[Solicitations] Archie Comics – January 2019

Archie Comics

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

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January 2019 Solicits

Blossoms 666 #1 - Main Cover by Laura Braga
Blossoms 666 #1 – Main Cover by Laura Braga

BLOSSOMS 666 #1 (of 5)

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

Main Cover:
Laura Braga

Variant Covers:
Joe Eisma, Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack, Vic Malhotra

On Sale Date: 1/23
$3.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW SERIES!

Cheryl and Jason Blossom are a pair of seemingly normal kids in Riverdale. They’re wealthy, popular and likeable—but they also harbor a deep, dark secret—one of the Blossom Twins is the Anti-Christ. Both want the title, and no one in Riverdale is safe.

VARIANT COVERS


Archie #702 - Main Cover by Marguerite Sauvage
Archie #702 – Main Cover by Marguerite Sauvage
Archie #702 - Variant Cover by Joe Quinones
Archie #702 – Variant Cover by Joe Quinones
Archie #702 - Variant Cover by Michael Walsh
Archie #702 – Variant Cover by Michael Walsh

ARCHIE #702

Script: Nick Spencer
Art: Marguerite Sauvage, Thomas Pitilli, Jack Morelli

Main Cover:
Marguerite Sauvage

Variant Covers:
Joe Quinones, Michael Walsh

On Sale Date: 1/30
$3.99 U.S.

“How I Wasted My Summer Vacation!” Part 3

New creative team NICK SPENCER (Amazing Spider-Man) and artist MARGUERITE SAUVAGE (DC’s Bombshells) continue their run on ARCHIE!

Old secrets and new loves threaten to tear Riverdale apart! The whole town is on edge, and that’s before a bombshell hits that will have everyone talking!


Betty & Veronica #2 - Main Cover by Sandra Lanz
Betty & Veronica #2 – Main Cover by Sandra Lanz
Betty & Veronica #2 - Variant Cover by Veronica Fish
Betty & Veronica #2 – Variant Cover by Veronica Fish
Betty & Veronica #2 - Variant Cover by Ryan Sook
Betty & Veronica #2 – Variant Cover by Ryan Sook

BETTY & VERONICA #2 (OF 5)

Script: Jamie L. Rotante
Art: Sandra Lanz, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli

Main Cover:
Sandra Lanz

Variant Covers:
Veronica Fish, Ryan Sook

On Sale Date: 1/30
$3.99 U.S.

“Senior Year, Part 2: Fall”

The girls are under stress from their parents and peers—Veronica’s parents want her to attend their alma mater; Betty’s parents are stressing out over the cost of college. Betty and Veronica start to grow apart because of their new hobbies and interests, but they know that one thing will bring them together: Riverdale’s Halloween party.


Archie Meets Batman '66 #6 - Main Cover by Michael Allred w/ Laura Allred
Archie Meets Batman ’66 #6 – Main Cover by Michael Allred w/ Laura Allred

ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ’66 #6

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

Main Cover:
Michael Allred with Laura Allred

Variant Covers:
Joe Giella w/ Vincent Lovallo, Jerry Ordway w/ Glenn Whitmore,
Dan Parent, Ruben Procopio, Greg Smallwood

On Sale Date: 1/9
$3.99 U.S.

The United Underworld has all of Riverdale under their control and it’s up to Batman, along with Archie and the Gang, to save their beloved hometown! It’s going to come down to some ingenuity, a few high tech devices, and the showdown of the century right in the center of town!

VARIANT COVERS


Archie 1941 #4 - Main Cover by Peter Krause w/ Kelly Fitzpatrick
Archie 1941 #4 – Main Cover by Peter Krause w/ Kelly Fitzpatrick
Archie 1941 #4 - Variant Cover by Jon Lam
Archie 1941 #4 – Variant Cover by Jon Lam
Archie 1941 #4 - Variant Cover by Cory Smith w/ Rosario “Tito” Peña
Archie 1941 #4 – Variant Cover by Cory Smith w/ Rosario “Tito” Peña

ARCHIE 1941 #4 (of 5)

Script: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn

Art: Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli

Main Cover:
Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Variant Covers:
Jon Lam, Cory Smith w/ Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 1/2
$3.99 U.S.

Archie is headed into action while the world watches and waits. Meanwhile, times are tough at home in Riverdale, while shortages are leading to impending rations, tensions are mounting. However, despite an uncertain future, unexpected relationships begin to form.


JUGHEAD: THE HUNGER Vol. 2 TPB

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma, Bob Smith,
Jim Amash, Matt Herms, Ryan Jampole, Jack Morelli

Cover:
Adam Gorham

$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/23

After months of being on the run as a fugitive, something brings our favorite hamburger eating wolfman back to Riverdale—and that something is an out-for-blood Reggie! Will good ol’ Jug survive this battle of the werewolves? Join writer Frank Tieri (Wolverine) and artists Pat & Tim Kennedy (Death of Archie) and Joe Eisma (Archie) for this horrifying graphic novel that collects issues 4-8 of the ongoing Jughead the Hunger series.


ARCHIE AND ME JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #14

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/16
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Gone in a Flashdrive”

Archie has been up all night working on a school report—unfortunately his dog, Vegas, mistakes the flashdrive he saved the work on for a toy! Will Archie be able to save his work or has it gone to the dogs?


ARCHIE: MODERN CLASSICS VOL. 1 (TR)

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Bill Golliher
978-1-68255-831-7
$9.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 7 1/2” TR
256 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/16

After 75+ years of humorous tales, the Riverdale gang are still going strong! Archie is proud to present the best stories from 2018 – collected for the first time ever. Don’t miss these modern classics!


ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #295

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/2
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!


BETTY AND ME VOL. 1 (TR)

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
978-1-68255-889-8
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8” TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/2

For 200 issues, Riverdale’s favorite girl-next-door had her own spotlight series. In the first volume of this collection, check out Betty’s adventures alongside the whole gang!


BETTY & VERONICA FRIENDS FOREVER: GO TO WORK #1

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
BFF: GO TO WORK #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 1/16
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

Classic Betty and Veronica-style stories are back with this collection of entertaining stories that see the two iconic BFFs get into some (friendly) career competitions and occupational hazards!


BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #270

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/30
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Walkin’ the Dogs!”

Betty’s got a new gig walking dogs and Veronica tags along—which is fine until the two and their pack of dogs come across a cat show, and things get wild!


B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #267

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/23
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Shelter Skelter!”

Betty and Veronica decide to volunteer at the local animal shelter—but they soon learn there’s a lot more to the work than just snuggling with puppies and kitties all day!


REGGIE AND ME VOL. 1 (TR)

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various

978-1-68255-835-5
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8” TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/30

Archie’s rival, Reggie, got his own book at the tail end of the 1940s. For over 120 issues, he caused mischief for his fellow Riverdale High students in the most hilarious ways possible! We’ll take a look back at that series’ best stories and craziest pranks. Will this class clown have the last laugh?


WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #85

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 1/9
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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