COMIC SUPERSTARS MARK WAID AND FIONA STAPLES REIMAGINE AN ICON! Change is coming to Riverdale in this can’t-miss kick-off to Archie's new ongoing series! Familiar faces return in new and unexpected ways in this must-have #1 issue! As the new school year approaches, you'd think Archie Andrews would be looking forward to classes and fun—but nothing is as it seems in the little town of Riverdale. But is this a one-off or a sign of bigger changes awaiting for America's favorite teens—and the entire town? Find out in this exciting and remarkable first issue!
The writer of the mega-hit Archie wedding story, Michael Uslan, returns with two new ongoing series, 'The Married Life: Archie Loves Veronica' and 'The Married Life: Archie Loves Betty.' In the first, Archie faces pressure from his boss and Veronica's father, Mr. Lodge. Forced to buy out Pop Tate's Chok'lit Shoppe for Lodge Industries, Archie instigates a near-violent dispute. Can Archie, Veronica and their friends find happiness as they face the challenge of saving Pop's future as well as their own? In the second story, Archie and Betty struggle with their careers in the fast-paced environment of the 'Big Apple.' But when a mysterious figure from their past offers Archie eternal wealth in exchange for leaving Betty and returning to Riverdale, will the temptation of an end to their struggles prove too much?
When Jughead's beloved pet Hot Dog is killed in a hit and run, Jughead turns to the only person he knows who can help bring back his furry best friend—Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Using dark, forbidden magic, Sabrina is successful and Hot Dog returns to the land of the living. But he's not the same... and soon, the darkness he brings back with him from beyond the grave begins to spread, forcing Archie, Betty, Veronica and the gang to try to escape from Riverdale!
Dilton gets the perfect chance to test out the Wonder Realm, his new "immersive" gaming invention, when Archie's parents banish his gaming addiction to the basement! There's just one problem: once you get immersed in the game... how do you get out?!
Get ready for fun in this BRAND NEW double digest series! Could a goofy image of Archie in a not-so-flattering sweater from Veronica be the key to an opportunity of a lifetime for Jughead? That’s right—Jughead could be on the receiving end of free soda for a lifetime! If Jughead wins, will Archie be a sore loser (literally!) when Veronica sees the photo? Find out in “Label Fable,” this fun lead story to a hilarious NEW #1 double digest!
Archie and Dilton are embarking on a new business venture—aerial photography! The boys are ready to make history, but what happens when their new invention lands in a no-fly zone? Find out in “In Plane View,” the lead story to an entertaining comics digest!
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Archie Comics with this special retrospective presentation! The first issue of Archie was released in 1941 and became one of the most popular teen comics of all time. In this installment, we share some of the best and most pivotal stories from the history of the title, from the start of the famous Love Triangle to the all-new reimagining of Archie from superstar creators Mark Waid and Fiona Staples!
Get ready for a world tour so big one continent wasn't enough! Rock out the hottest bands in comics today including: Josie and the Pussycats, The Madhouse Glads, The Bingoes and of course, The Archies!
"The Big Jinx," "Down Memory Lane," & "Wait and See" It's almost Friday the 13th when Archie and Jughead get grilled by Weatherbee for selling lucky charms, but when Superintendent Hassel grills Weatherbee about luck, it's a race to find the trashed charms before "The Big Jinx"! Then, Archie goes into exercise overdrive "Down Memory Lane" to try to improve his memory. Lastly, "Wait and See" that when Archie becomes a waiter in a restaurant full of beautiful waitresses, it's a recipe for disaster!"
"The Match Makers Part 2": Picking up where last issue left off, Archie, Betty, Reggie and Veronica carry out their plan to play "matchmaker" for Jughead and break him free of his "fifth wheel" status! The boys bring Jughead to the movies and the girls bring Sandy Sanchez in an elaborate scheme to have them "accidentally" run into one another! When Jughead and Sandy catch on to the scheme, they decide to turn the tables and pretend to be in love... or are they?! It's another intriguing chapter in this 4-part epic! Last year's "Bad Boy Trouble" set the comics world on its ear as the teens were depicted in a realistic style. Comic book legends Joe Staton and Al Milgrom carry on that look, handling pencils and inks respectively, in what is sure to be one of the more intriguing Archie stories of the year! Plus: Other new and classic tales! Bonus: Puzzles, games and pin-ups!
It’s not easy making a love connection in high school, as Archie, Betty, Veronica and the gang know very well! Even the closest couples mess up every now and then on their dates. We’ve collected over 150 pages of Riverdale High’s greatest dating disasters for you—hopefully this’ll help you learn what NOT to do on your next date!
Archie and the gang are getting in the holiday spirit with this collection of this year's ALL-NEW Christmas stories! First, in "Secret Santa Swap", Archie is determined to be Veronica's Secret Santa. When he pulls someone else's name, he has no choice but to find out who has Veronica so he can switch with them. This leads him on a wild goose chase around school, setting off a chain-reaction of switching names! Will he ever find out who is the mystery person who picked Veronica's name? Then, in "The Christmas App," Dilton invents a handy Christmas app that’s supposed to help Archie pick out the perfect gift for Veronica—but even modern technology can’t help find something for the girl who has everything! Archie and Jughead manage to get the whole gang in on the search, but has the answer been at the tip of their fingers all along? All of that and MORE in this ALL-NEW holly, jolly collection!
Tragedy has struck Riverdale! Upon hearing the news of Clay's shooting, the gang all rally around Kevin in support. Will Clay survive or meet a heartbreaking end? As Reggie and Betty contemplate the future of their reality show, others struggle with life-altering decisions. Moose's political opportunity of a lifetime is presented before him but is he prepared for it? And what news does Veronica have to divulge that will shake up the family business forever?
Archie and his business partners have just booked the biggest band in the world for their club's opening night! All that's left is to schedule the opening act - is an Archies reunion in the cards? Cheryl continues to fight the good fight with her chemo treatments and having a friend like Veronica along makes it all the more bearable. Don't miss this touching issue that proves no matter how rough life gets in Riverdale, the gang is ready to take on anything life throws at them - together.
Something exciting is happening in Riverdale! Get in on the ground floor with the debut of the all-new quarterly Archie Comic Super Special Magazine! It's Christmas the Archie way with a brand new foil enhanced cover that'll get you in the spirit! The Archie Comic Super Special Magazine features the greatest Christmas stories from the Archie vault, plus an extraordinary story never before seen in print, "Betty and Veronica Save Christmas (or Not!)." All this plus creator spotlights, the latest Archie news and much, much more in this jam-packed magazine!
“Escape From Riverdale”—This is how the end of the world begins… Harvey Award-winning writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Stephen King’s The Stand, Archie meets Glee) and Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla (The Black Beetle, Guardians of the Galaxy) take Archie and the gang where they’ve never been before—to the grave and back! A horrific accident sets off a series of grim events and Sabrina the Teenage Witch must try to repair the unspeakable evil her spell has unleashed. Gasp in horror as Riverdale faces an impending zombie Arch-pocalypse in the first issue of the magazine-size edition of the hugely successful, award-winning AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE series, featuring all new special features. For TEEN+ readers.
It’s that time of year in Riverdale! The end of the school year. Time for beaches, barbecues, fun in the sun and… SHARKNADOS!?! That’s right, get ready as Archie and the gang brave the storm of a tornado full a sharks that riffs off the pop culture phenomenon known as Sharknado! The story unfolds as sharknados are spotted on the “Feast” Coast! Our heroines have to figure out how to get back to Riverdale, where the storm is about to hit next. Soon Archie and the gang go, go, go as they battle the Sharknado-ravaged Riverdale! Who will live? Who will die? Will this take a BITE out of the end-of-the-year prom? Uh….probably! The comic book action is also concurrent with the plot of SHARKNADO 3 and hits stands right before the film’s premiere in July on Syfy. Written by the SHARKNADO trilogy director Anthony C. Ferrante with Dan Parent.
This free preview combines a sneak peek from Archie #641 and the first story in the Archie Meets Valerie story arc!
NEW ONGOING SERIES! Terror is born anew in this dark reimagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch’s origin. On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family’s past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Satan, and she has her own deadly agenda. Archie Comic’s latest horror sensation starts here! For TEEN+ readers.
Betty and Veronica in “Little Mermaids” – The storybook series rolls on, this time with Betty and Veronica as mermaid princesses in an aquatic adventure! Betty is unhappy with her life under the sea and wishes to be a part of the human world—much to the chagrin of her father, King Tritonkins, and her step-sister Veronica. Things get even more complicated when she and Veronica venture to the surface and save the life of the human Prince Archie—and both fall in love with him! In order to re-connect with their human love interest, they must make a sacrifice. Enter: the evil sea-witch Cheryl. When she gives them an offer they can’t refuse, is it sayonara to the sub-aquatic world and, if so, at what cost? Find out in this Archie-fied take on the classic Little Mermaid story!