Riverdale One-Shot is the 48-page, full-color one-shot comic in the Riverdale comic book series that takes place before the events of "Chapter One: The River's Edge". It was released on March 1, 2017.[1]


IT WAS A SUMMER UNLIKE ANY BEFORE. — Learn the secrets and hidden tales from the summer before the eternal love-triangle begins in this special issue, which features four short stories focusing on the major players and events in the Riverdale series. You dare not miss this special commemorative issue in advance of the upcoming ongoing Riverdale series, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Afterlife with Archie, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and the writers of the CW’s Riverdale series, with stunning art by Alitha Martinez (Black Panther)!


  • Script: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Brian E. Paterson, Britta Lundin, James DeWille, Will Ewing
  • Art: Alitha Martinez, Elliot Fernandez, Jim Towe, Thomas Pitilli
  • Colors: Thomas Chu, Glenn Whitmore, Andre Szymanowicz, Bob Smith
  • Letters: John Workman, Janice Chiang
  • Cover: Alitha Martinez with Steve Downer
  • Variant Covers: Derek Charm, Adam Gorham, Robert Hack with Kelly Fitzpatrick, Sandra Lanz, Moritat, Dan Parent, Thomas Pitilli, Matthew Dow Smith, Cory Smith
  • Chief Executive Officer/Publisher: Jon Goldwater
  • Chief Creative Officer: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
  • Editor-In-Chief: Victor Gorelick
  • Editors: Mike Pellerito, Stephen Oswald, Jamie Lee Rotante





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