When a friend goes missing at a beach party, it’s up to Archie and the gang to find her. Meanwhile, the Eliminators have recruited some fiendish new members, and they’ve placed Fireball and the Superteens into a death trap! Writer David Gallaher returns to the world of the Mighty Crusaders for a new story featuring not only the flaming hot hero, but also the super-powered alter egos of Archie and the gang.
Courtesy of Archie Comics, we’re pleased to present an exclusive look at next week’s World of Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #120, which features 192 pages of comics, including two new stories. The first, “Beach Party Mystery,” is by Francis Bonnet, Jeff Shultz and Jim Amash, and the second, “The Heat of the Moment,” is by Gallaher, Bill Galvan and Bob Smith.
Below you’ll find previews of the new stories, as well as a complete Frank Doyle/Stan Goldberg story from the archives. Enjoy, and you can find it in stores June 8.
WORLD OF ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #120
TWO BRAND NEW STORIES: First, in “Beach Party Mystery!” Veronica has invited all of Riverdale High to a party on her father’s private island. Everyone is enjoying the summer fun—until Raj notices that Toni has gone missing! Archie puts on his detective hat and tries to solve the mystery of his missing friend, but will he be able to solve the whodunit?
Then, in “Heat of the Moment,” superhero Fireball finds himself in hot water when the Eliminators come to town—but he’s not alone! Alongside him are the teen superheroes Pureheart the Powerful, Superteen, Powerteen, Captain Hero, and the Equalizer! They must somehow, despite their different personalities and powers, work together to muster up their wits and defeat the evil villains!
Script: Francis Bonnet, David Gallaher
Pencils: Jeff Shultz, Bill Galvan
Inks: Jim Amash, Bob Smith
Colors: Glenn Whitmore
Letters: Jack Morelli
Cover: Bill Golliher, Jack Morelli, Rosario “Tito” Peña
On Sale Date: 6/8
192-page, full color comic $8.99 U.S.