ARCHIE COMICS FEBRUARY 2018 SOLICITATIONS

MARVEL DIGEST

MARVEL COMICS DIGEST #5
Marvel Comics’ best-selling heroes are back in the ever-popular digest format! This fifth issue spotlights BLACK PANTHER and THE AVENGERS! This is a can’t-miss collector’s item that will only be printed once!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Provided by Marvel
Ship Date: 1/31
On Sale Date: 2/14
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE HORROR

AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE VOL. 2 (TR)
The dark plague of the undead has swallowed Riverdale whole, forcing the survivors led by Archie, Betty and Veronica to flee the formerly idyllic town in search of safe haven. AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE VOL. 2 compiles issues 6-10 from the SMASH HIT horror series AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE. For TEEN+ Readers.
Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Francesco Francavilla
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
978-1-61988-948-4
$19.99/$21.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
168 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 2/28

DARK CIRCLE

MIGHTY CRUSADERS #3
“Ambush”—The Mighty Crusaders are on the attack against the vicious Eliminators! It’s an all-out brawl with the odds in the Crusaders’ favor, until they’re faced with a new, dark entity: The Dream Demon!
Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Kelsey Shannon, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Mighty Crusaders #3 CVR A Reg: Kelsey Shannon, Matt Herms
Mighty Crusaders #3 CVR B Var: Tom Feister
Mighty Crusaders #3 CVR C Var: Phil Jimenez, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Ship Date: 1/31
On Sale Date: 2/14
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

NEW RIVERDALE

ARCHIE #28
With every last relationship in Riverdale in chaos, who’s with who? Archie has had to make some difficult choices in the last few months, but what does he do when the next choice he makes will spell disaster?
Script: Mark Waid, Ian Flynn
Art: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Archie #28 CVR A Reg: Audrey Mok
Archie #28 CVR B Var: Thomas Pitilli
Archie #28 CVR C Var: Dan Schoening
Ship Date: 1/31
On Sale Date: 2/14
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

THE ARCHIES #5
Featuring guest stars TEGAN AND SARA! After a wild, trippy ride to the 60s, the Archies find themselves back in the present day—and facing a major meltdown as one of the members quits. Can indie pop sirens TEGAN AND SARA help the band through the crisis, or has the tour gone kaput?
Script: Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
The Archies #5 CVR A Reg: Greg Smallwood
The Archies #5 CVR B Var: Joe Eisma
The Archies #5 CVR B Var: Thomas Pitilli
Ship Date: 2/7
On Sale Date: 2/21
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE ACTION

BETTY AND VERONICA: VIXENS #4
This is it! It’s the SERPENTS VS. the VIXENS in a face-off where all of Riverdale is at stake; but when the Serpents up the ante, things might get deadly.
Script: Jamie L. Rotante
Art: Eva Cabrera, Elaina Unger, Rachel Deering
B&V: Vixens #4 CVR A Reg: Eva Cabrera
B&V: Vixens #4 CVR B Var: Cat Staggs
B&V: Vixens #4 CVR B Var: Jenn St. Onge
Ship Date: 2/14
On Sale Date: 2/28
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

COSMO #2
NEW ONGOING SERIES! “Space Aces” – Part Two: When a lunar rescue mission takes a turn for the worse, Cosmo and crew must make a daring escape from a chaotic carnival of creatures! This is one thrill ride you won’t want to miss!
Retailers: Combined initial orders matching or exceeding 75% of combined initial orders on issue #1 will receive an additional 10% discount.
Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cosmo #2 CVR A Reg: Tracy Yardley
Cosmo #2 CVR B Var: Jamal Peppers
Cosmo #2 CVR C Var: Evan Stanley
Ship Date: 1/24
On Sale Date: 2/7
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE CLASSIC

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #286
ONE NEW LEAD STORY: “Hot Times, Cold Nose” – Archie and his dog Vegas are spending a weekend in the woods—but when Vegas goes off to has his own wilderness adventure, will he make it back to his owner?
Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
Ship Date: 1/24
On Sale Date: 2/7
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

THE BEST OF BETTY AND VERONICA VOL. 2 (TR)
Our best-selling series is back with THE BEST OF BETTY & VERONICA VOL. 2, showcasing some of the greatest stories about the two most famous BFFs, featuring intros and behind-the-scenes anecdotes from creators and famous fans!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo, Rosario “Tito” Peña
978-1-62738-941-9
$9.99/$10.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 7 1/2”
TR
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 2/14

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #259
ONE NEW LEAD STORY: Mr. Lodge’s connections with Hollywood get Betty and Veronica the chance to a visit a movie set—unfortunately, they won’t be the only ones seeing stars when they wreak havoc on set!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
Ship Date: 2/14
On Sale Date: 2/28
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #76
ONE NEW LEAD STORY: “Run Away Run Way” – The Veronica Lodge/Sheila Wu Fashion wars are in full swing, and the school career week projects have brought it to a head! When Veronica tricks accident-prone Archie into helping Sheila out with her runway project, it’s sure to be a fashion catastrophe!
Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Bill Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
Ship Date: 2/7
On Sale Date: 2/21
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

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