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Archie Comics has dropped off a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores next week.  Take the jump for Betty #175, and Sonic the Hedgehog Archives #8.

BETTY #175
“The Flub Club”: Convinced Archie is stepping out with a harem of girls, Betty tosses all reminders of him away… but are things really as they seem?
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Fast Food Friends”: Betty “flips out” when she learns she’s Archie’s new boss at the burger joint!
SCRIPT: Bill Golliher.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Mentor Mismatch”: Betty and the young girl she mentors have so much in common they’re practically clones… but will their opinions on Archie match up?
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“The Big Search”: Betty dreams of searching for a mystery object at a flea market… and the next morning goes to the flea market to seek it out, even though she has no idea what it is!
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: July 23rd, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: July 30th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: August 12th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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JUGHEAD #190
DON’T MISS THIS MOUTH-WATERING TRIBUTE TO BUFFALO WINGS AND THEIR BIRTHPLACE!
“Winging It”: Jughead and his friends “shuffle off to Buffalo” for the National Buffalo Wing Festival! Along the way, they encounter many famous people and buffalo wing landmarks including festival organizer Drew Cerza and Mayor Brown – birthplace of buffalo wings and Dunn Tire Park, the home of the Buffalo Bisons and host of the Wing Festival. Jughead’s entry is sure to be the favorite of the competition… unless a shifty saboteur sours the sauce! Will Jughead’s dreams of winning the festival take flight, or will he be grounded? Find out for yourself – don’t miss this special issue-length epic!
SCRIPT: Craig Boldman.
ART: Jeff Shultz.
Shipping Date: July 23rd, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: July 30th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: August 12th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES #8
The thrilling new series that lets fans relive classic Sonic stories continues! Volume 8 presents issues #29 through #32 of Sonic’s ongoing comic book series in a special 5 x 7 & ½ inch edition.
These stories mark the artistic change to a more “dramatic” tone, better aligning the series to the hit Saturday morning animated series then on the air. Each story is meticulously restored and printed on high-grade paper, so you can feel like you’re zipping right alongside the cobalt champion as he saves New Mobotropolis! This action-packed edition features events like Sally’s roboticization, the introduction of Dulcy the Dragon, the solo adventures of Knuckles which led to his regular comic book, and other historic occurrences.
Stories include:
“Steel-Belted Sally” (issue #29),
“Growing Pains, Part II” (issue #29),
“The Return of Uncle Chuck” (issue #30),
“Who Keeps Stealing my Chaos Emeralds?!” (issue #30),
“Knuckles’ Chaotix Sneak Peak”: (issue #30),
“A Robot Rides the Rails” (issue #31),
“Lost… and Found!” (issue #31),
“Tundra Road, Part 1” (issue #31),
“Blast from the Past” (issue #32),
“Prisoners” (issue #32), and
“Tundra Road, Part II” (issue #32).
SCRIPTS: Mike Gallagher, Angelo DeCesare, Mike Kanterovich, Ken Penders & Paul Castiglia.
ART: Art Mawhinney, Dave Manak, & Pat “Spaz” Spaziante. Colossal cover by Spaz!
Shipping Date: July 23rd, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: July 30th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: August 12th, 2008
112-page, full color paperback
$7.95 US.

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