Archie Comics May 2020 Solicitations

ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE – 10th ANNIVERSARY (TR)
ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE 10th ANNIVERSARY is a sequel to the headline-making 2009 “Archie Wedding” storyline. The original story answered Riverdale’s longest-running question: will Archie marry Betty or Veronica? Fans were treated to two alternate worlds that explored each possibility and Uslan’s sequel picks up both stories a decade later. See how much life has changed for Archie, his family, and the rest of Riverdale! Collects the Archie: the Married Life – 10th Anniversary 6-issue mini-series.
Script: Michael Uslan
Art: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-64576-989-7
$17.99 US/$20.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/13

SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #2 (of 5)
Sabrina has long felt the pull her two worlds, witch and mortal, but she’s always had her devoted aunts Hilda and Zelda on her side to help guide her through that gauntlet. But when a spell suggests she can no long trust even them, where will Sabrina turn as a series of supernatural murders fall upon the town of Greendale? *Retailers: Matching or exceeding 80% of final orders of #1 gets extra 5% discount.*
Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #2 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #2 CVR B Var: Sweeney Boo
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #2 CVR C Var: Rian Gonzales
On Sale Date: 5/13
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

SUPER DUCK #2 (of 4)
Seeing how it’s been a while since super duck has been… well, super, his existence has mainly consisted of cheap store appearances, kiddie party performances and worst of all… ugh… comic book conventions. But can the appearance of a certain rich Scottish duck change all that? (No, not THAT rich Scottish duck.) *Retailers: Matching or exceeding 80% of final orders of #1 gets extra 5% discount.*
Script: Frank Tieri, Ian Flynn
Art: Ryan Jampole, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
SUPER DUCK #2 CVR A Reg: Ryan Jampole
SUPER DUCK #2 CVR B Var: Derek Charm
SUPER DUCK #2 CVR C Var: Jason Piperberg
On Sale Date: 5/6
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

ARCHIE GIANT COMICS JUMP (TR)
JUMP into the fun in this all-new collection of some of Archie’s most hilarious and entertaining stories! This volume collects 480 pages of iconic Archie comic stories, featuring the same mix of wild humor, awkward charm and genuine relatability that has kept Archie and the gang popular with kids and families for 75+ years.
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-64576-991-0
$9.99 US/$12.99 CAN
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
TR
416 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 5/20

ARCHIE SHOWCASE DIGEST: ARCHIE #1
As we gear up for Archie Comics’ 80th Anniversary, we’re celebrating early with this new special digest! The Archie Showcase digest series will place the spotlight on Archie Comics’ hottest characters—starting with the man himself, Archie Andrews! This digest collects the most memorable stories, including some special cameos, fun and games and more!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
Ship Date: 5/6
On Sale Date: 5/20
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #283
TWO NEW STORIES:  First, in “The Pied Piper of Riverdale,” Betty is the pied piper who promises to rid Riverdale of its vermin in this Archie take of the classic fairytale story.  Then, in “Quite Taken with Her,” Betty tags along with Veronica on a power meeting with Tay Ming, heiress to the Ming Shipping empire. But when Tay and Veronica are grabbed by kidnappers, Detective Fu Chang is on the scene—but is he already too late?
Script: Bill Golliher, Ian Flynn
Art: Dan Parent, Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario Tito Peña
On Sale Date: 5/6
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

B&V FRIENDS FOREVER: DANGER ZONE #1
Betty and Veronica risk life and limb in these bold and entertaining daring stories, from skydiving to trail running, to competing as warriors and exploring a shipwreck at sea!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
B&V FRIENDS FOREVER: DANGER ZONE #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 5/27
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #281
BRAND NEW STORY: “Pinocchiotte” We present another Archified storybook classic! This time, Veronica is the wooden girl to Betty’s blue fairy—and Jughead makes a laid back Jiminy Cricket!
Script: Bill Golliher,
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Rosario Tito Peña
On Sale Date: 5/27
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #99
TWO NEW STORIES: First, in “Almost Famous,” Archie gets the idea to try to become a famous YouTube star, tasking Jughead with filming his adventures around town and commenting on things he likes or doesn’t like about Riverdale’s dining, theaters, and shops… Unfortunately when things start going wrong, Jughead might not be the only one filming! Then, in “Little Insights,” Archie and Jughead are touring Chinatown in San Francisco when they hear a voice from a basement calling for help. Mobsters have captured Fu Chang and are planning terrible things for him, and it’s up to Archie and Jughead to save the day!
Script: Francis Bonnet, Ian Flynn
Art: Bill Galvan, Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz
On Sale Date: 5/13
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

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