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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: Archie Double Digest #242

Brigid Alverson
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It’s Archie time! Here’s a preview of Archie Double Digest #242, which will be out in comics shops tomorrow and in the rest of the world two weeks later. The catalog information is after the preview. Enjoy! ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #242 When Archie has to make some quick cash to compensate for an accident he [...]

Cover reveal: World of Archie Double Digest #33

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the cover of World of Archie Double Digest #33, which is due out in October. Cvoer artists George Frese and Tito Peña keep it simple in this startlingly iconic cover, in which Archie’s hair expands to fill the universe, but no doubt the interior will be crammed full of [...]

Cover Reveal: Archie’s Even Funnier Kids’ Joke Book

Brigid Alverson
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If you liked Archie’s Giant Kids’ Joke Book, well, we have good news for you: Archie’s Even Funnier Kids’ Joke Book will be out in October, and we have the first look at the cover, as well as all the solicit information. Read on! ARCHIE’S EVEN FUNNIER KIDS’ JOKE BOOK Get ready for even more [...]

Preview: Jughead Double Digest #192

Brigid Alverson
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Our next preview is Jughead Double Digest #192. If you follow my Archie writings at all, you already know that Jughead is my favorite character, and the Jughead comics are my favorite Archie series; I think the writing just has that extra spark. Jughead is on hiatus at the moment but I hope it comes [...]

Preview: Archie and Friends Double Digest #27

Brigid Alverson
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Ready for some Archie goodness? We have a double preview for you to enjoy on this lazy Sunday. First up is Archie and Friends Double Digest #27, which goes on sale next week in comics shops, a little later in other venues. Here’s the solicit information: Abracadabra! Magician extraordinaire, the Illustrious Salustri, is coming to [...]

Preview: Archie Double Digest #239

Brigid Alverson
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We’ve got a quick hit of Archie goodness for you today! Here’s the solicit information: Archie Double Digest #239 Archie drops by Chuck’s and discovers the artist at work on some portraits of the gang. Using Chuck’s skills to his advantage, Archie stumbles upon the key to getting into any girl’s good graces by presenting [...]

Preview: Seeing Double with Archie Double Digests

Brigid Alverson
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Here’s an Archie double-header, previews of two Double Digests that will be in comics stores tomorrow: Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #233 and World of Archie Double Digest #28. Here’s the scoop on both of ‘em: B&V FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #233 Veronica’s birthday is fast approaching and she is ready to celebrate in typical [...]

Links: Viz announces Ben 10 graphic novels; Archie meets Glee

Brigid Alverson
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Viz Media has launched a kid-oriented comics app, sticky DOT comics, which features a slew of Pokemon manga as well as their Voltron Force, Redekai, and Mameshiba graphic novels; Mr. Men and Little Miss are on the way as well. And they had another big announcement as well: They will publish a line of original [...]

Preview: Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #232

Brigid Alverson
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Betty and Veronica fighting—and it’s not over Archie? That’s the lead story in Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #232, out in comics shops next Wednesday. The title tale is “Battle Royal,” and it’s scripted by Archie veteran George Gladir, penciled by Jeff Schulz, and inked by Al Milgrom. The digest includes a Sabrina story [...]