Archie Meets Riverdale #1
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Archie Meets Riverdale #1

Writer: Daniel Kibblesmith Artist: Pat, amp, Tim Kennedy Publisher: Archie Comics Release Date: May 11, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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Archie's met a lot of people in his over-80 years of existence. Including meeting himself a few times! But now Archie's about to meet someone very unexpected: the Riverdale version of himself! That's right, see what happens when Archie and all his pals'n'gals in his good ol' hometown of Riverdale come face-to-face with their slightly more serious television counterparts in this hilarious one-shot by Emmy-nominated writer Daniel Kibblesmith (Loki, Black Panther Vs. Deadpool, Netflix's Inside Job) and fan-favorite Archie artists Pat and Tim Kennedy (Jughead: the Hunger, Life with Archie)!

  • 10
    Geek'd Out - Anelise Farris May 11, 2022

    Archie Meets Riverdale #1 is a fun read from start to finish, and it's clear that the creative team has a deep love for these charactersin all their iterations. I appreciate how they carefully contrasted the two worlds in both the script and the art, while still managing to make it feel like a cohesive book. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Lia Williamson May 11, 2022

    The plot in these books is never that serious or worthwhile because the fun comes from the tongue-in-cheek humor of the crossover itself. The art is perfect for this book and the writing is so fun, making it a light, enjoyable read for a good laugh. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters May 11, 2022

    Fans of both series will revel in this mismatched union, and by the end, you'll be left asking for more body-swapping shenanigans. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Multiversity Comics - Quinn Tassin May 16, 2022

    A funny, self-aware issue with surprising heart Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson May 12, 2022

    In between the meta-jokes, the biting the CW-hand-that-feeds-you and Jughead mocking his TV doppelganger, we get a cute, old-school Archie tale that will probably annoy the hell out of any Riverdale fans who pick it up. Read Full Review

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