The night before the gang’s graduation from Riverdale High, The Archies play their final concert and mourn the oncoming changes.Archie comes home and after getting heat from his father about picking a college, he takes a walk down Memory Lane... Archie realizes he's never walked up Memory Lane before and switches directions.
Archie soon makes it back to his house no longer wearing his high school lettermen's jacket but one that reads "State U" on the back.
His mother exclaims how excited she is for her son's graduation and Fred states how he wishes Archie had majored in business instead of history and that he's still excited he's graduating from college.
Archie dismisses this when Mary states that Veronica Lodge is waiting for him inside the house.
"Archie Marries Veronica/Archie Marries Betty" is an American comic book story by writer Michael Uslan and artists Stan Goldberg and Bob Smith that was originally presented in Archie # 600–606.
In Issues # 600–602, the story features a futuristic look into the life of Riverdale teen Archie Andrews in the years that follow his college graduation when Archie makes his ultimate decision to marry spoiled rich girl Veronica Lodge instead of sweet girl next door Betty Cooper.
In Issues # 603–605, the story switches and Archie proposes marriage to Betty instead of to Veronica.
Issue #606 serves as the epilogue to the story and ties the previous six issues together.
the first issue of a six-part story arc detailing their engagement, marriage and life together.
The publishers of Archie Comics did not expect the response they would get from readers and longtime fans telling them they made a mistake in Archie's choice.