Afterlife With Archie

Afterlife With Archie

Book One, Escape From Riverdale

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When Jughead's beloved pet Hot Dog is killed in a hit and run, Jughead turns to the only person he knows who can help bring back his furry best friend--Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Using dark, forbidden magic, Sabrina is successful and Hot Dog returns to the land of the living. But he's not the same... and soon, the darkness he brings back with him from beyond the grave begins to spread, forcing Archie, Betty, Veronica and the gang to try to escape from Riverdale!
Publisher: Mamaroneck : Archie Comics, 2014.
ISBN: 9781619889088
Branch Call Number: YA Aguir
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Alternative Title: Escape from Riverdale

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Graphic novel. In this alternate reality Riverdale, Sabrina brings a belvoed dog back form the dead, unleashing a zombie plague! Will Archie, Betty, Veronica and the others survive?


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booksmile
Oct 23, 2016

More of a mediocre melodramatic zombie story than an Archie comic.

book_fiend_96 Apr 25, 2016

it wasn't a story that pulled me in. i didn't feel like i could read it non-stop.

Really good and very creepy! Not your usual Archie that's for sure. Some very disturbing and legitimately scary bits to this tale. I dreamed of zombies the night I finished this.

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xBunnyCouturex
Jan 07, 2016

I had no idea what to expect from this when I picked this up, but once I did I couldn't put it down. A different twist for an Archie story, but as a horror fan I enjoyed this and really hope the library picks up the rest of the series, I would love to read them all to the end.

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Keogh
Mar 07, 2015

An out of continuity tale- which is probably why it works better than the typical Archie always torn between two or three women, Jughead gorges himself eating, and Reggie's a jerk storylines of the usual Archieverse. Zombies arise in Riverdale, sending the usual gang into unexpected directions and exposing secrets. One such friendship dynamic will never look the same after this. It's definitely not for kids, and it's not rendered in the traditional style that you would expect out of Archie comics, which is another reason why it works well.

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Kyanite
Feb 02, 2015

Good story, but this would have been so much better if the art was done in the same style as actual Archie comics. And it's just not even close. A couple of the variant covers at the back were classic Archie style, and they were awesome.

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Aidanator14
Sep 16, 2014

Aidanator14 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 13 and 25

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