Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Betty #187, Betty & Veronica Double Digest #183, and Tales from Riverdale #39.  The books arrive in stores next week, but you can get a first look, right now.

BETTY #187
PART ONE OF A NEW FOUR PART CROSSOVER EVENT
“Battle of the BFFs Part One”: Betty and Veronica team up when Teen TV announces “Battle of the BFFs,” a reality competition to find the world’s greatest “best friends forever”! After a pact to go Archie-free for the competition, it seems like an easy win for Riverdale’s favorite BFFs. But master manipulator Cheryl Blossom is out to shake things up. Can Betty and Veronica overcome Cheryl’s tricks and their own epic battle over Archie to win the “Battle of the BFFs”?
SCRIPT: Dan Parent
ART: Tim and Pat Kennedy, Inker, Jack Morelli and Colorist
Shipping Date: July 28th, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: August 4th, 2010
Newsstands: Week of August 17th, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #183
“No Baseball for Betty Part 4”: Continued from last issue.  In this grand-slam conclusion to the latest “New Look” series, Betty makes history by becoming the first girl on the Riverdale High baseball team.  The team plays hard and is off to a rousing start, but will Betty be accepted by her teammates in time to defeat their rivals and take the conference title?
PLUS: Classic tales, puzzles, games and pin-ups!
SCRIPT: Melanie J. Morgan and various talents
ART: Rod Whigham, Al Milgrom, John Workman, Stephanie Vozzo and various talents
Shipping Date: July 28th, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: August 4th, 2010
Newsstands: Week of August 17th, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

TALES FROM RIVERDALE #39
“Clown of Renown”: Ladies and gentlemen and children of all ages, step right up to the center ring and behold Reggio’s high wire exploits, Veronica and her trained dogs, horse tricks with Betty, and slap-happy fun with those kooky clowns, Archie and Jughead!
“Up in the Air”: When the balloon show comes to Riverdale, will Archie and his friends soar high into the sky or be grounded by the high ticket price?
PLUS: Classic tales, puzzles, games and pin-ups!
SCRIPT: George Gladir, Mike Pellowski and various talents
ART: Stan Goldberg, Bill Galvan, Rich Koslowski, Al Nickerson, Jack Morelli, Janice Chiang, Barry Grossman and various talents
Shipping Date: July 28th, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: August 4th, 2010
Newsstands: Week of August 17th, 2010
80-page, full-color digest
$2.69 US

via Archie Comics

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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