BFFs no more? Preview BETTY & VERONICA #2 and other new comics available 11/9/16!

There’s something for every Archie Comics fan this week as new issues of BETTY & VERONICA, THE SHIELD, SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, and more arrive in comic shops!

To purchase these and other great Archie Comics, find a comic shop near you using the Comic Shop Locator service, visit the Archie Comics Online Store, or download the Archie App! Keep reading for a look at the covers and preview pages for these exciting new Archie Comics titles.


BETTY & VERONICA #2

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The latest hit New Riverdale series continues to defy expectations with some major surprises: including besties turning into enemies! The battle no one expected hits its peak as Betty and Veronica declare all-out war on each other! It’s a battle of benefits as Betty tries to raise money to save Pop’s, while Ronnie’s staging her own competing fundraisers in move destroy Betty’s efforts. All bets are off as the girls go from best pals to cutthroat competitors. You’ve never seen a car wash like this! Will the two icons find their way back to friendship, or is this the end of one of the longest-running partnerships in history?

Script: Adam Hughes
Art: Adam Hughes, José Villarrubia, Jack Morelli
Cover: Adam Hughes
Variant Covers: David Mack, Allison Sohn, Rachael Stott, Kevin Wada
On Sale Date: 11/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

 


THE SHIELD #4

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“Daughter of the Revolution, Part 4” She has served her country well, fighting for US interests the world over. But when the Shield’s next mission ends in tragedy on American soil—a tragedy televised live to every home in the country—the true nature of Black Seven is revealed as the superhero the world has been waiting generations for becomes… Public Enemy Number 1!

Script: Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig
Art: Greg Scott, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Cover: Drew Johnson
Variant Cover: Andrew Robinson
On Sale Date: 11/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

For a preview of THE SHIELD #4, visit the Dark Circle Comics website.


SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #288

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SONIC is BACK in “Genesis of a Hero” Part One: It’s Sonic’s 25th Anniversary and we’re celebrating in style—retro-style that is!  See Sonic in his first climactic show-down with Dr. Eggman, straight from the gameplay of the first Sonic the Hedgehog game!  But what happens after the battle?  And what new force arises once the dust has settled?  It’s the story you know with a new twist! Featuring cover art by the legendary Patrick Spaziante and a “Best Buds” variant by the lovely Genevieve FT!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata & John Workman
Cover: Patrick Spaziante
Variant Cover: Genevieve FT
On Sale Date: 11/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


ARCHIE 75TH ANNIVERSARY DIGEST #3

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Celebrate Archie’s 75th anniversary in a special way with this commemorative digest! This issue is jam-packed some of the best stories, bonus art pages and fun intros from writers, artists and fans alike. Each anniversary digest is a special collector’s item for every Archie fan!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: George Frese, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/19
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.


ARCHIE GIANT COMICS 75TH ANNIVERSARY BOOK

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Everyone loves Archie Comics—that’s why it’s been around for 75 years! Now you’ve got EVEN MORE to love with this GIANT paperback comics collection! This fun-packed, laugh-a-minute volume collects 480 pages of the wild humor and teenage tomfoolery that have made Archie comic stories popular for 75 years! You won’t want to miss out on this GIANT ANNIVERSARY collection!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
978-1-68255-980-2
$7.99/$8.99CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16 ”
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480 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 11/9

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