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Preview: Seeing Double with Archie Double Digests

Brigid Alverson

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

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 [...]

Preview: Archie and Friends Double Digest #23

Brigid Alverson

Hey, it’s comics about cartoonists—Riverdale style! In Archie and Friends Double Digest #23, out this week in comics shops, we get two stories about the struggles of the creative life. First Chuck Clayton ignores his girlfriend, Nancy, because he’s too busy cartooning, and then when Chuck tries to help a fellow creator come up with [...]

Preview: Archie #637

Brigid Alverson

This fairy tale-themed Archie comic won’t be available in comics shops until Wednesday, but we’re giving you a sneak preview today! As readers of the Life With Archie magazine know, strange things happen to the Riverdale gang when they go into the woods…

Preview: Jinx

Brigid Alverson

Jinx is a grown-up version of an older Archie comic, Little Jinx, that was a favorite of mine when I was a kid. In the original, Jinx was a mischievous six-year-old who often sparred with her father; now she is a teenager and the sparring has gotten a little more serious—but only a little. Writers [...]

Preview: Archie and Friends Double Digest #11

Brigid Alverson

It’s time for some Saturday cartoons! Today’s selection features the classic Archie superheroes (scripted by Frank Doyle and penciled by Bill Vigoda) getting mixed up in some medieval hijinks. Archie and Friends Double Digest #11 goes on sale this Wednesday, so if you like what you see, you won’t have to wait long to see [...]