Archie Comics is Bringing You Summer Fun in these Diamond Solicits

Happy Memorial Day Weekend, American's. With the unofficial start of summer here, it's time we took a peek as to what's coming to us this summer from Archie Comics via Previews. Now these books won't be out until August, but you can get your orders in now with your favorite local comic book shop.

Archie & Friends Endless Summer #1

The cover of Archie & Friends Endless Summer #1.
The cover of Archie & Friends Endless Summer #1.

(W) Dan Parent (A) Pat & Tim Kennedy, Dan Parent, Bill Galvan, Jeff Schultz (CA) Jeff Shultz, Tito Pena

This classic Archie comic takes us on vacation with our favorite gang from Riverdale. Join Archie and his pals n gals as they go on an epic Florida road trip, visit spooky island resorts, camp tales, the beach, and an unexpected guest! This comic will hit comic shops on August 12 and will retail for $2.99.

Archie & Friends: Forever Trade Paperback

The cover of Archie & Friends: Forever Trade Paperback.
The cover of Archie & Friends: Forever Trade Paperback.

(W) Dan Parent (A) Pat & Tim Kennedy, Dan Parent, Bill Galvan, Jeff Schultz, Bill Golliher (CA) Jeff Shultz, Tito Pena

This classic Archie trade paperback brings some of the best modern Archie stories together. Join the gang in their musical endeavors, to highschool hijinx, to even beach parties! Archie and his friends are always up to something. This trade paperback will hit comic shops on August 5th and will retail for $12.99.

Archie 1000 Page Comics Spark Trade Paperback

The cover of Archie 1000 Page Comics Spark Trade Paperback.
The cover of Archie 1000 Page Comics Spark Trade Paperback.

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Dan Parent

This collection of 1000 pages worth of classic and hilarious stories is sure to spark joy in every new and old Archie fan's life! This trade paperback will hit comic shops on August 12 and will retail for $14.99

Archie's Explorers Into The Unknown Trade Paperback

The cover of Archie's Explorers Into The Unknown Trade Paperback.
The cover of Archie's Explorers Into The Unknown Trade Paperback.

(W) Rich Margopoulos (A/CA) Rex Lindsey

Jump into the unknown with Archie and his pals n gals. Go face to face with monsters, giant robots, maniacs, and masterminds when the Explorers of the Unknown are called on to save the day. Will our gang be able to save us all? This trade paperback will hit comic shops on August 5th, and will retail for $8.99!

Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #311

The cover of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #311.
The cover of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #311.

(W) Bill Bettwy (A) Various, Bill Galvan (CA) Pat & Tim Kennedy

Take a ride in this classic Archie digest, featuring the brand new story "It's Who You Mow!" staring Archie! Archie has landed a summer job mowing lawns, but the scheming Reggie is looking at ways to steal Archie's business. Will Reggie succeed? Fans can find out when this digest his comic shops on August 5th. Retail for this digest will be $7.99.

Archie's Jumbo Comics Digest #312

The cover of Archie's Jumbo Comics Digest #312.
The cover of Archie's Jumbo Comics Digest #312.

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Bill Golliher, Rosario Pena

This supersize all ages book combines classic and modern stories, brain-busting puzzles, games, and a ton of other special features. This book is sure to keep Archie fans of all ages engaged and happy! This book hits comic shops on August 18th and will retail for $7.99.

B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #282

The cover of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #282.
The cover of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #282.

(W) Bill Golliher (A) Dan Parent, Jim Amash (CA) Jeff Shultz

This 192-page digest features a brand new Betty and Veronica story, "Hansel and Gretel Incorporated". These two home improvement business partners hit the jackpot in this story — they're tasked to improve a home that's been made entirely out of candy. This digest also features all the modern and classic Archie stories we've all enjoyed over the decades! This book will hit comic shops on August 5th, and retail for $7.99.

B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #283

The cover of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #283.
The cover of B&V Friends Jumbo Comics Digest #283.

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Rosario Pena

This jumbo comics digest is the perfect summer book. Hang out with Betty and Veronica, and all of their Riverdale high friends as they go on hilarious adventures. This book will hit comic shops on August 19th and will retail for $7.99.

Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #285

The cover of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #285.
The cover of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #285.

(W) Bill Golliher (A) Various (CA) Pat & Tim Kennedy

This 192-page digest features a brand new story, "What if Betty & Veronica Were Guys?" — a story we have seen in the classic Archie Universe before. This time our famed duo is Beau and Vernon. Two polar opposite best friends who share a mutual love for the stunning Archina. This classic gender-bending story will delight and engage all readers. This book will hit comic shops on August 12 and will retail for $7.99.

Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #286

The cover of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #286.
The cover of Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #286.

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Jeff Shultz, Rosario Pena

Settle down on a warm summer afternoon with this 192-page digest, filled with all the fun that only Betty and Veronica can bring! This book hits comic shops on August 26 and will retail for $7.99.

World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #101

The cover of World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #101.
The cover of World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #101.

(W) Bill Golliher (A) Various, Jeff Shultz (CA) Bill Galvan

This classic Archie summer digest features a brand new story, "Burger Bonanza". Pop's is holding its first competitive burger eating contest, so it's clear who the winner will be. Will Jughead be dethroned though? Fans can find out when this book hits comic shops on August 12. This digest will retail for $7.99.

World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #102

The cover of World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #102.
The cover of World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #102.

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Bill Golliher, Rosario Pena

This 100+ page digest focuses on my personal favorite comic book character — Jughead Jones! Explore the wide world of Riverdale with it's hungriest, and funniest, citizen. This comic will hit comic shops on August 26 and will retail for $7.99.

 

 

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