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Written by Craig Boldman, art by Stan Goldberg.

"Garden Variety Goofs": Believing the quality of Archie's work is proportionate to one's expectations of Archie, Mr. Lodge gives him a major landscaping job. Will Mr. Lodge's newfound confidence in Archie flourish and grow, or wither and die? "Wappa! Wappa!": The gang learns there's nothing more novel than a fun-filled novelty when they become obsessed with a tethered paddle ball! "Here's a Thought": Inspired by Dilton's brilliance, Archie is determined to think until he has a profound thought... or until the fire department responds to all the smoke coming out of his head!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 24.


Written by Michael Uslan, art by Stan Golberg.

The Archie story of the century, now compiled in one collectible volume! For nearly 70 years, the eternal love triangle has been the bane of Archie's existence. Not to mention fans, who have forever wondered, "Who will Archie choose, Betty or Veronica?" This year, the fans received an answer... not once, but twice! First came the announcement that Archie would marry Veronica... and the reaction was deafening! While some fans rejoiced, others were stunned, and one even sold his rare first issue of Archie! But just as it seemed Archie would forever settle into a life of wedded and parental bliss, a new twist was revealed, as the New York Times announced that Archie's life with Veronica was merely one of two possible paths he could take... and for an encore, he decided to walk down the aisle with Betty! Relive the entire saga from beginning to end with every chapter under one cover. Includes all six installments from Archie #600 through #605, plus the follow-up epilogue in Archie #606.

168 pages, $14.95, in stores on March 10.


Written by Batton Lash, art by Bill Galvan.

"Freshman Year ­ the Missing Chapters: Betty & Veronica": For years, fans of Archie Comics have wondered what happened in the years before the fabled teens of Riverdale entered high school. How did everyone meet? Were the teachers always at the high school? Did all of Archie's friends always live in Riverdale? Just when did the "eternal love triangle" first start? In the "Freshman Year" saga, originally presented in the pages of Archie #587-591, readers finally learned the back-story behind Riverdale's fabled cast of characters. But that wasn't the whole story! Starting the previous issue and running through four consecutive issues, writer Batton Lash fills in the blanks, giving readers an even bigger glimpse of what went on with Jughead, Betty & Veronica, Reggie, Chuck, and Pencilneck G. In this issue, we follow Betty and Veronica through their freshman year, solidifying their friendship as they bond over their love of the Young Broz boy band. Just wait until they bond -- or not -- over their love for Archie!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 10.


Written by Batton Lash, art by Bill Galvan.

"Freshman Year ­ the Missing Chapters: Reggie": The backstories of everyone's favorite Archie characters continue to be unveiled in this special series of follow-up tales to the acclaimed Freshman Year saga. This time, Reggie's first year of high school is revealed... and you won't believe just how far he'll go to win the attention of the "cool upperclassmen." But are they really Reggie's friends, or just using him? Is the trouble Reggie faces worth hanging out with the "cool kids?" Will he realize who his true friends are? The answers await in this intriguing issue!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on April 7.


Written by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski and various, art by Pat Kennedy, Mike Pellowski and various.

"The Ultra Cool School": When school budget cuts hit, Archie is forced to home school via computer. Will he be late for class in his own home? "Dressing Downer": A snow day brings out the adventurous side of Archie... and the warm side of his wardrobe! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

88 pages, $2.69, in stores on March 10.


Written by John Rose, Mike Pellowski, Angelo DeCesare and various, art by Stan Goldberg, Randy Elliott, Henry Scarpelli and various.

"Feathered Friends": Archie learns that trying to catch a lost parrot just to get an award is for the birds! "Party On": Mrs. Andrews is quite pleased with her freshly spotless home... but with Archie holding a party, could it possibly stay that way? "Great Expert-tations": To get a job at a local stationery store, Archie sells himself as a school supply expert, but can he actually sell the school supplies? Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 24.

BETTY #185

Written by George Gladir, art by Stan Goldberg.

"Dancin' in the Rain": Archie hopes to win Betty's heart by being her partner in a dance competition. Will Riverdale's resident klutz trip the light fantastic, or merely trip up? "Tough Times": The local paper sponsors a contest awarding a thousand dollars to the most frugal teen. Guess which master of the "cheap date" enters the contest? "Deli Meet": When she gets a job making submarine sandwiches, Betty learns that special orders are more than "meats" the eye!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 31.


Written by George Gladir and various, art by Jeff Shultz and various.

"A Hearty Party": Veronica's latest masquerade party is sure to make history ­ literally, as the theme is coming dressed as a historical figure! "The Nerd Word": Betty becomes a "nerdette" and teaches Veronica that in today's world, it's chic to be a geek! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

88 pages, $2.69, in stores on March 7.


Written by George Gladir, John Rose, Bill Golliher and various, art by Jeff Shultz.

"The Big Exam!": The "nerdettes" strike again, as they set out to help the entire high school improve their aptitudes in science, math, technology and more. "Bear-ly Skating": Betty and Veronica are going around in circles... no, they're not arguing over Archie again ­ they're skating for charity! "Magic Mishap!": It's abra-catastrophe when the magician the kids hired for a charity magic show does a disappearing act, and Archie must step into his magic hat and shoes! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 17.


Written by Tom Root, art by Rex Lindsey.

"Something Ventured, Something Gained": Riverdale High's fabled teens embark on their wildest ride ever, as Jughead trades his metabolism to a witch in exchange for a mega cheeseburger... and all goes bonkers from there with a chain reaction of cataclysmic proportions! Before you know it, Archie is offering his pure heart to get Juggy's metabolism back, and Betty and Veronica make offers of their own to get the old Archie back! Meanwhile, Jughead's waistline is growing larger than Lodge Mansion! Needless to say, the kids are plenty disenchanted with being enchanted. Can they go from status woe to status quo? Tom Root, co-head writer and co-producer of the Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim‹and co-creator/executive producer of the network's upcoming Titan Maximum‹brings his patented irreverent humor to the milestone 200th issue of JUGHEAD!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 17.


Written by George Gladir, Mike Pellowski and various, art by Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy and various.

Move over Betty & Veronica ­ Ethel grabs the spotlight in three new tales! "The Green Scene": Ethel nominates Jughead to be the first male member of The Green Girls... but can she convince him to eat her green veggie burgers? "Where There's a Will": When Ethel gets a job at a movie theater, she anonymously sends Jughead free passes as a romantic gesture... but with Jughead involved, it's more like a romantic comedy! "To Have and Have Not": Ethel laments that her friends have it all while she has nothing... but just wait until she hears what those friends have to say about that! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 7.


Written by Fernando Ruiz, Mike Pellowski and various, art by Ruiz, Tim Kennedy and various.

"Pranks for the Memories": Can it be so? Is Reggie really throwing the comedic cosmos into chaos by completely abandoning April Fools' Day Pranks? What is this, some sort of a joke? "Teen Trauma": When it comes to his students, Mr. Weatherbee is a real problem-solver... but when they take up all his time, that leaves him with a problem of his own to solve! "Poet Tree": Reggie thinks that he will never see a poem as lovely as a tree... unless it's about a lovely girl of course! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

176 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 31.


Written by Ian Flynn, art by Steven Butler.

"Home Invasion Part Two": Iron Nicole reveals a secret that the Iron Queen never saw coming... and now all bets are off as the duel to end them all begins! But that's just the half of it, as friends, foes and perhaps a bystander or two enter the fray with freedom hanging in the balance! Don't miss this thrill-packed issue filled with one great Sonicverse character after another including Monkey Khan, Tails, the Iron King, Espio, Snively Robotnik, Geoffrey, Lien-da, Amy, Antoine and more!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 31.


Written by Ian Flynn, art by Tracy Yardley.

"Journey into the East Part Two: High Price for Rich Nights": Having endured a fierce battle with the Spider Ninjas last issue, Sonic and his friends must now face Bat Ninjas! While ambushes threaten around every corner, the intrepid heroes proceed on their journey to the temple under the firm resolves of Sally and Monkey Khan. Are these deadly skirmishes any match for the political chess games and machinations of war that lurk beneath the surface? The big picture gets even bigger in this issue that ties into this month's Sonic the Hedgehog #211.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on March 17.

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