Fans have been clamoring for a television crossover bringing the worlds of Riverdale and Greendale ever since The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina name-dropped Archie and his friend's hometown. And while we may still be a ways away from such a crossover happening on television, over in the world of the comics, Archie and Sabrina are definitely bringing their personal worlds together, if you get our meaning.In Archie #701, the Riverdale gang is getting back into the groove of high school life after summer vacation, but it appears everyone's favorite teenage witch and Riverdale High's most popular student have had a summer fling. How is Archie going to explain his new magical girlfriend to Betty and Veronica? Be sure to read our exclusive preview of the upcoming issue from the folks at Archie Comics, especially if you ever wanted to see Archie and Sabrina sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
You can check out two different variant covers forÂ Archie #701Â downÂ below in our gallery, along with five pages from inside the issue. The main cover by artist Marguerite Sauvage can be seen above.Â Publisher:Â Archie ComicsWriter: Nick SpencerArtists:Â Marguerite Sauvage, Jack MorelliÂ Cover Artists:Â Marguerite Sauvage, (Variant Covers)Â Jen Bartel, Thomas PitilliHereâ€™s the official synopsis from Archie Comics forÂ ArchieÂ #701:
â€œArchie Andrews has a secretâ€” and heâ€™s not the only one! These days, it seems like everyone in Riverdale has something to hideâ€” but when their perfect small town life is rocked by a mysterious surprise, the truth starts tumbling out. Part 2 of â€œHow I wasted my summer vacation!â€â€Â Â Archie #701Â is due to hit stores on Wednesday, January 2nd
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