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Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Pals-N-Gals Double Digest #119, Sonic X #30, Betty #172, and Jughead and Friends Digest #27.

PALS-N-GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #119
“Filmmaking Frenzy”: To show his parents that his interest in filmmaking is a positive thing, Raj offers to film the school play and sell the DVD’s as a school fund raiser. With Archie and his friends involved, there are sure to be enough bloopers and outtakes for a special edition!
SCRIPT AND ART: Fernando Ruiz.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: February 20th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 27th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 11th, 2008
Full color digest format
$3.69 US.

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SONIC X #30
“Big Top Terror”: Step right up for the scariest show on earth as Sonic and his friends find themselves the unwilling star attractions in Ringmaster Eggman’s circus! It’s three rings of trouble for our heroes with Chris and his family their (literally) captive audience! Will Sonic’s keen sense of showmanship rise to the occasion to help save the day, or can we count on a heroic rescue from offstage? This is one high wire act of suspense you won’t want to miss!
SCRIPT: Ian Fleming. ART: James Fry and Terry Austin.
Death-defying cover by “walkin’ the tight rope” Spaz!
Shipping Date: February 20th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 27th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 11th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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BETTY #172
“The Green Scene”: The girls decide to give a trophy to the boy who does the most to help reduce global warming, in this amusing tale filled with useful environmental tips.
SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Let Them Eat Cake”: Betty has the perfect recipe to cheer everyone up on a gloomy day – bake a cake!
SCRIPT: Kathleen Webb. ART: Stan Goldberg.
“A Friend Indeed”: When Betty demos a robo-dog, Carmel the cat does everything she can to remind her owner she’s “the cat’s meow!”
SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Idiomatic Expression”: You’ll “bust a gut” reading this “mad as a March hare” tale where ridiculous thoughts are used to express everyone’s feelings!
SCRIPT: Barbara Slate. ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: February 20th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 27th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 11th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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JUGHEAD & FRIENDS DIGEST #27
“A Sign of the Times”: Fresh from subbing for Archie as a sign twirler (back in JUGHEAD & FRIENDS DIGEST #24), Jughead gives a new “spin” to the business by becoming a recruiter. But how long will Riverdale High’s cheerleaders stand for the school’s star athletes being too busy twirling signs to date them?
SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Bill Galvan.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: February 20th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 27th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: March 11th, 2008
Full color digest format
$2.49 US.

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1 Comment

  1. February 29, 2008 at 7:57 am — Reply

    Ahhh, the uncomplicated goodness that is Archie Comics. :-)

    The wife and I have a several years of worth Double Digest (all titles), and the only complaint I have is how often the stories are edited to change the dates and or pop references.

    If only the other companies would warm back up to the digest format.

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