Some of the odder series feature Archie and his friends cast as superhero versions of themselves or playing spies in a parody of The Man from U. The "Archie" newspaper comic strip was launched in 1946, and was drawn by Bob Montana until his death in 1975.In 1968, Archie was adapted into a Saturday morning cartoon series by Filmation, The Archie Show.Moose states Reggie will pay for kissing "his girl", Midge, and Reggie will give him money, or an IOU, but it backfires.Occasionally, it will be Archie who gets caught for some reason talking to Midge (almost always in a nonromantic way i.e. Another story line has Archie and his friends help Pop Tate get more business, or they prevent a greedy businessman from shutting him down.Archie states that it takes a half-hour to drive from his house to Veronica's, which greatly contradicts the numerous previous implications in other strips that Veronica's mansion is only a few miles or blocks away from Archie's house.The geographical location of and size of Riverdale is of course always left vague, but there have been a number of inconsistencies.
In addition, sometimes it's depicted that Veronica dominates Archie's love interests and Betty plays a distant second fiddle, while other times both girls seem to have Archie split 50/50 in a heated love triangle.Archie Comics is an American comic book publisher known for its many series featuring the fictional teenagers Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle, and Forsythe "Jughead" Jones. Goldwater, who some believe was influenced by the Andy Hardy movies.Archie's first appearance, in Pep Comics #22 on December 22, 1941, was drawn by Bob Montana (sound familiar? In 1941, a teenage humor strip, Archie, began as a new back-up feature in Pep Comics.There are some similar inconsistencies regarding the source of the Lodge's wealth; some stories depict Mr.Lodge as a self-made man who grew up in a poor part of Riverdale (who thus wants his daughter to study in a public high school to avoid making her a snob), while others depict the Lodge family as "old money" with a long history of wealth and a gallery of pictures of famous wealthy relatives.