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Archie Comics November 2015 Solicitations


THE BLACK HOOD #7
“The Lonely Crusade, Part 1” Greg Hettinger returns to Philadelphia and promises his closest friend, Jessie Dupree, that his hood-wearing vigilante days are over. But it’s a promise he’s going to struggle to keep—especially when a gang calling themselves “The Crusaders” are prowling the City of Brotherly Love, scooping up “undesirables” and asking if they want to be saved...    The second action-packed arc of The Black Hood begins here!

 
Script: Duane Swierczynski
Art: Michael Gaydos, Jesus Aburto, Rachel Deering
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Variant Cover: David Mack
On Sale Date: 11/25
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
HANGMAN #2
Join us as we embark on the highway to Hell—and a meet and greet with its overlord, the devil himself! Who will be the one ultimately taking this horrifying trip? Find out as we learn the truth about who and what the Hangman actually is... and the shocking legacy that accompanies him.

Script: Frank Tieri
Art: Felix Ruiz
Cover: Tim Bradstreet
Variant Cover: Mike Huddleston
On Sale Date: 12/2
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
THE SHIELD #3
NEW ONGOING SERIES FROM DARK CIRCLE!
“Daughter of the Revolution, Part 3”
Captured by Walter Chase, the Shield is made a surprising offer—an invitation to join his government organization, protecting the country as she was born to do. But as her new missions take her well beyond national borders, the truth slowly dawns and the Shield must face the ultimate question: does she serve the United States of America… or its people?

Script: Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig
Art: Drew Johnson, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Cover: David Williams
Variant Covers: Joe Eisma, Ron Salas, Wilfredo Torres
On Sale Date: 11/18
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
ARCHIE #4
The biggest comic series of the year continues! What was the "lipstick incident" that pushed Archie and Betty apart? And can the smartest boy in Riverdale fix it? The spotlight is on Dilton and Moose as, together, they show what friendship is really all about! We’re pleased to welcome ANNIE WU (BLACK CANARY, HAWKEYE) to Riverdale, as she takes over art duties in this brand new issue!

Script: Mark Waid
Art: Annie Wu
Cover: Annie Wu
Variant Covers: Mahmud Asrar, Francesco Francavilla, Jaime Hernandez with Rosario “Tito” Peña, Joe Quinones, Paul Renaud
On Sale Date: 11/25
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
JUGHEAD #2
 
Zdarsky and Henderson return with the next issue of the all-new Jughead! Things continue to be amiss at Riverdale High as Coach Clayton gets replaced by a tough-as-nails, take-no-prisoner Phys-Ed teacher! Can he be stopped or will Jughead have to become… physically active? The answer lies in thefar future…

Script: Chip Zdarsky
Art: Erica Henderson
Cover: Erica Henderson
Variant Covers: Veronica Fish, Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack with Steve Downer, Les McClaine with Steve Downer
On Sale Date: 11/18
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #266
The town leaders are planning a dazzling holiday show right in the center of Riverdale Square! Unfortunately, the Christmas spectacular turns into holiday havoc when they experience unforeseen technical difficulties! It’s up to Archie and his friends to revive this merry meltdown—and quick! Can they turn the show around and get everyone back into the holiday spirit in time? Find out in “Holiday Light,” the fun, new lead story to this comics double digest!

Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Fernando Ruiz
Cover: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 12/2
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.
ARCHIE'S FUNHOUSE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #20
The town leaders are planning a dazzling holiday show right in the center of Riverdale Square! Unfortunately, the Christmas spectacular turns into holiday havoc when they experience unforeseen technical difficulties! It’s up to Archie and his friends to revive this merry meltdown—and quick! Can they turn the show around and get everyone back into the holiday spirit in time? Find out in “Holiday Light,” the fun, new lead story to this comics double digest!

Script: Alex Simmons
Art: Fernando Ruiz
Cover: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 12/2
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.
B&V FRIENDS COMICS ANNUAL #246
While holiday shopping, Betty and Veronica spot a store Santa who has been abandoned by his elves at the last minute—right before a “Take Your Photo with Santa” event! Betty convinces Veronica that they should get into the spirit and help out—but when they do, Santa’s joy turns quickly to panic as his well-meaning helpers unintentionally cause some Christmas chaos! “Naughty or Nice” is a brand new hilarious holiday story you won’t want to miss—kicking off a laugh-filled comics annual featuring even more pages of fun!

Script: James Gartler
Art: Bill Galvan
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 12/9
192-page, full color comic
$5.99 U.S.
JUGHEAD AND ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #18
In order to squirm out of getting in trouble with Mr. Weatherbee for their latest shenanigans, Archie and Jughead volunteer to head up the Riverdale High School Holiday Decorating Committee. Unfortunately, neither of them is very talented at decorating! Will they get some special holiday help to clean up their mess and turn Riverdale High into a winter wonderland? Or are they doomed to spend Christmas in detention? Find out in “Santa’s Little Helpers!” the brand new lead story to this comics double digest!

Script: Paul Kupperberg
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 12/9
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.
MEGA MAN #55
THE MEGA-EPIC, MEGA-MOMENTOUS LAST ISSUE OF MEGA MAN BEFORE HIATUS IS HERE! "Everlasting Peace": When an experiment at the Chronos Institute goes awry, Dr. Light is sent on a journey through time and space! Join us as we follow Mega Man across the ages and learn what it really means to be "Mega Man"!  What legacy will the Blue Bomber leave and what will Dr. Light gain from this epic journey? Find out as we take a historic glimpse into the legendary adventures of Mega Man featuring the worlds of Mega ManMega Man Xand even further beyond for the FIRST TIME EVER with the worlds of Mega Man ZeroMega Man ZX and Mega Man Legends! Featuring cover art by the legendary Patrick "Spaz" Spaziante and a really rocking "ROCK MAN" variant cover by long-time Mega Man artist Ryan Jampole!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Jamal Peppers
Cover: Patrick Spaziante
Variant Cover: Ryan Jampole
On Sale Date: 11/18
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #279
SONIC is in the FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE in—"Face of the Enemy" Part Two: Sonic and his friends are at the mercy of Egg Boss Nephthys and her Egg Army! They came to rescue a Gaia Key Guardian-but can they manage to escape with their lives?!  Then, in the finale to "Hidden Costs," revelations abound! Sally and Clove both think their plans have succeeded-but at what cost? Featuring cover art by jamming Jamal Peppers and Sonic CG artist supreme Rafa Knight!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Evan Stanley, Terry Austin, John Workman & Gabriel Cassata
Cover: Jamal Peppers, Terry Austin & Ben Hunzeker
Variant Cover: Rafa Knight
On Sale Date: 12/9
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.
SONIC UNIVERSE #82
ENTER THE FINAL FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE! "The Silver Age" part four: The finale to Silver's latest adventure! Silver simply doesn't have the might to stop the creature menacing his time.  Maybe the combined brain power of Gold and Prof. von Schlemmer can help!  It's a knock-down, drag-out fight for the fate of the future with a shocking ending you'll never see coming-even if you're psychic! Featuring cover art by the "Silver Age" writer herself, Evan Stanley, plus a special "Movie Poster Variant" by the terrific T. Rex!

Script: Evan Stanley
Art: Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash, Jack Morelli & Matt Herms
Cover: Evan Stanley
Variant Cover: T. Rex
On Sale Date: 11/25
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.


 
WORLD OF ARCHIE COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #55
 
Archie, desperate for money to buy Christmas gifts, decides to lower himself in the worst possible way for a little Christmas cash: he’s going to rent himself out to his friends—at least, they WERE his friends, until they decide to take advantage of Archie's situation by making him to do all the holiday chores they don't want to! Will they remember the true meaning of the holiday before it’s too late? Find out in “All Worked Up!” the fun, festive new lead story to this comics double digest!

Script: Angelo DeCesare
Art: Pat and Tim Kennedy
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 11/18
160-page, full color comic
$4.99 U.S.

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