ARCHIE COMICS October 2019 Solicitations

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ARCHIE HORROR

JUGHEAD THE HUNGER VS. VAMPIRONICA #5
This is it! The world-shattering conclusion to the epic horror crossover event of the year! Will Jughead and Vampironica succeed in setting everything right between their respective realities— or will the army of blood suckers reign on Riverdale forever?
Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma, Bob Smith, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JTH VS. VAMP #5 CVR A Reg: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
JTH VS. VAMP #5 CVR B Var: David Mack
JTH VS. VAMP #5 CVR C Var: Dan Panosian
On Sale Date: 10/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

BLOSSOMS: 666 (TR)
Cheryl and Jason Blossom are a pair of seemingly normal kids in Riverdale. They’re wealthy, popular and likeable–but they also harbor a deep, dark secret–one of the Blossom Twins is the Anti-Christ. Both want the title, and no one in Riverdale is safe. Collects BLOSSOMS: 666 issues #1 - #5.
Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Laura Braga
978-1-68255-797-6
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/16


ARCHIE

ARCHIE #708: ARCHIE AND SABRINA #4 (of 5)
Archie and Sabrina have been successful at keeping their relationship a secret from everyone—even despite Archie’s now-public persona. But can they continue their mystery around the people in Sabrina’s life? Meanwhile, Reggie and Jughead continue to investigate their own mystery… and stumble upon some big hints! PLUS: We’re honoring all our furry friends with a very special PET PALS photo variant as Archie Comics is proud to support the ASPCA® and its mission to save lives. To learn more, visit: aspca.org
Script: Nick Spencer and Mariko Tamaki
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE #708 CVR A Reg: Derek Charm
ARCHIE #708 CVR B Var: Eva Cabrera
ARCHIE #708 CVR C Var: Ramon K. Perez
ARCHIE #708 CVR D Var: Pet Pals Photo Variant
On Sale Date: 10/16
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE: 1955  #2 (of 5)
BRAND NEW SERIES from the writing team that brought you ARCHIE: 1941! Archie Andrews’ rise to music superstardom begins to take form and all of Riverdale is captivated with their new crowned prince of rock and roll—but the cost of fame is already starting to add up.
Script: Mark Waid and Brian Augustyn
Art: Tom Grummett, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE: 1955 #2 CVR A Reg: Derek Charm
ARCHIE: 1955 #2 CVR B Var: Ray Anthony-Height
ARCHIE: 1955 #2 CVR C Var: Khary Randolph
On Sale Date: 10/23
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE – 10th ANNIVERSARY#3 (of 6)
The story that follows Archie’s two possible futures—one where he’s married to Veronica and another where he’s married to Betty—presses on! Tragedy strikes Archie and Veronica’s life together and leads the couple to confront some difficult questions while the political landscape of Riverdale is on the cusp of drastically changing. Meanwhile, Archie and Betty’s marriage is less-than-perfect, but a once-in-a-lifetime music opportunity for Archie might lead to some huge changes!
Script: Michael Uslan
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE: TML – 10th #3 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
ARCHIE: TML – 10th #3 CVR B Var: Howard Chaykin, Wil Quintana
ARCHIE: TML – 10th #3 CVR C Var: Marguerite Sauvage
On Sale Date: 10/16
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE: VARSITY EDITION VOL. 2 (HC)
ARCHIE: VARSITY EDITION VOL. 2 is the premium, hardcover collection of the best-selling ARCHIE series by Mark Waid. Featuring artists such as Joe Eisma, Pete Woods and more, this title collects the issues #13-22 of the series that has kept the comic book world talking for years.
Script: Mark Waid, Lori Matsumoto
Art: Joe Eisma, Pete Woods, Andre Szymanowicz, Jack Morelli
Cover: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick
978-1-68255-799-0
$29.99 US/$31.99 CAN
7 1/2 x 11”
HC
288 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/23

 

ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 (of 5)
Riverdale High is on lockdown while a group of new Predators and Predadogs menace the halls during the Halloween Dance. They’re on the search for Archie-Predator and they don’t care who stands in their way. It’s up to Archie and his pals (both new and old) to stand up to this terrifying threat—but do they have what it takes?
Script: Alex de Campi
Art: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR A Reg: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR B Var: Laura Braga
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR C Var: Phil Hester
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR D Var: Jamal Igle
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR E Var: Sandy Jarrell
ARCHIE VS. PREDATOR 2 #3 CVR F Var: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Matt Herms
Ship Date: 9/18
On Sale Date: 10/2
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #5 (of 5)
It’s a grand melee as Jugheads from every timeline battle each other to capture our current Jughead! Who will be victorious and what kind of burger toppings will they pick? You don’t want to miss the thrilling conclusion to this fun sci-fi romp!
Script: Sina Grace
Art: Derek Charm, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #5 CVR A Reg: Derek Charm
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #5 CVR B Var: Brent Schoonover
JUGHEAD’S TIME POLICE #5 CVR C Var: Greg Smallwood
On Sale Date: 10/30
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


ARCHIE CLASSIC

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #303
BRAND NEW STORY: “Pranktober 31st” When Reggie disturbs Archie, Betty, and Veronica’s Halloween campfire with a scary prank, Archie vows revenge—but can her frighten the un-scare-able Reggie Mantle?  
Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/9
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE AND ME JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #22
BRAND NEW STORY: “Hot Under the Collar!” When things get a little heated at Riverdale High, the faculty have to try their best not to lose their cool!  
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/23
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE GIANT COMICS HOP (TR)
Get your poodle skirts and letterman jackets ready, we’re going to a HOP featuring our most fun and hilarious stories! This collection features over 400 pages of iconic Archie tales in one amazing volume!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
978-1-68255-801-0
$9.99 US/$11.99 CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
TR
416 pp, B&W
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/30

 

ARCHIE MILESTONES DIGEST #5
Archie Comics has been around for over 75 years, and we’ve had our finger on the pulse of pop culture the entire time! This fifth issue of the brand new digest series will be all about the weird and wacky, with some scary tales, sci-fi stories and a few NOT so cute-and-cuddly creatures!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Harry Lucey
On Sale Date: 10/23
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

ARCHIE’S HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1
Get ready for a hauntingly hilarious collection of some of the best Halloween stories Archie has to offer!
Script: Various
Art: Various
ARCHIE’S HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 10/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #277
BRAND NEW STORY! “The Joke’s On Us!” Veronica’s cousin Leroy wreaks havoc when he comes to visit with his practical jokes and gags.
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/2
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

B&V FRIENDS FOREVER: SUPERNATURAL #1
Betty and Veronica are your guides in this collection of stories about all things creepy, unearthly and downright spooky!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
B&V FRIENDS FOREVER: SUPERNATURAL #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 10/23
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

 

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #275
BRAND NEW STORY! Smithers’ good-looking English nephew comes across the pond for a visit and causes fireworks between the girls.
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/30
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #93
BRAND NEW STORY: “The Facts of Leaf” Archie’s stuck cleaning up all the leaves on the Riverdale High School lawn—on a Saturday! Can he get by with a little help from his friends, or will they all leaf him alone?
Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 10/16
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

 

WORLD OF ARCHIE VOL. 1 (TR)
Archie takes on dinosaurs, cowboys and the wilderness in this chronological collection of the classic ’90s series! Join him on a journey throughout the world and beyond!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-68255-795-2
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8”
TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/9

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