Archie Comics: First Looks for May 20th & May 22nd, 2015


 First Looks for May 20th, 2015


Are you ready to ROCK? Well party on down to the concert of the century with The Archies as they create musical memories and mayhem in this melodic collection! This fun, pocket-sized collection features 128 pages of hand-picked, favorite music-themed stories, presented on high-quality, bright white paper with a cardstock cover.

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Various
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”


On the eve of SONIC/MEGA MAN: WORLDS UNITE comes “Prisoners of War”: Dr. Wily built his Robot Masters as tools of war—but when war is over, what happens to these mechanical servants? Mega Man has hopes that they can become tools of peace!  Of course, not everyone agrees with Mega Man’s positive point of view. Will his optimism lead to his destruction?  Meanwhile, who is the mysterious Mr. X, and what connection does he have to the past, present and future of Mega Man?  This story leads into the next mega cross-title crossover “WORLDS UNITE!” so don’t miss a moment of the action! Featuring cover art from Mega Man rising star Edwin Huang and a “Renaissance Man” variant cover from Jason Piperberg!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Ryan Jampole, Gary Martin, John Workman and Elaina Unger
Cover: Edwin Huang
Renaissance Man Variant Cover: Jason Piperberg
On Sale Date: 5/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S


On the eve of Sabrina’s sixteenth birthday, as she faces a choice that will determine her destiny as a half-witch/half-mortal, an unspeakable terror arrives in Greendale, and her name is… Madam Satan! At long last, the secret history of the Queen of Hell is revealed, as she sets her vengeful gaze upon the Spellman family. No one, especially those close to Sabrina, is safe, and very, very soon, the quiet streets of Greendale run red with blood…

Harvey Award-winning writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Robert Hack bring this dark re-imagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s occult origin to spine-tingling life.

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Robert Hack
Cover: Robert Hack
32 pages, full-color


The Global Teen Pageant has come to Riverdale and no one is more excited about it than… Archie and Reggie? With junior supermodels from all over the globe traversing around Riverdale, the guys take the opportunity to get as many dates as they can—but will these girls give them the time of day? Or will they both be runners-up? Find out in “The World of Archie,” the fun lead story to this comics annual!

Script: Craig Boldman
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/20
192-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.

First Looks for Digital Exclusives: May 22nd, 2015

5040fc4b-7ef0-4cb2-acdb-6e78120b222fARCHIE & FRIENDS: WHEN I GROW UP (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE)

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Archie and friends aren’t quite sure yet, but they’ve got a lot of ideas! Join Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead as they daydream about all the different careers they could have and try to decide what they’d like to do!

Writer: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan + Jim DeCarlo, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 5/22
100-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.