Archie Comics March 25 – 27 Previews

First Looks for March 25th, 2015



The penultimate chapter to the ultimate Mega Man epic is here! “The Ultimate Betrayal” Part Three: Mega Man must brave the many difficult challenges of Dr. Wily’s newest castle! Awaiting Mega Man in the trapped-filled halls of the ferocious fortress is the vicious and super-powerful Doc Robot! After seeing the pure destruction from this ferocious machine at Light Labs, does our hero even stand a chance? Or is the dreaded Doc Robot truly unstoppable?! The answers to these questions and more, plus cover art from the legendary Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante and a special new variant cover from fan-fav T.REX, all in this latest MEGA-issue!

Script: Ian Flynn

Art: Ryan Odagawa, Gary Martin, John Workman and Evan Stanley

Cover: Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante “THE DOC IS IN” Variant cover by T.REX

On Sale Date: 3/25 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.




The final showdown for the fate of the digital realm is HERE! “Spark of Life” Part Four: It’s pandemonium aplenty in this conclusion to the stunning “Spark of Life” story arc! Who, or what, is Phage? Introductions aren’t necessary—she’s creating havoc for our heroes anyway! Tails and Big—menaced by badniks and Dark Gaia Monsters alike! A Chaos Emerald—about to fall into enemy hands! Nicole—on the brink of deletion! Will Sally sacrifice it all to save her friends and the world? Only the dramatic conclusion to SPARK OF LIFE can tell! Featuring cover art from Sonic comic artist extraordinaire Tracy Yardley, and a special SEGA-art TAILS variant cover!

Script: Aleah Baker, Ian Flynn

Art: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli and Matt Herms

Cover: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash and Ben Hunzeker TAILS Variant cover art provided by SEGA

On Sale Date: 3/25 32-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.




Archie and Veronica can’t seem to go a day without getting into some silly argument, so Archie comes up with a foolproof plan to prevent that from happening—he takes a vow of silence! If he can remain quiet for a whole 24 hours, there’s no possible way he could get into any squabbles with anyone… right? Is Archie’s plan infallible, or will he find himself wordlessly wandering into a war? Throw Reggie into the mix and anything’s possible! Find out Archie’s fate in “He’s Quiet a Guy!” the new lead story to this fun comics digest!

Script: Angelo DeCesare Art: Dan Parent

Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/25 160-page, full color comic $4.99 U.S.




Betty & Veronica are both determined to show off their moves and become contestants on the hot new dancing TV series “SoDance Mania”! They’re ready to flaunt their dancing talents off to the world—and to out dance-number each other, too! The girls do whatever it takes to make sure their skills are top notch—but will they go too far? And will all of their hard work pay off? Find out in “Dippy Dancings,” the entertaining new lead story to this amusing comics digest!

Script: Alex Simmons

Art: Dan Parent

Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/25 160-page, full color comic $4.99 U.S.




Archie keeps getting a special surprise gift every day: a “snackbox” filled with delicious treats and yummy goodies! The only problem is: he doesn’t know who is sending them, and they won’t stop coming! Will Archie find out the mystery snack supplier before he’s too full to move? Find out in “Snack Attack,” the hilarious lead story to this fun comics digest!

Script: Tania del Rio

Art: Rex Lindsey

Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 3/25 160-page, full color comic $4.99 U.S.


First Looks for Digital Exclusives March 27th, 2015



Archie and the gang have had it with Reggie’s pranks! It’s time to get even! This year, Reggie is the April fool with this digital exclusive collection. How will the gang get him? After all, they say you can’t trick a trickster! Maybe this won’t be as easy as they had hoped…

Script: Various

Art: Various Cover: Dan DeCarlo

On Sale Date: 3/27 100-page, full color comic $3.99 U.S.