Riverdale Timeline

riverdale timeline

What is on the Riverdale Timeline?

The Riverdale timeline revolves around the live action CW series based on the rebooted Archie comics. This series takes a darker tone than even the rebooted comic series. It has been described has Archie Comics meets Twin Peaks.

Is the Riverdale canon to the Archie Comics?

The short answer is no. Even with the rebooted Archie comics there is some difference between new Archie comics and the Riverdale CW show. Moreover, the Riverdale TV series is loosely based on the Archie Comics however it is no canon to it. There are Riverdale specific comics that take place inside live action TV series universe. If you would like to know more about the Archie comics, head over to ourĀ Archie Comics timeline. If you see something that needs to added or changed to the timeline head over to our Contact page and drop us a message.


#Time/Series:Watch:Content Title:Type:Release Date:Author/Director:Notes:
1PrequalReadRiverdale #0: One ShotComicMarch 1, 2017Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
2RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.01: "Chapter One: The River's Edge"TVJanuary 26, 2017Lee Toland Krieger
3RivedaleReadRiverdale #1ComicApril 5, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes between episodes 1 and 2.
4RivedaleReadRiverdale #2ComicMay 3, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes between episodes 1 and 2.
5RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.02: "Chapter Two: A Touch of Evil"TVFebruary 2, 2017Lee Toland Krieger
6RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.03: "Chapter Three: Body Double"TVFebruary 9, 2017Lee Toland Kreiger
7RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.04: "Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show"TVFebruary 16, 2017Mark Piznarski
8RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.05: Chapter Five: Heart of Darkness"TVFebruary 23, 2017Jesse Warn
9RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.06: "Chapter Six: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!"TVMarch 2, 2017Steven A. Adelson
10RivedaleReadRiverdale #3ComicJune 7, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes place after episode 6.
11RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.07: "Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place"TVMarch 9, 2017Allison Anders
12RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.08: "Chapter Eight: The Outsiders"TVMarch 30, 2017David Katzenberg
13RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.09: "Chapter Nine: La Grande Illusion"TVApril 6, 2017Lee Rose
14RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.10: "Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend"TVApril 13, 2017Dawn Wilkinson
15RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.11: "Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again"TVApril 27, 2017Kevin Sullivan
16RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.12: "Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder"TVMay 4, 2017Rob Seidenglanz
17RivedaleWatchRiverdale 1.13: "Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter"TVMay 11, 2017Lee Toland Krieger