Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Betty & Veronica Digest #202, Jughead’s Double Digest #158, Sonic the Hedgehog #210, and Veronica #199 that arrive in stores next week.

BETTY & VERONICA DIGEST #202

ìWriterís Blockheadsî: Ms. Grundy decides to have the class collaborate on a story by having each write a section. The theme is spring, but somewhere along the line the story turns into an adventure about rampaging robots, a romance where Reggie is the lead Romeo, and a quest to find the perfect burger!

SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent

ìMemory Lapseî: Betty and Veronica are astonished when they witness a hapless boy caught between two girlfriends in a loopy love triangleÖ they canít even imagine such a thing!

SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski

ART: Jeff Shultz

PLUS: Other new and classic tales!

SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents

BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

On Sale at Comic Shops: March 3rd, 2010

Newsstands: March 16th, 2010

88-page, full color digest

$2.69 US

JUGHEADíS DOUBLE DIGEST #158

ìBattle of the Botsî: Jughead doesnít make the basketball team as his parents hope, but Dilton and Chuck convince Jughead that his imagination would make him a formidable teammate on the robotics team. Can Jugheadís unique intelligence help machines with artificial intelligence score baskets? ìA Pair with Flairî: In a follow-up to the previous story, the robotics team takes on various other problems at Riverdale High ñ like school budget cuts in the maintenance and cafeteria crews, tardy students and more. But have they created a Frankensteinís monster in the process?

SCRIPT: George Gladir

ART: Fernando Ruiz

PLUS: Other new and classic tales!

SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents

BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

On Sale at Comic Shops: March 3rd, 2010

Newsstands: March 16th, 2010

176-page, full color digest

$3.99 US

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #210

ìHome Invasion Part Oneî: In the aftermath of the ìIron Dominionî saga, things are bleaker than ever for our heroes, as one after another is ìlegionized.î Amy, Geoffrey St. John, Rotor and the others do their best to be brave in the face of impending doom. But Eggman, the Iron Queen and Snively arenít exactly seeing eye to eye, which may provide hope for our heroes. Not to mention the intrepid team of first-rank heroes waiting for the proper moment to swoop in like the cavalry! Ties into this monthís SONIC UNIVERSE #13

SCRIPT: Ian Flynn

ART: Steven Butler

COVER: Tracy Yardley! & Jason Jensen

On Sale at Comic Shops: March 3rd, 2010

Newsstands: March 16th, 2010

32-page, full color comic

$2.50 US


VERONICA #199

VERONICA MEETS PRESIDENT OBAMA IN THIS VERY SPECIAL ISSUE!

ìMs. Lodge Goes to Washingtonî: When the teens go to Washington, DC on a class trip, they visit all the historic sites, including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, National Archives and more! They also have an opportunity to meet President Obama in a question and answer session, and to everyoneís surprise, itís Veronica who asks the President how to help the economy. Taking the Presidentís message about job creation to heart, Veronica puts Archie to work at Lodge MansionÖ conveniently forgetting to tell her dad! She also gives Betty a job, strictly to keep her away from Archie! Will Veronica help stimulate the economy, or will she merely help stimulate her fatherís anger?

SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent.

On Sale at Comic Shops: March 3rd, 2010

Newsstands: March 16th, 2010

32-page, full color comic

$2.50 US

via Archie Comics

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