Jughead #6

Jughead #6

Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Erica Henderson Publisher: Archie Comics Release Date: May 18, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 3
8.2Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

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The time has come. It's Jughead Vs. Principal Stanger: The Final Showdown! With the whole gang at his side, Jughead puts it all on the line: Either Stanger goes, or Jughead does! You won't want to miss this!

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge May 19, 2016

    As a single issue Jughead #6 works, but as the culmination of Zdarsky, Henderson, and colorist Andre Szymanowicz's first (and only) arc in New Riverdale, its a satisfyingly funny and heartfelt conclusion to Jug's first big adventure. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 19, 2016

    Whether it's Dilton busting a move on the dance floor or Jughead acting out his superhero fantasies, this series has established a quirky sense of tone and style all its own. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi May 17, 2016

    For Archie fans, this series is definitely going to give you a good look at a classic character in an all-new, insane storyline. If you’re looking for something a little different, this series was made for you. Classic characters with plot and visual twists make up this amazing and action-packed series. This is definitely a must-read for anyone who loves Jughead. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    We The Nerdy - Alexander Handziuk May 18, 2016

    Overall, Issue #6 serves as a fitting conclusion to the first arc of the newly revamped Jughead series and it demonstrates that this book and its pointy nosed protagonist are in great (albeit funky) hands. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Doom Rocket - Stefania Rudd May 23, 2016

    As always, Zdarsky infuses his trademark wit and humor into the dialogue. (I especially love the "editor's notes," like how Dilton being an amazing dancer is now canon times infinity, and that this month's fracas was the craziest thing to ever happen to Riverdale" until next time, at least.) Through Zdarsky, Jughead can be so very deadpan in his sarcasm, magnified by Erica Henderson' angular features and expressive faces. Whatever the writer throws Henderson's way " be it Dilton's dancing, to the fight between Jughead and Moose, to the 6 panels that gave us Principal Stanger's slow clap " she handles it all beautifully. Another solid book from the Jughead crew. I look forward to the next arc, which hints at summer vacation. Perfect. Just in time for us to include it in all our beach reads. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Josh Begley May 30, 2016

    Jughead #6 brings the evil principal story arc to a satisfying conclusion. Once again, the crowned one manages to save the day, paradoxically putting in the maximum amount of effort to save him from having to do actual work. While I'm still not fully on board with the dream sequences, I've accepted that they're here to stay. Thankfully, I like the overall book enough not to care too much. Read Full Review

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