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This week, Archie Comics sends Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Archie #595, Archie’s Double Digest #197, and Sonic Universe #2.


ARCHIE #595
“Home Insecurity”: After robbers break into his safe, Mr. Lodge upgrades his security system to protect his property… but who will protect him from the ever-pervasive new system?!
SCRIPT: Arie Kaplan.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“The Fall of Reggie”: Realizing how much sympathy accident-prone Archie gets from the ladies, Reggie decides he’ll take a few falls of his own… but will the girls “fall” for his scheme?
SCRIPT: Craig Boldman.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
“Prom Preparation”: The perfect recipe: the annual prom plus the eternal love triangle equals a comedy of errors!
SCRIPT: George Gladir.
ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: March 18th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 25th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: April 7th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US

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ARCHIE’S DOUBLE DIGEST #197
“Write on, Dude!”: For Archie, modern homework is more about text messaging than text books!
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski.
ART: Tim Kennedy.
“2 of a Kind”: Little Archie visits his grandparents’ farm and meets all their new animals, including a monkey that’s just like him!
SCRIPT AND ART: Dexter Taylor.
“Snack Attack Flak”: While waiting for Veronica to get off the phone, Jughead and Archie eat all the appetizers prepared for Mrs. Lodge’s fundraiser!  Time for the merry munchers to make fast with alternate hors d’oeuvres!
SCRIPT: Bill Golliher.
ART: Pat Kennedy.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: March 18th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 25th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: April 7th, 2009
176-page, full color digest
$3.99 US.

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SONIC UNIVERSE #2
THE LATEST HIT SONIC SERIES RETURNS WITH ITS SECOND ACTION-PACKED ISSUE!
“Time and Again”: The second issue of the new, ever-expanding, all-encompassing series revolving around Sonic’s many friends and foes, with continuity aligning with the regular monthly Sonic comic.  It is the eve of Sonic’s big confrontation with Dr. Robotnik, but Shadow and Rouge have other plans.  As the three of them embark on a crucial midnight raid, readers will have the opportunity to simultaneously look back on a time when Sonic and Shadow weren’t so friendly as they witness the lost tale of their battle for the ARK!  It’s déjà vu all over again as the present and past run parallel in this high-action tale!
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn.
ART: Tracy Yardley!
Time-tripping cover by Tracy Yardley!
Shipping Date: March 18th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: March 25th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: April 7th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US

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via Archie Comics

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