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This week, Major Spoilers has sneak peeks of Betty & Veronica #242, BEtty & Veronica Digest #195, Jughead’s Double Digest #181, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch #103.

BETTY & VERONICA #242
“Fashion Detectives”: When big-name designers seek someone to help them expose counterfeit merchandise in stores, they turn to a true expert: Veronica!  She’s recruited both Betty and Nancy to help her, but what they uncover is more than faux fashion!  Don’t miss the high-fashion fun and intrigue!
SCRIPT: George Gladir
ART: Jeff Shultz
“Scenery”: The story that proves one person’s (Mr. Lodge’s) idea of a private, peaceful beach is another’s (Veronica’s) idea of an isolated, boring beach!
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski
ART: Jeff Shultz
“Pets Rule”: The beach has gone to the dogs – literally – as the girls convince the town to reserve a special area of the beach for people’s pooches!
SCRIPT: George Gladir
ART: Jeff Shultz
Shipping Date: June 10th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 17th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 30th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US

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BETTY & VERONICA DIGEST #195
“Betty in Wonderland”: Betty reads “Alice in Wonderland” to the kids she’s babysitting and realizes the characters are just like her friends in Riverdale.  Deciding to tell the story from her point of view, she casts Veronica as “The Queen of Hearts” and offers Archie readers a chance to watch the whole Archie gang “through the looking glass!”
SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent
“Growing Pains”: Betty and Veronica reminisce about how Veronica just had to have all the best, most expensive toys as a child…so what’s changed?!  Features “Little Archie” flashbacks from fan-favorite Bob Bolling.
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski
ART: Bob Bolling
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: June 10th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 17th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 30th, 2009
88-page, full color digest
$2.69 US

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JUGHEAD’S DOUBLE DIGEST #151
“The Big Meltdown”: Jughead pretends to date Ethel to keep himself stuffed with her delicious homemade cookies, but he’s mortified when photos of Ethel feeding him spread across the internet.  Will his pride lead to a “breakup,” or are his cravings for sweets too strong?
SCRIPT:  George Gladir
ART: Pat Kennedy
“The Flip is a Flop”: When Archie asks Jughead how to choose between Betty and Veronica, Jughead suggests he flip a coin…and flip some burgers in exchange for the advice!
SCRIPT: George Gladir
ART: Bob Bolling
“Fish Food”: Jughead and his dad go on a fishing trip, and manage to catch a lot of snack food along the way!
SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski
ART: Pat Kennedy
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: June 10th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 17th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 30th, 2009
176-page, full color digest
$3.99 US

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SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH #103
“Finders Keepers, Part Three”: THE SALEM SAGA CONTINUES!  Things have gone from bad to worse for young Salem and his scruffy Uncle Mort.  The wizard Todicus has been restored, but that spells even more trouble for our heroes!  It’s a race against time as Salem and Mort try to escape the Lizarmyn army.  The question is – does everyone make it out?  The answer may surprise you!
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn
ART: Chad Thomas
Massively magical cover by Chad Thomas!
Shipping Date: June 10th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: June 17th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: June 30th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US

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  1. Salieri
    June 11, 2009 at 8:43 am — Reply

    Anyone else suspect that the entire ‘Proposal’ thing is a device to distance Archie from Peter Parker, whose writers have done their best to turn into an Archie pastiche?

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