128 pages! Included in this volume are rare first appearances and origins of the Archie characters (including Archie, Betty, Jughead, Veronica and Reggie!), scores of original Archie Comics covers, and stories that depict the gradual development of Archie and his friends, their timeless relationships, and the charm, magic and humor of their hometown, Riverdale USA. Includes the first ever Archie story from Pep Comics #22, as well as the lead story from Archie Comics #1! Features work by various talent, including Bob Montana, Vic Bloom, Harry Shorten, Bill Vigoda, Harry Sahle, Ed Goggin and Ray Gill.