Archie and the gang comic books
'Riverdale' Is Based on Archie Comics: How Are the Two Different?And while the gang's all back, intertwined in their own relationships, there are some pretty stark differences between the show and the comic books. And while some may be scratching their head at the difference in characters or storylines, that doesn't mean this show isn't entertaining, to say the least. So when Camila Mendes signed on, people were taken back by how much she looked like Veronica from the comics! Minus the bangs, Camila's dark hair, eyes, and gorgeous eyebrows won everyone over. However, Camila Mendes is actually Latina descent, something that comic book Veronica was not.
‘Riverdale’ Is Based on Archie Comics: How Are the Two Different?
Archibald " Archie " Andrews , created in by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana  in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom,   is the main character in the Archie Comics franchise, including the long-running Archie Andrews radio series, a syndicated comic strip, The Archie Show , Archie's Weird Mysteries , and Riverdale. He is the rhythm guitarist and one of the three singers of rock band The Archies. He is the only child of Mary and Fred Andrews. His father works as a mid-level business executive.
Archie Comic Publications, Inc. The company began in as MLJ Comics , which primarily published superhero comics. The initial Archie characters were created in by publisher John L. Goldwater and artist Bob Montana ,  in collaboration with writer Vic Bloom. Archie Comics was also the title of the company's longest-running publication, the first issue appearing with a cover date of Winter Starting with issue , the title was shortened to simply Archie. The flagship series was relaunched from issue 1 in July with a new look and design suited for a new generation of readers.
Alternate universes in Archie Comics. The following is a list of characters in the Archie Comics universe. Within the context of the strip and the larger series that grew out of it, Archie is a typical teenage boy, attending high school, participating in sports, and dating. He is extremely accident-prone and many of his actions, however well-intentioned, inadvertently harm the people he tries to help, especially Mr. He often ends up in detention because of this.