ARCHIE COMICS Solicitations for NOVEMBER 2012

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NOVEMBER 2012

Archie #639

Written By: Alex Segura

Art By: Rich Koslowski, Gisele

Cover By: Gisele

“The Naughty Clause.” It’s Christmas Eve in Riverdale and everyone’s getting last minute gift shopping in. All signs point to a very merry Christmas, that is, until the gang receive a tip from one of Santa’s helpers that Reggie made the naughty list. It’s off to the North Pole to exercise the Naughty Clause and hopefully save Christmas for their friend before it’s too late. Will they manage to get Reggie off the hook in time or is he doomed to go present-less this year?

32 pages, $2.99.

Archie & Friends Double Digest #22

Written By: Bill Golliher

Art By: Jeff Shultz, Al Milgrom

Cover By: Fernando Ruiz and Bob Smith

This Christmas is starting to look lonely for Veronica! While the gang makes plans to go caroling and enjoy each other’s company for the holidays, poor Veronica has been roped into a Caribbean cruise with her parents. Mr. Lodge couldn’t be happier to get a break from Archie, but is it really possible to keep him apart from Veronica for Christmas? You’ll have to read “Holiday on the High Seas” and see for yourself!

160 pages, $3.99.

Archie Double Digest #235

Written By: George Gladir

Art By: Pat Kennedy and Jon D’Agostino

Cover By: Fernando Ruiz and Bob Smith

Description: Archie landed himself a plum job this Christmas: mall Santa! However, Archie quickly discovers that despite the opportunity to portray the beloved gift bearer and the perks that come with it (free treats!), being jolly for spoiled kids isn’t as easy as it may seem. Will Archie’s stint as Kris Kringle be a success or will he be in need of his friends bailing him out? The answer lies at the conclusion of “The Job!”

160 pages, $3.99.

B and V Friends Double Digest #230

Written By: George Gladir

Art By: Jeff Shultz and Al Milgrom

Cover By: Dan DeCarlo

Description: Archie has received one tardy too many for the Bee’s liking. Feeling for their fella, the girls resolve to save Arch from further tardiness. With both Betty and Veronica getting involved, which girl will be his savior, and will Archie be spared from the Bee’s wrath or will the girls go down with him? Plenty of laughs along the way in “Pairing Off!”

160 pages, $3.99.

Betty and Veronica Double Digest #207

Written By: Kathleen Webb

Art By: Dan DeCarlo and Mike Esposito

Cover By: Harry Lucey

Description: It’s that time of year again and the big Christmas dance is upon us. But how is Veronica supposed to celebrate when she’s fighting the common cold? It’s up to Betty and Sugar Plum the Fairy to come to Ronnie’s rescue before she misses the holiday event of the season. Will Mrs. Claus’ home remedy do the trick or will the cold go from bad to worse? Find out in “Tis the Season to be Jolly!”

160 pages, $3.99.

Jughead #216

Written By: George Gladir

Art By: Tim Kennedy and various

Cover By: Bill Galvan and Bob Smith

Description: It’s “The Holiday Season” and Jughead is feeling glum. With no money to buy anyone Christmas presents, how will everyone’s favorite glutton be able to share in the joy of giving? Best pal Archie just may have the solution! That’s not all, as Jughead’s dog Hot Dog takes center stage highlighting all his canine quirks in a story entitled “My Dog is Different!”

32 pages, $2.99.

Jughead’s Double Digest #187

Written By: Craig Boldman

Art By: Rex Lindsey and Rich Koslowski

Cover By: Dan DeCarlo

Description: The gang does their best to spread holiday cheer by caroling door-to-door when they make a startling discovery; Jughead has the voice of an angel! The Archies may have found their new lead singer right under their noses but there’s one small catch (isn’t there always?) See how Jughead’s debut as the band’s front man pans out in this holiday classic, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”

160 pages, $3.99.

Kevin Keller #6

Written By: Dan Parent

Art By: Dan Parent and Rich Koslowski

Cover By: Dan Parent

Description: “By George!” When the gang gets a school assignment to write about a person who has inspired them, Kevin chooses George Takei, the legendary Star Trek actor who came out several years ago. When Kevin hears that he’s at a local convention, he recruits Jughead to go with him, unaware that Mr. Takei, moved by Kevin’s article, has made a trip to Riverdale to pay him a visit. Kevin rushes to meet up with his idol, but will he make it in time? Oh my!

32 pages, $2.99.

Life with Archie #25

Written By: Paul Kupperberg

Art By: Fernando Ruiz and various

Cover By: Norm Breyfogle

Description: “Archie Marries Veronica.” After the smashing success of their television debut, Betty and Reggie have a decision to make whether they want to continue down the reality TV path. As Archie and Veronica start up their new business ventures, things seem to be looking up for the happy couple for the first time in a long while. “Archie Marries Betty.” Jughead makes the transition to fatherhood with a baby on the way, meaning he’s also looking out for his kid sister’s best interest whose boyfriend is sketchy at best. While Cheryl stays positive about her fight with breast cancer, someone close to the gang is about to have a brush with death.

48 pages, $3.99.

Mega Man #20

Written By: Ian Flynn

Art By: Gary Martin and various

Cover By: Matt Herms and Mike Norton

Description: “Rock of Ages.” Join us for a very special anniversary for the Blue Bomber! Dr. Wily messes with powers beyond his control, sending ripples through time — and sending Mega Man on a whirlwind trip through his own life — and all the perils to come!.

32 pages, $2.99.

Mega Man Volume 4: Spiritus Ex Machina TP

Written By: Ian Flynn

Art By: Gary Martin and various

Cover By: Patrick Spaz Spaziante

Description: The explosive new chapter in the Mega Man mythology has arrived! What began as a conference to decide the future of advanced robotics turns to pandemonium when the Emerald Spears extremist group takes everyone at the A.R.T.S. hostage and threatens to blow up the robots present! It’s up to Mega Man to lead Elec Man, Pharaoh Man and Quake Woman to save the day, but time is running out for our heroes! Collects Mega Man #13-16, plus tons of art and bonus features.

112 pages, $11.99.

Sonic the Hedgehog #243

Written By: Ian Flynn

Art By: Terry Austin and various

Cover By: Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms

Description: “Endangered Species,” Part 1. Sonic and Team Fighters have arrived at Albion, ancestral homeland of the echidnas. And it’s under siege! It’s up to our heroes to stop Lien-Da’s forces from conquering the war-torn city. But that will be hard when Metal Knuckles arrives!

32 pages, $2.99.

Sonic the Hedgehog Legacy Volume 2

Written By: various

Art By: various

Cover By: Ben Bates

Description: The Sonic Legacy Series is back for a titanic second volume! Continue your library of the True Blue’s earliest adventures with this gigantic collection of thrilling adventures and hilarious antics as only Sonic and the Freedom Fighters could provide! Sonic: Legacy Volume II collects Sonic the Hedgehog #17-36 and is loaded with extra material, special features.

512 pages, black and white, $14.95.

Sonic Universe #46

Written By: Ian Flynn

Art By: Jim Amash and various

Cover By: Stephen Downer and various

Description: “All For One,” Part 1. Months ago, Mighty and Ray went on a quest to find Mighty’s sister. Now the Chaotix have grown worried for their missing friends, so they’re off to investigate! Will they pick up the trail in Mercia? Or will the Dark Egg Legion close our heroes’ investigation early?

32 pages, $2.99.

World of Archie Double Digest #24

Written By: George Gladir

Art By: Stan Goldberg and Ken Selig

Cover By: Dan DeCarlo and Jim DeCarlo

Description: Who wouldn’t want to play a video game starring The Archies? That’s exactly what top video game developer Mr. Rockmore had in mind, so when the music group head to his offices to check out the game’s progress, they come prepared with plenty of suggestions. If Rockmore’s team can handle the band’s improvements, it just might turn out to be “The Ultimate Musical Videogame!”

160 pages, $3.99.

New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes #4

Written By: Ian Flynn

Art By: Gary Martin and various

Cover By: Ben Bates

Description: “Legacies,” Part 2. The Mighty Crusaders have fallen, and when the next generation rose to take their place, they largely met with disaster! Can Shield salvage what’s left to make a new team of heroes? Or do the teens have what it takes to turn events around? Featuring a variant cover by legendary Mighty Crusaders artist Rich Buckler!

32 pages, $2.99.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum

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