[Solicitations] Archie Comics – March 2019

Archie

PopCultHQ looks at all of the comics and trades
releasing from Archie Comics in March 2019…

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March 2019 Solicits

BLOSSOMS 666 #2 - Cover A
BLOSSOMS 666 #2 – Cover A

BLOSSOMS 666 #2

Script: Cullen Bunn
Art: Laura Braga, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists:
Laura Braga (Cover A)
Audrey Mok (Cover B)
Wilfredo Torres (Cover C)

On Sale Date: 3/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Taking sibling rivalry to its most infernal limits, the Blossom twins enter into a sinister competition to prove themselves worthy of the throne of Hell. While Betty Cooper is starting to realize what they are up to, making herself a target, a mysterious stranger wanders into town, bringing with him a revelation that will turn Cheryl and Jason’s world upside down.

VARIANT COVERS


VAMPIRONICA Vol. 1 TPB

Script: Greg Smallwood and Meg Smallwood
Art: Greg Smallwood, Greg Scott, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli

Cover Artist: Greg Smallwood

978-1-68255-833-1
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16” TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/13

When Veronica Lodge is bitten by a centuries-old vampire, her thirst for blood threatens to turn Riverdale into a haven for the undead. Will she put an end to the vampire threat or give in to her blood lust? Archie Horror’s latest series paints Riverdale red in the vampiric first collection by siblings Greg & Meg Smallwood!

Collects Vampironica issues 1 – 5.


Archie #703 - Cover A
Archie #703 – Cover A

ARCHIE #703

Script: Nick Spencer
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists:
Marguerite Sauvage (Cover A)
Tula Lotay (Cover B)
Chip Zdarsky (Cover C)

On Sale Date: 3/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Archie is in love! Yes, again. But this time his newfound romance has the whole town whispering. Who is this mystery lady, and how the heck did this happen?

VARIANT COVERS


ARCHE MEETS BATMAN ‘66 TPB

Script: Jeff Parker, Michael Moreci
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists: Michael Allred with Laura Allred

978-1-68255-847-8
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16” TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/27

Gotham City meets Riverdale in this crossover graphic novel that brings together some of the most iconic characters in comics and television! A battle in Gotham City extends its reach into Riverdale–and it’s up to the teens of Riverdale to recruit some help and place a call… to the Batcave!


JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #13 - Cover A
JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #13 – Cover A

JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER #13

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists:
Adam Gorham (Cover A)
Vic Malhotra (Cover B)
Greg Scott (Cover C)

On Sale Date: 3/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Where did Bingo take Jughead when he was near death after he was shot by Archie? As the epic first season of JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER comes to a close, that mystery will be resolved—and the answer will only raise even more questions about Jughead and his werewolf legacy! It’s all part of our big finale, leading up into our mind blowing JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER VS VAMPIRONICA crossover!

VARIANT COVERS


RIVERDALE – Season 3 #1

Script: Micol Ostow
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Joe Eisma, Janice Chiang,
John Workman, Andre Szymanowicz

Cover Artists:
Thomas Pitilli (Cover A)
Joe Eisma (Cover B)

On Sale Date: 3/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Take a deeper dive into some of the skeletons buried in and around Riverdale as well as hidden and unexpected connections to the Farm and the Game. Everyone is hiding something in this companion to the third season of the massive hit CW series Riverdale, by Scholastic writer Micol Ostow and Riverdale artists Thomas Pitilli and Joe Eisma.


SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #1 - Cover A
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #1 – Cover A

SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #1 (1 of 5)

Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists:
Veronica Fish (Cover A)
Stephanie Buscema (Cover B)
Adam Hughes (Cover C)
Victor Ibanez (Cover D)
Sandra Lanz (Cover E)

On Sale Date: 3/27
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW SERIES!

Sabrina is a teen witch who’s struggling with balancing the double life of high school and her burgeoning powers. Newly relocated to Greendale with her aunts Hilda and Zelda (also witches), Sabrina is trying to make the best of being the new girl in town which so far includes two intriguing love interests, an instant rivalry, a couple of misfits that could turn into BFFs, and trying to save the high school (and maybe the world) from crazy supernatural events. NBD!

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ARCHIE AND ME JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #16

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/27
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Vet Regret”

Archie and Jughead have plans to take their beloved pets to the vet—but Vegas and Hot Dog won’t go that easily!


ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #297

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/13
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Lord of the Games”

Archie has been spending all his time lately playing the new video game “Forknite” and NOT with Veronica. Upset, Veronica decides to see what the big fuss is all about and quickly catches Forknite Fever!


B&V FRIENDS FOREVER: PETS #1

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli

Cover Artist: Dan Parent

On Sale Date: 3/20
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

Betty and Veronica aren’t just each other’s BFFs, they also have some furry friends as well—and in this collection of off-the-wall and heartwarming stories put those pets in the spotlight!


BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #271

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/6
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Arch-addin and the Magic Lamp!”

This riff on the classic fairytale Aladdin has an unexpected twist—you’ll never guess who the princess and the genie are in this version!


THE MAN FROM R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. TPB

Script: Frank Doyle
Art: Bob White

Cover Artist: Bob White

978-1-68255-845-4
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8” TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 3/20

The villainous Mad Doctor Doom and his organization C.R.U.S.H. have targeted the students of Riverdale High with a devious plan to turn them into the Walking Dazed! Now it’s up to special agent Archie Andrews and his team at R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. to stop them in this chronological collection of the classic MAN FROM R.I.V.E.R.D.A.L.E. series!


WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #87

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli

Cover Artists: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña

Ship Date: 3/6
On Sale Date: 3/20
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Food for Thought”

Betty and Veronica are fed up with Archie’s noncommittal ways, so Archie decides to embrace the single life. To do it successfully he turns to the master—Jughead Jones.


Publisher – Archie Comics

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