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Archie Comics December 2017 Solicitations

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, September 14 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

Archie Comics December 2017 Solicitations

Highlights include Archie #26, Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina #9, and The Archies #3.

Source: Archie Comics


Marvel Comics' best-selling heroes are back in the ever-popular digest format! This fourth issue spotlights the X-MEN! This is a can't-miss collector's item that will only be printed once!Script: VariousArt: VariousCover: Gil Kane and Dave CockrumOn Sale Date: 12/13224-page, full color comic$6.99 U.S.


"WITCH WAR" Part 3: "The Sacrificial Lamb" – Sabrina has brought Harvey's body back to life (along with her father's soul). But there is a cost to everything. Unless she wants the Gates of Hell to open, Sabrina must find a person to sacrifice in Harvey's place. But wait...Sabrina would never kill someone, would she? For TEEN+ Readers.Script: Roberto Aguire-SacasaArt: Robert Hack, Jack MorelliChilling Adventures of Sabrina #9 CVR A Reg: Robert HackChilling Adventures of Sabrina #9 CVR B Var: Djibril Morrissette-PhanOn Sale Date: 12/632-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


NEW ONGOING SERIES! "Back in the Saddle" – The mightiest team of superheroes are back! A throw-down with a prehistoric terror in the heart of Washington D.C. sets the stage for the dramatic return of a wayward hero! Meanwhile, half a world away, a sinister plan begins to awaken an ancient evil!Script: Ian FlynnArt: Kelsey Shannon, Matt Herms, Jack MorelliMighty Crusaders #1 CVR A Reg: Kelsey ShannonMighty Crusaders #1 CVR B Var: Matthew Dow SmithOn Sale Date: 12/632-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


They say the Hangman is nothing more than an urban legend. But those who encounter him know different. Join writer Frank Tieri (WOLVERINE, BATMAN) and artist Felix Ruiz (WOLVERINE MAX, HALO) for an ongoing tale of horror, the supernatural and violence... and learn why some men may never be redeemed.Collects HANGMAN issues #1-4.Script: Frank TieriArt: Felix Ruiz, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Rachel DeeringCover: Mike Huddleston978-1-62738-940-2 • $14.99/$16.99CAN • 6 5/8 x 10 3/16" • TR • 144 pp, Full ColorDirect Market On-Sale Date: 12/20


HEART OF RIVERDALE, Part 4! Everyone has had a different reaction to Betty's injury, but Archie's is unique. He's finding himself falling in love with her all over again—but where does that leave Veronica?Script: Mark WaidArt: Audrey Mok, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack MorelliArchie #26 CVR A Reg: Audrey MokArchie #26 CVR B Var: Sandy JarrellArchie #26 CVR C Var: Thomas PitilliOn Sale Date: 12/632-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


NEW ONGOING SERIES! FEATURING INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING ARTIST CHVRCHES! As The Archies face a rocky start to their first-ever tour, they find unexpected drama among the members! Can Betty and Archie reconcile their artistic differences? Can real-life indie pop trio CHVRCHES provide the guidance they need to weather the storm?Script: Alex Segura and Matt RosenbergArt: Joe Eisma, Matt Herms, Jack MorelliThe Archies #3 CVR A Reg: Greg SmallwoodThe Archies #3 CVR B Var: Jamie McKelvieOn Sale Date: 12/1332-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


NEW ONGOING SERIES! The Vixens assemble—Betty and Veronica can't take down a rival biker gang on their own; it's time to call in some reinforcements; meet the newest additions to their gang!Script: Jamie L. RotanteArt: Eva Cabrera, Elaina Unger, Rachel DeeringB&V: Vixens #2 CVR A Reg: Eva CabreraB&V: Vixens #2 CVR B Var: Sanya AnwarOn Sale Date: 12/2032-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


LIFE WITH KEVIN is a coming-of-age story that is both heartfelt and funny. Readers are introduced to an older, wiser and worldly Kevin Keller as he explores the life in NYC with his BFF Veronica. Written and drawn by Dan Parent, with inks from the legendary J. Bone.Collects the entire 5-issue run.Script: Dan ParentArt: Dan Parent, J. Bone, Jack MorelliCover: Dan Parent978-1-68255-940-6 • $14.99/$16.99CAN • 6 x 8 1/2" • TR • 136 pp, Full ColorDirect Market On-Sale Date: 12/27


From Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the writers of the new CW series Riverdale, this ALL-NEW, ongoing comic series features stories set in between episodes of the new CW TV series Riverdale.Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa & VariousArt: Thomas Pitilli, Andre Szymanowicz, John WorkmanRiverdale #9 CVR A Reg: CW Photo Cover – Cheryl BlossomRiverdale #9 CVR B Var: CW Photo CoverOn Sale Date: 12/2732-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


See how everything led to the CW's Riverdale TV show with this digest-sized collection featuring stories from our relaunched titles as well as classic Archie stories!Script: VariousArt: VariousCover: CW Photo CoverOn Sale Date: 12/20128-page, full color comic$6.99 U.S.


Everyone knows Betty Cooper is the sweetest, kindest, most helpful girl in town. At least she USED to be. How will Riverdale react to BAD GIRL BETTY? Plus, part 5 of the connecting variant cover image by Les McClaine!Script: Ty TempletonArt: Dan Parent, Ty Templeton, Jack Morelli, Andre SzymanowiczYour Pal Archie #5 CVR A Reg: Dan ParentYour Pal Archie #5 CVR B Var: Les McClaineOn Sale Date: 12/2032-page, full color comic$3.99 U.S.


Get ready for a Christmas spectacular featuring some of Archie's most festively fun stories!Script: VariousArt: VariousCover: VariousShip Date: 11/29On Sale Date: 12/1324-page, full color comic$2.99 U.S.


In the BRAND NEW story "Something Fishy," some unlikely companions join Mr. Weatherbee on an ice fishing trip—and it looks like they might catch a lot more than colds!Script: Dan ParentArt: Bill GalvanCover: Bill GalvanOn Sale Date: 12/27128-page, full color comic$6.99 U.S.


In the BRAND NEW story "Oh, Canada!," Betty and Veronica are excited to go to a charity event in Canada—but they're even more excited to meet the Canadian Prime Minister!Script: Dan ParentArt: Jeff ShultzCover: Bill GalvanOn Sale Date: 12/27192-page, full color comic$6.99 U.S.


In the BRAND NEW lead story "Girls On Tour," Mr. Lodge gives Betty, Veronica, Ginger and Nancy a winter tour of the Lodge Estate—but no one could predict all of the chilly calamities that ensue!Script: Dan ParentArt: Jeff ShultzCover: Bill GalvanOn Sale Date: 12/6192-page, full color comic$6.99 U.S.


In the BRAND NEW lead story "Baby, It's Cold Outside," when Archie and Jughead win a prize pig in a contest, they have to find it a good home without turning every place they go into a pigpen!Script: Dan ParentArt: Bill GolliherCover: Jeff ShultzOn Sale Date: 12/13160-page, full color comic$5.99 U.S.


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