The Intardwebz didn’t crack in half when it was revealed that Archie and Valerie were making with the snoo-snoo, but heart’s may be cracking in Archie #609.  The company sent the rundown of Archie #609, that you can read, after the jump.


“More Than Words”: As the lights dim on The Archies and Josie & the Pussycats major tour, the love songs continue off-stage! Archie and Valerie quickly go from lovebirds to songbirds, penning their own personal love song. But when Veronica finds out, she’ll be singing a different tune. Can Archie and Valerie have a relationship amidst the suspicions and jealousies of their band mates, or will the curtain fall on their rockiní romance?

SCRIPT: Dan Parent
ART: Bill Galvan
Shipping Date: May 19th, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: May 26th, 2010
Newsstands: June 8th, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full color comic
$2.99 US


ìNo Baseball for Betty Part 2î: The excitement continues from the previous issue as Betty Cooper, Riverdaleís greatest softball player, makes headlines when she goes all-out to make the school baseball team! But the boys arenít so thrilled and threaten to get Betty banned from baseball if she doesnít drop from the try-outs. Now Archie, stuck in the middle as team manager, must choose between his love for Betty and his love for the game!

SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski
ART: Rod Whigham
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: May 19th, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: May 26th, 2010
Newsstands: June 8th, 2010
176-page, full color digest
$3.99 US

via Archie Comics


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