Archie Comics is ushering in the Halloween spirit starting today with a range of comic books that will appeal to different demographics. Fans of classic Archie will enjoy issues from two series, Archie & Friends and Betty and Veronica Comics Digest, while fans of Afterlife with Archie will dig into Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. We have previews of all three after the break, courtesy of Archie Comics.
Archie & Friends Ghost Stories is available in an exclusive digital format. It has that Archie Comics storytelling and artwork just like you read as a kid with several fun stories. Betty and Veronica’s Comics Digest, Issue #227, features kid friendly stories by Angelo DeCesare. Here’s the teaser for the issue:
Halloween’s not just for kids anymore—now even pets are getting in on all the fun! When Betty and Veronica notice a sign for a costume contest for pets they find it silly—but everyone knows the girls can’t avoid a friendly competition! Who will win best in spooky show: will it be Veronica’s pampered pooch or Betty’s feline friend? Find out in “Costume Drama,” the fun, NEW lead story to this comics digest!
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Issue #1, is for a “teen+” audience. Here’s the publisher’s description of the series:
Terror is born anew in this dark reimagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s origin. On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family’s past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda. Archie Comic’s latest horror sensation starts here!
The story is by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa with some inspired interior artwork by Robert Hack and Jack Morelli with covers by Hack.
And while you’re at the comic book store, pick up the trade edition of Afterlife with Archie! It’s a great Halloween read.
Enjoy these three previews, starting with Archie & Friends Ghost Stories: