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Here's How Archie Dies

So stop reading this if you don't want to know

(Newser) - As you've perhaps been dreading since April , Archie Andrews is going to die (sort of) on Wednesday. The beloved comic book character will be killed off in the issue of Life With Archie that comes out that day (but he'll remain alive in the other Archie Comics series),... More »

Archie Comics to Kill ... Archie*

*But only in the 'Life With Archie' series that is set in the future

(Newser) - The bad news for fans of Archie: The comic book icon is going to die. The good news: He's going to die only in the "Life With Archie" series that is set in the future, reports CNN . The regular series with the usual crew at Riverdale High will... More »

Coming Soon: Archie Movie

It will be the first in the comic's history

(Newser) - Archie's old Riverdale gang is headed to the big screen. Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's characters, including Archie, Betty, Veronica, and Jughead. It will be the first feature film for the 72-year-old comic. No word yet on casting or a start date.... More »

Archie Celebrates Gay Wedding

Kevin Keller marries in January issue

(Newser) - The Archie gay wedding is here. Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in Archie’s hometown of Riverdale, is getting married as promised in the January issue of Life With Archie. Kevin, who serves in the US military, and his African-American partner, Clay Walker, met in a military hospital.... More »

Gay Archie Character to Tie the Knot

Kevin Keller will wed in January issue

(Newser) - Last year, Kevin Keller became Archie Comics’ first openly gay character ; now, he’s getting hitched, On Top Magazine reports. “Kevin followed in his father's footsteps and is returning to Riverdale as a war hero,” the comic company says in a press release. “But that's... More »

Obama, Palin Team Up ... in Archie Comic

They even share a milkshake, you betcha

(Newser) - Barack Obama and Sarah Palin are finally coming together … in a comic book. The unlikely pair is shown sharing a milkshake on the cover of Archie ’s December issue, in which they find themselves on opposite sides of a contentious high school class president election. Obama, of... More »

First Gay Archie Character Debuts

Reaction has been overwhelmingly positive

(Newser) - Archie Andrews doesn't need to worry—that well-groomed new kid at Riverdale High that Veronica has her eye on won't be competing for her affection. Kevin Keller, the first gay Archie Comics character (who was announced in April), makes his debut today, and artist Dan Parent says there's been very... More »

Archie Comics Gets First Gay Character

Archie and Jughead get a new pal

(Newser) - Archie and Jughead will be roaming the halls of Riverdale High with the comic book series' first gay character. "Kevin Keller" makes his debut in issue No. 202 of the Veronica comic book, reports the Daily News . The storyline has Veronica falling for the hunky new guy, only to... More »

Archie-Veronica Wedding Sparks Fan Protest

Everyone knows it should be Betty, says collector

(Newser) - A comic book store owner and Archie fan is so upset that the comic hero is marrying Veronica after 67 years that he’s selling his copy of the series’ first issue in protest, the AP reports. Girl next door “Betty is it. Not Veronica," says Dave Luebke.... More »

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