Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in November 2010.

ARCHIE AMERICANA SERIES VOLUME 11: BEST OF THE EIGHTIES VOLUME 2
By popular demand, here’s the latest installment of this popular paperback series, featuring a second heaping helping of hilarious stories from the outrageous ‘80s! Revisit some of the most memorable ‘80s tales in this high grade, 96-page volume. Computers! Hair bands! Video games! Health clubs! Blockbuster movies! Pro wrestling! It’s all here in this amazing volume!
SCRIPTS: Frank Doyle, George Gladir, Ed Berdej
ART: Dan DeCarlo, Stan Goldberg, Hy Eisman, Rex Lindsey
Shipping Date: November 17, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 24, 2010
Newsstands: December 7, 2010
96-page, 7×10 full-color trade paperback
$11.95 US

ARCHIE #615
“The ELFth Day of Christmas”
Christmas is just around the corner and here comes “Snowstorm” Archie unprepared as usual! With a mountain of last minute gifts, cards, and more, it will take a miracle for Archie to catch up… or at least a magical elf named Jingles and a bit of time travel!
SCRIPT: Craig Boldman
ART: (P)Dan Parent
Shipping Date: November 17, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 24, 2010
Newsstands: December 7, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #149
“Prankenstein & the Twitters”
The invasion of the “New Kids” continues with PART FOUR… and this time the joke’s on Reggie as he matches wits with a mysterious new prankster! Meanwhile, Jughead somehow attracts a twittering female fan club while Ethel discovers a previously hidden talent that has the new kids all atwitter!
SCRIPT: Alex Simmons
ART: (P)Dan Parent
Shipping Date: November 3, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 10, 2010
Newsstands: November 23, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

ARCHIE’S DOUBLE DIGEST #214
“The Big Turnaround!,” & “Christmas Presence”
Riverdale High’s star players, Archie and Moose are out of the game! Can the cheerleaders rally “The Big Turnaround!” in time to bring the boys back in play for the big game against Central? Then the presence of cash… or lack thereof presents a holiday dilemma for Archie in “Christmas Presence.”
SCRIPT: George Gladir, Mike Pellowski
ART: (P)Pat Kennedy, Bob Bolling,(I)Rich Koslowski, Jim Amash,(L) Jack Morelli, Teresa Davidson, (C)Barry Grossman, & Paul Kaminski
Shipping Date: November 24, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: December 1, 2010
Newsstands: December 14, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

BETTY #189
“What’s Old is New, Again”
It’s New Kids PART FIVE. New boy Sayd is cute, cool,fun… and has Betty’s FULL attention, much to Archie’s envy! But Betty has another problem – a new girl who’s making Betty’s school paper articles back page news! Meanwhile new teacher Mr. Fine feels Ms. Grundy is quite fine!
SCRIPT: Alex Simmons
ART: (P)Dan Parent
Shipping Date: November 24, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: December 1, 2010
Newsstands: December 14, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

BETTY AND VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #186
“Keep Those Library Doors Open,” “Skate Perk!,” & “One Year Later.”
Budget problems threaten to write the last chapter for the Riverdale Library. Can Betty & Veronica rewrite the story and “Keep Those Library Doors Open”? Then Archie is falling for the fairer sex again… literally, in “Skate Perk!” Finally, holiday memories past come to haunt Veronica in “One Year Later.”
SCRIPT: George Gladir, Mike Pellowski,
ART: (P)Jeff Shultz, Stan Goldberg
Shipping Date: November 17, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 24, 2010
Newsstands: December 7, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

B&V FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST #209
“Queen B: Part One,” “Super Cool Laptops”
THE FIRST IN A FOUR-PART CHERYL STORYLINE! A new student turns Pembrooke Academy upside down when he shows no interest in joining “Queen B” Cheryl Blossom’s in-crowd. Then, Betty and Veronica charge up their “Super Cool Laptops” as they explore the agonies and ecstasies of brand new 3-D technology!
SCRIPT: Tania Del Rio, George Gladir
ART: (P)Jeff Shultz, (I/L)Jon D’Agostino
Shipping Date: November 3, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 10, 2010
Newsstands: November 23, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

JUGHEAD #204
“A Tan & Sandy Snooze”
Jughead’s third dark and delicious mystery, J. Jones Semi-Private Eye is back on the case! Strange things are happening at the amusement park and Jughead’s determined to find out why all the kids keep losing their jobs. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that this undercover gig offers all the snacks he can scarf!
SCRIPT: Alex Simmons
ART: (P)Rex Lindsey
Shipping Date: November 17, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 24, 2010
Newsstands: December 7, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

JUGHEAD’S DOUBLE DIGEST #165
“Archie Drama Club—Cyrano Jones: Part One” & “The Holidaze”
Jughead has to book it when he’s chosen to play the lead in “Cyrano De Bergerac” for a new class program lead by Ms. Lauriette, a stunning young new teacher. Then, Jughead’s winter vacation suffers from a case of “The Holidaze” when one task leads to another.
SCRIPT: Alex Simmons, George Gladir
ART: (P)Fernando Ruiz, (I)Al Nickerson, (L)Jack Morelli, (C)Barry Grossman
Shipping Date: November 3, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 10, 2010
Newsstands: November 23, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

LIFE WITH ARCHIE #5: JAN 2011
“Archie Loves Betty: It’s a Wonderful Life… Really!” & “Archie Loves Veronica: Grand Opening!”
THE “ARCHIE MARRIAGE” PHENOMENON CONTINUES IN THIS MEGA-HIT MAGAZINE FOLLOWING ARCHIE’S MARRIED LIVES TO BOTH BETTY AND VERONICA!
In “Archie Loves Betty: It’s a Wonderful Life… Really!” the newlyweds return home for a triple wedding as every break for Archie and Betty crumbles. Is someone manipulating their fates? Who and why?
SCRIPT: Paul Kupperberg
ART: Norm Breyfogle, Andrew Pepoy, Janice Chiang and Glenn Whitmore
COVER: Norm Breyfogle and Tito Peña
Meanwhile, in “Archie Loves Veronica: Grand Opening!” political sniping and corporate greed rear their ugly heads with the town and Moose’s mayoral aspirations and Archie and Veronica’s marriage all at stake!
SCRIPT: Paul Kupperberg
ART: Norm Breyfogle, Joe Rubinstein, Jack Morelli and Glenn Whitmore
COVER: Norm Breyfogle and Tito Peña
Issue: Jan. 2011, Issue #5
Shipping Date: November 24, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: December 1, 2010
Newsstands: December 14, 2010
64-page, glossy stock, full-color magazine
$3.99 US

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #219
“In Service to the King”: Sonic and Geoffrey St. John are sent on a perilous mission into the Special Zone. Nothing two heroes can’t handle, right? That is until the shocking twist that puts one of our heroes in mortal danger! Then, in “From the Inside, Out” Dr. Eggman reveals the restored Lien-Da – but what has he done to her?!
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn.
ART: Jamal Peppers, Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, John Workman & Matt Herms
COVER: Jamal Peppers, Terry Austin & Matt Herms
Shipping Date: November 17, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 24, 2010
Newsstands: December 7, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

SONIC UNIVERSE #22
“Treasure Team Tango: Part Two”
Blaze joins Team Rose as it faces off against Team Dark for the Sol Emerald! But as fire and fists fly, a third team sneaks in to add to the chaos! Who is “Team Hooligan,” and will they be the ones who come out on top? The laughs and mayhem continue in this latest story arc!
SCRIPT: Ian Flynn.
ART: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash, Phil Felix, Jason Jenson
COVER: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash, Ben Hunzeker
Shipping Date: November 3, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 10, 2010
Newsstands: November 23, 2010
32-page, 40 lb glossy stock, full-color comic
$2.99 US

WORLD OF ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #2
“Dinner For Two,” “Rocks in His Head,” & “Bitter Twitter”
Archie battles “Dinner for Two” times two! After stuffing himself with a feast prepared by Betty, Archie learns he’s also expected for dinner at Veronica’s! Then, the gang’s obsessed with the latest musical video game makes their parents think Archie has “Rocks in His Head”. Finally, everyone’s suffering from a case of “Bitter Twitter” as Reggie’s extreme tweeting sends his ego into overdrive!
SCRIPT: Craig Boldman, Angelo Decesare, George Gladir
ART: Stan Goldberg, Rich Koslowski, Jon D’Agostino, Barry Grossman
Shipping Date: November 10, 2010
On Sale at Comic Shops: November 17, 2010
Newsstands: November 30, 2010
160-page, full-color digest
$3.99 US

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