Anthony’s picks for Archie Comics for October 2012

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Updated on December 10, 2021

Life With Archie #24Here’s what’s of interest coming out from Archie Comics in October 2012. A full list of solicitations may be found here.

Comics I’ll buy

  • Life With Archie #24, on sale Oct. 24, $4

Comics I might buy

  • New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes #3, on sale Oct. 24, $3


It’s mostly Christmas-related stories from Archie this month, despite being October. (No love for Thanksgiving I take it, despite Jughead’s love of food?)

“Life With Archie”‘s description (without spoiling things) gives me more optimism for Clay’s fate (then again, Archie isn’t DC…).

There’s one Halloween-themed item out this month, however, the second half of the “Vampirella”-themed “Betty and Veronica” story being published this month, though it’s a reprint from an earlier digital-only release.

Kevin Keller’s getting a second trade paperback release this month, which seems to reprint the earlier issues in his solo run.

Apparently the magazine-sized Sonic comics must be successful, since Archie’s launching such with the Archie gang. Appropriately, it’s themed for Christmas, allowing it to stay on newsstands throughout the holiday season.

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