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  • DeCarlo Rules: Thanks, VJ. I did not know of Penny Peabody. If they're going to reprint Little Archie, I wish they'd reprint the longer, better (pre-1965) ones by Bolling. It seems like the longer stories allowed Bolling to create something more interesting out of LA, but there seems like some taboo against reprinting them in the digests.
    October 23, 2017, 09:46:35 PM
  • BettyReggie: I plan to watch Riverdale Espoide #1 & # 2 on The CW. Website later.
    October 23, 2017, 06:42:39 PM
  • Vegan Jughead: Penny Peabody was the girlfriend of Fangs Fogarty, the bully in the Little Archie comics.  I know you don't love those and even if you did read a lot of them, she's barely in them.  Really obscure.  Real Ms Grundy is dead I think.  This one stole her identity if I remember correctly.
    October 23, 2017, 12:23:28 PM
  • DeCarlo Rules: ...and if Ms. Grundy wasn't Ms. Grundy, then who was she, and where is the real Ms. Grundy?
    October 23, 2017, 05:59:39 AM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Penny Peabody? ... original character created by the show's writers?
    October 23, 2017, 05:56:42 AM
  • Tuxedo Mark: My review of "Archie's Weird Mysteries": "I Was a Teenage Vampire": [link]
    October 22, 2017, 09:04:01 PM
  • Ronny G: Actually yesterday. Today's Sunday, but I just got home from vacation today!
    October 22, 2017, 07:11:20 PM
  • Ronny G: Got my Betty and Veronica Halloween Annual digest in the mail today! YAY!
    October 22, 2017, 07:09:45 PM
  • Vegan Jughead: Hey but who needs Moose and Midge when you can have such prominent characters as Penny Peabody and Toni Topaz on the show?
    October 22, 2017, 10:30:03 AM
  • Vegan Jughead: Ms. Grundy would have been a total surprise but it turned out she wasn't really Ms. Grundy so I can let that go.  Killing Moose after barely seeing him last year and Midge after she was in literally one episode (and barely in it, at that) seems ridiculous.
    October 21, 2017, 08:31:51 AM
  • DeCarlo Rules: For a character franchise that's been running for 75+ years, ARCHIE really has a pretty small cast of regulars. Apart from the core 5 and the other 6 already mentioned, there's Cheryl & Jason and Kevin... and (filed under "extended supporting players") the teachers and parents. That's pretty much it. 14 teen characters and their parents & teachers. Sabrina and Josie and their supporting casts coexist in Riverdale, but they're really their own separate franchises. If your murder victims turn out to be Jinx Malloy and Cricket O'Dell, there's not much drama in it, beyond a shrug.
    October 21, 2017, 07:12:39 AM
  • DeCarlo Rules: Why Moose and Midge? Good question... let me know if you can think of any other ongoing characters who are more expendable, but still well-known. I guess the other likely candidates would be Dilton and Ethel, or Chuck and Nancy. I guess you could come up with a short list of other names, but are they really that well-known? Ms. Grundy was a total surprise!
    October 21, 2017, 06:45:30 AM
  • BettyReggie: Midtown Comics has the new January 2018 Comics. I preordered mine.
    October 20, 2017, 05:17:44 PM
  • CAPalace: Seriously though why are Moose and Midge like one of the first people to die whenever they are in the horror stories line and now Riverdale lol
    October 20, 2017, 12:36:49 PM
  • Tuxedo Mark: I recently watched Geek House's reaction to the episode. They're very amateur. They often leave in false starts and farting around before the actual intro. Joey often struggles with the episode title, like he can't just look it up before they start recording. Joey has to announce that he's putting the video into full screen and then does a countdown. Cut all of that stuff out! In the new review, he and his wife didn't react at all to Moose and Midge being killed. It soon became apparent that they didn't even know it was Moose and Midge! Joey referred to them as the "drug addicts".
    October 20, 2017, 11:42:14 AM
  • Vegan Jughead: Oh, wow, that sucks.
    October 20, 2017, 09:21:57 AM
  • JonInIowaCity: I'm not saying that they're dead, but they're not listed as appearing in any future episodes in IMBD, while other minor characters are.
    October 20, 2017, 08:53:10 AM
  • Vegan Jughead: I don't think Moose and Midge are dead.  I hope not.  It's one thing to kill Jason Blossom.  Killing two characters who have been around for 68 years is something else entirely.
    October 20, 2017, 07:43:40 AM


Author Topic: Archie Comics cancellations  (Read 2687 times)

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DeCarlo Rules

Archie Comics cancellations
« on: December 08, 2016, 12:11:28 AM »
From Diamond Comics, here is a list of ACP products for which all previously solicited orders have been cancelled, along with their Diamond order codes.

OCT161174   ARCHIE NEW RIVERDALE COVER BOOK #1 - CANCELLED
AUG161233   ARCHIES BIG BOOK TP VOL 01 MAGIC MUSIC & MISCHIEF - WILL RESOLICIT
AUG169241   ARCHIES COLORING BOOK #1 - WILL RESOLICIT
OCT161175   BETTY & VERONICA NEW RIVERDALE COVER BOOK #1 - CANCELLED
OCT161189   REGGIES 80 PAGE GIANT COMIC #1    - CANCELLED
SEP161300   SABRINA #8 CVR A REG HACK - WILL RESOLICIT
SEP161301   SABRINA #8 CVR B VAR SOUTHWORTH - WILL RESOLICIT
AUG161239   SONIC SUPER DIGEST #18 - WILL RESOLICIT
AUG169242   SONIC SUPER SPECIAL MAGAZINE #14 - WILL RESOLICIT

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2016, 02:15:42 AM »
All those cancellations make me sad :'(

BettyReggie

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2016, 05:22:55 AM »
The Archie Coloring Book is not happening. I can't believe it. That would have been awesome. I guess Midtown Comics will not charge me the $7.99 for it.

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2016, 05:52:07 AM »
The Archie Coloring Book is not happening. I can't believe it. That would have been awesome. I guess Midtown Comics will not charge me the $7.99 for it.

No, any standing orders would be cancelled. There's always a chance you may see it turn up again in the ACP solicitations in another six months or a year.

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2016, 11:24:42 AM »
The Archie Coloring Book is not happening. I can't believe it. That would have been awesome. I guess Midtown Comics will not charge me the $7.99 for it.
it would of, i so was ready to buy

BettyReggie

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2016, 11:28:16 AM »
I preorder it from Midtown Comics on November 25 2016 but it does say release dates may be subject to change

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2016, 04:09:10 PM »
Diamond will cancel all retailers' pre-orders (that includes Midtown Comics) for those titles, so you'll have to order it again, if and when it's ever re-solicited by ACP. Keep checking those solicitations. This sort of thing happens with comics (and any other products distributed by Diamond Comics) solicited by various publishers all the time, so it's not likely that Midtown Comics would ever notify any of their customers of the cancellations.

Re: Archie Comics cancellations
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2016, 08:35:09 PM »
This is becoming an 'Archie' thing. Just wanted to comment about the latest 1000 page book 'Archie 1000 page comic spree'. This book had a release date of October 25th. Well, at least it got released. Except that here in Canada it JUST showed up in stores. Been haunting my local Superstore like Sabrina's Uncle Ambrose. I guess with a 40% off cover price I have to wait 40% longer. As I said, at least it came out in print. Before anyone comments - I'll say it first. The 1000 page books are reprints of the recently printed digests, with all the non-Archie stores removed. I just stopped buying the digests recently, because of the lack of new stories. Will miss that. All we're missing at 'Archie' is the band playing 'Nearer to God than thee'' as the boat sinks.

 


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