Archie Comics Sneak Peek of the Week

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Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Archie #617 and Archie & Friends All-Stars volume 8, B & V Friends Double Digest #221, and Jughead’s Double Digest #167.

ARCHIE # 617
“Campaign Pains,” Part 2

When President Obama and famed politician Sarah Palin arrive, Riverdale becomes the center of a national crisis! Archie and Reggie have each claimed support from one of these political powerhouses, but they don’t! Now Riverdale is in chaos and when the Secret Service gets involved it only gets worse!

AOL’s COMICS ALLIANCE and THE HUFFINGTON POST
SCRIPT: Alex Simmons
ARTIST: Dan Parent, Jack Morelli and Digikore Studios
COVER: Dan Parent
Shipping Date: 1/19/11
On Sale at Comic Shops: 1/26/11
Newstands: Week of 2/8/11
Comic, 32 pgs, 40 lb. glossy stock, Full-Color
$2.99 US

ARCHIE & FRIENDS ALL-STARS VOL. 8: THE ARCHIES & JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS
“Zero to Rock Hero,” “It Starts with a Kiss,” “More Than Words” & “Love Smackdown”

It’s a match made in rock ‘n’ roll heaven when two of the greatest bands get together to make sweet music! Join The Archies and Josie and the Pussycats in a whirlwind tour of rockin’ rivalries, romance, and revenge! Plus, exclusive never-before-released storylines!

SCRIPT: Stephen Oswald and Dan Parent
ARTIST: Bill Galvan, Al Milgrom, Rich Koslowski, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore and Digikore Studios
COVER: Bill Galvan, Rich Koslowski and Tito Pena
Shipping Date: 12/22/10
On Sale at Comic Shops: 1/26/11
Soft Cover, 6”x9”, 144 pgs, glossy stock, Full-Color
$9.95 US

B & V FRIENDS DOUBLE DIGEST # 211

“Queen B” Part 3 of 4 and “Peanut Butter Brownies”,

After humiliating ordeals, “Queen B” Cheryl Blossom must seek her revenge before the new kid Pieter’s run for class president ruins everything at Pembrooke High! Next, in “Peanut Butter Brownies” Betty and her Brownie troop make bird feeders, but the only one being fed is Jughead!

SCRIPT: Tania Del Rio, John Rose
ARTIST: Jeff Shultz, Tim Kennedy, Al Milgrom, Ken Selig, John Workman, Janice Chiang and Barry Grossman
COVER: Jeff Shultz, Al Milgrom and Tito Pena
Shipping Date: 1/19/11
On Sale at Comic Shops: 1/26/11
Newstands: Week of 2/8/11
Digest, 160 pgs, 30 lb newsprint, Full-Color
$3.99 US

JUGHEAD’S DOUBLE DIGEST # 167
“Archie Drama Club – Cyrano Jones” Part 4

It’s the final act as the world of the classic play Cyrano de Bergerac becomes a swashbuckling reality! Now Jughead, as Cyrano, must give Archie/Christian the proper words to help him win the affections of Betty/Roxanne. But doesn’t Roxanne fall for Cyrano at the end? Watch out, Jughead!

SCRIPT: Alex Simmons
ARTIST: Fernando Ruiz, Jon D’Agostino, John Workman and Barry Grossman
COVER: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith and Tito Pena
Shipping Date: 1/19/11
On Sale at Comic Shops: 1/26/11
Newstands: Week of 2/8/11
Digest, 160 pgs, 30 lb newsprint, Full-Color
$3.99 US

via Archie Comics