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The Archies

Story: Alex Segura and Matthew Rosenberg
Artist: Joe Eisma
Color: Matt Herms
Lettering: Jack Morelli

When Archie’s newly formed rock band gets a gig, Archie’s perfectionism drives a wedge as he puts bandmates before friendship. Will the band survive the road to the gig?

The last time I sat down and read an Archie comic was at least 20 years ago, and it very well might have been this same story. Among many things I have learned along the way in my life, there are some common truths that one will never escape: the sky is blue; water is wet; and an Archie comic is an Archie comic is an Archie comic.

The roster of classic characters are included in the story: Archie, in his traditional role of the under-confident protagonist; Jughead as Archie’s burger-munching best friend; Bettie and Veronic...

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Big Moose

Writer: Sean Ryan, Ryan Cady and Gorf
Art: Cory Smith, Thomas Pitilli and Ryan Jampole
Colors: Matt Herms, Glenn Whitmore and Kelly Fitzpatrick
Letters: Jack Morelli
Publisher: Archie Comics

Big Moose Mason is the star of this Archie Comics one shot. Three stories surround Riverdale’s star footballer; Moose vs The Vending Machine, Have It All and The Big Difference. The first story is about Moose and his stomach; he is hungry and all he wants is a snack. Midge, his girlfriend, will not give him a dollar because of dinner plans they have. Moose runs into Jughead who makes him an offer that he can’t refuse. In the second story, it is a week in the life of Moose; his school work, his home life, his girlfriend, and football...

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Little Archie

Writer and Art: Art Baltazar
Writer: & Franco

This comic is definitely for kids, but it is so cute! This one shot takes place in the day in the life of little Archie, or a mis-adventure. He gains static power from Sabrina’s cat Salem and his whole day is downhill from there: his homework is destroyed, he gets sent to the principal’s office, and gets detention. Poor Archie, but he does catch a break in the end and all is returned to normal.

Most of Archie’s friend are featured; Betty, Veronica, Jughead (who seems to have an endless supply of hamburgers), Reggie, and as mentioned before, Sabrina. This was a very fun read, simple panel layout and not heavy on dialog...

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Reggie and Me #2

There are a set of unspoken rules when it comes to dealing with Reggie Mantle. Rules that, when broken, can easily get you on his bad side. Unfortunately for most of the people Reggie encounters, they don’t know these rules. In fact, there’s only one person that does—and it isn’t a person at all, it’s Reggie’s devoted Dachshund, Vader. With half of Riverdale High School having committed the mortal sin of ditching a Mantle house party, Archie and Betty’s attempts at interfering in Reggie’s life, Midge pitying Reggie and a friendship request from someone very unexpected, Reggie and Vader are going to have to get a lot smarter about their schemes!

Script: Tom DeFalco
Art: Sandy Jarrell, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jack Morelli
Cover: Sandy Jarrell with Kelly Fitzpatrick
Variant Covers...

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Reggie’s 80-Page Giant Comic

Just in time for the all-new Reggie & Me #1, we’ve amassed this GIANT-SIZED collection of some of the best and most hilarious classic stories featuring the prince of pranks, the monarch of mischief, the stalwart stud himself—Reggie Mantle. It’s a perfect introduction to the character for new fans and an ideal collection for classic Archie fans as well—and something to keep you laughing for days!

With a cover designed by Bill Galvan and Rosario “Tito” Peña, Archie Comics brings this 80 page collection of stories featuring Archie’s arch-nemesis, Reggie Mantle.  Whether it is his heroics on the basketball court, or showing his fantastical pranks on April Fool’s Day, Reggie is Riverdale’s legend…just ask him and he will tell you.

This one is lots of fun…especially if y...

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