Archie Comics is once again getting into the holiday spirit with two Halloween themed titles arriving in September.Â Take the jump for the solicitation information for Archie & Friends #135, and Betty & Veronica Digest #198.
ARCHIE & FRIENDS #135
Things are getting spooky in Riverdale again, just in time for another Halloween adventure.Â As Archie and his friends get ready for the big party, they experience a shocking change â€“ literally!Â This year, the costume shop has a magical effect on Archie, Betty, Veronica, Chuck and Mooseâ€¦ and even makes Reggie more monstrous than usual!Â Can boy genius Dilton work up his usual wizardry and get the gang out of this blood-curdling conundrum, or will we have to change the title of this comic to â€œArchie & FIENDSâ€?!
SCRIPT: Fernando Ruiz
ART: Fernando Ruiz
Shipping Date: September 2nd, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: September 9th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: September 22nd, 2009
32-page, full color comic
BETTY & VERONICA DIGEST #198
â€œParty Poopersâ€: Halloweenâ€™s a scream for Archie and his friendsâ€¦ but can they find a place to hold their party before All Hallowâ€™s Eve?Â â€œThe Tattoo Sceneâ€: Betty and Ethel consider getting tattoos, and soon realize they must really â€œthinkâ€ before getting permanent â€œink!â€
SCRIPTS: George Gladir
ART: Pat Kennedy
PLUS: Other new and classic tales!
SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents
BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: September 30th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: October 7th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: October 20th, 2009
88-page, full color digest
What’s spooky is that there are people who actually believe that Archie and Veronica saved themselves for marriage…!