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"Hundreds of Possibilities" apparently will be included in a new jumbo "Collector's Edition"' digest in February, just in time for the 80th anniversary.

https://archiecomics.com/february-2021-solicitations/
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#102 was the last Special Jughead Issue. #103 goes back to normal. However, 103 has a reprint of two Tales Caulculated to Drive You Bats stories ("The Monster Crisis" and "Mad Lab").
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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/
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Quote from: Tuxedo Mark on July 28, 2020, 06:26:51 PM
Quote from: Hanna Barbera Montana on July 27, 2020, 10:15:56 PMNew stories are apparently coming back in October, according to the new solicits: https://archiecomics.com/october-2020-solicitations/

Nice! Thanks. :) Hmm, Sabrina: Something Wicked #4? When does #3 come out? Amazon still doesn't list it.
Hmmm... Ebay says August 26 (for presale), Previews World says September 23rd.
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Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on March 27, 2020, 02:42:30 AMOn the trade paperback front, there's this (No real details, so it's a crapshoot as to whether there will be any significant percentage of not-previously-collected stories making up this volume):

Is it merely the trade paperback version of the earlier-revised HC Deluxe Edition of the even-earlier Best of Archie Comics Volume 1 trade collection? Or an entirely different remix? No way to tell at present. Buyer Beware!

Judging by the Amazon description and date, it's looks simply a repackage of the even-earlier trade collection, though I'm unsure, but it wouldn't surprise (could be a paperback of the hardback version however): https://www.amazon.com/Best-Archie-Comics-Superstars/dp/1879794845/ref=sr_1_3?crid=23UK0467V9JM3&dchild=1&keywords=best+of+archie+comics+book+1&qid=1595970894&sprefix=best+of+arc%2Caps%2C459&sr=8-3
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Quote from: Tuxedo Mark on July 27, 2020, 06:05:19 PM
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on July 25, 2020, 12:03:34 PMRATS! I was really looking forward to that new story. Now I'll probably never know when (or IF) it's published in some other digest.

I've noticed, lately, none of the digests have new stories in them (not sure if even the covers are new). I don't know why that is. Archie Comics makes most of its money, I assume, from licensing (Riverdale, novels, etc.) and digests, not floppies, so I don't see why they can't pay for a new 5-page story in each digest. The last new story, I think, was in Archie Comics Double Digest #310, back on June 3.
New stories are apparently coming back in October, according to the new solicits: https://archiecomics.com/october-2020-solicitations/