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MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009

ARCHIE COMICS FOR OCTOBER

ARCHIE #602

Written by Michael Uslan, art by Stan Goldberg.

"Archie Marries Veronica Part 3: It's Twins!": Now that readers have witnessed the engagement and wedding of Archie and Veronica, prepare for the most major event yet: Archie and Veronica are having a baby! Strike that, they're having babies... twins! Of course, you haven't had a taste of parenthood until you've seen it done Archie-style! Who will the happy couple pick to be godparents? Can Archie get through Lamaze class without causing a commotion? Never mind that -- can he make it through the actual birth without full-scale panic? Mixed in with the patented Archie humor is the poignancy of parents sharing the milestones of childhood, like baby's first words and first steps. And see how the proud new grandparents react! It's the conclusion to the biggest Archie Comics story since the famous "Love Showdown" but it may be only the beginning!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 21.

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #136

Written and art by Fernando Ruiz.

"The Way to the Heart": It's a kitchen catastrophe when Ms. Beazly is temporarily sidelined by an injury, but never fear Ms. Beazly's culinary school grad daughter, Bella, is here! All the guys go ga-ga over the chic chef, but will the food she serves be as attractive? Can Jughead simultaneously feel love in his heart and hunger in his stomach? Order up a plate of laughs by reserving this delicious issue!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 14.

ARCHIE DIGEST #258

Written by Dan Parent, George Gladir and various, art by Parent, Stan Goldberg and various.

"Give & Take": Get set for Veronica's most unusually-themed Christmas party yet, with gifts that come straight from the heart instead of the bank account! "All Alone": Mr. Weatherbee's Christmas break isn't so cheery when he ends up a shut-in due to his fractured foot... but it isn't long before his students show up to restore his holiday spirit in this poignant tale! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

88 pages, $2.69, in stores on Oct. 14.

ARCHIE'S DOUBLE DIGEST #203

Written by Melanie J. Morgan and various, art by Norm Breyfogle and various.

"Goodbye Forever Part Four": Archie's dad's promotion requires the Andrews to move out of town... and all of Archie's friends are distraught to see him go! But a fortuitous trip to a hamburger joint in their new home town seems eerily like Pop Tate's... right down to the teens who hang out there! This slice of reality pie has Archie and his family thinking... is this move the right move? Will they tough it out and try out life in a new town after all, or reconsider and move back to Riverdale? It's the most poignant "New Look" story yet . Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 28.

BETTY & VERONICA #244

Written by Dan Parent, art by Jeff Shultz.

"Holiday Watch": It just wouldn't be the holidays without a visit from Jingles the Elf and the Sugar Plum Fairy, but now that they're love-struck they need someone to make sure they don't slack on their duties... and Santa has assigned that task to Betty and Veronica! "Snuggle Up": Seeking ideas that will save some money this holiday, the gang decide to do a 'Secret Santa' giveaway... but once they see their presents they'll wish the idea had stayed a secret! "Caramel on Top": The claws come out when Veronica matches wits with someone even cattier than herself -- Betty's cat Caramel!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 21.

BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #175

Written by Kathleen Webb, Angelo DeCesare, Mike Pellowski and various art by Jeff Shultz and various.

"Diary Dilemma": Veronica finds Betty's diary... but will she find the time to read it? "Driven to Distraction": When her driving privileges are revoked, Veronica counts on Archie and Reggie for rides... and the boys can count on Veronica 'driving' them crazy with her need to stop at every sale! "Gift Goof": Big Moose proves he doesn't have a 'gift' for buying presents! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 21.

PALS-N-GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #136

"A Funny Kind of Love Part Two": Bernadette Brownlee is the new girl in school... and not only is she gorgeous and intelligent, but she laughs at Reggie's jokes, too! But Reggie's goal is to become a professional comedian, and while Bernadette finds his class-clowning cute, she has no love for stand-up comics. Furthermore, Bernadette wants to be President of the United States, but Reggie has little regard for politicians. Can Cupid's arrow slice through their differences... and what about Dilton and Archie, who have also caught Bernadette's eye? It's the most unexpected "New Look" story yet. Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on Nov. 4.

SONIC UNIVERSE #9

Written by Ian Flynn, art by Tracy Yardely, cover by Patrick Spaziante.

"Echoes of the Past Part One": By popular demand, Knuckles makes a triumphant return in this thrilling spin-off tale! Knuckles presses into the heart of the desert to find the sinister secrets of his hated enemy, Dr. Finitivus, but what he finds leads to a deeper mystery... and deadly danger! With Knuckles away, it's up to Vector to protect the Master Emerald from the newest threat... but who, or what, are they? It's the start of the next epic story arc!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Oct. 21.

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #206

Written by Ian Flynn, art by Steven Butler, cover by Patrick Spaziante.

"On the Run Part Two": Sonic and Tails face off against the full might of the Iron Dominion! The prize: the addled Dr. Eggman! Will Sonic let his most feared nemesis fall into the hands of these new, unpredictable foes? Are they even willing to deal? Plus: "Birthright Part Two": Lien-Da discovers the cruel secret of the Iron Queen's gift to her people. Her next choice will save -- or doom -- the Legion!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Nov. 4.

TALES FROM RIVERDALE DIGEST #35

Written by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski and various, art by Fernando Ruiz, Stan Goldberg and various.

"This Twirling World": Archie brings sign twirling to new heights... but what goes up must come down, and Mr. Lodge is convinced those signs will land on Veronica! "Good Taste in Cars": Pop Tate's new hybrid van is good for the environment and the Chock'lit Shop's business, as the eco-friendly fuel sends a French fry smell through the air! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

88 pages, $2.69, in stores on Oct. 21.

VERONICA #197

Written and art by Dan Parent.

'Save the Date!': Veronica decides to surprise her friends with a calendar featuring a whole year of fabulous photos of herself... but the real surprise will leave her friends laughing for years to come!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Nov. 4.



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