Archie at Riverdale High
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|Archie at Riverdale High|
Cover of Archie at Riverdale High 1 (Aug 1972).
|Publication date||August 1972-February 1987|
|Number of issues||113|
|Main character(s)||Archie gang|
Archie at Riverdale High differed from most Archie Series comic books in the following ways:
- The cover of the book displayed a teaser for one of the stories inside, complete with a "Don't miss..." description. For most Archie comics of the time, the cover had a gag bearing little connection to the inside material.
- At least one of the stories -- usually the cover story -- had a more serious tone than the usual fare; it either taught a moral lesson, or portrayed the gang being thrown into a dangerous (sometimes life-or-death) situation.
- At least one of the stories -- including the aforementioned "serious" one -- was often but not always 10 pages long, rather than the usual 5 or 6 pages. Some of the issues had 2 10-page stories, rather than the usual 4 5-page sequences.
The comic Life with Archie had a similar format.
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