Archie 09/12/07 FIRST LOOK

by Jeff

This week as part of Archie Comics First Look program, we have a look at BETTY & VERONICA: BAD BOY TROUBLE & PALS-N-GALS DOUBLE DIGEST #115.


Now, together under one cover for the very first time, the complete “Bad Boy Trouble” saga! The ground-breaking story that began in BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #151 and concluded in BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #154 caused quite a stir, as it featured Riverdale’s teens in a whole new look! That’s right, the flagship characters of Archie Comics got an extreme makeover, and the buzz was deafening! Not only due to months and months of debate over and media coverage surrounding Betty and Veronica’s new looks, but also because of the intriguing story that brought a new “edge” to Riverdale. When Nick St. Clair rides into Riverdale on his motorcycle, Veronica is smitten. She likes Nick’s air of assurance and his knack for getting noticed. The only problem is, Nick gets noticed for all the wrong things! Nick quickly alienates all of Ronnie’s friends, especially Betty. Is this handsome rebel the boy of Veronica’s dreams, or just plain trouble? Will Betty and Veronica’s friendship come to an end over the new boy in town? Whether reading it again or discovering it for the first time, don’t miss the most talked about Archie story of the year!

SCRIPT: Melanie J. Morgan.

ART: Steven Butler.

Shipping Date: September 12th, 2007

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: September 19th, 2007

On Sale on Newsstands: October 2nd, 2007

112-page, full color paperback

$7.49 US



“Fright Sight”: It’s frightful fun when the Archies play a benefit gig for the town’s orphans… decked out in festive Halloween garb. Mr. Lodge can’t decide what’s scarier – the band’s costumes or their music!

SCRIPT: George Gladir. ART: Pat Kennedy.

PLUS: Other new and classic tales! SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents. BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!

Shipping Date: September 5th, 2007

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: September 12th, 2007

On Sale on Newsstands: September 25th, 2007

Full color digest format

$3.69 US


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