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Over the past several years, Archie Comics has delighted comic shop customers with exclusive giveaway comics produced in conjunction with Diamond Distribution.  In addition to Archie’s involvement in Diamond’s annual Free Comic Book Day program, Archie has also served up thrills and chills come Halloween-time.  These full-color, 16-page, Halloween-themed comics have all-new stories and art and make the perfect “treat” for the goody bags of costumed revelers.

This year, Archie Comics is back with another fun-filled giveaway issue.  Betty’s most confidential secrets are the focus in this tale that highlights Betty’s fabled Diary.  Popular writer-penciler Dan Parent unravels the thrilling details with fan-favorite Rich Koslowski on board providing the inks, so this issue is sure to appeal not just to children but adult collectors as well.

In “Betty Cooper, Confidential,” Betty is en route to the book binder to get her diary professionally bound when a stiff wind literally sends the pages of her life flying!  Will her friends be able to resist taking a peek at the pages they recover?  Just what has Betty written about everyone over the years?  These answers and more await you in this suspenseful and poignant tale, the perfect lead-in to the soon-to-be-released trade paperback collection, ARCHIE’S ALL-STARS PRESENTS VOLUME 2: BETTY’S DIARY!

This 16 page giveaway comic may be ordered through comic shops in bundles of 25 for you to give away to trick or treaters at your home. Although participating comic shops giveaway one free copy to their customers the bundles are not free, they are for sale at your local comic shop. Go to to find a shop near you.

via Archie Comics


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