Archie Comics continues experimenting with their roster of wholesome characters, planting them into ghastly horror comics similar to the company's output in the 1950's, with the new, 'werewolf story arc, "Jughead: The Hunger", that started with a 'one-shot', written by Frank Tieri and illustrated by Michael Wals:
"...'Jughead Jones' has always had an insatiable appetite. But what if his hunger came from a sinister place?
"When a murderous menace is on the prowl, taking the lives of some of the most well-known and esteemed inhabitants of 'Riverdale', Jughead and his family's dark legacy comes to light..."
"Jughead: The Hunger" #1 is written by Frank Tieri and illustrated by Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Bob Smith, Jim Amash, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli, with covers by Francesco Francavilla, Robert Hack and Michael Walsh:
"..'Jughead Jones' is a 'werewolf'...
"...and 'Reggie Mantle' has fallen victim to Jughead’s monstrous ways.
"Now 'Betty Cooper: Werewolf Hunter' along with 'Archie Andrews' are hot on the trail..."
"Jughead: The Hunger" #2 , available October 25, 2017, is written by Frank Tieri and illustrated by Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli:
"...as the life of 'Jughead’ as a fugitive grows deadlier, with 'Betty' and 'Archie' closing-in and they’re not alone. Betty’s werewolf hunter relatives’ ruthlessness may spell the end for good ol’ Jug..."
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