Pureheart the Powerful in "Mite and Maim." When bright-eyed reporters Betty and Veronica capture evil-doer The Octopus assaulting the mayor on camera, they're guaranteed a front page scoop! Not about to let the story see the light of day, The Octopus apprehends the girls. Who should stand in the way but Pureheart the Powerful! Will Pureheart's strength be able to withstand Veronica's kiss in order to save the day or will The Octopus manage to stop the presses?
Jughead as Captain Hero in "The Collector" Ð Veronica is taken captive by The Collector, an evil-doer with a penchant for dark haired go-go girls! Not even the super powered combination of Pureheart and Evilheart can stop the dastardly villain! Will Jughead's super alter ego Captain Hero manage to save the say or will his enormous appetite be his ultimate downfall? Discover the answer in this nail biting adventure plus many more!
Evilheart and Pureheart may have met their match when they take on The Dude! With a trick cane and a cunning criminal mind to his advantage, The Dude keeps the duo at bay until he has them right where he wants them! Will the super teens manage to bring the jewel thief to justice or will they fall prey to the dastardly evil-doer? Find out in "Chaos in a Common Cane!"
A fun-filled day at the circus is cut short when Veronica is kidnapped by an evil clown! Archie and Reggie rise to the call of duty as their super alter egos, Pureheart the Powerful and Evilheart the Great! Will the super friends be able to rescue Ronnie from certain doom or will the madman wipe the floor with our heroes on his own turf? The answer lies in the nail-biting conclusion of "Terror in the Center Ring" involving tigers, hypnotists, and a death-defying trapeze act!
"The Fame Game!" A summer beach movie is being shot in Riverdale and the gang is all participating as extras! Will any of them be discovered as stars in the making? Will Jughead devour the catering before the director calls cut? Can Reggie's head get any bigger once the cameras start rolling? The answers to those burning questions lie within these pages!
When the Archies audition for a TV spot, their good luck charms backfire on them, costing them a chance at the big time! Feeling like they blew their big break for national exposure, the group contemplates splitting up, but will a chance encounter help change their minds? Find out if the band can be saved in "Making it BIG!"
After failing to complete their book reports to Miss Grundy's satisfaction, she assigns Archie and Veronica to read War and Peace. Can the couple manage to put away all distractions and buckle down, or will their pairing result in a failing grade? Discover for yourself in "Read Between the Lines!"
Tis the season to be jolly, that is unless Mr. Weatherbee has anything to say about it! After a ban on holiday decorations is enforced at Riverdale High, the school halls just aren't very festive. Archie and the gang intend to do something about it, but without breaking any of the school rules in "Decoration Daze!"
This Christmas is starting to look lonely for Veronica! While the gang makes plans to go caroling and enjoy each other's company for the holidays, poor Veronica has been roped into a Caribbean cruise with her parents. Mr. Lodge couldn't be happier to get a break from Archie, but is it really possible to keep him apart from Veronica for Christmas? You'll have to read "Holiday on the High Seas" and see for yourself!
This Double Digest collects OVER 140 PAGES of content, including The New Archies and The Explorers of the Unknown! Chuck's been ignoring Nancy to the point of her breaking it off, but she still cares enough to try and help him achieve his cartooning dreams. But does helping Chuck hurt the relationship even further? Then, Chuck clashes with the ladies over comics when all of his suggestions to Carol for a new character end up ruining any chance of her creations avoiding typical stereotypes. Can Carol combat the tired clichŽs and turn out an original heroine?
Ever wanted to make a difference in your home town? Archie and friends can relate! Inspired to renovate the very first general store established in Riverdale, the gang all pitch in to refurbish the historical landmark. However, when a greedy businessman pulls the mayor's strings to have it condemned so he can turn a profit, publicity-savvy Veronica vows to get the media on their side to expose the corrupt deal and fight city hall in the process! Will they succeed in keeping Pickens General Store intact for future generations to enjoy?
This Double Digest contains OVER 140 PAGES of content, including fan-favorite series, The New Archies! Archie just scored a date with the one and only Cheryl Blossom! Now there's just one problem - keeping Betty and Veronica from finding out. Figuring the circus to be the perfect hideaway date, Archie sneaks Cheryl to the big tent, but little does he know that scheming Reggie is out to sabotage the date with a "chance" meeting. Can Archie avoid detection from his best gal pals by filling some very big clown shoes, or will he be forced to run away with the circus?
ArchieÕs friend Cricket OÕDell has a unique ability to smell money down to the penny! When an allergic reaction causes CricketÕs sniffer to foresee how much money a person will possess in the near future, she makes the startling prediction that Mr. Lodge will soon be penniless and ArchieÕs about to be loaded! But how could that be? Is CricketÕs fore-smell way off? Check out ÒFortune TellingÓ and see what the future holds!
This double digest contains OVER 140 PAGES of content, including Jughead's superhero alter-ego, Captain Hero! After pondering their futures, the gang decides it’s time they take their first step toward carving out a career. High school won’t last forever after all so they decide to take advantage of their summer breaks and learn their families’ trades. However what began as well intentioned leads to some dire consequences. See how things worked out (or didn’t!) as Archie and friends take their first steps into the big world of business in “Career Fear!” That’s just one of many outrageous stories in this double digest of barrel laughs!
Reggie hasn’t been himself lately—which should be a welcome change! However no one can bear to see a friend hurt, and when Betty and Veronica discover his new change in personality is tied to the loss of his beloved teddy bear, they set out to get it back for him. But is his lifelong buddy gone for good, or can they track him down and get the old Reggie back—and do they really want to? Find out in “Grin and Bear It!”
Archie and the Gang head west—the Wild, Wild West, that is! When Mr. Lodge plans on opening a Western theme park, he brings along Veronica, Betty, Archie and Jughead for some insights to make the park teen-friendly. But their trip to the quiet town of Silverton soon turns into more than they bargained for when they’re met with resistance—and not just from the townsfolk! Could the quaint town be hiding a dark secret? Find out in the lead story, “A Change of Plans”! Then, Veronica sets out to save the world—one shop at a time! After learning of the positive effects on the environment in Rwanda because a nation-wide ban of plastic bags, she bans plastic from her own life—and tries to do the same in Riverdale! Will Riverdale be plastic-free? Or is Veronica in over her head? Find out in “Getting Drastic with Plastic”!
Archie may be the king of high school—but what happens when high school’s over? When Reggie introduces him to the Associated College Simulation Program, Archie gets the chance to see what college life will be like—virtually, that is! Archie gets a taste of exams, parties and girls. Will he be able to adjust to college life? Or will this simulated look into his future freak him out even more? Find out in “College Kidder,” the four-part frenzy that kicks off this fun-filled double digest!
DOUBLE DOUBLE EDITION! Archie in “Not Even a Moose”—Archie steps into the shoes of the jolly fat man to bring some Christmas cheer to the halls of Riverdale! But when he seems to only be spreading the joy to girls—namely Midge—Moose is bound to see red. Unless, of course, he thinks Archie’s the real Santa Clause! Can Archie fool Moose or will he be spending Christmas in a hospital bed? Find out in a hilarious lead story to a holly jolly double double digest!
Archie as Pureheart the Powerful in "Postage Due"! When a disgruntled ex-postal worker turns his aggression towards those who formerly employed him, it's up to Pureheart to stop him! Holding Mr. Lodge responsible, the wealthy industrialist is put in harm's way when the villain seeks revenge on him. Will Pureheart be able to thwart the anti-mail man before he can sabotage the postal service for good?
Jughead as Captain Hero in "Multiple Madness." Captain Hero battles the nefarious Witch Doctor who's up to no good! Captain Hero aligns himself with Pureheart the Powerful and Super Teen to outnumber the evildoer but using his ditto machine to duplicate himself, which Witch is real? See if our hero can figure it out in time before his super human appetite does him in!
Archie stars as Captain Pureheart in "The Knack of Time!" Veronica is in the clutches of the The Time Wizard and it's Captain Pureheart to the rescue! Teaming up with Evilheart, the former foes do battle with the master of time while being transported from one century to the next! Journey along with our heroes through the ages as they attempt to save the damsel in distress while searching for a way back home.
"Mad Doctor Doom's Dupe!": Pureheart the Powerful returns in this heroic adventure when Archie's date with Veronica is threatened by the dastardly Evilheart! Pureheart may have had no trouble in the past thwarting his Arch-nemesis but how will he withstand the combined force of Evilheart and Mad Doctor Doom's robot Computo?
"DINNER FOR ONE" Betty dons her Superteen costume and goes head to head with the consumer, only to find his appetite is too much for her. About to admit defeat, Jughead comes to her rescue and challenges the evil Consumer to a battle of the stomachs. Can Riverdale's bottomless pit defeat the insatiable Consumer? Find out in the conclusion of "DINNER FOR ONE."
Cold Cash': It may be summer, but it's getting cold! When the Ice Cube and The Witch Doctor decide to rob Lodge Industries, it's up to Riverdale's greatest superhero, Pureheart, to stop them in their tracks! Can Pureheart save Mr. Lodge's millions and bring the heat to Ice Cube's plans?
"Water Park Lark" and "Hiss-tory Lesson" In "Water Park Lark," an incredible discovery at the site of Mr. Lodge's amusement part not only impacts progress of the construction, but thanks to Dilton, it changes the very theme of the park! Next, Reggie learns a valuable and very expensive "Hiss-tory Lesson" thanks to Jughead and an over-aggressive toy snake!
Adventures in the Wonder Realm,' Part 5. The thrilling conclusion to Archie's Adventures in the Wonder Realm is here! As Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, and their new friend Cheroby desperately fight to get home, they must cross dangerous lands and battle terrifying creatures. This all leads up to the final showdown with the dreaded Black Knight!
Archie's friends get trapped in the Wonder Realm's online gaming world! With the help of Dilton's latest invention, Archie must save his friends! Once inside, Archie discovers cool inventions, wondrous creatures and a horrific danger threatening everyone inside the game - the Black Knight!