Before The Married Life, before Archie asked, "Will You Marry Me?", there was the Love Showdown. Archie decides he is finally going to make up his mind and choose his true love. On hearing this, Betty and Veronica fight for his affections tooth and nail with wits and wiles... who will come out the winner? Fan-favorite "bad girl" Cheryl Blossom returns to the mix as well, ensuring that the romantic hijinx are at an all-time high... and that Archie's decision is harder than ever!
The Love Showdown is in the Archie record books as its most popular comic book story of the 90s and a perennial book title. This brand new edition updates the original Love Showdown graphic novel with 80 new pages of material. Includes the original 4-part story, the follow-up "Love Showdown Special", plus bonus Cheryl Blossom stories!
A must-have milestone edition for Archie fans of any age.
About the Author
DAN PARENT is an American comic book artist and writer best known for his work with Archie Comics, where he is an innovator behind some of Archie's biggest hits. Most notably, Parent is the writer/artist of the KEVIN KELLER series, which continues to receive widespread, positive media attention, most notably the 24TH ANNUAL GLAAD MEDIA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING COMIC BOOK. He also was the writer of the story in which Archie fell for Valerie of Josie & the Pussycats, the artist of the OBAMA AND PALIN IN RIVERDALE, ARCHIE MEETS KISS and ARCHIE MEETS GLEE graphic novels.
Praise for Archie: Love Showdown…
"The eternal comic book triangle is about to bust wide open." --The Boston Herald