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Feast Your Eyes on All the Beautiful Variant Covers for Adam Hughes' Upcoming "Betty & Veronica" Series


When it comes to reinvention and infusing a comic book publishing company with a truly fresh and exciting reboot you can forget the Big Two and look at Archie Comics instead. When they relaunched the iconic "Archie" series they got legendary writer Mark Waid and award-winning artist Fiona Staples. When they restarted "Jughead" they turned to the talented team of Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson. Now it's "Betty & Veronica" and it's in the hands of another legend as writer and artist, Adam Hughes.

Archie Comics is making a big push for its July debut with this latest solicitation that includes all of the beautiful variant covers by artists that include Cliff Chiang, Bilquis Evely, Colleen Coover, Tula Lotay, Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack, Steve Downer, Rebekah Isaacs, Kelly Fitzpatrick, and more.

Check them out below and here's the official release from Archie Comics:

Betty & Veronica. The posh socialite and the girl next door — two of the most iconic characters in pop culture — return in a major way this July with an all-new BETTY & VERONICA #1, courtesy of legendary comic book writer/artist Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman).

The new series follows hot on the heels of two of 2015’s most talked about comic book series: ARCHIE and JUGHEAD. But what happens when Betty and Veronica becomes Betty VS. Veronica?

As Riverdale’s most beloved blonde and brunette find themselves divided over the takeover of the town’s central hangout, Pop’s Chocklit Shoppe, battle lines are drawn and friends have become enemies as the town is enveloped in all-out civil war! Oh, and there will be jokes. Plenty of jokes.

BETTY & VERONICA #1 will hit comic book shops on July 20th featuring variant covers from some of the industry’s hottest talent and rising stars! Pre-order your favorite covers with your local comic book shop!

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BETTY AND VERONICA #1

IT’S BETTY VS. VERONICA! The most highly-anticipated debut in comics history is here! Betty and Veronica are America’s sweethearts… until they turn on each other! “Pops’ Chocklit Shoppe is being taken over by a huge coffee company. When Betty and Veronica go head-to-head over the issue, all bets are off! Friendships will shatter. Cities will burn. Nails will be broken. Betty and Veronica are back in this ALL-NEW #1 from comics legend Adam Hughes (Wonder Woman, Catwoman)!

Script: Adam Hughes
Art: Adam Hughes
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR A Reg: Adam Hughes
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR B Variant: Mahmud Asrar
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR C Variant: Tom Bancroft
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR D Variant: Stephanie Buscema
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR E Variant: Cliff Chiang
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR F Variant: Colleen Coover
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR G Variant: Bilquis Evely
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR H Variant: Veronica Fish
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR I Variant: Francesco Francavilla
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR J Variant: Genevieve F.T.
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR K Variant: Rian Gonzales
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR L Variant: Robert Hack, Steve Downer
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR M Variant: Erica Henderson
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR N Variant: Rebekah Isaacs, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR O Variant: Tula Lotay
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR P Variant: Alitha Martinez, Kelly Fitzpatrick
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR Q Variant: Audrey Mok
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR R Variant: Moritat
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR S Variant: Ramon K. Perez
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR T Variant: Andy Price
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR U Variant: Ryan Sook
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR V Variant: Jenn St. Onge
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR W Variant: Chip Zdarsky
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR X Variant: Chrissie Zullo
Betty & Veronica #1 CVR Y Variant: Blank Sketch
On Sale Date: 7/20
32-page, full-color comic
$3.99 U.S.

BETTY & VERONICA #1 Main Cover by Adam Hughes

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR B Variant: Mahmud Asrar

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR C Variant: Tom Bancroft

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR D Variant: Stephanie Buscema

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR E Variant: Cliff Chiang

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR F Variant: Colleen Coover

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR G Variant: Bilquis Evely

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR I Variant: Francesco Francavilla

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR H Variant: Veronica Fish

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR J Variant: Genevieve F.T.

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR K Variant: Rian Gonzales

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR L Variant: Robert Hack, Steve Downer

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR M Variant: Erica Henderson

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR N Variant: Rebekah Isaacs, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR O Variant: Tula Lotay

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR P Variant: Alitha Martinez, Kelly Fitzpatrick

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR Q Variant: Audrey Mok

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR R Variant: Moritat

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR S Variant: Ramon K. Perez

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR T Variant: Andy Price

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR Y Variant: Blank Sketch

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR U Variant: Ryan Sook

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR V Variant: Jenn St. Onge

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR W Variant: Chip Zdarsky

Betty & Veronica #1 CVR X Variant: Chrissie Zullo

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