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  • Archie Comics Collector: @spazaru- I would think they would keep that vault section as it is so unique to the annuals and jumbo comics. We will find out next month when the first jumbo 288 pager releases. As for good old Stan Goldberg, I am a #1 fan, of early and late Stan Goldberg. Obviously his art in later years was not at the same level as his early years, his art just says Archie to me and his work on the original Archie Marries storyline got me back into Archie comics and I have not looked back since so I credit him for that. @John, looking forward to the new stories in the upcoming digests.
    Today at 02:13:02 PM
  • SaveFearow: which do you think is a better value, the Jumbos or the 1000 pagers?
    Today at 02:02:16 PM
  • spazaru: I saw that Jon.  Hopefully they'll keep that up!
    Today at 01:43:42 PM
  • JonInIowaCity: The positive side about the jumbos is that they are now including new material and not just reprints.
    Today at 01:10:02 PM
  • spazaru: I agree ACC.  The Jumbo Comics are the best.  I just hope the page decrease doesn't come out of the Classic Vault section.  They can take it out of the latter period Stan Goldberg and I wouldn't miss it! Ha ha.
    Today at 12:31:02 PM
  • BettyReggie: See you all later 8)
    Today at 12:04:35 PM
  • BettyReggie: TFAW.COM has still not put in the new comics on their site yet :'( but Midtown comics has done it 8)
    Today at 11:26:30 AM
  • spazaru: Thanks for calling ACC.  That sucks, especially with the latest price increase.
    Today at 10:41:27 AM
  • Archie Comics Collector: Just called Archie, Jumbo comics digests are going to be decreased to 288 pages starting with Betty and Veronica Friends #240 appearing later next month. The last jumbo comics at 320 pages seems to be Jughead and Archie #5 being released in the next few weeks.
    Today at 09:51:16 AM
  • BettyReggie: Later
    Today at 08:39:54 AM
  • SaveFearow: nice blog Jon. I'll miss LWA too but it had a good run and a very sweet epilogue.
    Today at 12:53:38 AM
  • spazaru: sorry, got cut off.  You're right, they are 288 pages.  Let us know what you find out after you call Archie.
    Yesterday at 11:08:22 PM
  • spazaru: Thanks ACC!  I hadn't noticed it until the October solicits but I looked back at August going forward, and you
    Yesterday at 11:07:52 PM
  • JonInIowaCity: I just blogged about LWA 37. [link]  I'll write up some stuff later in the week about last week's Mega Man and this week's Afterlife.
    Yesterday at 09:34:47 PM
  • Archie Comics Collector: @I meant to say that there are no longer any logos on the cover from that B&V Friends 240 and on mentioning 320 pages and Giant Sized and that this issues descriptions just show 288 pages as you mentioned.
    Yesterday at 09:22:54 PM
  • Archie Comics Collector: @spazaru- Good eye, but that is not the only jumbo issue that seems to have 288 pages. Starting with the August solicitations with Betty and Veronica Friends 240 Jumbo comics, all Jumbo comics shown in the solicits from then on to the current solicits no longer have the logo Giant Sized and 320 Pages but 288 pages. Jughead with Archie Jumbo comics #5 is the last one coming in a few weeks that still shows 320 pages and Giant Sized. I will call Archie tommorrow and see if this changing as shown in the solicits.
    Yesterday at 09:20:30 PM
  • spazaru: I noticed in the October solicits on Archiecomics.com, the Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics is only 288 pages instead of 320.  If that's true, that's kind of a rip since they just raised the price.  Hopefully it's not a trend, but just that issue.
    Yesterday at 09:03:36 PM
  • JonInIowaCity: What I'd really like to see though is a series featuring Star Andrews. Or something featuring LWA's Jellybean Jones.
    Yesterday at 08:56:12 PM
  • BettyReggie: I hope we get a magazine that similar to Life with Archie but focuses on Reggie & Betty & Veronica & Jughead,
    Yesterday at 08:54:09 PM

Author Topic: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?  (Read 6677 times)

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Offline achernar

least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« on: June 07, 2011, 11:00:29 PM »
which cover from a Digest or Double Digest do like the least?  :-\

Offline RiverPhoenixDale

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2011, 01:02:16 AM »
I don't collect the digests, but I was never crazy about the Story & Game covers when the cover itself was a game.



I count 13 things wrong, how about you?  :)

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Offline Captain Hero

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2011, 09:12:50 AM »


If we're going to see a cover with an extreme close-up of Betty and Veronica gossiping about Archie, we could at least get a spoken or visual gag behind it!

Of course, what's more unforgivable is having a spelling mistake in the cover gag itself.

DIGESTS: 2319

COMICS:  2019

TOTAL:  4338




http://popcultureaddictlifeguide.blogspot.com/

Offline PTF

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2011, 07:46:13 PM »
Its a mistake that can happen to anyone. :)

Offline 100DollarHeadache

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2011, 08:26:14 PM »


If we're going to see a cover with an extreme close-up of Betty and Veronica gossiping about Archie, we could at least get a spoken or visual gag behind it!
Hang on, why did Veronica's eyes turn blue?

Offline Captain Hero

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2011, 10:22:50 PM »
Its a mistake that can happen to anyone. :)

Yeah, in a story, I can see how it can be missed.  A cover gag, though...I dunno...  ;)

(Spelling errors irk me in general though...LOL)
DIGESTS: 2319

COMICS:  2019

TOTAL:  4338




http://popcultureaddictlifeguide.blogspot.com/

Offline Tuxedo Mark

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #6 on: June 09, 2011, 12:45:07 PM »


If we're going to see a cover with an extreme close-up of Betty and Veronica gossiping about Archie, we could at least get a spoken or visual gag behind it!
Hang on, why did Veronica's eyes turn blue?

Who's to say they aren't blue? We usually see nothing of the girls' eyes except the typical black dots.




Betty Cooper + Cheryl Blossom. It's inevitable.

The Betty Cooper FAQ
http://supergirl.741.com/Betty/bettyfaq.html

The Cheryl Blossom FAQ
http://supergirl.741.com/Cheryl/cherylfaq.html

Offline RiverPhoenixDale

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2011, 01:31:57 PM »
Or maybe...

...THIS was the original cover!  :)


Offline 100DollarHeadache

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2011, 01:34:31 PM »
I think they kept the black dot eyes all those years to make Cheryl's green eyes stand out more.

Offline RiverPhoenixDale

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2011, 08:31:25 PM »
This cover kind of stinks.

a) It's joke-free.

b) Archie is impressed by some really mediocre-looking cheerleading.  He should watch the competitions on ESPN sometime.  (Actually, knowing Archie, he probably does.)



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Offline Captain Hero

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #10 on: June 10, 2011, 10:43:10 PM »
But, it's the 200th ISSUE...

...and...last issue...LOL
DIGESTS: 2319

COMICS:  2019

TOTAL:  4338




http://popcultureaddictlifeguide.blogspot.com/

Offline PTF

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #11 on: June 10, 2011, 11:56:20 PM »
I can see why. What a lame routine. No way are they winning the national title! :)

Well, that and the sun appears to be going super nova. :)

Offline RiverPhoenixDale

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2011, 12:01:18 AM »
Well, that and the sun appears to be going super nova. :)

The supernova destroyed Archie's version of Earth-2, where the covers have no jokes and the cheerleaders are merely adequate.  :)

Offline B-ko Daitokuji

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2011, 01:04:48 AM »
The obvious joke is Archie's hideous flannel shirt.  Is he going to be giving out paper towels?

And is the asian-esque girl under Betty an actual character or just one of those phantom teenagers that roam the halls of Riverdale High like ghosts to be seen once and never again?


Offline Captain Hero

Re: least liked Digest or Double Digest cover?
« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2011, 01:12:28 AM »
The obvious joke is Archie's hideous flannel shirt.  Is he going to be giving out paper towels?

And is the asian-esque girl under Betty an actual character or just one of those phantom teenagers that roam the halls of Riverdale High like ghosts to be seen once and never again?

I always thought it was Tomoko.  The cover's too old for it to be Kumi.  :D
DIGESTS: 2319

COMICS:  2019

TOTAL:  4338




http://popcultureaddictlifeguide.blogspot.com/

 

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