Archie 02/13/2008 First Look

by Jeff

This week as part of Archie Comics First Look program, we have a look at ARCHIE & FRIENDS #116 & BETTY & VERONICA SPECTACULAR #81, and SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #185.

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #116

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“Teen Paparazzi”: When a big-budget movie shoots on location in Riverdale, Reggie, ever seeing dollar signs, is determined to be the prince of paparazzi photographers. His big break comes when Veronica reveals her mansion is being used for the movie. Little does he know he has competition from Archie! Who will win this battle of the shutterbugs?

SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Fernando Ruiz.

“Back on Track”: Get set for more racing action as Riverdale’s #1 female racecar driver, Betty Cooper, gets behind the wheel once more!

SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Stan Goldberg.

Shipping Date: February 6th, 2008

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 13th, 2008

On Sale on Newsstands: February 26th, 2008

32-page, full color comic

$2.25 US.

BETTY & VERONICA SPECTACULAR #81

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“How Green Can You Go?”: Led by Tomoko and her brother Akira, the kids at Riverdale High decide to “go green” in a big way, by having an eco-friendly winter dance. But the only “green” Veronica is willing to commit to is money! Will she change her mind when her father offers to host the dance in the new solar-powered wing of his estate? Or will it take one hunky enviro-boy to make her see the light? Don’t miss this exciting story loaded with off-the-grid environmental tips and off-the-chart laughs!

SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent.

Shipping Date: February 6th, 2008

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 13th, 2008

On Sale on Newsstands: February 26th, 2008

32-page, full color comic

$2.25 US.

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #185

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“Mogul Rising”: Life’s been good for Sonic and is friends, but as any longtime reader of this series knows, that can’t possibly last for long! That’s because the once super-powerful villain Mammoth Mogul is threatening to revive the Fearsome Foursome… from behind bars! Just how can he accomplish that… and how will his plan put Sonic’s closest friends in the greatest danger? It’s a fistful of mystery and shocking revelations as only Sonic can deliver!

SCRIPT: Ian Flynn. ART: Tracy Yardley & Jim Amash.

COVER: Tracy Yardley & Ben Hunzeker.

PLUS!: “The Misfit Badniks Salty, Soggy Sequel”: The classic Sonic team of Mike Gallagher and Dave Manak are back for a brand-new, modern-day Sonic classic loaded with some of the most popular classic Sonic villains including the original version of Metal Sonic known as Pseudo-Sonic!

SCRIPT: Mike Gallagher. ART: Dave Manak.

Shipping Date: February 6th, 2008

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: February 13th, 2008

On Sale on Newsstands: February 26th, 2008

32-page, full color comic

$2.25 US.

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