Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week. Take the jump for Betty & Veronica Digest #182, Jughead’s Double Digest #138, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch #92.

“Love Is Nasty, part 3: How’s Tricks?” Riverdale’s newest couple, Cheryl Blossom and Reggie, are drawing more and more attention as Archie and company wonder if the two lovebirds sappy for each other, or if they’re just playing everybody else for saps!
“That’s News to Me”: Taking a job at the Riverdale Gazette as a second-string reporter, Betty’s friend Tomoko makes her bid for first string by searching for the human stories behind thrilling headlines. SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent.
Shipping Date: February 27th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 5th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 18th, 2008
Full color digest format
$2.49 US


It’s another walk down memory lane, only this time it’s Jughead doing the walking! In 2007, fans were thrilled to read the entire first issue of ARCHIE COMICS from 1942, reprinted in its entirety in ARCHIE DIGEST #236. That issue was augmented by Archie’s first appearance from PEP COMICS #22, as well as a brand-new tale where the Archie of today met the Archie of yesteryear. Now, history repeats itself all over again as we present 1949’s JUGHEAD #1 in its entirety… along with a brand-new tale of Jughead meeting his own earlier incarnation! Enjoy the crowned one’s antics in hysterical tales as he gets mixed up with weird science experiments, football foul-ups, and his cousin, Souphead! All this, plus the first-ever appearance of Moose, too!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
PLUS: “When Jughead Meets Jughead ”: When Jughead accidentally wanders down “Memory Lane”, the same street that Archie found himself meeting himself on in ARCHIE DIGEST #236, well it’s déjà vu all over again! The Jug of the past is fascinated by the modern Jug’s gadgets, while the Jug of today can’t believe how many hours of entertainment a quarter could buy in a 1940s movie theater! And that’s just the start of their crazy comparisons and contrasts. Don’t miss the double trouble fun – order your copy today!
SCRIPT AND ART: Fernando Ruiz.
Shipping Date: February 27th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 5th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 18th, 2008
Full color digest format
$3.69 US


“The Turning – The Finale”: Sabrina has turned evil and is running wild! Llandra is so desperate to find a way to get Sabrina back to normal, she’s even asked Sabrina’s magical tutor Bartholomew for help. Will embracing the dark side of magic be Sabrina’s final choice, and if so, can the magic realm and mortal realm combined possibly be strong enough to deal with this new dark power?
SCRIPT: Tania Del Rio. ART: Tania Del Rio & Jim Amash.
Spellbinding cover by Tania Del Rio & Jim Amash!
Shipping Date: February 27th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 5th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 18th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US


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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. February 21, 2008 at 1:08 pm — Reply

    I know that I’m a terrible person, but what is going on with that Sabrina cover?

  2. February 21, 2008 at 5:58 pm — Reply

    Is it wrong to want the old Sabrina comics back? I just can’t get into the manga style.

    Got to write these release dates down for the wife. Those double digests make some great little reads!

    Now I just wish they would publish a digest format republishing their super hero line!

    Thank for the Archie Fix! :-)

  3. Alex Jay Berman
    February 22, 2008 at 2:23 am — Reply

    … Since when does Alan Moore appear in Archie Comics?

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