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Betty and Veronica #1: Finally, We Can Fight About Something Besides Archie

Are you more of a Betty or a Veronica? I’m probably a Veronica, albeit a somewhat less spoiled version (I hope). It’s not that I’m not nice, exactly…but I’m definitely not a blonde. And everybody knows that blondes are the wholesome, nice girls, right? Except when they’re having more fun or being bimbos? I don’t know, it’s hard to keep track of all the boring, one-dimensional archetypes of women that limit the kinds of stories we tell about them.

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In Praise of the Difficult Female Friendship

There's a fine line between catfight tropes and real empowerment.

I love a good female friendship story. Whether it’s about sisters-in-arms going into glorious battle together or childhood besties who share a pair of traveling pants, I’m there, ready to gobble it all up like magically delicious yet empowering candy. But I’ll confess I have a special place in my heart for a certain kind of female friendship story—one that’s tricky to pull off, yet so very rewarding when done well. Call it the Difficult Female Friendship story.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Betty and Veronica #2 Covers Reveal

The Mary Sue is pleased to exclusively present Adam Hughes' cover and the variant covers for Betty and Veronica #2!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Betty and Veronica #1 Variant Covers

Betty and Veronica are getting their own reboot! After updating Archie and Jughead, Archie Comics is rebooting Betty and Veronica with Adam Hughes (Catwoman, Wonder Woman) as artist and writer. Issue #1 hits shelves in July, and in the meantime we've got some gorgeous variant covers to show off from Colleen Coover, Erica Henderson, Alitha Martinez with Kelly Fitzpatrick, and Audrey Mok.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica #277

Get an exclusive look at these pages from Betty & Veronica #277, the last chapter of the "Farewell, Betty & Veronica" arc in which the two girls traveled around the world together.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie Comics’ Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #235

We've got an exclusive preview for you from the fine folks over at Archie Comics! Give it a look see, why don't you?

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie Comics’ B&V Friends Double Digest #244

Archie has given The Mary Sue an exclusive look at the latest B&V Friends Double Digest featuring Josie and the Pussycats!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Archie Comics’ Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #234 and a New Betty-Focused Animated Short

#TeamBetty

We've got a wealth of Archie Comics exclusives today!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Archie Comics’ Betty & Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #233

Check it out! An exclusive look at a special "Best of" comic from Archie featuring classic Betty and Veronica, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Josie and the Pussycats stories from the past 75 years!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #232

The Mary Sue has a new exclusive preview from Archie Comics of Betty & Veronica Comics Double Digest #232! It has a new lead story by Alex Simmons and Dan Parent which involves a dancing competition TV show plus some bonus pages from a classic story.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #231

Two new stories feature in this week's Betty and Veronica Comics Double Digest #231, which Archie Comics have given us an exclusive preview of. As a bonus, we've also got their special animated short for "Riverdale Royalty."

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie’s B&V Friends Comics Double Digest #242

Cell phone game addictions abound in our latest preview from Archie Comics (you know you've been there). Take a look at B&V Friends Comics Double Digest #242!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive: Archie Comics’ Betty & Veronica #275 Anniversary Covers

Archie has five, yes FIVE, covers for their oversized anniversary issue, Betty & Veronica #275, written by none other than Batman producer Michael Uslan! They've passed these fantastic covers on to us for your eyes to take in! Check out the fine work of Adam Hughes, Genevieve F.T., Dan Parent, Ramona Fradon, and Brittney Williams.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie Comics’ B&V Friends: Snow Day!

Archie Comics have given The Mary Sue an exclusive preview of their only release for this week. Now don't we feel special?

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Interview And Sneak Peek With Tania del Rio, Author Of Diary of A Girl Next Door: Betty

The Mary Sue had an opportunity to interview Girl Next Door author Tania del Rio (also known for her fabulous work on the Sabrina manga makeover). Read on to preview the book's first chapter and hear del Rio's thoughts on dancing yetis, Betty as a doodle, and sending a positive message to young readers.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie Comics’ Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #226

Archie Comics have given The Mary Sue an exclusive preview of the upcoming Betty and Veronica Comics Digest #226!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Betty and Veronica Jumbo Comics Digest #225

The explanation here is obvious.

Jesus, guys, she's probably on her period and only has pads, leave her alone.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica Comics Annual #224

Comics are weird.

How does an annual book get up to #224? Well, either comics are weird, or Betty & Veronica started coming out in 1790. Probably comics are just weird.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Betty & Veronica… & Sabrina & Josie & Katy!

It looks like every leading lady of the Archie universe is coming to Betty & Veronica #271, and here's a five page preview of it!

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Preview: Archie Comics’ B&V Friends Comics Digest #239

Archie Comics have given us an exclusive look at next week's B&V Friends Comics Digest #239! The digest also includes another chapter of the upcoming novel Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty.

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