Archie Announce Their Next Wave Of 80th Anniversary Digital Comics

Archie Comics are 80 years old and to celebrate they are releasing some special digital collections. In the collections, it has all the Archie classics – Archie, Jughead, Sabrina and more.

To commemorate its 80th anniversary as home to some of pop culture’s most iconic characters, Archie Comics is publishing a series of special digital-exclusive one-shot comics throughout April and May. The next wave of titles has just been announced as the first wave releases today on digital comics platforms comiXology, the Archie AppHoopla, and more.

Starring fan-favorite characters and deep cuts from the archives, the new slate is led by Sabrina the Teenage Witch, who made her comics debut in 1962 and now tops airwaves in the hit Netflix streaming series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The new assortment also includes spotlight issues on legendary Archie Comics artists Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, and Dan Parent. 

Each release features classic, all-ages content highlighting the best Archie Comics has to offer in family entertainment. Ranging from $0.99 to $1.99, these digital exclusives are both affordable and accessible for longtime readers and new fans. 

ARCHIE COMICS 80th ANNIVERSARY DIGITAL-EXCLUSIVES


ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: ARCHIE
Our inaugural issue stars the one and only Archie Andrews himself! Watch as everyone’s favorite red-headed teen gets into hijinks and hilarity with his best friends. This issue is full of lighthearted fun stories for everyone!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: George Frese
On Sale Date: 4/22
$1.99 

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS
Archie Comics is home to some world-famous teenagers–as well as the biggest band in the world: Josie & the Pussycats! Rock out with Josie, Valerie and Melody as they get into music-filled mayhem! 

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 4/22
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: VERONICA LODGE AS POWERTEEN WITH BLACKJACK
Look in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a… Powerteen? And one that looks A LOT like a raven-haired teen we all know and love. See what happens when Veronica Lodge dons a costume to become Powerteen and teams up with one of Riverdale’s most well-known masked crusaders, Blackjack! 

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli 
Cover: Jeff Shultz
On Sale Date: 4/22
$0.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: JUGHEAD
Everyone’s favorite burger-lover Jughead Jones steals the spotlight in these stories that showcase what Archie’s best pal does best: takin’ it easy! 

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Harry Lucey
On Sale Date: 4/29
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: CHERYL BLOSSOM
Meet Cheryl Blossom–she’s got money, attitude and charm, and when she wants something, she gets it–even if that something is Archie Andrews himself! 

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 4/29
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: NEW CRUSADERS
The Mighty Crusaders were a team of superheroes created by Archie Comics in the Golden Age of comics. After many iterations, the team returned to comics with fresh new faces. The New Crusaders follows the sons and daughters of the original Mighty Crusaders as they acquire their own powers and attempt to become superheroes.

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Pat & Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Ben Bates
On Sale Date: 4/29
$0.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: BETTY & VERONICA
Say hello to America’s Sweethearts, Betty Cooper and Veronica Lodge! When the two best friends aren’t fighting over their mutual love interest, Archie Andrews, they’re busy getting into shenanigans! Check out these stories filled with all kinds of dating drama and friendly fiascos! 

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 5/6
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: KATY KEENE
Katy Keene is America’s Pin-Up Queen! Get acquainted with the stylish supermodel, her friends and her family, in this sampling of her earliest comic stories!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Bill Woggon
On Sale Date: 5/6
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: YOUNG SALEM
Sabrina’s furry familiar gets top billing in these fun action-adventure stories! Before he was a magical cat, Salem was an actual boy wizard! You’ll also meet his mother, Felicia, and scruffy Uncle Mort. Plus, a few classic tales of Salem’s cat adventures! 

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Chad Thomas, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Chad Thomas
On Sale Date: 5/6
$0.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: SABRINA
Meet everyone’s favorite teenage witch–Sabrina! These stories explore how Sabrina balances her magical life with her normal teen life, including at school and in romance. Plus, some very special cameos from Archie and the gang!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Gus LeMoine
On Sale Date: 5/13
$1.99 

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – HARRY LUCEY
In this first installment of our artist spotlight series, we take a look at the work of legendary Archie artist Harry Lucey, highlighting some of his best and funniest stories! 

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Harry Lucey
On Sale Date: 5/13
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: SAM HILL
Former NYPD detective Sam Hill is no stranger to risks, danger and thrill–so what’s he doing in the candy-coated town of Riverdale? Sometimes even a small town needs a big detective to handle a case!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Jeff Shultz, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Jeff Shultz
On Sale Date: 5/13
$0.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – DAN DECARLO
Dan DeCarlo’s legendary work at Archie Comics is spotlighted here in this special collection featuring the best and brightest stories from the iconic artist!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan DeCarlo
On Sale Date: 5/20
$1.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: DOTTY & DITTO AND BOB PHANTOM
Dotty is the cutest little cowgirl this side of the Rio Grande! She and her pet parrot, Ditto, join Little Archie and the gang on some adventures in nature! Plus, costumed crimefighter Bob Phantom causes a stir in Riverdale!

Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Jeff Shultz, Pat & Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Glenn Whitmore, Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Woggon and Pat & Tim Kennedy
On Sale Date: 5/20
$0.99

ARCHIE COMICS 80TH ANNIVERSARY PRESENTS: ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – DAN PARENT
Join us as we celebrate fan-favorite Archie artist and writer in this special collecting spotlight the best and most iconic Dan Parent stories!

Script: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Dan Parent
On Sale Date: 5/27
$1.99

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