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ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« on: December 19, 2016, 06:32:49 PM »

Betty & Veronica #1 (FCBD)
IT’S BETTY VS. VERONICA! Betty and Veronica are America’s sweethearts… until they turn on each other! “Pops’ Chocklit Shoppe is being taken over by a huge coffee company. When Betty and Veronica go head-to-head over the issue, all bets are off! Friendships will shatter. Cities will burn. Nails will be broken. Betty and Veronica are back in this ALL-NEW #1 from comics legend Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman, Catwoman)!

Script: Adam Hughes
Art: Adam Hughes and Jose Villarrubia
Cover: Adam Hughes


Sonic the Hedgehog (FCBD)
SONIC is BACK for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Turn back time and witness the "Genesis of a Hero" as Sonic enters his first climactic show-down with the evil Dr. Eggman! When the mad doctor takes over South Island, there's only one hedgehog who can set things right! Jump right into the excitement, action and fun in this retro romp celebrating 25 years of Sonic!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, John Workman, Gabriel Cassata
Cover: Jamal Peppers, Gary Martin and Matt Herms


Archie #18
NEW STORY ARC! The Blossom Twins have found out their father has been lying to them about why they moved to Riverdale. It's up to Detective Jughead to learn the dark truth behind the Blossom Family! Join us as we welcome new Archie series artist Pete Woods (Deadpool, Robin).

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Pete Woods, Andre Szymanowicz, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pete Woods
Variant Covers: Elsa Charretier, Robert Hack with Kelly Fitzpatrick
On Sale Date: 3/15
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


The Archies One-Shot
BRAND NEW ONE-SHOT SPECIAL! Follow Archie's quest to make his songwriting dreams a reality, and see what happens when the rock 'n' roll dream starts affecting his relationships with his closest friends. Join co-writers Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg (Archie Meets Ramones) and artist Joe Eisma (Archie) for a power-pop one-shot that goes loud on the music, fun and friendship.

Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg
Art: Joe Eisma
Cover: Jaime Hernandez
Variant Covers: David Mack, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 3/15
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Josie and The Pussycats #5
Josie and the Pussycats play at a State Fair! Josie has her sights set on recording with famous country star Cheri Overwood—but a newcomer to the music scene, Felicity Mountain, has stolen the Pussycats’ spotlight. The girls might just miss their chance at the big time, unless Josie, Valerie and Melody can unearth the shocking truth about the Felicity!

Script: Marguerite Bennett, Cameron DeOrdio
Art: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Audrey Mok
Variant Covers: Asami Matsumura, Jenn St. Onge
On Sale Date: 3/8
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


Jughead: The Hunger One-Shot
BRAND NEW ONE-SHOT SPECIAL! Jughead Jones has always had an insatiable appetite… but what if his hunger came from a sinister place? When a murderous menace is on the prowl, taking the lives of some of the most well-known and esteemed inhabitants of Riverdale, Jughead and his family’s dark legacy comes to light. Join writer Frank Tieri (Wolverine) and artist Michael Walsh (Secret Avengers) for this horrifying one-shot for TEEN+ readers.

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Michael Walsh
Cover: Michael Walsh
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack
On Sale Date: 3/29
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Little Archie One-Shot
BRAND NEW ONE-SHOT SPECIAL! Archie's wildest day ever starts with a cat eating his homework—and things just get crazier from there! But this isn’t just an ordinary cat, and this certainly won’t be an ordinary day for Little Archie and his friends. Join in on the fun adventure from the superstar comics team Art Baltazar and Franco (Tiny Titans, Action Cat and Adventure Bug)!

Script: Art Baltazar and Franco
Art: Art Baltazar
Cover: Art Baltazar
Variant Covers: Ryan Jampole, Asami Matsumura
On Sale Date: 3/8
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Reggie and Me #5
As Reggie kicks his master plan to pit Moose against Archie Andrews into high gear—a plan to get them both expelled from Riverdale High—Vader questions his master’s fascination with Midge Klump. What is Reggie so fascinated by her? What is it that makes her so special? Find out in the penultimate chapter of this 5-issue miniseries!

Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Sandy Jarrell with Kelly Fitzpatrick
Variant Covers: Aaron Lopresti, Andy Price
On Sale Date: 2/22
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


Riverdale #1 (Resolicit)
From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the new CW series Riverdale comes the first issue of the MUST-READ, brand new, ongoing comic series. Set in the universe of the TV series, the Riverdale comic offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Josie & the Pussycats and their friends, exploring small-town life and the darkness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Various
Art: Alitha Martinez
Cover: Alitha Martinez
Variant Covers: Elliott Fernandez, Francesco Francavilla, Peter Krause, Djibril Morissette-Phan, Ron Salas
On Sale Date: 3/1
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


Sabrina the Teen-age Witch One-Shot
BRAND NEW ONE-SHOT SPECIAL! Sabrina is off to college for her first foray into “the real world.” After years of being protectively home schooled by her aunts, she is ready to experience friends, boys, and parties—but a shocking revelation will rock her world in a way she never expected! From writers Franco (Tiny Titans) and Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic) and art by Andy Price (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic)!

Script: Katie Cook and Franco
Art: Andy Price
Cover: Sandra Lanz
Variant Covers: Adam Hughes, Paul Renaud, Andy Price
On Sale Date: 3/22
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Archie Comics Double Digest #377
It’s STORYBOOK MONTH for the Archie digest line! In “PinARCHIo,” Mr. Lodge creates a puppet, PinARCHIo, that comes to life. But the new boy is so girl crazy and so disobedient, he tries to get him back into puppet form!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 3/29
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Archie's Funhouse Comics Double Digest #25
STORYBOOK MONTH continues! In "Hansel and Gretel.Inc," Hansel (Archie) and Gretel (Betty) run a smooth delivery service in the Enchanted Forest—until they come across the glutton known as "Sir Jughead"! He'll eat anything that's not nailed down... including them!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 3/8
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Archie Giant Comics Medley (TR)
ARCHIE GIANT COMICS MEDLEY collects 480 pages of iconic Archie tales in one amazing volume! Follow America's favorite red-head as he navigates the pressures of the American teenager in the awkward, charming, and hilarious way you've come to know and love.

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
ISBN-13: 978-1-68255-987-1
$7.99/$8.99CAN TR
480pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date:3/22


Archie's 75th Anniversary Digest #7
Celebrate Archie’s 75th anniversary in a special way with this commemorative digest! Get ready for a whole lot of hilarious stories featuring Archie, Jughead, B&V and the whole extended Archie gang as well as bonus art pages and fun intros from writers, artists and fans alike.

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
On Sale Date: 3/1
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.


Archie's 75th Anniversary Digest #8
Celebrate Archie’s 75th anniversary in a special way with this commemorative digest! Get ready for a whole lot of hilarious stories featuring America’s red-headed hero, as well as bonus art pages and fun intros from writers, artists and fans alike. Each anniversary digest is a special collector’s item for every Archie fan!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
On Sale Date: 3/29
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.


Betty & Veronica Comics Annual #252
STORYBOOK MONTH rolls on! In "Thumbelonica," Princess Betty finds a little girl living between the petals of a rose. But the tiny creature’s bothersome ways drive the princess crazy, especially when it’s discovered that the little one also has magical powers!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 3/15
192-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.


B&V Friends Comics Annual #253
STORYBOOK MONTH gains momentum! In "The Princesses and the Pea-brain," the girls are put to the test to see who will be a suitable wife for Prince Archie. But when their mattresses are out to the pea test, it’s anybody's guess who will be lucky (or unlucky) enough to win over the prince!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 3/1
192-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.


Little Archie 80-page Giant Comic #1
This GIANT-SIZED collection features some of the best, classic stories filled with mischief and mayhem, starring Little Archie and his Pals ‘n’ Gals! This is the perfect companion book to the BRAND new Little Archie One-Shot also available!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
On Sale Date: 3/8
80-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


World Of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #67
Another STORYBOOK MONTH fun tale! In "The Emperor's Used Clothes," Sir Reginald, the vein emperor of Riverdalia, is constantly obsessed with new clothes, mainly to feed his huge ego. When a couple of swindlers come with some worn out clothes, he thinks it' a joke. Until he discovers the used clothes have mystical powers....

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 3/22
256-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.


Sonic: Mega Drive - Overdrive
SONIC kicks things into "OVERDRIVE"!: The Classic Sonic sensation comes to its startling finale! Dr. Eggman has managed to gather up all seven of the Ancient Gears which will super-charge his latest creation—the Mega Drive! Now Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Amy Rose are in a race against time to gather the Chaos Emeralds and stop Dr. Eggman before the vicious device launches! Featuring cover art by rising star Tyson Hesse!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tyson Hesse, Matt Herms & Jack Morelli
Cover: Tyson Hesse
On Sale Date: 3/1
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.


Sonic / Mega Man: Worlds Unite 3 (TR)
Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man team up with heroes from across the SEGA and Capcom universes to battle the monstrous Sigma and stop his relentless assault across multiple universes! Featuring the worlds of STREET FIGHTER, GOLDEN AXE, MONSTER HUNTER, NIGHTS INTO DREAMS and many more! It's the dream team mash-up of iconic gaming heroes and villains you always hoped for in this frantic, bombastic finale!

Script: Ian Flynn, Aleah Baker
Art: Tyson Hesse, Jamal Peppers, Diana Skelly, Jim Amash, Terry Austin, Matt Herms, Elaina Unger, Jack Morelli, Rachel Deering and more
Cover: T. Rex and Matt Herms
ISBN-13: 978-1-68255-892-4
$14.99/$16.99CAN
TR
pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/8


Sonic The Hedgehog #293
Sonic and Honey are on the set of the latest, greatest(?) super hero show—Sonic Man Heroes! But when Dr. Eggman crashes the scene, ranting and raving about creative differences, things get very interesting! Featuring cover art by comics extraordinaire Tracy Yardley and a “Arcade” variant by Sonic comics legend Patrick Spaziante!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata and John Workman
Cover: Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms
Variant Cover: Patrick Spaziante
On Sale Date: 3/22
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


Sonic Universe #96
BUNNIE gets ready for a NEW VENTURE in "Freedom Fighters" Part Two: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire—and in this case, evil too! Bunnie is summoned to Blaze’s world in a desperate attempt to repel the invasion of a new, sinister force! Featuring cover art by jammin' Jamal Peppers and a "Freedom Fighters Forever" variant by the excellent Evan Stanley!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Jim Amash, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli
Cover: Jamal Peppers, Jim Amash & Matt Herms
Variant Cover: Evan Stanley
On Sale Date: 3/8
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

irishmoxie

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2016, 07:41:48 PM »
Honestly more interested in the storybook digest stories.

BettyReggie

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2016, 10:10:23 PM »
I would love to get Archie #18, the main cover looks the best. The Archies One Shot has 2 good covers, the main one & the red & white one. Reggie & Me #4 has 2 good covers the main one & one where he outside of the school.
« Last Edit: December 20, 2016, 09:15:45 PM by BettyReggie »

DeCarlo Rules

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2016, 06:32:06 PM »
Honestly more interested in the storybook digest stories.

Me too! It'll be a long time before the well runs dry for Dan Parent's modern updates of classic fairy tale stories.

Re: Sabrina the Teenage Witch #1 one-shot: In this reboot she never even attended high school, and starts college after previously being home-schooled by her aunts? With story and art by the team from IDW's My Little Pony comic? That seems to indicate to me that the story and art might actually be comical/cartoony, so maybe I'll give this one a look after all.

EDIT: I actually missed the interior page penciled and inked by Andy Price when I first scanned these solicits. Some interesting details in that drawing, including Sabrina's t-shirt that has the GROOVIE GOOLIES logo on it, a Chinese take-out box labeled "Lee Ho Fooks" (taken from a line in the song "Werewolves of London" by Warren Zevon; "I saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand/Walking through the streets of Soho in the rain/He was looking for the place called Lee Ho Fooks/Gonna get a big dish of beef chow mein"), and a pendant (seen hanging from the bookcase) taken from a classic episode of Star Trek. This is definitely starting to look more promising to me. I only hope the story injects some humor into the proceedings.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2016, 12:57:52 AM by DeCarlo Rules »

BettyReggie

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2016, 10:33:15 PM »
Midtown Comics hasn't put them up yet on their site. This time all the digests look good. But I simply don't buy because I have plenty already. And I have a lot of those 1000 page books.
« Last Edit: December 25, 2016, 09:09:34 PM by BettyReggie »

grubhead

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2016, 06:46:42 PM »
Just getting the main Archie book with the Hack cover.

Other covers I like

The Archies One- Shot - cover by David Mack

Jughead: The Hunger - cover by Robert Hack

B&V Friends Comics Annual #253 - cover by Dan Parent

Riverdale - cover by Peter Krause.

I think all three variant covers for Sabrina are nicer than the main one. Can't decide which is best. Why isn't the main cover by Andy Price? I know it's black and white but if the interior is as nice as that cover it's going to be a damn fine comic.

Courtesy of Andy's Deviant Art Page


Smurf

Re: ARCHIE COMICS FOR MARCH 2017
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2017, 03:43:56 PM »
World of Archie Jumbo #67


« Last Edit: February 18, 2017, 03:47:19 PM by Smurf »

 


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