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WORLD OF BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST

Started by Hanna Barbera Montana, October 17, 2020, 12:24:24 PM

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Hanna Barbera Montana

Starting the new year of 2021 with a new B & V digest title (another "special collecter's edition").
Features a new story from the team behind Betty & Veronica: The Bond of Friendship.

https://archiecomics.com/january-2021-solicitations/

DeCarlo Rules

I could have lived without the Jamie Rotante/Brittney Williams double-length new story in favor of a Dan Parent double-length story, but I will be getting it.

Hanna Barbera Montana

January 02, 2021, 09:15:28 PM #2 Last Edit: January 02, 2021, 09:22:20 PM by Hanna Barbera Montana
Scratch that: only Jamie Rotante is involved. The art is by Bill Galvan.

DeCarlo Rules

Huh. That was a surprise. Since it was 10 pages I thought they were going to do the version of B&V (by Rotante & Williams) that they've been pushing so hard with previews of the OGN in the back pages of both B&V digests for the last few months.

But no, this is just a regular "Archie classic"-style story written by Rotante and drawn by good 'ol reliable Bill Galvan. Nothing different about it except that it's 10 pages instead of the usual 5. But, you know... it wouldn't hurt to start making all the new lead stories in the digests 10 pages, since they're not really publishing much new in the floppy comics.

Mr.Lodge

At least it's not another Dan Parent generic slop job who is barely one step above Erica Henderson.

DeCarlo Rules

... and hey, what do you know? "Editor's Notebook" is back after a decade or so MIA (now written by Mike Pellerito); He says (unless I misinterpreted) that both World of B&V Jumbo Digest and Archie 80th Anniversary Jumbo Digest will be featuring new 10-page lead stories. That's a good sign, as is the fact that they printed an address for letters and fan art -- almost as if they WANT to hear from readers all of a sudden.

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