Preview: Archie Comics Spectacular: It’s a Date!
Romance is in the air in Riverdale in the latest Archie collection, Archie Comics Specatacular: It’s a Date!, which features 128 pages of stories about romance. The standard Archie-Betty-Veronica triangle is there, of course, but we also get to see stories about other couples, such as Moose and Midge and Chuck and Nancy. The collection goes on sale today in comics shops and in a couple of weeks in other venues, but you can check out this preview right now. Catalog text is after the preview. Enjoy!
ARCHIE COMICS SPECTACULAR: IT’S A DATE! (TR)
Archie and Betty, Archie and Veronica, Moose and Midge, Chuck and Nancy, Reggie and Midge—as you can see, the dating scene at Riverdale High School is far from simple! No matter who your favorite couple is, you can’t help but laugh at the dysfunctional world of teenage dating! This collection features 128 pages of hand-picked, favorite stories about the romantic ups and downs of Riverdale, presented in high-quality, bright white paper with a cardstock cover!
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski, Rosario ‘Tito’ Peña
4 7/8 x 6 9/16”
128pp, Full Color
About Brigid Alverson
Brigid Alverson, the editor of the Good Comics for Kids blog, has been reading comics since she was 4. She has an MFA in printmaking and has worked as a book editor and a newspaper reporter; now she is assistant to the mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts. In addition to editing GC4K, she writes about comics and graphic novels at MangaBlog, SLJTeen, Publishers Weekly Comics World, Comic Book Resources, MTV Geek, and Good E-Reader.com. Brigid is married to a physicist and has two daughters in college, which is why she writes so much. She was a judge for the 2012 Eisner Awards.
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