Jughead Jones

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Character
Name: Forsythe "Jughead" Pendleton Jones III
Occupation: Student
Title/Rank:
Location: Riverdale
Status: Alive
Relationships: FP Jones II (Father), Jellybean Jones (Little sister), Hot Dog (Dog), Archie Andrews (Best friend),
Betty Cooper (Friend in Archie Comics, and Ex-Girlfriend in Riverdale)
Fandom: Riverdale, Archie Comics
Other: Portrayed by Cole Sprouse
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Jughead Jones is an Archie Comics character. He currently also appears on the live-action adaption, Riverdale.

Canon

Sexuality

Since the comics started Jughead has never been a huge fan of women. The joke has been that he is in a relationship with food. In the 2016 issue Jughead #4 it is stated though that he is asexual. Jughead appears to be heterosexual in the CW show based on the characters.

Riverdale

On the CW drama Riverdale Jughead is portrayed by Cole Sprouse. Jughead narrates the events of the show as he writes a novel about Riverdale and the mystery surrounding Jason Blossom's death.

Fandom

Jughead Jones is a popular character within this fandom. After the first season, Jughead was the most talked about Riverdale character on Tumblr.[1] Some believe that Jughead's popularity is in part due to his actor's former role on Disney's The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, where Sprouse played Cody.[2]

Jughead Jones is most commonly paired with his canon girlfriend Betty Cooper, and his canon best friend Archie Andrews. [3]

Common Tropes & Storylines

  • Asexual Jughead Jones
  • Dark Jughead Jones is often paired with Dark Betty Cooper
  • Southside Serpent Jughead Jones

Pairings

HET

Ship Name Ship
Bughead Betty Cooper/Jughead Jones
Jopaz Jughead Jones/Toni Topaz
Chughead
Bones
Cheryl Blossom/Jughead Jones
Jeronica Jughead Jones/Veronica Lodge

SLASH

Ship Name Ship
Jarchie
Archhead
Jughead Jones/Archie Andrews
Reghead Jughead Jones/Reggie Mantle
Jevin Kevin Keller/Jughead Jones

Fanworks

Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

Fanvids

Meta

Archives & Fannish Links

References

  1. Fandometrics in depth: Riverdale Edition
  2. Riverdale reveals the promise and pitfalls of reverse-engineering a fandom
  3. As of Jan 2018 the most common pairings for Jughead on Ao3 are, Betty Cooper/Jughead Jones (2050) and Archie Andrews/Jughead Jones (518)