Archie and Veronica

Well, I was always a Betty guy myself. Even over Wilma.

But this is a standard comic book trope nowadays. Flash marries Iris. Flash dies. Spidey marries Gwen. Spidey reboots. Reboots again. Superman (yes he did) married Lois. Reboot. Superman dies.

So Archie is going there too. Archie marries Veronica. Archie dies. Reboot.

Archie Dies

This is how I imagine it would turn out:

Archie Dies

1) A & B in kissing clinch, her hair tousled, him sweating. from shoulders up – bare. “Archie! Archie! This has to end! She’s my best friend!”

2) Archie leaving liquour store

3) Archie with bottle of Jack Daniel’s driving a Fiat Spider (vintage ’79) along mountain roads. License RNNY

Thinks as he drinks:

“I never should have done it. I’m worthless… a … a kept man!

4) speeding, passes sign: “Bunny Crossing Ahead”

“I miss the thrill of the chase…  now that Ronnie has me all to herself she just lolls around in bed all day!

5) “But, I…

Looks at open wallet iPhone while he drives.

see open wallet to picture of Veronica, Archie, Little Archie family portrait.

6) “AAAAAH!

swerves to avoid a cute little bunny

7) screech!  crash!  through the barrier and over the edge of the cliff.

8) Crash! Fiery wreck. kabooom!

Here it is with dialog balloons in place:

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5) “But, I…

panel 5a: insert closeup of iphone pic picture of Veronica, Archie, Little Archie family portrait

6) “AAAAAH!

swerves to avoid a cute little bunny

7) screech!  crash!  through the barrier and over the edge of the cliff.

Panel 8) Veronica in bed reading Twilight baby crying “Oh! Daddy! Little Archie’s crying again! OooooH! Where is that nanny?”

then cut to fiery wreck kaboom

9) Crash! Fiery wreck. kabooom!