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The Married Life Series

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Archie’s highly acclaimed graphic novel series for older readers features Paul Kupperberg’s intricately-interwoven ongoing romantic storylines of Archie as a young newlywed in two very different universes–one where he marries wealthy socialite Veronica Lodge and the other where he marries girl-next-door Betty Cooper.
Archie: The Married Life Book 1 by Michael Uslan, Illustrated by Norm Breyfogle
Archie: The Married Life Book 6 by Paul Kupperberg, Illustrated by Fernando Ruiz and Pat & Tim Kennedy
Archie: The Married Life 10th Anniversary by Michael Uslan

The Married Life Series : Titles in Order

Book 7
Emmy Award, People’s Choice Award, President’s Circle Award and Independent Spirit Award-winner Michael Uslan continues on the “Road Not Taken” with this follow-up to his highly popular and critically-acclaimed 2009 “Archie Wedding” saga. Ten years later, a landmark moment in Archie Comics history is being revisited!

ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE 10th ANNIVERSARY is a sequel to the headline-making 2009 “Archie Wedding” storyline. The original story answered Riverdale’s longest-running question: will Archie marry Betty or Veronica? Fans were treated to two alternate worlds that explored each possibility and Uslan’s sequel picks up both stories a decade later. See how much life has changed for Archie, his family, and the rest of Riverdale!
Book 6
The unthinkable happens in Riverdale, as everyone’s favorite redhead makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a friend—living out his final moments as a shining example of heroism.
 
Join Betty & Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Kevin Keller and the rest of the Archie gang to experience the story that’s captured the world’s attention: the last days of Archie Andrews—and the celebration of his life that follows.
 
Writer Paul Kupperberg and artists Fernando Ruiz and Pat & Tim Kennedy join forces to craft a tale of heroism, love, friendship and tragedy that will stand as one of the most shocking and remarkable comic book stories in history.
 
Experience the end and celebrate all that’s come before with Archie: The Married Life Book Six, featuring one of the most acclaimed and talked-about stories in the history of Archie Comics.

Collects chapters 31-37 of both Archie Marries Veronica and Archie Marries Betty, the most critically acclaimed storyline Archie has ever published.
Book 5
Delve deeper into all of the emotion and drama. Last time, shots were fired and political party lines were drawn. This time, with a new threat looming in Riverdale, roles become reversed and relationships are tested! There’s plenty of action, romance and drama in this volume of Archie: The Married Life.

Collects chapters 25-30 of both Archie Marries Veronica and Archie Marries Betty, the most critically acclaimed storyline Archie has ever published.
Book 4
The Eisner Award-nominated series The Married Life explores a grown-up Archie Andrews’ life down two paths–if he had married girl-next-door Betty Cooper or wealthy socialite Veronica Lodge.

Hot on the heels of the historic marriage of Kevin Keller to Clay Walker in Book 3, Archie: The Married Life Book 4 collects issues 19-24 of the popular newsstand publication Life with Archie Magazine!

This fourth volume includes the headline-grabbing stories of femme-fatale Cheryl Blossom’s battle with cancer, the shooting of Clay Walker, and the subsequent Senate run of Clay’s husband Kevin Keller. It also follows Reggie and Betty’s moment in the reality-TV spotlight and the return to Riverdale of superstar band Josie and the Pussycats!

The Married Life series is the most critically acclaimed storyline in Archie’s more than 70-year publishing history. This fourth volume features the adult Archie characters dealing with more realistic, mature circumstances with the humor and heart Archie fans expect.
Book 3
Featuring the headline-grabbing, Eisner Award-nominated, and sold-out wedding of Kevin Keller, Archie’s most popular character in years, Archie: The Married Life Book 3 explores Archie Andrews’ life down two paths–if he had married girl-next-door Betty Cooper or wealthy socialite Veronica Lodge. In this volume, things really start getting interesting, as the mysterious Dilton Doiley subplots that have been bubbling just below the surface since the series’ beginning start to affect… well, everything!

Nothing is ever simple for Archie Andrews! In the Archie Marries Veronica storyline, the title relationship is facing some serious struggles. On the Archie Marries Betty side, Archie’s trying to juggle more than his share of responsibilities… will he drop the ball? And in both storylines, Dilton and Ambrose are bringing some shocking, reality-shaking revelations to light that affect everyone in Riverdale… and possibly the world.

Archie: The Married Life Book 3 collects issues 13-18 of the popular newsstand publication Life with Archie Magazine!
Book 2
Find out what happens after the “I do”s!

Delve deeper into all of the emotion and drama. Last time we said goodbye to a mentor and hello to a new mayor, but what will the future hold for the rest of Riverdale? Is Reggie destined for a lifetime behind bars? And what’s the deal with Dilton? These questions and more will be answered in this volume of Archie: The Married Life.

Collects chapters 7-12 of both Archie Marries Veronica and Archie Marries Betty, the most critically acclaimed storyline Archie has ever published.
Book 1
Find out what happens after the “I do”s!

Delve deeper into all of the emotion and drama surrounding two different choices: Archie’s decision to marry sultry debutante Veronica Lodge versus his decision to marry sexy girl next door Betty Cooper. How do his choices affect not only Riverdale, but the world and everyone around him? Is it a match made in heaven? Will he find that he can’t put a price on love?

Collects the first six chapters of both Archie Marries Veronica and Archie Marries Betty, the most critically acclaimed storyline Archie has ever published, as originally seen in the newsstand magazine Life with Archie.

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