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It’s a shorter week because of the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US of A, but that hasn’t kept Archie Comics from sending Major Spoilers a sneak peek at titles arriving in stores next week.  Take the jump for Archie Double Digest #194, Betty #177, and Jughead #192.

ARCHIE DIGEST #249
“Dream Scene”:  What’s the perfect remedy to being stuck in class on a cold winter day?  When you’re Archie, it’s daydreaming of beach balls and bikinis, of course!
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski.
ART: Randy Elliott.
“Stop Watch”: Mr. Weatherbee welcomes the inevitable first mishap of the semester – once Archie, Jughead and Reggie get in trouble, the school year can officially begin!
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: November 12th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: November 19th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: December 2nd, 2008
88-page, full color digest
$2.49 US.

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BETTY #177

“The Big Battle”: Betty and her friends compare their energy conserving dates… and how their boyfriends did or didn’t comply!
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Down Memory Lane”: Thumbing through her diary takes Betty back to Christmas when she was 9 years old.
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Secret Shopper”: Tired of all the attention Veronica draws when they go shopping together, Betty decides to make a solo shopping trip… and has all the sales clerks competing to sell something to “Veronica’s friend!”
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“The Dilemma”: Can Betty find a way to get her boyfriends Archie and Adam to see eye-to-eye?
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: November 26th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: December 3rd, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: December 16th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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JUGHEAD #192
“On Demand”: For his mother’s birthday, Jughead creates a coupon book filled with chores he’ll do for her – but when it falls into the wrong hands (namely, Reggie’s), Jughead finds himself toiling for everyone but his mother!
“Knees Freeze”: Shorts in the winter?  It could only be Jughead!
“The Hideaway”: Jughead loves napping on sofas and sleeping on beds… wait until he discovers sofa beds!
SCRIPTS: Craig Boldman.
ART: Rex Lindsey.
Shipping Date: November 26th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: December 3rd, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: December 16th, 2008
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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via Archie Comics

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