Archie Comics: Life with Archie

Life With Archie #29

Paul Kupperberg
This magazine collects OVER 40 PAGES of all-new content from the critically-acclaimed Life With Archie series! 'Archie Marries Veronica' - Kevin is rarin' to go for his first political debate! While gun cnotrol laws had previously been the centerpiece of Kevin's campaign, the issue of marriage equality has taken center stage in a showdown with his political opponent. Meanwhile, Archie struggles to gain control of Mirth Music, pushing quality artists over manufactured ear candy. Will his gut instincts pay off? Not to mention Betty's got the reality TV blues as her fights with Reggie are escalating in order to keep the show alive! Can their relationship survive the fake melodrama? 'Archie Marries Betty' - An alternate reality finds Archie lonely for companionship as Betty's crazy busy schedule makes it so he's practically single again. Can his parents reassure him it'll get better? Meanwhile, Jellybean earns more responsibility at her brother Jughead's diner, but is her shifty boyfriend looking to take advantage? It wouldn't be Riverdale if love wasn't in the air as Cheryl may be on the verge of a budding relationship and even Mr. Weatherbee is on the dating scene!

Life With Archie #30

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica": It's the day before the big election and Kevin Keller's run for senate has nearly reached its conclusion! Just when campaign manager Veronica thinks she can take a well-deserved breather, she's about to get the shock of her life! She's not the only one, as Archie, Jughead and Mr. Lodge's worlds are quickly turning upside down and there's just one man responsible for everyone's misery! "Archie Marries Betty": Workaholic Betty has been so busy with her new role as assistant principle that she barely has time for anything else -- least of all Archie! Will she be too busy for the surprise Archie is planning for her? Meanwhile, the streak of Riverdale robberies comes to a head in a gripping conclusion that -- well, you'll just have to see for yourself! Don't miss it!

Life With Archie #31

Paul Kupperberg

 The Eisner-nominated series continues with Life With Archie #31! In “Archie Marries Veronica,” Riverdale’s been hit hard by a string of misfortunes. These unfortunate events have been affecting the Riverdale gang pretty hard—Jughead’s Chocklit Shoppe is unlikely to succeed, and Veronica’s in big trouble! Her connection to Kevin isn’t helping his candidacy much, either. How can Riverdale possibly recover? Then, in “Archie Marries Betty,” Archie’s having a hard time being the smiling husband he needs to be, especially since he never seems to get to see his wife anymore! Can Archie stay supportive of Betty, or will he make a choice he’ll end up regretting? And Jughead's been stressed over the impending birth of his child--it doesn't help that the Chocklit Shoppe was almost robbed! Unfortunately the burglaries weren’t the worst of the crimes to hit Riverdale. What’s happened to the idyllic small town, USA?

Life With Archie #32

Paul Kupperberg

“Archie Marries Veronica” – Veronica’s trying to stay positive while Archie does the best he can to provide for them in their time of need. Meanwhile, Mr. Lodge is engaged in some secret meetings to keep tabs on business rival Fred Mirth. Kevin Keller is coming to the realization that a job in the Senate is more than he bargained for, especially when the odds are stacked against him. When he uncovers some shocking information about a recent tragedy, does he have what it takes to bring it to light and be the change that everyone needs?  
“Archie Marries Betty” – Between Archie’s teaching schedule, Ambrose running the New York City Chow House location, and Jughead and Midge’s baby on the way, the local Chow House is in desperate need of some help! Meanwhile, Moose is prepping to take a big leap and Cheryl Blossom and Kevin Keller are joining forces in Washington D.C. And speaking of being busy—it looks as though Betty’s busy schedule is starting to affect more people than just Archie! Can she mend her relationships before it’s too late?

Life With Archie #33

Paul Kupperberg

“Archie Marries Veronica”: Veronica’s in trouble, but with a smart legal counsel and SAM HILL, the best detective around, on her side, she can’t possibly lose—can she? Jughead struggles to save his Chocklit Shoppe so he calls in the big guns—an old “friend” and business partner. Can the Shoppe survive or will it go under like the rest? And big questions arise—for everyone!

“Archie Marries Betty”: Big changes are happening in Riverdale! Between switching careers and growing families, everyone’s got a lot on their plates! With everyone so busy, Archie has had to hire someone new to manage the Chowhouse Too. The new manager is efficient and experienced, but a newbie to Riverdale. Can he make good decisions without changing the way things were too much? Meanwhile, Jughead’s a wreck while his and Midge’s baby is on the way. Can he continue to run the Chocklit Shoppe while he waits? Or will he need to get by with a little help from his friends?

Life With Archie #34

Paul Kupperberg

Archie Marries Veronica—“Up in the Air!”: Archie and Veronica are doing their best to not let the tumultuous events of their lives effect the love they have for one another. And they’re doing pretty well, too, but is love enough to keep their legal battles at bay? Speaking of love and battles, Jughead and Ethel have some planning to do… but hopefully their stubbornness won’t get in the way! And Kevin’s trying his best to not let people’s perceptions of him effect his Senate job, perhaps some encouraging words is all he needs. And Clay’s back to work—but things still seem new and strange. Could it just be his imagination?

Archie Marries Betty—“Not So Great Expectations!”: Archie’s finally had enough of Betty’s busy schedule—and he’s not the only one! Will all of her hard work have paid off or has it only made matters worse? And who is it Archie’s really mad at—Betty for neglecting him? Or himself for being selfish and feeling guilty? Meanwhile, Kevin dives head first into the investigation on the nearby mall shooting after discovering that the tragedy hit closer to home than he ever could have imagined. And Jughead’s waiting on bated breath as Midge’s due date draws closer and closer. Oh baby, things are crazy in Riverdale!

Life With Archie #02

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Loves Betty: Different Drummers" Things have taken a turn for the worse with Archie and Betty's careers, but a little help from friends could reignite the dreams that brought them to the Big Apple. Meanwhile, circumstances in Riverdale lead Veronica and Reggie to forge a fragile bond and an offer to buy Pop's Chocklit Shoppe leaves Jughead with only days to find the money to make a higher bid of his own. Will the kids from Riverdale be able to make dreams into reality? "Archie Loves Veronica: Main Street Mangle" Lodge Industries' plan to buy out Pop Tate's is tearing Archie and Veronica apart. The gang has splintered too, and only a few remain on speaking terms as matters of dollars and cents challenge their struggles for friendship and love. Can the once resilient teens survive the woes brought on by political tricks, money troubles and love gone awry?

Life With Archie #01

Paul Kupperberg
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?

Life With Archie #03

Paul Kupperberg
The best-selling Archie wedding series continues with The Married Life, two ongoing series each featuring one of Archie's two possible futures, one married to Betty and another married to Veronica. First, in ""Archie Loves Betty: Saturday"" (by Paul Kupperberg, Norm Breyfogle, Andrew Pepoy, Various) Archie and Betty fight to make their dreams come true in Manhattan. But back in Riverdale, Mr. Lodge will stop at nothing to break the man that broke his daughter's heart. Meanwhile, in ""Archie Loves Veronica: Dear Dilton..."" (by Paul Kupperberg, Norm Breyfogle, Joe Rubinstein, Various), the Lodge's push to buy out Pop Tate's is pushing Archie and Veronica's marriage to its limits as the mayoral race continues. Will an old foe step in to help Moose step up?

Life With Archie #04

Paul Kupperberg
The "Archie Marriage" phenomenon continues in this mega-hit magazine following Archie's married lives with both Betty and Veronica! "Archie Loves Betty: You Win Some, You Lose Some" First, in "Archie Loves Betty: You Win Some, You Lose Some," Mr. Lodge's plot to destroy Archie has just begun. Who will the couple turn to when Betty is fired and Ambrose's Chowder House is in serious danger? Back in Riverdale, a stranger pushes to buy out Pop's as Reggie and Veronica turn to each other, despite their parents' fury! "Archie Loves Veronica: Taking Care of Business!" Meanwhile, in "Archie Loves Veronica: Taking Care of Business!" Archie and Veronica fight to fix their marriage miles apart. Veronica must choose between trusting her husband or her father who sends Archie on a business trip as a distraction from secret plans threatening small town Riverdale, but Mr. Lodge might unintentionally guide Archie towards a way to save it!

Life With Archie #05

Paul Kupperberg
In "Archie Loves Betty: It's a Wonderful Life... Really!" the newlyweds return home for a triple wedding as every break for Archie and Betty crumbles. Is someone manipulating their fates? Who and why? Meanwhile, in "Archie Loves Veronica: Grand Opening!" political sniping and corporate greed rear their ugly heads with the town and Moose's mayoral aspirations and Archie and Veronica's marriage all at stake!

Life With Archie #06

Paul Kupperberg
The 'Archie Wedding' phenomenon continues in this best-selling magazine with Archie's married lives to Betty and Veronica! With one hardship after another in 'Archie Loves Betty: Farewell,' Archie and friends must now confront the most shocking development of all, as a beloved friend passes away! But even this dark cloud has a silver lining. Meanwhile, in 'Archie Loves Veronica: Get Out the Vote,' Veronica stands up against her industrialist dad to save Riverdale, as Moose's mayoral campaign rolls on!

Life With Archie #07

Paul Kupperberg
In "Archie Loves Betty: Freshman Year - The First Semester" Part 1, Archie & Betty come home to Riverdale to start their careers in education, but Mr. Lodge is out to shut down their beloved Riverdale High! Meanwhile, in "Archie Loves Veronica: The Trial of Reggie Mantle" Part 1, newly appointed mayor Moose Mason has his hands full when Reggie is framed for the exposed corporate corruption that lead to his mayoral victory! NEW ADDITION, "Jinx" begins a brand new storyline as "Li'l Jinx Grows Up" and starts her first day of high school! Be reintroduced to Jinx, Charley, Greg, Gigi, and more now that they're not so Li'l!

Life With Archie #08

Paul Kupperberg
In 'Archie Loves Betty: Freshman Year-The First Semester' Part 2, Archie and Betty prep for life as teachers, but Mr. Lodge has other plans. The consequences are costly when Veronica and Reggie get too close to his scheme. Meanwhile, in 'Archie Loves Veronica: The Trial of Reggie Mantle' Part 2, framed by Mr. Lodge, Reggie Mantle awaits his trial. Fueled by their new romance, can Betty rescue him before he takes the fall? PLUS: 'Jinx' continues as 'Li'l Jinx Grows Up!' Part 2! Charley is becoming a jerk jock and Gigi a diva, but ever-stubborn and truthful-to-a-fault Jinx is about to teach them a linebacker lesson in friendship!

Life With Archie #10

Paul Kupperberg
Now With 80 Pages And More New Stories! In 'Archie Loves Betty: Freshman Year-The First Semester' Part 4, Archie makes a startling realization about his career, while Betty discovers a new mission. Meanwhile, in 'Archie Loves Veronica: The Trial of Reggie Mantle' Part 4' Reggie stands trial! But for what? And 'Jinx' continues in 'Li'l Jinx Grows Up!' Part 4 by award-winning creator J. Torres and artist Rick Burchett.

Life With Archie #09

Paul Kupperberg
The married life continues in "Archie Loves Betty: Freshman Year-The First Semester" Part 3. Archie and Betty struggle as new teachers to connect with their rowdy and sometimes outrageous students. In "Archie Loves Veronica: The Trial of Reggie Mantle" Part 3, Archie and Veronica take Lodge Industries to new heights! But it's not part of Mr. Lodge's plan. Can the two survive his cunning this time? "Jinx" continues in "Li'l Jinx Grows Up!" Part 3. Jinx continues her linebacker lesson in friendship as she tackles the school and the whole football team!

Life With Archie #11

Paul Kupperberg
Special Summer Swimsuit issue! In 'Archie Loves Veronica,' Ronnie makes a surprise discovery that could affect her finances with Archie. Plus, where's Jughead? In 'Archie Loves Betty,' Archie takes a more hard-line approach to his students, but will it work? How will Veronica and Jason Blossom's relationship, well, blossom?

Life With Archie #13

Paul Kupperberg
In 'Archie Loves Veronica,' Dilton's doctoral thesis reveals the existence of an infinite number of parallel realities while Archie's reality is slowly crumbling around him. Veronica leaves him to find someone more suitable and Jughead finally finds a way to balance work at the Chocklit Shoppe and his marriage to Midge. Meanwhile, in 'Archie Loves Betty,' Archie finds comfort in teaching and scouting musical talent for Ambrose's club, the Chowhouse. All the while, Hiram Lodge's world turns dark when Veronica's plane goes missing and Fred Mirth continues his scheme to take over Lodge Industries.

Life With Archie #14

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Loves Veronica": It's Halloween, so Veronica gets into the swing of things by hosting a spook-tacular bash at the Lodge Estate to celebrate, and everyone's invited! Everyone, that is, except for her estranged husband Archie. Left to fend for himself, Archie takes a trip down Memory Lane examining his life with Ronnie and finds another... with Betty? The night's only getting started as things take a turn for the weird with Archie catching a glimpse of events that could have been and others that never were! The madcap adventure continues in "Archie Loves Betty" as Archie's universe is turned upside down when se sees a party at the Lodge Mansion. Isn't Veronica still missing? Elsewhere, Mr. Lodge conducting a secret rendezvous with... Mr. Lodge?! And what does Ambrose mean by "keep an open mind"? Discover the answers here as mysteries are revealed in this groundbreaking cross-over event that's only just getting started!

Life With Archie #12

Paul Kupperberg
The best-selling magazine continues with all new adventures! In 'Archie Loves Veronica' things are not going well! Reggie's trial is coming to a close and not looking good, Jughead's Choklit Shop is struggling, and Archie and Veronica's marriage isn't doing well either. Then in 'Archie Loves Betty', being teachers is beginning to take its toll on the couple and Veronica finds out something unpleasant about the man she's interested in.

Life With Archie #15

Paul Kupperberg
There's trouble in paradise in 'Archie Marries Veronica,' as Archie deals with the painful split from his wife Veronica who, to Archie's horror, is making tabloid headlines with her romantic exploits! Plus, in 'Archie Marries Betty', what do Archie's day dreams have to do with Veronica's mysterious disappearance? And how will Dilton's multiverse theory come into play? Another piece of the puzzle falls into place and you won't want to miss it!

Life With Archie #16

Paul Kupperberg
In "Archie Marries Veronica," Kevin returns from battle a war hero and the whole gang have assembled to watch him tie the knot! However it's not wedded bliss for all in attendance as the sting of separation from Veronica continues to pain Archie. Then, in "Archie Marries Betty" Kevin's wedding is upon us and you're on the guest list! But how exactly did Kevin meet his significant other? Meanwhile, Archie juggles teaching responsibilities with his marriage to Betty. Don't miss out on the wedding event of the year that everyone's talking about!

Life With Archie #17

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica" Archie's life has taken a turn for the worse as his marriage to Veronica is on the fritz. Archie isn't the only one with troubles though as Veronica has a run in with the law and Dilton's greatest invention is either on the brink of benefiting all of humanity or resulting in his downfall! "Archie Marries Betty" Archie must work out his priorities between his nightclub venture and responsibilities to his students. Meanwhile Midge has big news for Jughead and Reggie's investigation into Veronica's missing plane catches the attention of the FBI.

Life With Archie #18

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica." Not even a brush with the law can keep Veronica from investigating the mysterious mining accident that befell Archie and Reggie! Why did Ambrose drag them down there and what will they discover on the other side? "Archie Marries Betty." In the alternate reality, Archie digs deeper into the mysteries surrounding Dilton, Fred Mirth, and Memory Lane! Plus what exactly did happen with Veronica's missing plane? Things are about to come to a head as this issue blows open the lid on every crazy event that lead us to this point! You are not going to want to miss the thrilling conclusion!

Life With Archie #19

Paul Kupperberg
Two Worlds, two loves, two destines - read what each unique future is like when Archie Marries Betty and when Archie Marries Veronica. Archie Marries Veronica - "Just Like Starting Over": Part 1 – In the aftermath of a mine cave-in, Veronica rushes home, concerned for her husband Archie. Little does she know it's her father she should be worried about! Meanwhile, having also escaped from a near-death experience, Reggie is ready to smile for the cameras as his and Betty's reality show begins production! Archie Marries Betty - "Rock On!": Part 1 – It's an all-around homecoming with several familiar faces making their way back to Riverdale! Archie and Ambrose make plans to jump-start their joint business venture plus Archie hears the words he never thought possible from the lips of Mr. Lodge! Packed with laughs, love and shocking revelations, what more could you ask for in an Archie story?

Life With Archie #20

Paul Kupperberg
Two Worlds, two loves, two destines - read what each unique future is like when Archie Marries Betty and when Archie Marries Veronica. 'Archie Marries Veronica.' The drama amps up as Veronica's run-in with the law comes to a head, making an appearance in court to be read her sentence! Meanwhile, an ailing Lodge struggles to cope with reality - but which one? All this plus the romantic connection you've been waiting for but never thought possible! 'Archie Marries Betty.' Archie's students celebrate their battle of the bands victory! Betty uses her warm disposition to help a student in need while Jughead's kid sister Jellybean pitches in at the Chok'lit Shoppe, but there's something she's not telling him!

Life With Archie #21

Paul Kupperberg
Archie Marries Veronica: After hitting rock bottom, Archie has no where to go but up as he reconciles with Veronica and is sitting on a very tempting job offer! Meanwhile Reggie and Betty decide to take their reality show in a new direction and Moose's political career is about to take a different turn as well! Archie Marries Betty: Cheryl makes her return to Riverdale after a stint of chasing her dreams in Hollywood but it's not the happiest of homecomings as she has bigger issues than trying to get her acting career off the ground. Don't miss this game changing issue of the most critically acclaimed Archie title ever!

Life With Archie #23

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica" - 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 Marries Betty" - 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.

Life With Archie #22

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica" - Archie and Veronica butt heads when the married couple can't see eye to eye on Archie's job offer from Mr. Lodge's business rival, Fred Mirth! Tempers flare when the typically laid-back Jughead discovers Ethel has a new flame in her life plus the strain of reality television begins to take its toll on reluctant star Betty. Is an onscreen meltdown just around the corner? Emotions are at an all-time high in Riverdale and yet all these personal dramas are soon to be dwarfed by the shocking news that one of the gang has been shot! "Archie Marries Betty" - In Archie's counter-part reality, the gang welcomes back an old friend in need of support during a trying time. Cheryl Blossom breaks the news of her cancer diagnoses in the most touching issue of Life with Archie yet, proving that in Riverdale, home is truly where the heart is!

Life With Archie #24

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica" - Change is afoot in Riverdale! After the devastating shooting of his partner, Kevin rethinks his risky career path while Clay recuperates. Kevin's not the only one with a career shift in mind as Veronica moves on from Lodge Industries and Riverdale's Mayor Moose contemplates making a political move to the senate. Plus, it's the premiere of Reggie and Betty's reality show at the Chok'lit Shoppe and Jughead is pulling out all the stops to make it a Hollywood-style event! In a night filled with excitement, Kevin has an announcement that will set the scene for many issues to come! "Archie Marries Betty" - It's the reunion we've all been waiting for as The Archies reunite to help raise money for a worthy cause. Jellybean's unreliability comes to a head with older brother Jughead after the stress of Midge's pregnancy takes its toll. Conflicts aside, this issue is a can't-miss affair with Josie and the Pussycats making their Life with Archie debut as the headlining act for the grand opening of Archie's new music club.

Life With Archie #25

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica." After the smashing success of their television debut, Betty and Reggie have a decision to make whether they want to continue down the reality TV path. As Archie and Veronica start up their new business ventures, things seem to be looking up for the happy couple for the first time in a long while. "Archie Marries Betty." Jughead makes the transition to fatherhood with a baby on the way, meaning he's also looking out for his kid sister's best interest whose boyfriend is sketchy at best. While Cheryl stays positive about her fight with breast cancer, someone close to the gang is about to have a brush with death.

Life With Archie #28

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica" - Kevin's campaign is now in full swing and he's got Veronica working hard behind the scenes to ensure his run for senate is a successful one. But pulling double duty as a campaign manager as well as running her own business is taking its toll on her relationship with Archie-who has his plate full as well heading up Mirth Music. Will the couple find time to spend together despite their consuming careers? Meanwhile at the Choklit Shoppe, manager Jughead gets a surprise visit from an old friend, but the joyous reunion soon turns serious as the visitor delivers a warning about Jug's business partner... "Archie Marries Betty" - Archie's alternate reality counterpart is dealing with similar relationship woes as Betty, who was already working overtime hours on the school committee, has now accepted Mr. Weatherbee's offer to fill in as assistant principle! After that bombshell announcement, can Archie hope to even fit into Betty's overloaded schedule anymore? After taking over the Gazette, Reggie struggles with the decision to endorse Kevin for office and Jughead's concern over the recent robberies is heightened as there's still no suspects in the ongoing case. Does Jellybean's shady boyfriend factor in somehow?

Life With Archie #27

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica." Kevin takes the first step onto the campaign trail as he attempts to get his name on the ballot for U.S. Senate, but he quickly discovers that he may have bitten off more than he can chew. Meanwhile, Archie's dream gig as president of Mirth Music may not be what it seems and Veronica's latest hire has a hidden agenda all her own. "Archie Marries Betty." Reggie does his best to fill his recovering father's shoes at the Gazette, which is proving more difficult than anticipated. An emotional disconnect threatens to pull the title couple apart with career-driven Betty continuing to keep Archie on the backburner. Can they turn it around before it's too late or are they on the path to Splitsville?

Life With Archie #26

Paul Kupperberg
"Archie Marries Veronica." Archie settles in as president of Mirth Records but is soon disillusioned when he discovers that the "talent" may not be so talented after all. Meanwhile, Reggie is given a choice by his reality show producer: up the drama with fake fighting between him and Betty or face cancellation. "Archie Marries Betty." Reggie's head is still spinning from the suddenness of his father's heart attack and to top it off he's been saddled with the responsibility of overseeing the family business. Can he make his father proud? But not everyone is filled with worry as Cheryl recovers from cancer and may have just met a potential mate. Is love in the air?