Betty and Veronica Double Digest #209, written by Kathleen Webb
It’s a Betty and Veronica sleepover and the girls are having a late night chat regarding their favorite topic - boys! Specifically, which boy is the best kisser? The girls rank the most passionate smooches they’ve ever received in “Kissing Up!” and that’s just the opening tale in this exciting double digest filled plenty of fun and laughs courtesy of Archie’s girls!
Betty & Veronica Double Digest #208, written by Kathleen Webb
Betty’s having a lovely day, that is, until Veronica shows up to spoil it with news of her engagement to Archie! It’s Betty’s worst nightmare come true! But is it for real? Someone better pinch Betty quick and double check in “Are You Sure?”
New Crusaders #4, art by Alitha Martinez
“Legacies,” Part 2. The Mighty Crusaders have fallen, and when the next generation rose to take their place, they largely met with disaster! Can Shield salvage what’s left to make a new team of heroes? Or do the teens have what it takes to turn events around? Featuring a variant cover by legendary Mighty Crusaders artist Rich Buckler!
Archie #639, art by Gisèle Lagacé
“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!
Betty & Veronica Double Digest #207, written by Kathleen Webb
It’s that time of year again and the big Christmas dance is upon us. But how is Veronica supposed to celebrate when she’s fighting the common cold? It’s up to Betty and Sugar Plum the Fairy to come to Ronnie’s rescue before she misses the holiday event of the season. Will Mrs. Claus’ home remedy do the trick or will the cold go from bad to worse? Find out in “Tis the Season to be Jolly!”
New Crusaders #3, art by Alitha Martinez
The days of being ordinary teens are over: it’s time for them to become the New Crusaders! But the over-confidence of Shield and his charges could spell doom for the fledgling team. Who remains standing at the end of the day? The Red Circle Universe’s greatest heroes begin their journey in this pulse-pounding issue!
Life with Archie #24, variant cover by Fiona Staples
“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.
Archie #636, written by Tania Del Rio, art by Gisèle Lagacé
‘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 genetic 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 #635, art by Gisele Lagace, variant cover by Jill Thompson
‘Occupy Riverdale!’ - The Occupy movement hits Riverdale! Archie’s hometown becomes the latest locale to get swept up in the class struggle between the 99% and the wealthiest 1%. As if having to choose between Betty and Veronica wasn’t already hard enough, now Archie has even more reason to be conflicted when the girls take a stance on either side of the issue and pit him in the middle of it! Which side of the issue will Archie take and how will it affect his love life?
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ARCHIE #636: “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 genetic 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!
- Script: Tania del Rio
- Art: Gisele, Rich Koslowski
- Covers: Gisele
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Archie & Friends #153, includes art and writing by Tania Del Rio
Betty & Veronica Friends Double Digest #212, written by Tania del Rio
Life with Archie: The Married Life #8, includes art by Janice Chiang