However, even today some of these questionable moves can be fun to look back upon. One of the oddest things about Archie, especially during the s, was how certain titles like Archie at Riverdale HighJosie and the Pussycats and the original runs of Life with Archie and Little Archie would often feature dramatic storylines and sensationalistic covers to draw in readers. In other words, they were as weird as they were wonderful.
Flash-forward to season three: Bughead is on again, but only after being off for a wee bit, with some D-R-A-M-A in between. Her first task: reviving the Blue and Gold student newspaper at Riverdale High. This also happens:.
Archibald " Archie " Andrewscreated in by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana  in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom,   is the main character in the Archie Comics franchise, including the long-running Archie Andrews radio series, a syndicated comic strip, The Archie ShowArchie's Weird Mysteriesand Riverdale. He is the only child of Mary and Fred Andrews.
The relationship between Betty Cooper and Jughead Jonescommonly referred to as "Bughead" among fans, began as a friendship long before the start of the series and soon advanced to romance. After the Jubileethey both confessed their love for each other and proceeded to make out. They almost had sex but were interrupted by the Southside Serpents. The Black Hood forced Betty to break up with Jughead, or else he would kill him.
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She asks a couple of her fellow Riverdale High School students if they're familiar with the works of Truman Capote. Clearly, "Riverdale" isn't going to be full of the innocent, bubble-gum high school hijinks readers found in Archie comics back in the day. Instead, "Riverdale" is a mash-up of pop culture references.
Rather, they live in some alternative dimension where Twitter, smartphones, gay bars, and strip clubs coexist with vintage fashion and retro diners in a norm that everyone follows, and not in an ironic, nostalgic way. The quaint town of Riverdale no longer seems so simple, and neither do its residents. As a result, it seems to be a step backwards more than anything. However, there are a few things Riverdale does right.
The music of Riverdale is as integral to the soapy noir as the quippy, self-aware pop culture references and delectable teen angst. From Blake Neely's original score to music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas's impeccable curation, Riverdale 's soundtrack is both dreamy and foreboding, the perfect blend of saccharine pop and wistful teen emotions. Like The O.
The story, which takes place outside of the main Archie Comics continuity, focuses on Jughead Jones and his family's dark legacy to explain the sinister origin of his hunger. The one-shot "pilot" was created by writer Frank Tieri and artist Michael Walsh. Inthe series crossed over with fellow Archie Horror staple, Vampironicain the limited -run comic book series, Jughead: The Hunger vs. Jughead: The Hunger launched on March 29, as a one-shot comic book alongside the New Riverdale "pilot" lineup.