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Retail reports
« on: June 13, 2016, 02:32:06 PM »
Let's make this an all-purpose thread for reporting our sightings , etc. of Archie stuff ~ especially the ACTUAL comic books and digests (I guess many?? people here would tend to reserve " comic books " for " standard " 32-pagers so thinking of that I wrote it that way)  :2funny: !
  I bought a Jughead and Archie?? at a Safeway here in San Francisco t'other day , " the Castro Safeway " . They also had World Of Archie , IIRC . I was going to look up the last issue of the 32-page " last " B&V series ~ but this computer workshop's computers blocks comics.org !!!!!!!!!!! FRICKEN FRATTEN RITZEN RATTEN .
  Can anyone direct me , please , to a site where the last few ishes of the now-discontinued last B&V covers are up , please ? :'(

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Retail reports
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2016, 03:28:09 PM »
Can anyone direct me , please , to a site where the last few ishes of the now-discontinued last B&V covers are up , please ? :'(


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ASS-P

Re: Retail reports
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2016, 06:23:39 PM »
...Thank you .
  When I was fairly new back here in San Francisco , in a Walgreen's store (On Mission Street , on the same block as the ~ alas ~ now-closed Cartoon Art Museum .) , in their magazine rack ~ I saw BETTY AND VERONICA #277 . I bought it .
  They had a couple of copies , neatly racekd , no other comics in their racks .
  It odd/interesting to me how you sometimes see this , just a couple , or just one , even , comic book showing up in a " normal " magazine rack .
  Unfortunately , I missed #278  :'( ~ I recently realized that I missed the " final : ARCHIE ish , #66 , devili shly  :) , too :'( ...........




Can anyone direct me , please , to a site where the last few ishes of the now-discontinued last B&V covers are up , please ? :'(


MyComicShop.com
« Last Edit: June 13, 2016, 06:26:01 PM by ASS-P »

DeCarlo Rules

Re: Retail reports
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2016, 07:56:53 PM »
...Thank you .
  When I was fairly new back here in San Francisco , in a Walgreen's store (On Mission Street , on the same block as the ~ alas ~ now-closed Cartoon Art Museum .) , in their magazine rack ~ I saw BETTY AND VERONICA #277 . I bought it .
  They had a couple of copies , neatly racekd , no other comics in their racks .
  It odd/interesting to me how you sometimes see this , just a couple , or just one , even , comic book showing up in a " normal " magazine rack .
  Unfortunately , I missed #278  :'( ~ I recently realized that I missed the " final : ARCHIE ish , #66 , devili shly  :) , too :'( ...........




Can anyone direct me , please , to a site where the last few ishes of the now-discontinued last B&V covers are up , please ? :'(


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Both ARCHIE #666 and BETTY AND VERONICA #278 have 6 different covers, all by Dan Parent. At least they both went out on a high note.

 


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