In a previous post, I provided ample evidence that Veronica Lodge is the worst best friend in comics. I also issued a plea for Betty to, once and for all, tell that backstabbing, entitled heifer where to go after decades of this nonsense. She finally did, and it was fantastic. (Spoiler Alert)
Here’s the setup: In Afterlife With Archie #7, the group of survivors who have so far eluded zombies are traveling back roads and woods to get to the Centers for Disease Control. Along the way, Betty has been keeping a journal in order to remember her life before Riverdale descended into hell. She’s also grown closer than ever to Archie … and Veronica has noticed, despite their attempts to hide it.
Finally, Veronica asks this question:
And Betty says this:
It’s not just a rock star moment for Betty. This gets my vote for one of the most satisfying moments in comics in recent memory and one of the best panels of the week.