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FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2020

ARCHIE COMICS FOR OCTOBER

CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #9

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, art and covers covers by Robert Hack.

The hit horror series that spawned a successful Netflix series returns! "Witch War" Part 3: "The Sacrificial Lamb" -- Sabrina has brought Harvey's body back to life (along with her father's soul). But there is a cost to everything. Unless she wants the Gates of Hell to open, Sabrina must find a person to sacrifice in Harvey's place. But wait... Sabrina would never kill someone, would she?

32 pages, $3.99, available on Oct. 13.

RIVERDALE: VARSITY EDITION VOL. 1 (HC)

Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Brian E. Paterson, Britta Lundin, James DeWille, Will Ewing, Michael Grassi, Greg Murray, Daniel King, Tessa Leigh Williams, Ross Maxwell, Aaron Allen, art by Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Elliot Fernandez, Jim Towe, Alitha Martinez, Bob Smith, Andre Szymanowicz, Thomas Chu, Glenn Whitmore, Janice Chiang, John Workman, cover by CW Photo.

From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the CW's Riverdale comes the premium, hardcover collection of the comic series set in the universe of the TV series. Riverdale offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead and their friends, exploring small-town life and the darkness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade. Collects the one-shot and issues #1-8 of the Riverdale comic series.

288 pages, $29.99, available on Oct. 20.

ARCHIE GIANT COMICS ADVENTURE

Written and art by various, cover by Dan Parent.

Get ready for a wild Adventure with Archie and the Gang in this 480-page collection. This volume collects 480 pages of iconic Archie comic stories, featuring the same mix of wild humor, awkward charm and genuine relatability that has kept Archie and the gang popular with kids and families for 80 years.

480 pages, $9.99, available on Oct. 27.

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #324

Written by Francis Bonnet and various, art by Jeff Shultz and various, cover by Francis Bonnett, Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy.

New story: "Archie Appleseed" Four years ago Archie had the idea to plant apple trees in all of his friends and neighbor's yards. This year the trees began bearing fruit, but it's way more fruit than anyone had anticipated! Now with Riverdale covered in apples, it's up to Archie Appleseed himself to figure out how to get to the core of the problem!

192 pages, $7.99, available on Oct. 20.

ARCHIE SHOWCASE DIGEST #5: WORLD TOUR

Written by Dan Parent, Alex Simmons, art by Dan Parent and more, cover by Dan Parent.

Go globetrotting with Archie and the gang in this special showcase digest that collects the full storylines of Archie's "Rockin' the World" and The Archies' "World Tour!" Visit India, China, Australia, Canada and more in this special digest collection!

192 pages, $7.99, available on Oct. 6.

ARCHIE'S HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1

Written by Bill Golliher, art by Bill Galvan, cover by Dan Parent.

We're kicking off this hauntingly hilarious collection of Archie tales with a new story! In "Pumpkin Problem-o," when Archie unknowingly rebuffs a witch friend of Sabrina's he wakes up Halloween morning with a Jack-o-lantern head complete with the cross hatching on the side! Even worse, he can't convince anyone it's real and not a costume! Will our pumpkin-headed friend turn back to a teen before midnight -- or will he forever be stuck as an Arch-o-lantern? All that and more in this frightfully fun Halloween special!

32 pages, $2.99, available on Oct. 6.

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #298

Written and art by Dan Parent and various, cover by Francis Bonnet, Jeff Shultz.

New story: "Leaf Me Alone" Betty has a job cleaning up leaves on people's lawns. In fact, she's working so hard, she has no time for hanging out with the gang. Veronica offers to help her have a little fun... with some leaf blower races! But when Veronica loses her grandmother's pearl necklace in the excitement, it's back to work for both of them to find it!

192 pages, $7.99, available on Oct. 27.

WORLD OF BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #9

Written by Dan Parent and various, art by Jeff Shultz and various, cover by Bill Golliher.

New story: "Tricky Treat" The girls decide to take it easy by having a quiet night of hosting trick or treaters at Betty's house, even including Jellybean in on the fun. But their quiet night at home turns into a night of magical mischief -- including flying pumpkins, witches in flight, and spooky, scary monsters! What's causing all this Halloween hijinx, and how can they make it stop?

192 pages, $7.99, available on Oct. 13.







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