Archie To Die Taking A Bullet For Kevin Keller. Same-Sex Marriage, Gun Rights, Beloved Childhood Character, Internet Start Your Engines!

Archie To Die Taking A Bullet For Kevin Keller. Same-Sex Marriage, Gun Rights, Beloved Childhood Character, Internet Start Your Engines!

Posted by July 14, 2014 Comment

Archie Comics had told us that Archie would die in the out-of-continuity-such-as-there-is Life Of Archie comic, that looks at a number of future and what if scenarios for the familiar characters, often taking a route down more serious issues of life, death and romance.

Archie Andrews

Well, it goes for all of that on Wednesday in Life Of Archie #36, when Archie dies taking a bullet meant for Kevin Keller, Archie’s first out gay character.

Archie Andrews

And in Life Of Archie, Kevin is now a veteran, married to his husband, and elected senator on a platform of increasing gun control in Riverdale, after his husband was involved in a shooting.

Who Shot Archie? That’s for later…

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(Last Updated July 14, 2014 6:49 am )

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