[Solicitations] Archie Comics – June 2018

PopCultHQ looks at all of the comics and trades
releasing from Archie Comics in June 2018…

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June 2018 Solicits

MARVEL COMICS DIGEST #7

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Provided by Marvel
On Sale Date: 6/20
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

AVENGERS FEATURING ANT-MAN AND THE WASP!

Reprinting classic Avengers tales from throughout Marvel history in a can’t-miss collector’s item that will only be printed once!

Marvel Comics’ best-selling heroes are back in the ever-popular digest format! This seventh issue spotlights THE AVENGERS feat. ANT MAN and THE WASP! This is a can’t-miss collector’s item that will only be printed once!


ARCHIE SUPERTEENS VS. CRUSADERS #1

Script: Ian Flynn, David Williams, Gary Martin
Art: Kelsey Shannon, David Williams, Gary Martin, Jack Morelli
Cover: David Williams, Gary Martin, Kelsey Shannon – Connecting Cover 1
Variant Cover: Tom Grummett
On Sale Date: 6/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Archie Comics’ two most renowned superhero teams are going to meet in this special mini-series event! Features cover 1 of 2 special connecting main covers! By Ian Flynn, David Williams, Gary Martin, Kelsey Shannon, and Jack Morelli with variant cover by Tom Grummett.

Riverdale High’s new substitute teacher is very odd. Snubbed by the scientific community, he plans his revenge—on the students of Riverdale High! It’s going to take a team of people with some mighty powers to stop him. Archie Comics’ two most renowned superhero teams are going to meet up for the first time ever in this special mini-series! Features cover 1 of 2 special connecting main covers!


BETTY & VERONICA: VIXENS #7

Script: Jamie Lee Rotante
Art: Jen Vaughn, Elaina Unger, Rachel Deering
Cover: Jen Vaughn
Variant Covers: Sanya Anwar, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 6/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

NEW STORY ARC! “Hunted,” Pt 2: The Vixens encounter a rival gang—but are these formidable foes or potential new members? Meanwhile, the girls struggle with trusting their new behind-the-scenes leader.

By Jamie Lee Rotante, Jen Vaughn, Elaina Unger, and Rachel Deering with variant covers by Sanya Anwar and Audrey Mok.


VAMPIRONICA #3 (**RESOLICIT**)

Script: Greg and Megan Smallwood
Art: Greg Smallwood, Jack Morelli
Cover: Greg Smallwood
Variant Covers: Francesco Francavilla, Audrey Mok
On Sale Date: 6/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

NEW ONGOING SERIES! You can’t go home again… or can you? Veronica’s search for answers leads to a deadly confrontation at Lodge Mansion.

By Greg & Meg Smallwood and Jack Morelli, with variant covers by Francesco Francavilla and Audrey Mok.


RIVERDALE #14

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & Various
Art: Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz, John Workman
Cover: Archie & Betty CW Photo Cover
Variant Cover: Cheryl Blossom CW Photo Cover
On Sale Date: 6/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ALL-NEW stories set between episodes of the smash-hit CW TV series!

From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the new CW series Riverdale, this ALL-NEW, ongoing comic series features stories set in between episodes of the new CW TV series Riverdale.


COSMO THE COMPLETE MERRY MARTIAN (TR)

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Bob White
978-1-68255-895-9
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8” TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 6/13

For the first time ever, this classic interplanetary tale from the Silver Age has been collected into one giant-size collection.

Take a ride in a UFO with Cosmo the Merry Martian! For the first time ever, this classic interplanetary tale has been collected into one giant-size collection. Join Cosmo, Orbi, Astra and all their wacky friends as they explore the unknown and discover all-new life forms. What adventures will these Martian explorers find on Jupiter, or Venus, or even Earth?! Put on your spacesuit and find out!


ARCHIE AT RIVERDALE HIGH VOL. 1 (TR)

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
978-1-68255-897-3
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8” TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 6/20

Take a trip back to one of the best-known periods in Archie history, and see the lessons learned from the day-to-day happenings at Riverdale High! ARCHIE AT RIVERDALE HIGH VOL. 1 is the first of a chronological collection of titles featuring the 1970s series.


ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #8

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/13
128-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Romance 4Ever!” A movie is being filmed in Riverdale and it’s based on a popular romance novel by Olivia Smithington-James—don’t know who that is? You’ll be surprised to find out!


BETTY AND VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #264

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/27
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Outpost Mars!” Mr. Lodge is taking Betty and Veronica on a vacation like no other… all the way to Mars!


B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #262

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/13
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Roughing It” Betty and Veronica get ready to rough it in the Great Outdoors—but will some bad weather ruin their wilderness experience?


WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #79

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/6
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Summer Smart” Archie is thrilled to be starting his summer vacation—too bad he failed biology and has to be tutored by Miss Grundy! Archie soon realizes Ms. Grundy is a lot more fun outside of school… but will he still learn?


Publisher – Archie Comics

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