It's a bunch of firsts for Kevin Keller in the first issue of his ongoing series. It's his first time as Riverdale High class president. And he gets published in the Riverdale newspaper for the first time. Oh yeah, and Kevin gets ready to go on his first date! What?! Kevin's never been on a date before? That's the reaction everybody has, as they can't believe cool, good-looking, mild mannered Kevin Keller has never been on a date. And when he's made attempts in the past things go terribly wrong, it turns out Kevin Keller is actually bad at something - dating! But the Riverdale gang, along with his old friends and family step in to help ol' Kevin out. With his friends and family at the helm can anything possibly go wrong? Of course! But Kevin will get through it anyway!
Archie is no stranger to exciting crossovers but you're not going to believe this one until you read it! FOX's hit TV series GLEE is next in line to cross paths with the Riverdale gang! Writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (GLEE) teams with superstar artist Dan Parent (Archie Meets KISS) in a story which sees the Archie-verse collide with the cast of GLEE. How will Archie and friends react when they meet their counterparts? Are their alternate universes two sides of the same coin? A new year of Archie stories starts here with this epic event that answers those questions and more!
"The Great Switcheroo." Growing up as a teenage boy can rough! But not more so than a teen girl, right? Upon overhearing the guys and gals of Riverdale grumbling over how the other half has it easier, Sabrina's mischievous cat Salem turns the town upside down when he dishes out the ultimate gender makeover! Chaos ensues as the teens discover it's not as easy to walk in each other's shoes (or heels!) as they originally thought, so it's up to Sabrina to set things right! Will Salem's spell wear off, thus giving the gang a new appreciation for who they are, or will the switch up become permanent? Find out in this off-the-wall issue guest-starring Sabrina the Teenage Witch!
Archie Marries Valerie Part 2 - "With This Ring..." – The greatest love story in Archie history continues as Valerie (from Josie and the Pussycats) moves to Riverdale and shakes things up in a big way! In the style of the best-selling Life with Archie, Valerie takes a stroll down the famed Memory Lane, envisioning what her life would be like marrying Archie! Is a life of wedded bliss in the cards for the pair or will unexpected complications, not to mention past flames, keep them apart? Find out in the second part of the Archie Marries Valerie saga!
Betty and Veronica in “Vamp it Up” – The gang enjoys a night at the beach meeting some new friends, but there’s something odd about this group who only comes out at night... It’s not until after Veronica is bitten by a bat that her friends notice something truly evil is in their midst! Caught in the middle of two rival vampire gangs, can Betty rid her town of the bloodsuckers before they turn all her friends into creatures of the night? Don’t miss the opening chapter of this spooky two-part tale of suspense!
"Prankenstein & the Twitters": The invasion of the "New Kids" continues with Part Four... and this time the joke's on Reggie as he matches wits with a mysterious new prankster! Meanwhile, Jughead somehow attracts a twittering female fan club while Ethel discovers a previously hidden talent that has the new kids all a-twitter!
'PLAY by the Rules' - Kevin's got a new flame! Now that Kevin has an active love life, things are looking up. That is, until Kevin's secret admirer pops up to throw Kevin into the middle of an Archie-style love triangle! To make matters more complicated, Veronica roped Kevin into performing in the school play, and both Kevin's boyfriend and not-so-secret admirer are involved, sparking jealous tension on set. Will Kevin make it through Act I before the scenery comes crashing down around his blossoming relationship, or will he get stage fright? Let the drama begin!
"The Naughty Clause." It's Christmas Eve in Riverdale and everyone's getting last minute gift shopping in. All signs point to a very merry Christmas, that is, until the gang receive a tip from one of Santa's helpers that Reggie made the naughty list. It's off to the North Pole to exercise the Naughty Clause and hopefully save Christmas for their friend before it's too late. Will they manage to get Reggie off the hook in time or is he doomed to go present-less this year? Hop aboard; this is one wild sleigh ride you're not going to want to miss!
"Fashion Detectives": When big-name designers seek someone to help them expose counterfeit merchandise in stores, they turn to a true expert: Veronica! She's recruited both Betty and Nancy to help her, but what they uncover is more than faux fashion! Don't miss the high-fashion fun and intrigue! "Scenery": The story that proves one person's (Mr. Lodge's) idea of a private, peaceful beach is another's (Veronica's) idea of an isolated, boring beach! "Pets Rule": The beach has gone to the dogs ??? literally ??? as the girls convince the town to reserve a special area of the beach for people's pooches!
Archie Meets KISS Part 3: Rock 'n' Roll All Fright.' - In part three of the most historic team-up in comics, the Archies learn more about what brought the KISS members to Riverdale, and how the two groups have to unite to stop a band of monsters from turning Riverdale into a forgotten town, full of zombified teens!