This week as part of Archie Comics First Look program, we have a look at ARCHIE & FRIENDS #113, BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #155 & SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES #6.

ARCHIE & FRIENDS #113

BETTY COOPER PUTS THE PEDAL TO THE METAL IN ANOTHER FULL-THROTTLE RACING ADVENTURE!

“Dangerous Curves”: After showing just what a girl can do behind the wheel of a racecar in ARCHIE #572 and ARCHIE & FRIENDS #112, Betty is ready to take on the guys again… except this time, she finds herself pitted against another female race driver! Can Betty defeat both super-slick Carla Bonita and favored champion Speedy Spencer in the same race? It’s more full-throttle thrills designed to rev your engine!

SCRIPT: Mike Pellowski. ART: Stan Goldberg.
Shipping Date: September 26th, 2007
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: October 3rd, 2007
On Sale on Newsstands: October 16th, 2007
32-page, full color comic
$2.25 US

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BETTY & VERONICA DOUBLE DIGEST #155

IT’S A HALLOWEEN SPOOOKTACULAR!

“Lodge of Terror”: Mr. Lodge buys a run-down ski lodge in hopes of renovating it… but not before Veronica can hold a mega-Halloween party there! But is it possible that the spooky old building is haunted for real? The gang’s all here for a horrifically fun time – and don’t miss the special pin-up pages with all their creepy, creative costumes!

SCRIPT AND ART: Dan Parent.
PLUS: Other new and classic tales! SCRIPT AND ART: Various talents. BONUS: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
Shipping Date: September 26th, 2007
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: October 3rd, 2007
On Sale on Newsstands: October 16th, 2007
Full color digest format
$3.69 US

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SONIC THE HEDGEHOG ARCHIVES #6

The thrilling new series that lets fans relive classic Sonic stories continues! Volume 6 presents issues #21 through #24 of Sonic’s ongoing comic book series in a special 5 x 7 & ½ inch edition. Each story is meticulously restored and printed on high-grade paper; so you can feel like you're zipping right alongside the cobalt champion as he saves Knothole Village! This action-packed edition features the return of Anti-Sonic and the first glimpse of Antoine and Bunnie’s budding romance! Stories include: “The Three Phases of E.V.E.” (issue #21), “The Return” and “Tails’ Knighttime Story” (issue #22), “Ivo Robotnik, Freedom Fighter” and “The Vol-Ant-Teer” (issue #23), and the epic, “When Hedgehogs Collide” (issue #24).

SCRIPTS: Mike Gallagher, Angelo DeCesare, Mike Kanterovich & Ken Penders. ART: Dave Manak, Jon D’agostino, Harvey Mercadoocasio, Rich Koslowksi & Art Mawhinney. Colossal cover by Spaz!
Shipping Date: September 26th, 2007
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: October 3rd, 2007
On Sale on Newsstands: October 16th, 2007
Full color paperback
$7.49 US

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