Archie Comics is pleased to inform comic book fans and its retailer partners of plans to resume shipping new content to comic book stores beginning with new releases on sale Wednesday, May 20th.

We are working with Diamond to spread out the number of releases on our upcoming schedule to better manage the flow of new content to our retailer partners.

The new release schedule is listed below along with revised final order cut-off dates so that retailers may make adjustments to their order numbers.

May 2020

On Sale 5/20 (5/4 FOC)

BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #282
BRAND NEW STORY: “Clothes-Minded!” Betty and Veronica are racking up community service hours sorting donated clothing at the local thrift store, but you can’t expect Veronica to be surrounded by clothing and not bring her keen fashion sense into the mix!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

On Sale 5/27 (5/11 FOC)

Cosmo the Mighty Martian #5 (FEB201505-FEB201507)
THE NEW ARCHIES (TR)
Take a trip back in time to Riverdale Middle School with The New Archies! Archie, Betty, Veronica and the whole gang were just as goofy then as they are now as high school students! Can Ms. Grundy keep her class under control? Revisit these fun tales in this graphic novel collection featuring select stories.
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Henry Scarpelli, Rosario “Tito” Peña
978-1-68255-809-6
$10.99 US/$13.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8”
TR
224 pp, Full Color

June 2020

On Sale 6/03 (5/18 FOC)

SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 (of 4)
Because you demanded it: Volume Two of the critically acclaimed Sabrina the Teenage Witch series by Kelly Thompson and Veronica & Andy Fish! Sabrina saved the day—saved her friends, her family—the whole town of Greendale really, and she should be riding high. But things are never quite that simple. She’s trapped in a love triangle, she’s having trouble balancing the mortal and witch parts of herself, oh yeah, and she’s being blackmailed. As if all that wasn’t enough, while trying to help Radka and Ren with their…supernatural problem, her aunts suddenly starting to look like people she can’t trust. What’s a teen witch to do?! *Retailer orders for all covers placed by FOC date will be 100% returnable (no minimum)*
Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 CVR B Var: Sweeney Boo
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 CVR C Var: Rebekah Isaacs, Lee Loughridge
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 CVR D Var: Marguerite Sauvage
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #1 CVR E Var: Cameron Stewart
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

On Sale 6/10 (5/18 FOC)

ARCHIE MILESTONES JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #8
This issue of Archie’s Milestones Jumbo Comics Digest is all about the drama—namely dating and detention drama! Follow along with Archie on his many adventures (and misadventures) in the worlds of romance and classroom antics!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Bob Montana
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

ARCHIE VS PREDATOR II (TR)
America’s favorite teen meets the galaxy’s fiercest hunter—again! Betty, Veronica and Predator-Archie have been left in the wreckage of their town, all their friends dead. Normally, they’d just go down Memory Lane and get home again where everything’s okay, but that’s no longer an option. It isn’t until they find an undamaged car and drive it down a different road where they can finally return to Riverdale—but their hometown feels different. And it’s made even more bizarre when they come face-to-face with a few people they’d never expect: themselves. Only different, newer versions. Little do they know, Predators on Mars are watching them—planning their next attack! Collects the full five-issue Archie vs. Predator II mini-series event.
Script: Alex de Campi
Art: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Robert Hack, Kelly Fitzpatrick
978-1-6-4576-983-5
$19.99 US/$22.99 CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
144 pp, Full Color

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST#98
BRAND NEW STORY: “The CamPAIN!” Mr. Lodge is running for Riverdale City Council, and Archie is determined to help canvass. Will he help win Mr. Lodge votes, or run the entire campaign into the ground?
Script: Bill Bettwy
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

On Sale 6/17 (5/25 FOC)

B&V FRIENDS JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #280
BRAND NEW STORY: “Telethon Trouble!” Betty & Veronica have volunteered to answer phones at the local telethon. The girls are eager to do their civic duty—especially since their favorite band will be performing! But Betty and Veronica may end up doing more than just answering phones when there’s trouble at the telethon!
Script: Bill Golliher,
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Rosario “Tito” Peña
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

VAMPIRONICA: NEW BLOOD #4 (of 4)
The clock is ticking on Veronica Lodge as she learns the terrible secrets hidden deep in her family’s history—and comes to understand that her horrifying past isn’t as distant as she’d like. Now, if she wants to keeps her family and friends safe, Veronica will face her most chilling challenge yet.
Script: Frank Tieri and Michael Moreci
Art: Audrey Mok, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
VAMPIRONICA: NEW BLOOD #4 CVR A Reg: Audrey Mok
VAMPIRONICA: NEW BLOOD #4 CVR B Var: Vic Malhotra
VAMPIRONICA: NEW BLOOD #4 CVR C Var: Lisa Sterle
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

On Sale 6/24 (6/01 FOC)

ARCHIE & FRIENDS: GEEKS AND GAMES #1
Get ready for some hi-tech hijinks in this issue of Archie & Friends! Get hooked on the latest video game craze Forknite, meet Archie’s new, unusual pet, try to find something that was gone in a flash and hunt down some hamburgers with your very own phone in these tech-savvy stories!
Script: Francis Bonnet, Angelo DeCesare,
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bill Golliher, Jim Amash, Bob Smith Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
ARCHIE & FRIENDS: GEEKS AND GAMES #1 CVR A Reg: Jeff Shultz, Rosario “Tito” Peña, Vincent Lovallo
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #309
BRAND NEW STORY: “Dogging the Cat Burglar!” Archie is dog-sitting his best friend Jughead’s beloved pooch Hot Dog. Will Hot Dog and Vegas become a dynamic doggy duo? Find out when these two are put to the ultimate test in canine loyalty!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

LIFE WITH ARCHIE VOL. 2 (TR)
The original Life with Archie series was home to the wildest alternate reality takes on the Riverdale gang. From spies to superheroes, this comic showcased stories readers never dreamed of! Relive those far-out tales in this second graphic novel collection featuring select stories.
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Samm Schwartz
978-1-68255-813-3
$10.99 US/$13.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8”
TR
224 pp, Full Color

Release dates for product shipping in July will be revealed soon.

As a reminder to our direct market retailer partners, all Archie Comics releases originally scheduled with on-sale dates in March – June 2020 will be fully returnable.

We look forward to continuing to serve our customers and retailer partners in the months to come with fun and engaging content including new comic releases, our beloved digest collections, and new graphic novels.

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Archie Comics is pleased to inform comic book fans and its retailer partners of plans to resume shipping new content to comic book stores beginning with new releases on sale Wednesday, May 20th. We are working with Diamond to spread out the number of releases on our upcoming schedule to...