Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

We have Archie Comics' January 2021 solicitations, beginning with a one-shot for Riverdale's Southside Serpents, their own attempt at glamorising gang culture in modern society…. everyone gets a tattoo!

RIVERDALE PRESENTS: SOUTHSIDE SERPENTS ONE-SHOT
FP Jones is worried for the future of the Southside Serpents. The biker gang is getting old and finding it hard to attract fresh blood. But FP has a plan, and it revolves around his son, Jughead. Hunted by the most fearsome biker gangs in the state, an unwilling Jughead has to step up into the role of leader to guide the Serpents on a perilous journey. There will be adventure, there will be thrills, there will be chases, and there will be death in this special one-shot event featuring fan-favorite characters from the CW Riverdale series.*Retailer orders for all covers placed by FOC date will be 100% returnable (no minimum).*
Script: David Barnett
Art: Richard Ortiz, Matt Herms, Jack Morelli
SOUTHSIDE SERPENTS O.S. CVR A Reg: Richard Ortiz
SOUTHSIDE SERPENTS O.S. CVR B Var: Tyler Boss
On Sale Date: 1/27
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 (of 5)
The thrilling conclusion of Sabrina: Something Wicked is here, and it's going to put our magical teen heroine face-to-face in a battle against someone unexpected—will everything Sabrina's learned about magic help her through this ordeal?
Script: Kelly Thompson
Art: Veronica Fish, Andy Fish, Jack Morelli
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 CVR A Reg: Veronica Fish
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 CVR B Var: Sweeney Boo
SABRINA: SOMETHING WICKED #5 CVR C Var: Andy Fish
On Sale Date: 1/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.

Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #316
BRAND NEW STORY: Archie and Jughead decide to go into business with a sure-fire money maker… a HOT CHOCOLATE STAND! In the cold of winter, they figure they can make a mint! But will their hot business get frozen when a huge blizzard arrives?
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Pat and Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 1/13
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

ARCHIE MODERN CLASSICS VOL. 3 (TR)
After 80 years of humorous tales, the Riverdale gang are still going strong! Archie is proud to present the best stories from 2020 – collected for the first time ever. Don't miss these modern classics!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
978-1-64576-933-0
$9.99 US
5 ¼ x 7 ½ "
TR
256 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 1/13

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

BETTY & VERONICA FRIENDS FOREVER: WINTERFEST #1
While the air is chilly stay warm inside and get cozy with this collection of Betty and Veronica's winter adventures! From snowy schemes to raucous reindeer, you're sure to have a wild winter with Betty and Veronica!

Script: Various
Art: Various
B&V: FF: WINTERFEST #1 CVR A Reg: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 1/13
24-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #290
BRAND NEW STORY: "Pussycats for Hire!" Josie and the Pussycats are getting ready to perform at Riverdale's Winter Dance, when a series of unfortunate calamities cause Melody and Valerie to sustain injuries and force them to sit out the performance! In need of quick replacements, Josie calls on none other than Betty and Veronica! But what happens when Betty and Veronica AND Josie can't play? Let's just say there's no rule saying you can't have MALE pussycats…!
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 1/20
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #106
BRAND NEW STORY: "The Snowboard of Education!" When Archie suggests a snowboarding sojourn, the gang forewarns of the predestined pratfalls that obviously await. Undeterred, our maladroit mainstay forges ahead and learns (or not) an important lesson when more than the slope goes downhill fast!
Script: Jack Morelli
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 1/27
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations
Southside Serpents in Archie Comics January 2021 Solicitations

WORLD OF BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #1
BRAND NEW STORY: "The Challenge!" Betty and Veronica are FlipFlop famous for their dance challenge videos! When they find out that their favorite band BTX is holding a contest to perform at the hometown of the winner of the best dance challenge video, Betty and Veronica are ready to make the best viral video out there—but when everyone in Riverdale gets in on the action, especially prankster Reggie Mantle, will Riverdale win, or will it be one big flop? Find out in this brand new, double-length lead story from the creative team that brought you BETTY & VERONICA: THE BOND OF FRIENDSHIP!

Script: Jamie L. Rotante
Art: Brittney Williams, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 1/6
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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