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: Rich Margopoulos
Art: Rex Lindsey, Doug Crane, & Various
Cover: Rex Lindsey, Rosario “Tito” Peña
5 1/4 x 8”
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 4/4
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. …But is Jughead the right kid for the job? Collects the complete Jughead’s Time Police storyline!
Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Rex Lindsey, Digikore Studios
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 9/7
192-page, full color comic
Archie, along with his furry friend Vegas and brainy buddy Dilton, are visiting Denny—a young, shy boy who Dilton has worked with to create his own website. Meanwhile, Vegas helps some shy, young friends of his own when he encounters some abandoned puppies left under a garbage dumpster in a rain storm. Can he find safety for these pups? How can Denny help? Find out in “Happiness is a Wagging Tail!” the heart-warming lead story to this comics annual!
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/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!
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!
Cover: Rex Lindsey, Rosario “Tito” Peña, Pat Woodruff
On Sale Date: 7/3
75-page, full color comic
You can’t kiss THIS cook—he won’t let you! Jughead’s manning the grill in this digital-only collection of stories. Ol’ Needlenose has a bunch of recipes he’d like to try! Get to the table quick, though, or he’ll eat it all first!