Can’t get enough Archie? Here at Stately Beat Manor, we feel your pain! That’s a big part of the reason we’re looking forward to World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #114, available November 2nd, 2021, which will include not just one but two brand-new Archie Comics stories!
As those who have been closely following our Archie Comics coverage here at The Beat will already be well aware, the latest Archie Comics digest collections have featured brand-new stories alongside reprinted material. Naturally, Archie digests are already a cornerstone of any discriminating comic reader’s regular reading regimen, but these fresh stories just increase the value of these perfectly portable printed parcels (look, alliteration is hard, okay).
World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #114
You can check out the official description of the two new stories from Archie Comics below this article, along with preview pages from both stories (plus a full additional story… comics galore).
The new stories feature script and art by Dan Parent (the legendary Archie Comics cartoonist who created Kevin Keller), art by Bob Smith, Glenn Whitmore, and Jack Morelli, with a cover by Francis Bonnet, Pat and Tim Kennedy, and Rosario “Tito” Peña, World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #114 will be available beginning November 3rd. Coming in at 192 full-color pages, this digest has a suggested retail price of $7.99.
Will you be picking up World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #114, either at your local comic shop or in the checkout lane of your favorite supermarket? Which one of these exciting new stories are you most excited to get in your hot little hands (assuming you’re wearing mittens)? Have you been picking up the Archie Comics books featuring the new Sabrina stories?
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TWO BRAND NEW CLASSIC-STYLE STORIES: First, in “O Christmas Tree,” the Andrews’ put up a beautiful Christmas tree, and all Archie has to do is water and take care of it while his parents are away for a few days. Unfortunately, Archie forgot about his one responsibility! What will Christmas be like without a tree? Hopefully, they won’t have to find out, because Archie is on the search for a quick replacement!
Then, we’ve got a special holiday surprise for you—another, BRAND NEW STORY! In “Midville,” the musical beatnik Bingo Wilkin enjoys the hit TV show Riverdale, which leads him to dream up his own version of the show based on his hometown of Midville. What famous actors will play who? And what gritty storylines will be told? Find out, as the episode unfolds inside of Bingo’s head!