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I’m constantly amazed by the number of people that contact me saying the pick Archie issues up regularly. Well good news Archie fans, Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Betty & Veronica Spectacular #82, and Betty & Veronica Double Digest #159.

BETTY & VERONICA SPECTACULAR #82
SPECIAL “LOVE & ROMANCE” ISSUE!
“For Better or For Worse”: Betty and Veronica are shocked to find Archie attending a wedding with Cheryl Blossom as his date! Things get even worse for Veronica when Betty gets upgraded to bridesmaid. Will Veronica find a way to take center stage at this event? Does Archie have freckles?!
SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent.
PLUS: A peak into Betty and Veronica’s romantic futures – according to them!
BONUS: Fashion pages, fun quizzes, puzzles and games for hope(ful) romantics everywhere!
Shipping Date: March 12th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 19th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: April 1st, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #159
“The Inspiration”: Looking for a female counterpoint to Chuck’s cartoons, school paper editor Betty decides to let reporter Carol take a shot at cartooning, too. Told to observe her fellow female students, Carol comes back with a strip about two girls infatuated with the same guy. Now where did she come up with an idea like that?
SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Jeff Shultz.
“Flagged Downer”: Betty and Veronica raise their flag of curiosity as they stroll through town observing all the flags hanging from their neighbor’s homes.
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski.
“Birds of a Feather”: Betty takes Veronica bird watching, but she’s more interested in boy watching! SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Tim Kennedy.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: March 12th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 19th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: April 1st, 2008
Full color digest format,
$3.69 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 Comment

  1. March 13, 2008 at 9:40 am — Reply

    Oh, that’s ‘Cherry Blossom’ … ?

    I thought that, you know, since Mary Jane Watson-Parker is free now and all, maybe she and Archie hooked up.

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