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Archie's SDCC Plans Include 2 Exclusive Covers And A Sneak At Riverdale

Archie Comics is headed to the San Diego Comic Con where they will be showing off the new Betty & Veronica comics, giving a sneak peek of the upcoming Riverdale television series and even offering up two exclusive covers for the convention.

The publisher has three panels scheduled including one focusing on Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, another on 75 years of Archie and the third on the new television series.

Spotlight on Archie Comics Chief Creative Officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Friday, July 22, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. in Room 29AB

Join moderator Alex Segura (crime novelist and Archie writer) for an in-depth and memorable discussion with acclaimed comic book writer, playwright, and screenwriter Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, spotlighting his time at Archie Comics – including the creation of the hit Afterlife with Archie and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina comics – and writing other beloved comic book properties like the Fantastic Four, his prolific television (Glee, Supergirl), theatrical (American Psycho, Spider-Man on Broadway) and movie (Carrie and Town that Dreaded Sundown remake) work — including the upcoming RIVERDALE TV series from the CW in a frank, engaging and free-wheeling format that will keep fans buzzing.

Archie Comics Forever: 75 Years of Storytelling
Saturday, July 23, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. in Room 4

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics in this must-see panel with exclusive news and announcements about your favorite characters including ARCHIE, JUGHEAD, BETTY & VERONICA and more! Featuring your favorite Archie Comics talent and perhaps a special 'Riverdale' surprise appearance or two.

'Riverdale' Panel
Saturday, July 23, 6:30 p.m. – approx. 10 p.m. in Room 6BCF

Don't miss the first ever panel for 'Riverdale,' the next hit television show coming to The CW in early 2017! Join the cast and crew of the Archie Comics-based drama for a special screening of the pilot episode!

The publisher will be set up at booth #1829 where they will have signing scheduled featuring the creators from both Archie Comics and their Dark Circle imprint as well as some of the cast of Riverdale.

Thursday, July 21 – 1pm-2pm BETTY & VERONICA: Adam Hughes // 3pm-4pm NEW RIVERDALE: Adam Hughes & Derek Charm // 4pm-5pm ARCHIE ALL-STAR: Dan Parent // 5pm-6pm DARK CIRCLE COMICS: Duane Swierczynski, Adam Christopher, Frank Tieri

Friday, July 22 – 12pm-1pm BETTY & VERONICA: Tula Lotay, Tom Bancroft, Colleen Coover, Adam Hughes // 1pm-2pm NEW RIVERDALE: Adam Hughes & Derek Charm // 3pm-4pm ARCHIE ALL-STAR: Dan Parent // 4pm-5pm ARCHIE ACTION: Tyson Hesse // 5pm-6pm ARCHIE HORROR: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Saturday, July 23 – 10am-11am JUGHEAD: Derek Charm // 11am-12pm ARCHIE ALL-STAR: Dan Parent // 2pm-3pm BETTY & VERONICA: Adam Hughes

Sunday, July 24 –  10:30am-11am RIVERDALE: Cast TBA // 11:30am-12:30pm ARCHIE ALL-STAR: Dan Parent // 12:30pm-1:00pm ARCHIE HORROR: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa // 1pm-2pm BETTY & VERONICA: Adam Hughes

And there are the two exclusive covers. The first for Betty & Veronica #1 by Adam Hughes and the second for Sonic Mega Drive #1 by Sega.

BettyandVeronica1-SDCC Sonic_Mega_Drive_1_SDCC

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