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ARCHIE COMICS FIRST LOOK: FOX #3, AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #3, ARCHIE #651 and ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #247

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 THE FOX #3 

NEW RED CIRCLE SERIES! Emmy Award winning writer/artist Dean Haspiel (Billy Dogma, HBO's Bored to Death) and Eisner Award winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Thrillbent) continue the saga of the legendary, pulp-style hero The Fox in FREAK MAGNET Part Three: "Hell's Half Acre"! The Fox is stuck in a nightmarish, fantastical land rife with underground dungeons, medieval traps, and enslaved Red Circle heroes! When he finally reaches his ultimate destination, will he encounter heroes or villains—or both? Meanwhile, in "The Face of Hate pt2: The Enemy of my Enemy," the Shield's battle against arch-rivals Hachiman and Master Race continues in the icy tundra! But what monster from the depths has these hated rivals all shaking in their boots? And what connection does it have to the FOX and his misadventures in the Diamond Realm?? All will be revealed as the adventure continues! Featuring all-new variant cover art from acclaimed artists Mike Allred and Laura Allred (FF, iZOMBIE) 

Fox Plot/Art: Dean Haspiel 

Fox Script: Mark Waid 

Fox Art: Dean Haspiel, Allen Passalaqua, and John Workman 

Shield Script: J.M. DeMatteis 

Shield Art: Mike Cavallaro, Terry Austin, and Steve Downer 

Cover: Dean Haspiel 

Get-FREAKY Variant: Mike Allred and Laura Allred 

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 1/8 

32-page, full color comic 

$2.99 US. 

 

 

 AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #3 

NEW ONGOING SERIES! "Escape from Riverdale" Part 3: The zombie apocalypse is in full swing and the surviving members of the gang have taken refuge in the Lodge Mansion—believing themselves safe from the infected roaming the streets of Riverdale! But there's no stopping Archie from sneaking out, risking life and limb to find his missing parents—leaving those sequestered behind vulnerable to an enemy within! The zombie mayhem (and body-count) continues to rise in this breakout series, for TEEN+ readers! 

Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa 

Cover: Francesco Francavilla 

Riverdale Yearbook Variant Cover: Tim Seeley 

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 1/8 

32-page, full color comic 

$2.99 US. 

 

ARCHIE #651 

"Rockin’ the World, part 2—Love on the Road" The next leg of The Archies’ World Tour continues in China! Raj Patel gets more Oscar-worthy footage of the romance between Archie and Valerie, but some other footage of Archie and new gal pal Amisha is sure to stir up some drama! Meanwhile, the Pussycats get a few new members: Betty and Veronica! And when it looks like their concert may not go as planned, it’s going to take a special guest to save the day! Find out who in Part 2 of The Archies’ World Tour! Featuring a rockin’ new variant cover by Renae De Liz (New York Times Best Seller The Last Unicorn, Womanthology) and Ray Dillon (HBO’s Game of Thrones). 

Script: Dan Parent 

Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Digikore Studios 

Cover: Dan Parent 

Battle of the Bands Variant Cover: Renae De Liz, Ray Dillon 

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 1/8 

32-page, full color comic 

$3.99 US. 

  

 

 ARCHIE DOUBLE DIGEST #247 

That dreaded time of year is here: the day of Archie’s annual physical! Archie is less than thrilled to accompany his father to the doctor’s office, but maybe a cute nurse will change his attitude! Find out the diagnosis in “Doctor Dread,” the lead story to a hilarious double digest! 

Script: Bill Golliher 

Art: Fernando Ruiz, Rudy Lapick, Bill Yoshida, and Barry Grossman 

Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña 

On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 1/8 

160-page, full color comic 

$3.99 US.

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