May 27, 2016

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Preview: ‘Archie Giant Comics Blast’

Here’s a sneak peek at Archie Giant Comics Blast, a 480-page collection of stories from Archie Comics’ 75-year history. It will be out in comic shops tomorrow, May 25, but you can start reading right here. Enjoy!

Exclusive Preview: ‘World of Archie Summer Annual’ #59

We’re kicking off the week with a preview of World of Archie Summer Annual #59, which features an Archie tale written by Tania Del Rio, who reinvented Sabrina the Teenage Witch in a manga style back in the 2000s, and drawn by prolific Archie writer and artist Dan Parent. Here’s the blurb: When Betty leads […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest’

Our exclusive preview of Archie’s Funhouse Jumbo Comics Digest features a new lead story by writer J. Torres, author of Alison Dare, Bigfoot Boy, and, most recently, Zodiac Starforce. (He also did the Jinx graphic novel for Archie.) Art is by Tim and Pat Kennedy. A rollerblading double date threatens to embarrass Archie in front […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #69

It’s Daphne and Velma like you’ve never seen them before! Scooby and the gang get mixed up with a scary roller derby team in this month’s issue, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #69: A night at the roller derby turns into rolling terror! The gang takes Daphne to see hometown favorites The Spooky City Sensations, but […]

Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica Double Digest #243

Dan Parent’s ongoing series “The Many Loves of Archie Andrews” continues in Betty & Veronica Double Digest #243, which—like all the digests—continues to feature new stories in the classic Archie style alongside older stories. Here’s the executive summary: In this next segment of “The Many Loves of Archie Andrews,” we get the lowdown on Amisha […]

Preview: ‘Archie 1000 Page Comics 75th Anniversary Bash’

Here’s a special treat for today’s preview: An advance look at Archie 1000 Page Comics 75th Anniversary Bash. This is one of Archie’s giant-size paperbacks that offers a lot of comics and extras—this one has a special gallery of vintage Archie covers, and we have a few of them in the preview below. The book […]

2016 Preview Interview: Flying Eye Books

I talked to Tucker Stone (the US Sales and Marketing Rep for Nobrow/Flying Eye Books) about what Flying Eye Books has up their sleeve for 2016 (Click on images to enlarge) Travis: Hello from Michigan, Tucker – how’s it going? How is your beard coming along? It was looking fantastic last time our paths crossed. Tucker […]

Preview: ‘World of Archie Comics Double Digest’ #58

World of Archie Comics Double Digest #58, which will be out on April 20 in comic shops, has a lead story in the traditional style but with a plot you wouldn’t see in an old-school Archie comic: When Betty and Veronica learn that Archie and his father have gone fishing and left poor Mary Andrews […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Teen Titans Go!’ #15

Saturday morning comics time! Here’s an exclusive look at Teen Titans Go! #15, which will be out next Wednesday in fine comic shops everywhere. This one is about… the pants of fear: Raven and Cyborg create a pair of spooky-looking leggings from a pattern in one of Raven’s arcane books. But Robin’s in for quite […]

Preview: ‘Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken,’ Book 2

Here’s an early look at Pirate Penguin vs. Ninja Chicken (Book 2): Escape from Skull-Fragment Island, which debuts tomorrow from Top Shelf. Stay tuned for our interview with creator Ray Friesen; in the meantime, enjoy some Pirate Penguin and Ninja Chicken silliness in our preview!

Preview: ‘Jughead and Archie Spring Annual Digest’ #20

Baseball season has started, the birds are singing, and it’s time for the Jughead and Archie Spring Annual Digest #20 to further brighten our lives. Today’s preview includes snippets of two stories: A new one about Archie and his dog going viral on the internet, by writer Adrian Ropp and artist Bill Galvan, and an […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #68

It’s time for some Saturday morning comics fun with our exclusive preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #68. Here’s the executive summary: A figure skating competition is unexpectedly put on ice when it’s interrupted—by the Abominable Snowman! Who’s behind it? The washed-up former champion? The front-runner’s rival? To solve the mystery, Scooby and Shaggy will […]

Preview: ‘The Mighty Zodiac’

J. Torres and Corin Howell’s The Mighty Zodiac debuts this week. It’s a six-issue comic aimed at middle grade readers, starring 12 characters based on the Chinese Zodiac. Here’s the blurb for the first issue: When the Blue Dragon dies, six stars fall out of the night sky! Ailing Master Long, leader of the Mighty […]

Exclusive Preview: Looney Tunes #230

Leave it to the Looney Tunes folks to make insurance funny! Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at Looney Tunes #230: Wabbit season! Duck season! Wabbit season! Insurance season? Salesman Daffy Duck accidentally sells insurance to an accident-prone Elmer Fudd, so when Bugs Bunny shows up during Elmer’s wabbit hunting trip, Daffy will have to throw […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie Comics Double Digest’ #267

What’s up with the Riverdale crowd this week? As always, there’s a new lead story in the traditional Archie style in the latest digest, Archie Comics Double Digest #267. This time, Mr. Weatherbee institutes a new dress code—and everyone has to get jobs to be able to afford the new duds! We have a preview […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Betty & Veronica Digest’ #242

Here’s some Archie Comics fun: An exclusive preview of Betty & Veronica Digest #242, which leads off with another new story in Dan Parent’s series “The Many Loves of Archie Andrews,” and then follows up with snippets of two older stories, including a classic by Eisner Hall of Fame member Harry Lucey. Here are the […]

Exclusive Preview: World of Archie Comics Double Digest #57

Archie goes viral, and not in a good way, in this month’s World of Archie Comics Double Digest #57, out Wednesday in comic shops: A video of his emotional reaction to a movie causes him all sorts of problems in this very modern lead story by Tim and Pat Kennedy. We’ve got a preview of […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Archie’s Funhouse Comics Annual’ #19

Here’s some weekend comics fun: An exclusive preview of Archie’s Funhouse Comics Annual #19, which features a new lead story written by James Gartler and illustrated by Dan Parent. Here’s the scoop: Veronica puts all thoughts of Archie aside when her parents reveal that one of her old friends from summer camp has blossomed into […]

Exclusive Preview: ‘Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?’ #67

Here’s more Saturday morning comics fun with a sneak preview of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #67. Here’s what Scooby and the gang are up to this month: A late-night campout in the woods is bound to make Scooby and Shaggy nervous. Spooky campfire stories about a spectral madman with a hook for a hand are […]

Preview: Betty and Veronica Friends Easter Annual #247

Time for a little Saturday morning comics fun with our exclusive preview of the lead story from Betty and Veronica Friends Easter Annual #247. It’s a new story with a classic setup, scripted by Angelo DeCesare and drawn by Fernando Ruiz: Betty and Veronica just can’t agree who has the more difficult life. Betty says […]