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Comic superstars Mark Waid and Fiona Staples reimagine an icon! Change is coming to Riverdale in this can't-miss kick-off to Archie's new ongoing series! Familiar faces return in new and unexpected ways in this must-have #1 issue! As the new school year approaches, you'd think Archie Andrews would be looking forward to classes and fun-but nothing is as it seems in the little town of Riverdale. But is this a one-off or a sign of bigger changes awaiting for America's favorite teens - and the entire town? Find out in this exciting and remarkable first issue!

Chapter Titles:

  • Chapter One: There is this Girl
  • Chapter Two: I be a Genius
  • Chapter Three: ♪ (in blue)
  • Special Bonus: Reprint of the very first "Archie" story in Pep Comics #22 (December 1941) with the first ever appearances of Archie, Jughead, and Betty; written by Vic Bloom and illustrated by Bob Montana.

List of covers and their creators:

CoverNameCreator(s)Sidebar Location
ACover AFiona Staples1
BCover BJ. Scott Campbell3
CCover CColleen Coover4
DCover DTania Del Rio5
ECover EJoe Eisma6
FCover FFrancesco Francavilla7
GCover GGenevieve FT8
HCover HMichael Gaydos9
ICover ISanford Greene10
JCover JRobert Hack11
KCover KDean Haspiel12
LCover LDavid Mack13
MCover MMoritat14
NCover NMike Norton15
OCover OJerry Ordway16
PCover PRamon K. Perez17
QCover QRon Salas18
RCover RGreg Scott19
SCover ST.Rex20
TCover TBrittany Williams21
UCover UChip Zdarsky22
VBlank Cover VNone23
REAcme Comics Exclusive Variant CoverDan dos Santos24
REAmazing Stories Exclusive Variant CoverTom Grummett & Tito Peña25
REAtlantis Fantasyworld Exclusive Variant CoverScott Shaw & Tito Peña26
REAw Yeah Comics!/Downtown Comics Exclusive Variant CoverArt Baltazar27
REBedrock City Comics Exclusive Variant CoverTerry Moore & Briana Miller28
REBooks-A-Million/2nd & Charles Exclusive Variant CoverKate Leth29
RECurious Comics Exclusive Variant CoverDan Schoening & Luis Delgado30
REDynamic Forces Exclusive Variant CoverJae Lee31
REDynamic Forces Exclusive Black & White Variant CoverJae Lee32
REFour Color Grails Exclusive Variant CoverJamie Tyndall33
REHastings Exclusive Variant CoverBrent Peeples34
REM&M Comic Service #1 Exclusive Variant CoverChris Foreman & Kris Asbeck35
REM&M Comic Service #2 Exclusive Variant CoverDave Dorman36
REMidtown Comics Exclusive Variant CoverCameron Stewart37
REMile High Comics Exclusive Variant CoverRich Koslowski38
RENewbury Comics Exclusive Variant CoverPeter Bagge39
RERoyal Collectibles Exclusive Variant CoverRafael Albuquerque40
RESan Diego Comic Con #1 Exclusive Variant CoverFiona Staples41
RESan Diego Comic Con #2 Exclusive Variant CoverFiona Staples42
2ndSecond Printing CoverFiona Staples2


  • Cover E is a homage of the movie poster for Rebel without a Cause.
  • The M&M Service #1 Exclusive Variant cover is a homage of the cover of The Amazing Spider-Man #300.


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