and memorable Archie tales!
Script: Dan Parent Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli Cover: Bill Golliher, Rosario “Tito” Peña On Sale Date: 1/20 192-page, full color comic $7.99 U.S.
NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORY: “Pussycats for Hire!” Josie and the Pussycats are getting ready to perform at Riverdale’s Winter Dance, when a series of unfortunate calamities cause Melody and Valerie to sustain injuries and force them to sit out the performance! In need of quick replacements, Josie calls on none other than Betty and Veronica! But what happens when Betty and Veronica AND Josie can’t play? Let’s just say there’s no rule saying you can’t have MALE pussycats…!