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Archie to be shot saving gay friend in comic book
Associated Press ^ | Jul 14, 2014 6:41 AM EDT | Derrik J. Lang

Posted on 07/14/2014 7:11:02 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character. Andrews’ death, which was first announced in April, will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up renditions of Andrews and his Riverdale pals. […]

“We wanted to do something that was impactful that would really resonate with the world and bring home just how important Archie is to everyone,” said [Jon] Goldwater, [Archie Comics publisher and co-CEO]. “That’s how we came up with the storyline of saving Kevin. He could have saved Betty. He could have saved Veronica. We get that, but metaphorically, by saving Kevin, a new Riverdale is born.”

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TOPICS: Books/Literature; Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: agitprop; archie; archiecomics; archiedeath; assassination; bang; banglist; corporateliberalism; deathofarchie; gaynewsrooms; gungrabbers; guns; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; orwelliannightmare; pinkjournalism; propaganda; rapingmychildhood
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1 posted on 07/14/2014 7:11:02 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

In other news - there are still comic books being printed.


2 posted on 07/14/2014 7:12:01 AM PDT by SkyDancer (When the government is above the law, it's called fascism.)
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To: Olog-hai

There aren’t enough words on how stupid this is.


3 posted on 07/14/2014 7:12:09 AM PDT by sigzero
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To: Olog-hai

Archie better hope that he doesn’t die face-down...


4 posted on 07/14/2014 7:12:37 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Olog-hai

LOL! The comic book industry has gone to hell. I guess it’s only appropriate that you have to go to a comic book store to even find them these days.


5 posted on 07/14/2014 7:12:54 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Olog-hai

Allahu Archie, Savior of Gays!


6 posted on 07/14/2014 7:13:04 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Olog-hai

I remember when comic books were actually funny.

Guess I’m getting old.


7 posted on 07/14/2014 7:14:04 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Olog-hai
We wanted to do something that was impactful that would really resonate with the world and bring home just how important Archie is to everyone

In the demented minds of today's elite, this is what is "impactful."

8 posted on 07/14/2014 7:15:57 AM PDT by madprof98
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LOLOL!! Glad I wasn’t drinking my coffee when I read that...


9 posted on 07/14/2014 7:16:08 AM PDT by LambSlave
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To: Olog-hai

Killed no doubt, by some fanatical, Christian conservative, gun-toting tea party Freeper type. Just my guess. They haven’t said by whom.


10 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:00 AM PDT by apoxonu
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To: Olog-hai

Blood will be on their hands as kids will die trying to save their gay friends.


11 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:07 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Fresh Wind

Decades ago, the Archie series was geared towards pre-teens, didn’t even mention sex, and revolved around Betty and Veronica’s rivalry for Archie.


12 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:08 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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13 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:14 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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So we have to have politically correct comics for kids??? Really???

First we had to introduce the homosexual character. Now Archie saves him, and it’s somehow a metaphor for saving and honoring the homosexual community by saving the homosexual character?

Is this indoctrination, pure and simple???


14 posted on 07/14/2014 7:18:50 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Olog-hai

A more fitting end for Archie would have been for him to get shot in a carjacking by an illegal immigrant.


15 posted on 07/14/2014 7:19:10 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Olog-hai

Please, make it stop!


16 posted on 07/14/2014 7:19:27 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: LambSlave

Yeah, his “friend” might be tempted to stop by “for a cold one”...


17 posted on 07/14/2014 7:19:32 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: SkyDancer
In other news - there are still comic books being printed.

They are, but the average buyers/readers are 45 year old males. Also, from 1970 to today, the price has gone from 15 cents to $4-$5 a pop.
18 posted on 07/14/2014 7:19:41 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: P.O.E.

I did a LOL on that one!


19 posted on 07/14/2014 7:20:00 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: SkyDancer

I was packing my house for a move the other day and came across the funny pages. There wasn’t anything even remotely funny in them.


20 posted on 07/14/2014 7:21:05 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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