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Preview: Archie 75 Series: Josie and the Pussycats

ARCHIE 75 SERIES: JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE
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
$2.99 U.S.

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!

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Preview: Pep Digital Vol. #180 – Archie vs Reggie

PEP DIGITAL VOL #180 – ARCHIE VS REGGIE

DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE
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
$3.99 U.S.

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?

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Archie Comics First Look: Betty #195

BETTY #195

Betty and Me in “Mission Implausible” – Archie is in the clutches of the enemy (a.k.a. Veronica)! Betty’s mission, should she choose to accept it, is to lure him back using all her skills.  Will Betty succeed in her quest, or will Archie manage to resist her charms?  In “Pass Me By”, Mrs. Andrews plays cupid by inviting love sick Betty in for a chance meeting with her son, but will their paths cross as planned?  And last but not least, our favorite teenage witch Sabrina does her best to prevent her aunt from transforming her boyfriend into a primate but you’re guaranteed to witness some monkey business in “An Uncle’s Monkey”!

Script: Al Hartley, Frank Doyle, Dick Malmgren, Joe Edwards
Art: Al Hartley, Dan DeCarlo, Joe Edwards, Jon Diagostino, Rudy Lapick
Cover by Dan DeCarlo
Shipping Date: 11/16/11
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 11/30/11
On Sale on Newsstands: 12/6/11
32-page, full color comic
$2.99 US