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Sneak Peeks: Archie Comics February 17, 2016

The Fellowship has obtained sneak peeks of comics from Archie that will come out this week...

THE SHIELD #2
Script: Adam Christopher and Chuck Wendig
Art: Drew Johnson, Ray Snyder, Al Barrionuevo, Rachel Deering, Kelly Fitzpatrick
The Shield #2 CVR A Reg: David Williams
The Shield #2 CVR B Variant: Steve Rude
The Shield #2 CVR C Variant: Evan Shaner
The Shield #2 CVR D Variant: Wilfredo Torres

“Daughter of the Revolution, Part 2” Running out of places to hide, the Shield discovers she is not without allies. Detective Nicole Simmons seems to know exactly who—and what—the Shield is, but with the enigmatic government agent Walter Chase closing the noose, the pair faces two difficult questions: why is the Shield back now… and whose side is she really on?


ARCHIE #6
Script: Mark Waid
Art: Veronica Fish, Andre Szymanowicz, Jen Vaughn, Jack Morelli
Archie #6 CVR A Reg Cover: Veronica Fish
Archie #6 CVR B Variant: Derek Charm
Archie #6 CVR C Variant: Marguerite Sauvage

The biggest comic series of the year continues into 2016! Archie and Jughead are on the outs with each other, and now Archie has no one to help him against the fury that is Hiram Lodge!  Not even Veronica wants to go up against her own father!​ Rising star comics artist Veronica Fish (Howard the Duck, the RIVERDALE CW promo image) joins the legendary Mark Waid for another brand new issue of the hit series!


BETTY & VERONICA COMICS DOUBLE DIGEST #241
Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski, Jack Morelli, Glenn Whitmore
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, Rosario “Tito” Peña

This time in “the Many Loves of Archie Andrews,” Archie has decided to set his sights on Sabrina the Teenage Witch! And, after being dumped by her long-time boyfriend, Harvey, Sabrina’s ready to move on—and our red-headed Romeo is just the mortal to do the trick! There’s only one person who’s standing in the way of true romance—actually, make that two people—Sabrina’s aunts Hilda and Zelda! If you think Mr. Lodge and Archie have clashed before… wait until you see Archie vs. Zelda and Hilda in “Witch Way Out!” the brand new lead story to this comics double digest!


BLACK HOOD #9
Script: Duane Swierczynski
Art: Greg Scott, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Rachel Deering
The Black Hood #9 CVR A Reg: Francesco Francavilla
The Black Hood #9 CVR B Variant: David Mack

“The Lonely Crusade, Part 3” An unlikely ally leads the Black Hood to the Crusaders’ secret lair—and what the Hood finds inside will shock you. If you thought the shotgun blast to the face in issue #1 was brutal, steel yourself for the savage hardboiled action of this one, folks. Nobody’s going to walk away clean… Join us as we welcome new series artist GREG SCOTT (Sam Hill, Strange Attractors) to THE BLACK HOOD.


SONIC COMICS SPECTACULAR: SPEED OF SOUND TP
Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover:  Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante, Matt Herms

Sonic the Hedgehog isn’t just the fastest running hero around—he’s the longest running too! From killer robots to mad scientists to evil wizards—Sonic’s overcome them all! He’s traveled the world at super-sonic speed! For every villain he’s faced, there’s a friend he’s made! Sonic is simply the coolest hedgehog there is! SONIC COMICS SPECTACULAR: SPEED OF SOUND is a collection of some of Sonic’s greatest adventures! You’ll be racing right along with Sonic through over three hundred fifty pages of pure action, adventure and fun! Whether you’re new to all of Sonic’s awesome adventures, or a long-time fan reliving the magic, this is the end-all, be-all collection for you!


ARCHIE 75 SERIES: JUGHEAD (Digital Exclusive: On Sale 2/19)
Script/Art: Samm Schwartz, Frank Doyle, George Gladir, Marty Epp, Vince DeCarlo, Barry Grossman, Al Hartley, Stan Goldberg, Mike Esposito, Craig Boldman, Bill Golliher, Rex Lindsey, Rich Koslowski, Bill Yoshida, Jack Morelli, Chip Zdarsky, Erica Henderson

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! Starting WAY back in 1949, Archie’s weird pal Jughead ventured out in his own series. Getting a new #1 in 1987, Riverdale’s human vacuum cleaner has starred in over 560 issues! In this collection, we’ll check out some of the funniest stories of the series, and get a look at his NEW series! Dig in!