As the school year begins, Riverdaleís residents are reeling from the news of golden boy Jason Blossomís shocking death Ė an event that reveals many secrets bubbling just beneath the surface of this once-idyllic town. All-American teen Archie Andrews grapples with whether to come forward with scandalous information about the day Jason disappeared. Girl-next-door Betty Cooper carries a hopeless torch for Archie, while fallen-from-grace socialite Veronica Lodge instantly sparks with him. Cheryl Blossom reacts to the death of her twin brother by tightening her grip on the River Vixens, while neo-beatnik Jughead Jones sits in a booth at Popís Chockílit Shoppe, trying to make sense of his darkening town. Riverdale puts a subversive spin on the iconic world of Archie Comics in 13 sexy, smart and mysterious episodes.