Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in October 2018.

MARVEL DIGEST

MARVEL COMICS DIGEST #9
Marvel Comics’ best-selling heroes are back in the ever-popular digest format! This ninth issue spotlights X-MEN and WOLVERINE! This is a can’t-miss collector’s item that will only be printed once!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Provided by Marvel
On Sale Date: 10/17
224-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE

ARCHIE #699

CATCH UP ON THE BEST-SELLING ARCHIE SAGA BEFORE ISSUE #700!
As the Riverdale gang heads toward major changes in the pages of the monumental ARCHIE #700 next month, we follow Archie as he reflects back on past storylines including: the #LipstickIncident, the arrival of the Lodge family, the machinations of the Blossom Twins, the near-tragedy of “Over the Edge” and more! This special issue sets the stage for next month’s landmark 700th issue of ARCHIE by Nick Spencer and Marguerite Sauvage! Based on stories by Mark Waid and Ian Flynn and featuring art by an assortment of Archie talents, this recap issue is the perfect primer for new readers and returning fans to the Archie universe.

Script: Mark Waid, Ian Flynn
Art: Fiona Staples, Veronica Fish, Joe Eisma, Pete Woods, Annie Wu, Audrey Mok, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn, Kelly Fitzpatrick
ARCHIE #699 CVR A Reg: Marguerite Sauvage
On Sale Date: 10/3
32-page, full color comic
$1.00 U.S.

ARCHIE VOL. 6 (TR)
It all comes down to this! The Riverdale gang—held hostage by Cheryl Blossom’s father! Reggie—at last paying for his crimes! And when all is said and done, Riverdale is turned upside down once more! ARCHIE VOL. 6 collects issues #28 – 32 of the ongoing ARCHIE series!

Script: Mark Waid, Ian Flynn
Art: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Audrey Mok
978-1-68255-869-0
$17.99 US/$19.99 CAN
6 x 9”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/10

ARCHIE: 1941 #2 (of 5)
IT’S WAR!  As the United States makes its entrance into WWII, the teens and parents in Riverdale are faced with some difficult situations as they reflect on how this will dramatically change their lives as they know it.

Script: Mark Waid, Brian Augustyn
Art: Peter Krause, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE: 1941 #2 CVR A Reg: Peter Krause, Rosario “Tito” Peña
ARCHIE: 1941 #2 CVR B Var: Audrey Mok
ARCHIE: 1941 #2 CVR C Var: Marguerite Sauvage
On Sale Date: 10/24
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE MEETS BATMAN ‘66 #4
In Gotham, it’s Jughead vs. the Joker! Meanwhile, back in Riverdale, all the boys are under the spell of the mysterious new teacher. With the heroes in the throes of a death trap will Batman be able to save Riverdale before it’s too late?

Script: Jeff Parker, Michael Moreci
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR A Reg: Michael Allred, Laura Allred
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR B Var: Rebekah Isaacs, Rosario “Tito” Peña
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR C Var: Les McClaine, Rosario “Tito” Peña
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR D Var: Joe Quinones
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR E Var: Billy Tucci, Paul Mounts
ARCHIE/BATMAN 66 #4 CVR F Var: Chip Zdarsky
On Sale Date: 10/31
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

JUGHEAD THE HUNGER #9
Marmaduke “Moose” Mason is dead, having been executed by the Cooper clan after turning into a werewolf. Then who… or what… is FrankenMoose? Find out as Jughead the Hunger goes classic movie monster with “FrankenMoose Meets the Wolf Jug” Part 1!

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Joe Eisma, Bob Smith, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Jughead the Hunger #9 CVR A Reg: Adam Gorham
Jughead the Hunger #9 CVR B Var: Thomas Pitilli
Jughead the Hunger #9 CVR C Var: Marguerite Sauvage
On Sale Date: 10/3
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

THE ARCHIES VOL. 2 (TR)
Still soaring from CHVRCHES’ sage advice, Archie is eager to take his friends to the next level musically on their first-ever tour. See as an unexpected turn of events finds them in the swingin’ sixties-face to face with rock/pop icons THE MONKEES! Then: Can indie pop sirens TEGAN AND SARA help the band through a crisis, or has the tour gone kaput? Plus – The Archies have the chance to record an album, and behind the control board is none other than music legends BLONDIE! Will these iconic groups help The Archies get through the wild world of the music industry? Stay tuned.

Script: Alex Segura, Matthew Rosenberg
Art: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
Cover: Greg Smallwood
978-1-68255-875-1
$12.99 US/$14.99 CAN
6 x 9”
TR
128 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/31

ARCHIE CLASSIC

ARCHIE AND ME COMICS DIGEST #11
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  “The Haunted (Lodge) Mansion ” Veronica’s mansions is haunted! She wants to rid her luxurious home of ghosts, so who’s she gonna call? …Archie and Jughead?!

Script: Francis Bonnett
Art: Bill Golliher, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/3
128-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE AND ME VOL. 1 (TR)
For 161 issues, Archie’s craziest interactions with Riverdale High principal Mr. Weatherbee were showcased in this classic series.

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo, Rudy Lapick, Vincent DeCarlo
978-1-68255-873-7
$10.99 US/$11.99 CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
TR
224 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date10/24

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #293
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  “Vicious Cycle” The gang decides to go for a SPIN at the hot new exercise spot, DaleCycle! But a handsome instructor gets people’s heart rates beating faster than the exercise does!

Script: Ron Robbins
Art: Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan
On Sale Date: 10/24
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

ARCHIE’S HALLOWEEN SPECTACULAR #1
Get ready for a horrifyingly hilarious collection of some of the best Halloween stories Archie has to offer!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Archie’s Halloween Spectacular #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/11
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

ARCHIE’S HOLIDAY COLORING BOOK (TR)
‘Tis the season to color all of your favorite Archie characters! You can give Archie’s jalopy a Christmas paint job or personally style Betty and Veronica’s holiday outfits. Plus, each image has an intricate background pattern to add to your color experience. The possibilities are endless and the fun never stops!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
978-1-68255-871-3
$9.99 US/$10.99 CAN
7 1/4 x 10 7/8”
TR
128pp, B&W
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/17

THE BEST OF ARCHIE COMICS 3: DELUXE EDITION (TR)
One of Archie’s most popular graphic novels gets the deluxe treatment in this full-sized remastered hardcover edition collecting over 50 iconic favorite stories from across Archie’s 75+ year history. The bestselling retrospective of this essential piece of Americana finally gets the treatment its due in this keepsake bookshelf edition.

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-68255-867-6
$19.99 US/$21.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 10/3

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #267
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY: “Nepotism Schism” When Betty gets a job at Lodge Industries, she takes to it immediately! But is she the best employee because of her hard work, or because she’s the BFF of the boss’s daughter?

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/10
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

BETTY AND VERONICA FRIENDS FOREVER: STORY BOOK #1
Once upon a time Betty & Veronica weren’t just your average teens living in Riverdale—they were princesses, empresses and magical snow queens! You’ve never seen classic fairy tales presented quite like this!

Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent
BV FF: Story Book #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 10/17
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #83
BRAND NEW LEAD STORY:  “Kookie Contest” When Betty and Veronica bake up some yummy cookies for the school holiday bake contest, will they win first prize or will Jughead treat himself to them all?

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 10/31
192-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.

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