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By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/28/2012 10:25 AM
Did you get your copy of The Art of Betty and Veronica yet? Here's the perfect chance to pick up Archie's first art book (featured on USA Today's Holiday Gift Guide) and get it signed by co-editors Victor Gorelick (Archie Comics Editor-in-Chief/Co-President) and Craig Yoe (Eisner award-winning comic book historian).

As part of Midtown Comics Monthly Book Club, you can purchase a copy for 25% off the cover price and join the panel discussion about how the book was put together.

Click here to add the event to your Facebook calendar and see you tonight at 6:30pm. Seating is limited so don't miss out!

 

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By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/28/2012 10:20 AM
By Steven Scott

As 2012 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year in comics. Comic Book Resources has put together their list of the Top 100 Comics of 2012 including New Crusaders. Applauding the title’s successful relaunch, and praising it “one of the most enjoyable and surprising superhero comics on the stands,” New Crusaders took a classic concept and put a new spin on it this year, creating a new crop of contemporary superheroes with a legacy to honor.

With the first arc, Rise of the Heroes, coming to a close, stay tuned for more news on the next big story coming in 2013 from Red Circle Comics – New Crusaders: Dark Tomorrow!

Stay up to date with New Crusaders on the Red Circle App.

By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/28/2012 12:54 AM
DAY & DATE:ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #236 Archie’s planned the perfect date night for him and Veronica involving dinner and a romantic movie. Despite coming down with a cold, Archie is determined not to break their date but he doesn’t dare kiss her! Veronica is also hiding a secret of her own and is keeping her distance. Will the love birds bond over their hesitancy to get close or will the lack of romance tear them apart in “Cold Comfort”? Script: Kathleen Webb Art: Stan...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/25/2012 9:37 PM
ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #236

Archie’s planned the perfect date night for him and Veronica involving dinner and a romantic movie. Despite coming down with a cold, Archie is determined not to break their date but he doesn’t dare kiss her! Veronica is also hiding a secret of her own and is keeping her distance. Will the love birds bond over their hesitancy to get close or will the lack of romance tear them apart in “Cold Comfort”? Script: Kathleen Webb Art: Stan Goldberg, Bob Smith Cover: Dan DeCarlo, Alison Flood On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 12/26 160-page, full color comic $3.99 US.

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By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/24/2012 10:28 AM
 

On the heels of USA Today adding The Art of Betty and Veronica to its Holiday Gift Guide, two other perennial Archie favorites have been recognized this holiday season. The Best of Archie Comics 1 & 2 were spotlighted as part of AOL's Comics Alliance Holiday Gift Guide, with emphasis on the amazing value that these books offer.

Featuring the most talented Archie creators' work on some of the most important and hilarious Archie stories ever, these books showcase just why Archie has lasted over 70 years. Get your hands on both books for the low price of $17 for the bundle!

 

By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/24/2012 8:21 AM
By Steven ScottArchie Meets GLEE is nearly upon us and Buzzfeed showed off the latest covers to the 4-part crossover. The Riverdale and McKinely High kids clash in this highly anticipated arc beginning in March!

Written by GLEE writer/producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and illustrated by Dan Parent (Archie Meets GLEE) this is sure to be one of Archie's most memorable crossovers to date.

Be there in 3 months when the slushies begin to fly!

Here's some additional info on Part 2:

 ARCHIE #642 “Archie Meets GLEE Part 2” – The year's most buzzed-about crossover continues! With half of the Riverdale gang transported to McKinley High and half of the New Directions kids zapped to Riverdale--thanks to Dilton's science experiment gone awry-- it's a “Crisis on Infinite...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/21/2012 8:16 AM
DAY & DATE:BETTY & VERONICA #263 Riverdale High’s basketball team is on the verge of winning a division title but with Archie benched due to injury, they’re going to need all the support they can get! Veronica will do what it takes to get the crowd pumped enough to propel the boys to victory, even if it means pulling off a death defying stunt! What will the score read when the clock runs out in “Taking a Tumble”? After that, Chuck envisions what the gang’s life would be life with robot assistants through drawings in “Personal Assistants, Inc.” and it’s not what you might expect. Script: George Gladir Art: Pat Kennedy, Stan Goldberg, Ken Selig Cover: Dan Parent Shipping Date: 12/5 On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 12/19 32-page, full color comic $2.99 US.

BETTY...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/19/2012 5:39 AM
BETTY & VERONICA #263 Riverdale High’s basketball team is on the verge of winning a division title but with Archie benched due to injury, they’re going to need all the support they can get! Veronica will do what it takes to get the crowd pumped enough to propel the boys to victory, even if it means pulling off a death defying stunt! What will the score read when the clock runs out in “Taking a Tumble”? After that, Chuck envisions what the gang’s life would be life with robot assistants through drawings in “Personal Assistants, Inc.” and it’s not what you might expect. Script: George Gladir Art: Pat Kennedy, Stan Goldberg, Ken Selig Cover: Dan Parent Shipping Date: 12/5 On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 12/19 32-page, full color comic $2.99 US.

BETTY...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/18/2012 3:08 PM
 

Still finishing up your holiday shopping? If not, here's one more item to add to the list. USA Today released its Annual Holiday Gift Guide on Friday and listed The Art of Betty and Veronica as one of the Top Graphic Novels of 2012. It's no surprise as Archie's first art book was put together with loving care by two of the industry's most respected veterans, Archie Comics Editor-in-Chief/Co-President Victor Gorelick and Eisner Award Winning comic book historian Craig Yoe. Expect this book to pop up on more best of lists before long.



Archie Comics kicked off its first signing at Barnes and Noble...
By ARCHIE COMICS on 12/18/2012 1:53 PM
 

 Anticipation for the Crossover Event of 2013 continues to mount as IGN debuted a the gatefold cover to Part Four of Sonic/Mega Man: Worlds Collide. The issue is special in that Mega Man hits its 25th issue and so to celebrate, a gatefold cover is utilized to show off the Capcom and SEGA characters squaring off in an epic battle featuring glorious renderings by Patrick "Spaz" Spaziante.

 

Spaz was recently interviewed by Kotaku on his approach to taking on cover art for this high profile showdown, debuting two other covers in the process. Destructoid...
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