Monday, August 21, 2006

Archies: Betty and Veronica learn a lesson in forgiveness

Shipping in November from Archie Comics ...

"Christmas Toy Story": While playing Santa, Archie learns of a child's wish to get an ultra-rare, super-expensive collectible toy for Christmas... a toy so rare, it would take a miracle! SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Stan Goldberg.
"The Spoiler": Jinx Malloy is back… and strangely, this time he's brought nothing but GOOD LUCK for Archie and Jughead! SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Stan Goldberg. "A Really Special Gift": Archie has just the cure for Betty's holiday blues…and it's more than money can buy! SCRIPT: Kathleen Webb. ART: Stan Goldberg.
On sale newsstand on December 12, 2006
32-page, full color comic, $2.25 U.S.

"Beaches, Bikinis & Backstabbing": You might be wondering how Katy can frolic on the beach in the middle of winter… it's because she's in the middle of a working vacation in sunny Central America! Things soon go from sweet to sour when spoiled supermodel Mischa Mucha joins the photo shoot. Can Katy de-claw her catty co-star? SCRIPT AND ART: Andrew Pepoy.
"Zen & the Art of Getting to Class": From being chauffeured to different parts of the building to buying into mystical mumbo-jumbo, Archie is willing to try anything to make it to class on time! SCRIPT: Scott Cunningham. ART: Stan Goldberg.
On sale newsstand on November 29, 2006
32-page, full color comic, $2.25 U.S.


"Gift Exchange": An argument over who will buy Archie an expensive MP3 player leaves Christmas fairy Sugar Plum teaching Betty and Veronica lessons about forgiveness and giving from the heart, not the wallet! SCRIPT: Kathleen Webb. ART: Jeff Shultz.
"Party Dogs": You know Dancer, Prancer, Comet and Vixen… and now you'll get to know Hot Dog and all his canine friends as Veronica throws a holiday party for the dogs! SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Jeff Shultz.
"Trip Slip Up!": A slip on the ice keeps Betty off the slopes, but lounging in the ski lodge with her cast and crutches sure attracts all the sympathetic… and cute… guys! SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Jeff Shultz.
On sale newsstand on November 21, 2006
32-page, full color comic, $2.25 U.S.



"Instant Chemistry": Unaware that her uncle, Principal Weatherbee, continues to scare away all potential suitors, WW remains baffled as to why she can't get a date. Throwing herself into her eclectic interests to take her mind off her situation, she soon learns Dilton is as interested in computers, entomology, and chemistry as she is… and the key word is "chemistry"! It's a match made in micro-chips, but can it last? SCRIPT AND ART: Fernando Ruiz. BONUS: Puzzles, games and your chance to "Find Your Name in Print!"
On sale on newsstand December 5, 2006
Full-color digest format, $2.49 U.S.


"Shopping 101": Budget cuts force Riverdale High to subsidize by leasing and selling school property to all of Veronica's favorite stores!
"Santa's Little Helper": Veronica secretly takes a "Santa's helper" position to be closer to department store Santa Archie… who unbeknownst to Veronica has left early for the day! "You're Cooked!": Betty and Veronica decide to bake this year's Christmas tree ornaments. Can they keep Jughead from "un-decorating" the tree? SCRIPTS AND ART: Dan Parent.
On sale newsstand on December 5, 2006
32-page, full color comic, $2.25 U.S.

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