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Archie Comics has sent Major Spoilers sneak peeks of Archie #592, Archie Digest #250, and Sonic X #40.  All these titles arrive next week.

ARCHIE #592
“The Demo”: A salesmen tries to sell Archie and Jughead an interactive sports video game, but the teens consider acting out the action with the wireless device as just “going through the motions” compared to their real life memories.
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Snow Woe”: Will Archie and Chuck’s entries in the winter photo contest wow the judges or be met with a “chilly” reception?
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Trouble by the Foot”: Klutzy Archie’s clodhoppers have trampled everything in Lodge Mansion… including Mr. Lodge’s feet!
SCRIPT: Craig Boldman.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“A Touchy Subject”: The gang contemplates what life would be like if everything could be accessed via touch screen.
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: December 17th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: December 24th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: January 6th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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ARCHIE DIGEST #250
“The Archies in Beverly Hills”: When pop star Jessica Simmers asks The Archies to play her high school reunion, the teens are headed for the California sun!  While there, they partake of the many Hollywood sights and meet other celebrities, too!  This star-studded story comes courtesy of famed “pop archaeologist” and celebrity news columnist Hal Lifson.
SCRIPT: Hal Lifson.
ART: Rex Lindsey.
“Any Port in a Storm”: It’s a cold winter night, and Archie must choose between the chewy, warm cookies at Betty’s house, or the toasty, warm fireplace at Veronica’s mansion!
SCRIPT: Kathleen Webb.
ART: Pat Kennedy.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Cool-ifornia cover by Rex Lindsey, inspired by the famous Beatles’ “Abbey Road” album cover!
Shipping Date: December 17th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: December 24th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: January 6th, 2009
88-page, full color digest
$2.49 US.

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SONIC X #40
“The End”: A peaceful gathering of Sonic and his friends remains anything but when Shadow the Hedgehog and Metal Sonic crash the party – literally!  Even Dr. Eggman is reeling in horror over the souped-up Metal Sonic, but that doesn’t stop him from forming an alliance to attack the blue blur.  Meanwhile, Shadow remains inextricably linked to Metal, the only one who can help him find his correct place in the universe.  It’s a mélange of friends, foes and overlapping alliances… and Sonic and his friends are caught in the middle!  This issue’s title is only the beginning, as it leads into a brand-new series called SONIC UNIVERSE that promises to chronicle the outcome of the Shadow and Metal Sonic conflict, as well as the further adventures of the entire Sonic-verse!
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn.
ART: David Hutchison (pencils) and Terry Austin (inks).
Double trouble cover by man-in-the-mirror Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante!
Shipping Date: December 17th, 2008
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: December 24th, 2008
On Sale on Newsstands: January 6th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US.

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via Archie Comics

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  1. Cart
    December 18, 2008 at 2:11 pm — Reply

    Is it strange to anyone else that is looks like none of the 5 of them have a foot on the ground? Can they all levatate?

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