For Archie fans, character’s death makes an impact
Archie in his final moments of life in a scene from the comic book, Life with Archie, Issue No. 36. Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon will die in the July 16, 2014, installment of Life with Archie while intervening in the assassination of Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character. Courtesy Archie Comics
Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 9:48 pm
Updated: 7:29 am, Tue Jul 15, 2014.
LOS ANGELES — For the fans of Archie Andrews, his impending death marks a fitting end for the famous comic book do-gooder.
The 73-year-old red-headed character will die in Wednesday’s installment of Life with Archie when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on senator Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character who is pushing for more gun control in Riverdale. Archie’s death — but not the circumstances — was first announced in April and will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up renditions of Archie and his pals.
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Monday, July 14, 2014 9:48 pm.
Updated: 7:29 am.