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Archie Comics! – This Week’s Titles 12/23/2015

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During this week of Christmas, Archie Comics have four titles releasing.  Whether you enjoy double digest fun with Betty and Veronica or like the adventures of the heroic Mega Man, there’s probably a comic that you’ll like.  I am a big fan and supporter of Archie Comics, especially after a great year of solid work.  Title after title, week after week, Archie Comics is always there and rarely disappoints.  If you’re heading out to your local comic shop this week, here is what you could expect from Archie Comics.

BETTY & VERONICA COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #239

Archie Comics! - This Week's Titles 12/23/2015

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In this installment of “the Many Loves of Archie Andrews,” The Archies and Josie & the Pussycats are teaming up once more for a special Valentine’s Day Concert! And we think Archie might already have a special someone in mind for his VAL-entine! But when Archie and Valerie go missing right before the big show, panic ensues as the bands figure out their show will go on! Will Archie and Valerie get there in time to make musical memories, or will the lovebirds be left out? Find out in “That’s Some VAL-entine!” the fun lead story to this comics double digest!

 Script: Dan Parent

Art: Dan Parent

Cover: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Rosario “Tito” Peña

On Sale Date: 12/23

160-page, full color comic

$4.99 U.S.

MEGA MAN #55

unnamed (1)THE MEGA-EPIC, MEGA-MOMENTOUS LAST ISSUE OF MEGA MAN BEFORE HIATUS IS HERE! “Everlasting Peace”: When an experiment at the Chronos Institute goes awry, Dr. Light is sent on a journey through time and space! Join us as we follow Mega Man across the ages and learn what it really means to be “Mega Man”! What legacy will the Blue Bomber leave and what will Dr. Light gain from this epic journey? Find out as we take a historic glimpse into the legendary adventures of Mega Man featuring the worlds of Mega Man, Mega Man X and even further beyond for the FIRST TIME EVER with the worlds of Mega Man Zero, Mega Man ZX and Mega Man Legends! Featuring cover art by the legendary Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante and a really rocking “ROCK MAN” variant cover by long-time Mega Man artist Ryan Jampole!

 Script: Ian Flynn

Art: Jamal Peppers, Ryan Jampole, Gary Martin, John Workman, Matt Herms

Cover: Patrick Spaziante

Variant Cover: Ryan Jampole

On Sale Date: 12/23

32-page, full color comic

$3.99 U.S

ARCHIE 75 SERIES: ARCHIE’S TV LAUGH-OUT (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE)
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Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Inspired by some of the wackiest TV shows of the ’60s and ’70s, Archie’s TV Laugh-Out featured an all-star cast of Archie and friends, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Josie and the Pussycats, Li’l Jinx and more. Serving as a tie-in to the popular Archie Comics cartoons at the time, Archie’s TV Laugh-Out was home to some of the funniest stories of the era. In this collection, we’ll take a look at the series’ 106-issue run and spotlight some of the best stories and one-page gags ever!

Script: Various

Art: Various

Cover: Joe Edwards

On Sale Date: 12/25

100-page, digital exclusive

$6.99 U.S.

PEP DIGITAL VOL. 177: ARCHIE – 1ST APPEARANCES (DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE)
unnamed (3)Take a look back at how it all started! Archie Comics is proud to present this digital-only collection of milestone appearances throughout Archie’s 75 years of stories. You’ll learn where fan-favorite characters in the Archie universe make their debut, and some interesting facts about them! Read on and meet all your Riverdale friends all over again!

Script: Various

Art: Various

Cover: Bob Montana

On Sale Date: 12/25

100-page, digital exclusive

$6.99 U.S.
Have you been reading Archie this year?  Are their any titles you’ll be picking up this week?  Let us know in the comments below.
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