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Archie Comics November 2016 Solicitations


Take a look at what's in store this November with Archie Comics' line-up of upcoming comic books. From top to bottom, Archie has one of the strongest selections of any publisher. The relaunched Archie series with Mark Waid, Jughead with Chip Zdarsky, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina with Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and the always popular Sonic titles will be keeping fans glued to the pages of their respective books. Get all the details below.


ARCHIE #14
Once, Veronica Lodge was the Princess of Riverdale, flowers strewn at her feet everywhere she walked. Now she's a just regular student at a private school full of Mean Girls who've made her their Betty, led by their Queen Bee, the alluring and diabolical Cheryl Blossom.

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Joe Eisma, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn, Jack Morelli
Cover: Joe Eisma
Variant Covers: Derek Charm, Alitha Martinez
On Sale Date: 11/16
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
ARCHIE VOL. 2 (TR)
The all-new ARCHIE adventure continues! Superstar writer Mark Waid teams up with rising star artist Veronica Fish to bring a modern take to the legendary Riverdale cast of characters. The elusive, rich Veronica Lodge has taken Riverdale by storm—and it’s caused everyone to take sides, with ArchieAndrews stuck in the middle of it all. Relive all the drama, all the romance and all the beautiful art and storytelling once more in this graphic novel that collectsARCHIE #s 7-12. Welcome to the New Riverdale.

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Veronica Fish, Thomas Pitilli, Ryan Jampole, Jack Morelli, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn
Cover: Veronica Fish
978-1-62738-798-9
$19.99/$21.99CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
176 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 11/30
JUGHEAD #11

In our last issue, a disastrous date causes Sabrina to curse Jughead and take her revenge! Guess what? In this issue, this is still a thing! The mysterious Sabrina reveals what her ENTIRE DEAL is! And let's say the not-at-all mysterious Jughead reveals something too! (It's whether or not he still likes burgers) (he does) Conflict! Burgers! Jokes! All mixed together in a recipe so delightful that we could only call it... "Conflict Burger Jokes #1"!! Never mind, I just got word we're calling it "JUGHEAD #11"; that works too.

Script: Ryan North
Art: Derek Charm, Jack Morelli
Cover: Derek Charm
Variant Covers: Joe Eisma, David Williams
On Sale Date: 11/30
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
SABRINA #8
“WITCH-WAR” Part Two (of Six): “A Serpent’s Tooth”: Edward Spellman, trapped in Harvey’s body, has been reunited with Madame Satan, who is finally realizing her grand plan of revenge. But Edward has his own dark agenda, and with Sabrina cut off from her aunts, the Spellman ladies are more vulnerable than ever as Round Two of the “Witch-War” commences!!

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Art: Robert Hack, Jack Morelli
Cover: Robert Hack
Variant Cover: Matthew Southworth
On Sale Date: 11/23
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
ARCHIE JUMBO DOUBLE DIGEST #274
With the pressure on to get holiday shopping done, Archie and Jughead wonder if there isn’t a better way to get into the spirit of the season, especially if getting to the mall first requires moving mountains of snow! Might these two philosophers manage to spread goodwill without losing a dime… or will they be forced to spend in order to celebrate? Find out in “As in Olden Days,” the fun, festive new lead story to this JUMBO-SIZED comics digest!

Script: James Gartler
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 11/16
256-page, full color comic
$6.99 U.S.
ARCHIE’S FUNHOUSE CHRISTMAS ANNUAL #23
Pop Tate is anticipating a Christmas rush in his Chocklit Shoppe thanks to his newest idea: fresh, homemade apple pies. He enlists the help of neighborhood kids to work during the holidays. Fortunately, Archie is in need of some spending cash. Unfortunately, so is Jughead. Can the Burgermeister of Riverdale resist the temptation of being surrounded by delicious baked goods long enough for Pop’s to make all of his sales? Find out in “My Deer Archie” the fun and festive new lead story to this Christmas Annual, featuring even more pages of holiday humor!

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 11/30
192-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #289
The SUPER DUPER DUO of SONIC and TAILS unite in "Genesis of a Hero" Part Two: The 25th Anniversary celebration of Sonic the Hedgehog continues in this retro-action adventure!  Sonic has chased Dr. Eggman clear across Westside Island, and now into the skies! Can Sonic and Tails survive a head-on assault of the Wing Fortress? And what sinister secrets lurk beyond the clouds? Featuring cover art by veteran Sonic comic artist Patrick "Spaz" Spaziante and a "High Flying Variant" by jammin' Jamal Peppers!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, John Workman, Gabriel Cassata
Cover: Patrick Spaziante
Variant Cover: Jamal Peppers, Jim Amash, Matt Herms
On Sale Date: 11/30
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VOL. 4: CONTROL (TR) 
BIG CHANGES are coming for SONIC in "CONTROL" When night falls, things get a little hairy! The corrupting energies of Dark Gaia have infected our heroic hedgehog, transforming him into the fearsome Werehog! With his newfound rage and strength unchecked, it's up to his old buddies Mighty and Ray to tame the savage beast! The adventures never end in this all-new thrilling installment in the Sonic graphic novel series! SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VOL. 4: CONTROL collects SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #264-267.

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Tyson Hesse, Jamal Peppers, Evan Stanley, Terry Austin, John Workman, Gabriel Cassata
Cover: Patrick Spaziante
978-1-62738-955-6
$12.99/$14.99CAN
6 5/8 x 10 3/16”
TR
104 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 11/23
SONIC UNIVERSE #92
ENTER the DEPTHS of DANGER in "The Case of the Pirate Princess" Part Two: The Chaotix have tracked down the princess of Meropis and the pirates that kidnapped her – but now they’re prisoners as well! And Vector’s daring plan to escape… is to join them?! It’s mysteries and revelations galore as the Chaotix hit the high seas! Featuring cover art by Sonic comics veteran Tracy Yardley and a "Shinobi" variant by monster-talent T-Rex!

Script: Aleah Baker & Ian Flynn
Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli, Matt Herms
Cover: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash, Ben Hunzeker
Variant Cover: T. Rex
On Sale Date: 11/16
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #64
When Reggie “gifts” Archie with a snow spinner, will Archie and the gang have a blast in the snow, or will someone end up limping home—and most importantly, will Betty still have a date for the holiday dance at the end? Find out in “Spinner Winner!” the hilarious new lead story to this comics double digest!

Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 11/23
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.

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