Archie #18

Archie #18

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Pete Woods Publisher: Archie Comics Release Date: March 15, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 7
7.6Critic Rating
7.7User Rating

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New Story Arc! The Blossom Twins have found out their father has been lying to them about why they moved to Riverdale. It's up to Detective Jughead to learn the dark truth behind the Blossom Family! Join us as we welcome new Archie series artist Pete Woods (Deadpool, Robin).

  • 10
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Mar 16, 2017

    When Archie is on, it is really freaking on, and #18 exactly that level of great. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - Ashley Gibbs May 29, 2017

    I would rank Archie #18 as one of my favorites so far. It blends humor well with character development and serves to move the plot along very well. This also isn't a bad issue for new fans to jump into the series with since it almost feels like things are being rebooted now that Veronica has returned and we have the Blossom twins in town. At the end of the issue there are some pages about the Riverdale TV series that shows us the actors playing our beloved characters though at the time of writing this whole first season has already aired. It's good, I recommend watching it. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Mar 20, 2017

    So it's a fun issue by writer Mark Waid with terrific, high-energy art by Pete Woods. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - TalkNerdy2Me Mar 15, 2017

    Like I said, I’m wondering how long it’s going to be be before things fracture between Archie and Veronica, and I really can’t wait to see what the knock-on effects will be amongst their circle of friends. I have every confidence that Waid will make it funny and endearing, even if he does have to break our hearts for a little bit. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Mar 20, 2017

    Waid and Woods continue to craft a series that is truly for all-ages in the newest issue of "Archie". Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar Mar 21, 2017

    The creative team has done an awesome job with this issue, and it's a great one to add to the series. While it doesn't show all too much, it's a nice update on each character before the meat of the new story arc. If you're even moderately an Archie fan, this is definitely an issue to check out. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Pop Culture Uncovered - Chad Rice Mar 15, 2017

    Overall, Im disappointed with the issue. Its a new art team and a new arc so its going to take some time to work out the kinks, and Im totally willing to stick it out since this book has been a must read for so long. However, I hope next issues stories are a bit more enjoyable. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    GWW - Casey Walsh Mar 22, 2017

    This was definitely a mixed bag of an issue. There was a lot of humor and heart in the writing and Dilton is super sweet, however the pencils did lack detail and I definitely wanted more Jughead! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Spock's Brain Mar 20, 2017

    This issue's storyline was a bit tepid, but new artist Pete Woods is great. I liked it, and maybe it's all the "Riverdale" I'm watching, but this seemed a bit too innocuous.

  • 8.0
    Briton Mar 18, 2017

    This continues to be an interesting series, but I wish they could get an artist and keep him for morte than a half dozen issues.

  • 7.0
    stormgerlock Mar 16, 2017

    This was so much better than the last issue! Now that Veronica is back in town, Archie is sprucing himself up in order to take her out and rekindle their romance. But they have nothing in common. Of course. Meanwhile, Betty is hanging out with Dilton and we think they have nothing in common, but nope. They both love cars. I actually really loved this storyline and thought it was perfect how it paralleled Archie and Veronica. The Blossom Twins are still trying to figure out why their dad is saying they have no money and they know who to figure it out. Jughead. His methods don't make the twins happy, but he got some free burgers out of it, so he's not worried. I liked this issue better than issue #17. Betty is my favorite character so I'm always happy to see more of her. Archie is always great for a nice quick read that's a lot of fun. So I'll stick with this for awhile.

  • 8.5
    supercoolyeah May 8, 2017

  • 8.0
    NovaRob Mar 20, 2017

  • 7.5
    Jabberwocky_Superfly Mar 16, 2017

  • 7.5
    Gunnarthehuman Mar 27, 2017

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