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This Week’s Comics: Garfield’s Universe

Lori Henderson
Garfield 21

Happy New Year! There’s actually a list of comics for kids being released this week, and here are some good ones! Beware the Batman continues its run with the third issue this week, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comes out in big and small sizes with a digest and trade, and the Teenage Mutant [...]

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: 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 [...]

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 [...]

Betty & Veronica cover reveal: Cute and cuter

Brigid Alverson
B&V#270

The folks at Archie Comics gave us a sneak peek at two covers (regular and variant) for Betty & Veronica #270, which will be out in February. Feel the cuteness! And if you like these, check out my interview with longtime Archie editor Victor Gorelick and comics historian Craig Yoe about their latest book, The [...]

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), [...]

Preview: Archie’s Even Funnier Kids’ Joke Book

Brigid Alverson
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What’s funnier than Archie’s Joke Book? Archie’s Even Funnier Joke Book! Like its predecessors, this fat (almost 200 pages) book focuses on one-page gags, jokes, and puzzles, all featuring the Riverdale crowd. It’s a nice diversion and would be a great holiday gift. Here’s a sneak peek; it’s out in comics shops today and bookstores [...]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Double Digest #216

Brigid Alverson
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Halloween is coming, and the Riverdale crowd is ready! Check our our preview of Betty and Veronica Double Digest #216, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow; catalog info follows after the preview. BETTY AND VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #216 Things are about to get very spooooky for The Archies when they plan to shoot [...]

Preview: Betty & Veronica Double Digest #215

Brigid Alverson
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It’s beauty vs. the budget in this month’s issue of Betty & Veronica Double Digest, which went on sale yesterday in finer comics shops everywhere. Check out our preview (and that lovely cover by Gisele Lagace and Tito Pena); there’s more information at the end of the post. BETTY AND VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #215 When [...]