Archie Comics First Looks: June 17 -19

6/17/15 Releases

Betty and Veronica are living life as one another on the next leg of their world tour: Seoul, South Korea! In this new country they discover their voices—literally—when they are approached with the musical offer of a lifetime! Meanwhile, trouble is brewing back at home in Riverdale, USA, as transfer student Violette is ready to call it quits and head back home to France! Will the girls at Riverdale High make their school more welcoming to these new transfers? And just how well will these new girls fit in with everyone in town? All these questions and more will be answered in this exciting, penultimate chapter of “Farewell, Betty & Veronica”!

Script: Michael Uslan
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
Variant Cover: Andrew Pepoy, Ben Hunzeker
On Sale Date: 6/17
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


ALL-NEW DIRECT MARKET-EXCLUSIVE special! There are so many epic battles in the SONIC/MEGA MAN crossover event that the biggest brawls of the bunch have exploded into their very own book! This extra-special bonus issue features exciting duels spilling over from the pages of the much-talked about “Worlds Unite” event, and feature an all-star cast of creators! Watch Mega Man bring the ruckus to the Deadly Six, the Maverick Hunters ultimate showdown with Vile and Dr. Light’s Robot Masters tussle with the unstoppable power of hero-turned-uber-villain Sonic Man! LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! Also featuring variant art from Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante, and a special wrap-around cover and sketch variant by Sonic and Mega Man superstar Jamal Peppers!

Script: Ian Flynn, T. Rex
Art: Ben Bates, Jamal Peppers, Brent McCarthy, Rachel Deering and Elaina Unger
Cover: Jamal Peppers, Phyllis Novin and Ben Hunzeker
Sketch Variant Cover:  Jamal Peppers
United Variant Cover: Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante
On Sale Date: 6/17
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S


Celebrate 50 issues of Mega Man with the latest chapter in the globe-smashing SONIC/MEGA MAN crossover event! “Worlds Unite” Part Four: Act One comes to its mind-blowing conclusion! Sigma’s plan reaches its first stage, and the worlds of Sonic and Mega Man have fused!  It’s definitely going to take more than one hero to stop the threat from the future—maybe even ten!  Sonic, Mega Man, X, Sticks, the Freedom Fighters, Robot Masters and Maverick Hunters—UNITE!  PLUS: Stick around for a special bonus anniversary story as Mega Man and X meet for the first time!  Featuring a wrap-around cover from the legendary Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante! PLUS 5 variant covers from Edwin Huang, Irvin Rodriguez, Patrick Thomas Parnell, Roger & Idalia Robinson and part 4 of the epic 12-part connecting variant cover series by artist Ben Bates!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Dan Schoening, POWREE, Rick Bryant, Jack Morelli, Luis Delgado, Anna Chher
Mega Man #50 Wrap-around CVR A Reg: Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante
Mega Man #50 CVR B Variant: Roger and Idalia Robinson
Mega Man #50 CVR C Variant: Edwin Huang
Mega Man #50 CVR D Variant: Irvin Rodriguez
Mega Man #50 CVR E Variant: Patrick Thomas Parnell
Covers Unite Variant (4 of 12): Ben Bates
On Sale Date: 6/17
48-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S

Digital Exclusives: 6/17/15


The New Crusaders return in this new Dark Circle Comics Special! Still reeling from the shocking death of their teammate during the events of New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes, the group has no time to rest as a new threat attacks Impact City. There’s no room for failure—the brutal Ragnarok claims to wield the power of a god, and has no problem sending the heroes home in bodybags. Can the New Crusaders pull themselves together and avert catastrophe?

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Alitha Martinez, Rick Bryant, John Workman, Steve Downer
Cover: Phil Jimenez with Steve Downer
On Sale Date: 6/17
31-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Digital Exclusives: 6/19/15

53c41e88-3e34-4efd-b10f-4e2e9e5326d2JUGHEAD VS. THE WORLD (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE)

Jughead has always marched to the beat of his own drum, but not everyone thinks that’s a good thing! Lots of people have tried to change him, and it never seems to work the way they plan! Is Jughead the nut that nobody can crack? Find out in this digital-only collection and watch Jughead face off with the entire WORLD!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 6/19
200-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.

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