Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Betty #180 and Archie Double Digest #199.  Take the jump to see what happens when Betty, Veronica, and Archie go for a trip in a rickety-raft.

“Thinking of Sinking”: Archie is given a boat that’s a real fixer-upper, but will this rickety-raft be enough to float Betty and Veronica’s boats?
SCRIPT: Angelo DeCesare
ART: Jeff Shultz
“Old Fashioned Guy”: Tired of a world addicted to high-tech gadgets, Archie “takes a hike” – literally – to get away from it all!
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski
ART: Pat Kennedy
“The Report”: The local newspaper sends its newest interns, Archie and Jughead, to cover girls’ sports and safety, but the only ones out of the safety zone are Archie and Jughead!
SCRIPT: George Gladir
ART: Pat Kennedy
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents.
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: May 27th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 3rd, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 16th, 2009
176-page, full color digest
$3.99 US


BETTY #180
“The Prom Crashers, Part 2”: Picking up from VERONICA #194, the prom crashing continues!  Betty and Veronica have both endured their fair share of memorable proms since Archie’s debut in the 1940s.  A constant source of drama and mayhem, the school prom has long sent the eternal love triangle of Veronica, Archie and Betty to the brink.  Now, Betty and Veronica form an alliance to face the source of much of their past prom grief: Cheryl Blossom!  They’ve crashed Pembrooke’s prom, and Archie has followed along for damage control – but what if the girls don’t want Archie to save them?  Do they have designs on Cheryl’s date and the other eligible Pembrooke pals?  Will Archie take his chances with a Pembrooke gal?  And what’s happening back at Riverdale’s own prom?  Grab your tux, gown, cummerbund and corsage and join the fun!
SCRIPT: Dan Parent
ART: Stan Goldberg
Shipping Date: May 27th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 3rd, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 16th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US


via Archie Comics


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