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/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: George Gladir, Stan Goldberg, Rudy Lapick, Bill Yoshida, Kathleen Webb, Bob Smith, Mike Pellowski, Pat Kennedy, Vickie Williams, Dan DeCarlo Jr., Jim DeCarlo, Rex Lindsey, Joe Edwards, Jon D’Agostino, Ken Selig & Mike Esposito
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 2/5
62-page digital comic
It’s time to hit the football field once again with Archie and friends! We’ve collected some of our favorite football stories for you in this issue of Pep Digital. Can Archie score the winning touchdown? Will Reggie be a team player? Will Moose crush the entire rival team single-handedly? Find out inside!
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!
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jon D’Agostino, Pat Woodruff
On Sale Date: 10/2
250-page, full color comic
It’s a battle as old as Betty VS Veronica—Archie, the clumsiest teen in Riverdale versus Mr. Lodge, the man with the most expensive breakable things! The redheaded disaster finds a way to cause Old Man Lodge a headache every time he visits. Unfortunately for him, his daughter loves Archie! What’s a billionaire to do? Read this jumbo-sized digital exclusive and find out!
Script/Art: Gene Colan, Doug Crane, Jon D’Agostino, Mindy Eisman, Barry Grossman, Pat Kennedy, Rudy Lapick, Rex Lindsey, Rich Margopoulos, Tom Moore, Bill Yoshida
Cover: Rex W. Lindsey, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 9/11
120-page, full color comic
Get ready for a wild ride through time! Jughead has been drafted into a time-traveling police force, tasked with keeping history from going haywire. Is Jughead the right kid for the job? Find out in this digital-only collection! Collects the complete Jughead’s Time Police storyline epic!
Script & Art: Dan DeCarlo, Carlos Antunes, Bob Bolling, Doug Crane, Jon D’Agostino, Frank Doyle, and more!
Cover: Dan DeCarlo, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 2/20
100-page, full color comic
Duck and cover, Archie’s heading to Chemistry class! Archie’s a pretty average student, except when it comes to working in the laboratory—in there, he’s a pretty average warhead! Luckily, he’s got Dilton and his friends to keep him from blowing up. Check out this collection of scientific stories and let’s hope the only lab Archie visits from now on is his dog Vegas!
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Jon D’Agostino, Bill Yoshida, Barry Grossman
Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Tito Peña
On Sale: 9/10
160-page, full color comic
Veronica Lodge is an heiress, a fashionista–-and now a game show contestant! When Veronica competes on her favorite game show, she’s prepared for all sorts of puzzles, but she’s not prepared for the surprise challenges in store for her! Veronica has to face off against Jughead-–in a pie eating contest! Find out what happens to her in “Let the Games Begin,” the competitive lead story in this packed summer read!
Script: Mike Pellowski
Art: Fernando Ruiz, Jon D’Agostino
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 10/31
160-page, full color comic
Tis the season to be jolly, that is unless Mr. Weatherbee has anything to say about it! After a ban on holiday decorations is enforced at Riverdale High, the school halls just aren’t very festive. Archie and the gang intend to do something about it, but without breaking any of the school rules in “Decoration Daze!”
Betty & Veronica in “May We Have This Dance?” – The girls prepare to get their groove on by competing with the rest of Riverdale’s wannabe dancers for a spot on “American Dance-A-Thon”! In need of a dance partner, Veronica calls up Archie who jumps at the chance to be on TV! But will Cheryl cut in when Archie is forced to choose a partner for the special “Spotlight Dance”?