What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

Marvel Comics is turning their What If comic books into a TV series. And it seems, in July, Archie Comics want in, collecting last year's Betty & Veronica: What If series in their July 2021 solicits and solicitations.

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

BETTY & VERONICA: WHAT IF? (TR)
BETTY & VERONICA: WHAT IF is classic B&V at their finest—loaded with friendship and fun. Featuring the timeless, classic Archie style known across the world for its family-friendly stories and rich history. Betty and Veronica stories are back with this collection of tales that see the two iconic BFFs tackle the fantastical, supernatural, dangerous and everything in-between!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover:
978-1-64576-919-4
$14.99 US / $17.99 CAN
5½ x 7½"
TR
704 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 7/21

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?
ARCHIE & FRIENDS: SUMMER VACATION #1
Get ready for a BEACH PARTY BONANZA with Archie and all his pals 'n' gals in RIVERDALE! It's time for pool parties, barbecue blowouts, and maybe even a little summer romance… hopefully no one gets too sun burned!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jeff Shultz, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 7/28
32-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #321
BRAND NEW STORY: "Ruff Summer!" Archie's got a new job as a lifeguard at the beach… but it's Archie's dog Vegas who's having his moment in the sun when he helps save a swimmer! Vegas soon becomes the star of the beach—but will it last?
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Francis Bonnet, Pat and Tim Kennedy, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 7/7
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

ARCHIE 1000 PAGE COMICS DREAM (TR)
1000 pages of Archie Comics? No, you're not dreaming—that's exactly what you'll get in this oversized collection featuring over 100 stories of hilarious scenarios and heartwarming tales!
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Rosario "Tito" Peña
978-1-64576-921-7
$14.99 US / $17.99 CAN
5 1/4 x 8" TR 1000 pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-Sale Date: 7/28

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

ARCHIE SHOWCASE DIGEST #4: A JUGHEAD IN THE FAMILY
We're continuing Archie Comics' landmark 80th Anniversary celebration with another special showcase digest! This time, we revisit the hilarious never-before-reprinted "A Jughead in the Family" storyline: Jughead gets into a fight with his dad and moves out—but who's willing to take him in? Join in on the hilarity as Jughead moves from place to place, living with the families of Archie, Ethel, Moose, Trula Twyst, and even Reggie!

Script: Craig Boldman
Art: Rex Lindsey, Digikore Studios, Jack Morelli Cover: Rex Lindsey, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 7/28
192-page, full-color comic
$7.99 U.S.

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?
BETTY & VERONICA JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #295
BRAND NEW STORY: "Water Songs" Riverdale is hosting their very own Mermaid Day and Betty & Veronica have landed roles as female pirates! Everyone is impressed with their impromptu sea shanty sing-a-longs, much to the ire of fellow performer Cheryl Blossom! But a siren-like voice comes from out of nowhere, and threatens to blow them all out of the water!
Script: Jamie L. Rotante
Art: Dan Parent, Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jeff Shultz, Rosario "Tito" Peña
On Sale Date: 7/14
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

What If Archie Published A Comic Called What If? July 2021 Solicits?

WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #111
BRAND NEW STORY: "Stuck on VR!" Jughead is amazed by Archie's new VR headset… until he realizes it's stuck on his head! Archie tries to help out his buddy who's stuck in virtual reality, leading him all over Riverdale on skateboard!

Script: Francis Bonnet
Art: Jeff Shultz, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Francis Bonnet, Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 7/21
192-page, full color comic
$7.99 U.S.

 

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