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Previews: Ring out the old year with Betty and Veronica

Brigid Alverson
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We have a double dose of previews from Archie Comics today to finish out 2013 in style. Because tomorrow is a holiday, both these titles are available in comics shops today, and you will find them in other outlets in a couple of weeks. In the meantime, enjoy! Catalog information is after each preview. BETTY [...]

Preview: The Midas Flesh #1

Brigid Alverson
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Remember the myth of King Midas, whose touch turned everything to gold? The Midas Flesh takes that story and runs with it: Midas never had a chance to have second thoughts, because everything that touched anything he touched turned to gold as well, until the entire earth was just one lump of gold. Thousands of [...]

Preview: Jughead Double Digest #198

Brigid Alverson
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Jughead is one of our favorite characters here at GC4K, so we’re pleased to present a preview of Jughead Double Digest #198, which is out tomorrow in comics shops and a bit later in the rest of the world. Here’s the 411 on this issue: Jughead’s a man of many things… a heavy appetite, fondness [...]

Exclusive Preview: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #40

Brigid Alverson
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Yesterday, Caleb talked to writer Sholly Fisch about his new Scooby Doo Team-Up! series. Now here’s another taste of Sholly’s work: Scooby Doo, Where Are You? #40, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow. In this issue, Scooby Doo and the gang go undercover as delivery truck drivers to check out a ghost town [...]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #218

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s a pre-Thansgiving treat: A preview of Betty and Veronica Double Digest #218, which leads off with a vintage story illustrated by Dan DeCarlo, who set the modern version of the Archie house style, and inked by his son, Jimmy. Full information is after the preview; the digest will be out in comic shops on [...]

Preview: Fraggle Rock Classics, vol. 2

Brigid Alverson
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Take a trip down memory lane with this preview of the second volume of Fraggle Rock Classics. This volume completes the reprinting of the original comics, which were first published in 1985-86. Archaia Entertainment (which is now part of BOOM! Studios) has published two volumes of new Fraggle Rock stories (based on the Jim Henson [...]

Preview: Regular Show: Skips #1

Brigid Alverson
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BOOM! Studios debuts another new series this week: Regular Show: Skips, which is a spinoff of their regular Regular Show series, based on the Cartoon Network show. In case you’re coming late to the party, the show, which has kind of an Adventure Time vibe, is about a blue jay and a raccoon who are [...]

Preview: Adventure Time Spooktacular

Brigid Alverson
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The Adventure Time cartoon seems to be infinitely changeable, so it’s not surprising that they get their scare on for Halloween. Here’s a look at Adventure Time Spooktacular #1, which is out in comics shops today from BOOM! Studios. This issue includes four stories and a preview of the Steven Universe comic, which is based [...]

Preview: Archie Comics Spectacular: It’s a Date!

Brigid Alverson
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Romance is in the air in Riverdale in the latest Archie collection, Archie Comics Specatacular: It’s a Date!, which features 128 pages of stories about romance. The standard Archie-Betty-Veronica triangle is there, of course, but we also get to see stories about other couples, such as Moose and Midge and Chuck and Nancy. The collection [...]

Preview: Betty and Veronica’s Princess Storybook

Brigid Alverson
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Betty and Veronica’s Princess Storybook brings the Riverdale crowd back in time to act out traditional fairy tales, with a few Archie-esque twists of their own. This is the second collection of Archie fairy tales, and the talent on the book includes prolific creator Dan Parent as well some interesting guest artists: Renae DeLiz (Womanthology), [...]