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
2RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.01: "Chapter One: The River's Edge"TVJanuary 26, 2017Lee Toland Krieger
3RiverdaleReadRiverdale #1: "Bloodsport" and "Bring it on"ComicApril 5, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes between episodes 1 and 2.
4RiverdaleReadRiverdale #2: "The Breakfast Club"ComicMay 3, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes between episodes 1 and 2.
5RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.02: "Chapter Two: A Touch of Evil"TVFebruary 2, 2017Lee Toland Krieger
6RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.03: "Chapter Three: Body Double"TVFebruary 9, 2017Lee Toland Kreiger
7RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.04: "Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show"TVFebruary 16, 2017Mark Piznarski
8RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.05: Chapter Five: Heart of Darkness"TVFebruary 23, 2017Jesse Warn
9RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.06: "Chapter Six: Faster, Pussycats! Kill! Kill!"TVMarch 2, 2017Steven A. Adelson
10RiverdaleReadRiverdale #3: "Wild Things" and "The Case of the Sorrel Roan"ComicJune 7, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes place after episode 6.
11RiverdaleReadRiverdale #4: "We need to talk about Kevin"ComicJuly 5, 2017Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
12RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.07: "Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place"TVMarch 9, 2017Allison Anders
13RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.08: "Chapter Eight: The Outsiders"TVMarch 30, 2017David Katzenberg
14RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.09: "Chapter Nine: La Grande Illusion"TVApril 6, 2017Lee Rose
15RiverdaleReadRiverdale #5: "Mantle the Magnificent"ComicAugust 9, 2017Roberto Aguirre-SacasaTakes place after epsiode 9
16RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.10: "Chapter Ten: The Lost Weekend"TVApril 13, 2017Dawn Wilkinson
17RiverdaleReadRiverdale #6: "Chock'lit Shoppe of Horrors"ComicSeptember 13, 2017Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
18RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.11: "Chapter Eleven: To Riverdale and Back Again"TVApril 27, 2017Kevin Sullivan
19RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.12: "Chapter Twelve: Anatomy of a Murder"TVMay 4, 2017Rob Seidenglanz
20RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 1.13: "Chapter Thirteen: The Sweet Hereafter"TVMay 11, 2017Lee Toland Krieger
21RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 2.01: "Chapter Fourteen: A Kiss Before Dying"TVOctober 11, 2017Rob Seidenglanz
22RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 2.02: "Chapter Fifteen: Nighthawks"TVOctober 18, 2017Allison Anders
23RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 2.03: "Chapter Sixteen: The Watcher in the Woods"TVOctober 25, 2017Kevin Sullivan
24RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 2.04: "Chapter Seventeen: The Town That Dreaded Sundown"TVNovember 1, 2017Allison Anders
25RiverdaleWatchRiverdale 2.05: "Chapter Eighteen: When a Stranger Calls"TVNovember 8, 2017Ellen Pressman