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Riverdale #1

(Riverdale #1)

3.86  ·  Rating details ·  414 ratings  ·  39 reviews
Set in the universe of the television series, Riverdale #1 tells untold stories that take place between episodes. In issue one, Archie, Betty, and Veronica are all being dragged through hell! With football and cheerleader Hell Weeks.
Paperback, 30 pages
Published April 5th 2017 by Archie Comics
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Ahmed  Ejaz
Feb 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018, graphic-books
I am happy I didn't die reading this one.

2.5 Stars 😑
Dianna ♡ the belle and the book ♡
I like this one a lot better than the Road to Riverdale series. Although they are set in the same tv series' Riverdale universe, this one has actual stories from the tv series, set between episodes. If you are like me who is a huge fan of the CW show, I bet you'll love this series too. In here we get a glimpse of Archie's football career and Betty and Veronica's struggles with cheerleading. I especially like how the second story wasn't centered only on Betty and Veronica but also on Cheryl, my f ...more
Feb 25, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
The writing is entertaining (obviously since it’s the great Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa), but the illustrations don’t work for me. 😬

Jul 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics, 2017-reads
YES to that last scene. I love Betty & Veronica's friendship ❤️ ...more
Miriam Passman
Nov 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this comic. Betty and Veronica's friendship is awesome. Can't wait to read Riverdale #2 ...more
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars!
Zach Teachout

Felt like a bunch of subplots that were deemed not good enough for the television show. I hope the rest of the series is better than this.
The Girl With The Book Reviews
n this well-illustrated, soft paced and realistic Riverdale issue, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa tackles the concept of ''hell week'' , a theme that may resonate with many high school students and through Archie, Veronica and Betty's actions, encourages his readers by stressing that if one really desires something or to be a part of so an event, he or she will whatever is necessary to achieve this goal, whether that be alone or with friends. Additionally, fans or prospective fans of the show ''Riverdal ...more
Aug 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
I'm a big fan of the "old" school Archie comics (still got mine from the early 90s) and an even bigger fan of the television show. Was happy to see these comics on Hoopla Digital based on the television show. This was a good read and made me happy I'm done with high school. Loved the girl power with Betty and Veronica in the end. Love seeing them being friends instead of enemies. Poor Archie, he tries so hard and has big shoes to fill but handled his own during Hell Week. I love Jug Head, he's j ...more
Caleb Graham
May 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great stories but where do they fall?

I have to say I love Riverdale and I love that there are companion comics.
These were great stories but I wish that they gave is where in the episodes these stories fall.
I enjoyed the end where we got to see the TV show up against the comic version. Great addition!
As a fan of the show, this series is a little added extra to the excitement of the series. It may not be as scandalous or captivating, but I still like it.
Jul 02, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Archie gets hazed as he takes Jason's place on the team.
Betty also has some tribulations at the hands of mental Cheryl.
lucy ann hardwick

I like the story in each chapter it gave new insight to the characters. I can't wait to read the next one.
Jul 23, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Aug 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
This one is about the hell week for Archie (playing football for the Bulldogs) and Betty (as set by Cheryl for being part of the Vixen squad).
Veronica Martinez
Jun 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
i started to read this today was okey
Sonia R
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Totally recommend it!!
I'm sorry but what the hell did I just witness?

Not only is the premise ridiculous, but the things which happen here cannot possibly be canon despite this being marketed as happening between episodes. The events are too character-shaping to just skate by unmentioned in the show and in some cases are contradictory to actual show canon.

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Aug 19, 2019 rated it liked it

Good but lacked substance. It was all about hell week and none about the mystery of Jason Blossom. Are we just learning more into the characters? I suppose we are but it's not what I really wanted.
Matthew Kalik

Far to short. Even for a comic and not nearly as gritty as the Archie and Chilling adventures comics. I know they wanted to swing more to the Riverdale audience, but the show is heavier than this. Ha!
sarah williams
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hell Week

Sure, he'll week goes on in college, part of the Greek bell week. But , high school hell week? New take on beloved comics. Read and enjoy!
Nicola Dowse
Jan 11, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
1st comic book read

So far so good, easy afternoon read. Read in less than 10 mins.Haven't seen the tv show but I'm intrigued to read more.
Better than the first volume . We met Cheryl in this volume and I loved her character.
The Library  Of Natalie
Short and sweet

I would have liked this to be a bit longer like the previous graphic novel.
It was still enjoyable however
Jun 07, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: leído-2020
Apr 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Not bad, good art, ultimately boring. The first story is about Archie on the football team, but we already know how he feels taking on Jason Blossom's jersey. The second is how Cheryl hates Betty, and Betty will take it for Polly. We know all of that. Unless you're not watching the show. In that case, what are you even doing with your life?

Still, I think if the writers know what they're doing, this is going to set-up a good next issue. I expect more of the creepiness from the show. Give me Cher
Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2017
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Apr 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-for-work
Like the one-shot before this, I really loved how we got new information on the characters. Scenes that build up what the show is doing, instead of rehashing what we already know. The writing and art is solid. Each segment is a complete story and through it, we learn more of the characters.
Apr 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Joe Eisma draws the girls very masculine. The stories were just ok. You aren't missing much here if you've already seen the TV show. ...more
Apr 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Being a fan of the original Archie comics as a kid and the new television show, this provided some extra scenes and stories not in the show, thankfully. I was worried it'd just be the same thing but it gives you a bit more meat to chew on. Definitely interested in seeing where it goes from here. ...more
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