Archie Comics: Archie & Friends
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 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!
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”!
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 may be a klutz on Earth, but how much damage can he do if there’s no gravity? A lot, apparently! Ever wonder what it would be like if Archie and the gang were out of their element—waaayyy out of their element? Well now you can find out what it would be like if the pals ‘n’ gals of Riverdale lived far, far away from home—all the way on Mars! From intergalactic travel and futuristic space fashion to Archie getting to school on time, it turns out that good ol’ loveable Archie is pretty much the same, near or far. Buckle up for a wild, out-of-this-world ride (literally!) in “A Really Hot Date”!
Archie in “Welcome to Mirrordale”—A date night with Betty turns into an inter-universe collision when the Madhouse Carnival comes to Riverdale! Archie has a lot to reflect on when he takes a trip to the House of Mirrors, but little does he know those mirrors are more than they appear! He’s catapulted into a world where everything seems familiar to home—just a bit different! Can Archie make it back to his date in Riverdale, or is he doomed to switch places with his mirror-world counterpart forever? There’s only one way to find out!
Archie in “ARCHIE, Clod of Thunder!”— Get ready for entertainment in this hilarious superhero parody by comics legend Tom DeFalco! “Master of the Storm” Archie resides in Allgood, an honorable city over the Rainbow Bridge, where the food is plentiful, the girls are heavenly, and everything is absolutely… boring! Turns out that being an immortal warrior isn’t as fun as people might think. When Archie finds himself in trouble, thanks to a prank of his brother Reggie the Wicked, his father banishes Archie to Planet Earth—to the town of Riverdale, USA to be exact! Will Archie be able to dutifully serve out his punishment? Or will he find life on Earth to be just the excitement he was looking for?
Archie in “Summer Daze!” – Archie proclaims this will be the “greatest summer of all!” However, after a water skiing accident, a hang gliding mishap, and a run in with Mr. Lodge, it just may end up being the worst! And that’s just day one! Can his vacation be salvaged or is Archie in for a bummer of a summer? Find out in this special summer-themed issue with extra summer fun packed into 48 pages wrapped in an eye popping cover!
Archie in “Magic Mayhem” – Archie tells the tale of his pal Jughead in this magical story! Things are getting very strange in the halls of Riverdale High School—or should we call it, Riverdale: The School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? With the UGAJ (United Girls Against Jughead) back in action, can Archie’s crowned compadre manage to avoid having to take a date to the Fall Gala? When the usual suspects up their antics with some supernatural help, it’s going to take some wizardry to make it out alive!
“Rockin' the World,Part One- Bollywood Love!": Celebrate the 650th issue of Archie with this star-studded 4-part series, featuring all of your favorite faces from the Archie universe! Raj Patel films the event of the year—The Archies on world tour! Joining the tour are Josie and the Pussycats, the Bingoes, and the Madhouse Glads! But Archie is thrown for a loop on the first leg of the tour in India, where he romances Bollywood superstar Amisha Mehta! Archie’s going to have some explaining to do to Valerie… and Betty… and Veronica…
"Rockin’ the World, part 3—Blunder Down Under" The Archies continue their world tour in the sunny downunda—Australia! Everyone’s enjoying the sand and surf, until Archie and Valerie get stranded at sea! Will they find their way to land in time for the big fashion expo headlined by none other than supermodel Katy Keene, and featuring Betty, Veronica and Amisha as supermodels? Will Bingo Wilkin steal The Archies’ spotlight? Find out as the Archies' Rocking Tour rock and rolls on!
This double digest contains OVER 140 PAGES of content, featuring fan-favorite, Pat the Brat! Having girlfriends like Betty and Veronica makes Archie one of the luckiest guys ever, right? You might think twice after seeing just how much energy it takes to make sure they stay his girls! Can Archie beat the competition when he’s forced to run the gauntlet at Riverdale Beach? See for yourself in “The Big Rescue,” just one of many hilarious stories in the latest Archie Double Digest!
“Rockin' the World, Part 2- Love on the Road” The next leg of The Archies' World Tour continues in China! Raj Patel gets more Oscar-worthy footage of the romance between Archie and Valerie, but some other footage of Archie and new gal pal Amisha is sure to stir up some drama! Meanwhile, the Pussycats get a few new members: Betty and Veronica! And when it looks like their concert may not go as planned, itís going to take a special guest to save the day! Find out who in Part 2 of Rockin' The World!
When Archie has to make some quick cash to compensate for an accident he caused (thanks to a prank of Reggie’s), he gets busy working his free time away at a glue factory. Betty and Veronica are none too pleased that they don’t get to see their red-headed Romeo on the weekends anymore! Can Reggie do a good deed to make up for his wrongdoing, or will he only make matters stickier—a lot stickier? Find out in “Dollars and Scents,” the lead story to this laugh-packed double digest!
OVER 150 PAGES OF FUN!
Archie imagines what it would be like if he were a private eye, donning the fedora of Detective Sam Scooper! When socialite Veronica Lodge is robbed for the third time in one month, she believes it’s an inside job and calls on Scooper to find out which of her mansion staff has been snagging her swag! But the mystery of the missing mansion merch won’t be a mystery for long! Find out who’s the thief in “The Ocelot Caper,” the lead story in this fun-filled double digest!
Archie in “A Tree Grows in Riverdale”—The holidays are here and Archie and the gang are getting into the Christmas spirit! Everyone except for one little guy… no, not one of Santa’s elves—a tiny Christmas tree! Can even a small sapling bring joy on Christmas? Find out in the lead story to this digest filled with holiday cheer!
Meet Archie’s new dog Vegas! Vegas is full of personality, but how will he get along with the other pals ‘n’ gals’ pets of Riverdale? When Veronica hosts a pet soiree with all the most popular pets (including her many poodles!), he’ll make some new friends—and learn some helpful hints along the way! Get ready for some tail-wagging fun in “Don’t Fret My Pets!” the lead story in this laugh-packed digest!
The tiny little elf with the great big mouth named Jingles returns to Riverdale in “The Tiny Tree Trimmer”! What happens when one of Santa’s helpers risks landing himself on the naughty list? The bad little elf must do some good deeds to get some extra brownie points with the big man in red! Can he make up for his transgressions? Or will his smart mouth put him out of a job for good? Find out in this lead story to a fun-filled double digest!
That dreaded time of year is here: the day of Archie’s annual physical! Archie is less than thrilled to accompany his father to the doctor’s office, but maybe a cute nurse will change his attitude! Find out the diagnosis in “Doctor Dread,” the lead story to a hilarious double digest!
Get ready for a wild ride filled with action and adventure! Journey along with Archie as he embarks on the dangerous task of… watering the plants?! Leave it to Archie to make household chores exciting! Find out if it’s a job well done in “Green Thumb Dumb,” the lead story to a hilarious double digest!
Meet your new neighbor, Archie! When a vampire vixen moves into a “haunted” property near Archie’s house, strange things start happening. It’s weird enough that this mystery woman moved in late at night, but when Archie hears ominous noises coming from her house, he’s downright frightened! Is Archie just over-reacting, or is there something sinister going on in Riverdale? Find out in the fearsome first story “Midnight Madness!”
Archie in “Piggy With It”—Archie’s new friend is a real pig—no, not Jughead! When Archie brings home a pig named Mr. Portly to pet-sit while the owners are on vacation, the Andrews have a hard time adjusting to their new house guest! Will they be able to put up with him making a sty out of their house, or will they find someone better suited to take care of him?
Is Archie a man or a mouse? He’ll let you know after he asks Veronica! Feeling annoyed at everyone’s assumption that he’s “henpecked” by his spoiled sweetheart, Archie’s determined to show that he can do things on his own. Can he prove himself an independent man? Or will he be walking on thin ice? Find out in “Deep Freeze”!