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Archie comics adds a gay teen (Homosexuals Push Lifestyle Choice on Children)
St. Louis Globe-Democrat ^ | April 24, 2010 | UPI

Posted on 04/24/2010 2:05:52 PM PDT by DesertRenegade

Archie Comic Publications announced it is adding a gay teen to its popular U.S. comic book series.

Kevin Keller -- described as openly gay -- will make his debut at Riverdale High Sept. 1 as part of Veronica Comics No. 202, "Isn't It Bromantic?," the New York publishers announced in a news release.

Archie Comics Editor Victor Gorelick told The Washington Post, "Everyone seems to know where Kevin is coming from except Veronica."

And they don't tell her right away, he added.

"They let her stew in it for a while. But he hangs out with Jughead -- they seem to have a connection as far as food goes," he said.

In a news release announcing the new character, Archie Comics Co-Chief Executive Officer Jon Goldwater said the introduction of Kevin keeps the series "current and inclusive."

"Archie's hometown of Riverdale has always been a safe world for everyone," he said. "It just makes sense to have an openly gay character in Archie comic books."


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When I first read this, I actually thought it was a joke. Homosexuals constantly claim that they aren't targeting kids with their lifestyle. Yet here we have proof that they are attempting to influence and recruit very young kids. In my childhood, I couldn't imagine a comic book like 'Richie Rich' or 'Casper the Ghost' pushing issues of alternative sexuality. This is insane.
1 posted on 04/24/2010 2:05:52 PM PDT by DesertRenegade
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To: DesertRenegade

is victor related to jamie?


2 posted on 04/24/2010 2:08:46 PM PDT by gussiefinknottle (woof!woof!woof!)
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To: DesertRenegade

What’s next? “Beetle Bailey”? ...don’t bother Cookie. He’s cooking up something special for Zero’s and his 1st anniversary.


3 posted on 04/24/2010 2:10:46 PM PDT by albie
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To: DesertRenegade

Kevin Jennings is Safe Schools Czar, he wrote the forward for “Queering Elementary Education”. He has been a radical gay activist in education for a long time.

Of course they want to force it on kids.


4 posted on 04/24/2010 2:11:01 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: DesertRenegade

Whats next for Archie? An illegal alien character? A transgendered parapalegic who likes animals? A pedophile?

There is no reason for a comic directed at children to have an openly gay character. It is pushing the gay lifestyle on children


5 posted on 04/24/2010 2:11:58 PM PDT by UCFRoadWarrior (JD Hayworth for Senate ..... jdforsenate.com)
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To: DesertRenegade

Considering that superhero comics have been ‘treating’ us to openly gay characters for well over a decade, this doesn’t really manage to be much in the way of news IMO. It doesn’t make it good, but honestly it is behind the curve.


6 posted on 04/24/2010 2:12:33 PM PDT by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: gussiefinknottle

Poor Archie, losing out to the smooth gay guy

7 posted on 04/24/2010 2:13:57 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: DesertRenegade

The most shocking part of this to me is that Archie comics are still being made. Really those things were ancient when I was a kid 30 odd years ago.


8 posted on 04/24/2010 2:14:22 PM PDT by discostu (wanted: brick, must be thick and well kept)
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To: drbuzzard

>What’s next? “Beetle Bailey”? ...don’t bother Cookie. He’s cooking up something special for Zero’s and his 1st anniversary.

You shouldn’t pick on one of the few actually conservative comics writers. Beetle Bailey won’t have any such nonsense as that as long as Mort Walker continues to write it. Of course he’s getting pretty old and goodness only knows what will happen if a successor takes over.


9 posted on 04/24/2010 2:15:46 PM PDT by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: DesertRenegade

The death rattle from a dying industry. Its one last grab for the almighty buck. Sorry boys, it’s over.


10 posted on 04/24/2010 2:19:04 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Dude! Where's my Constitution!)
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To: albie

Next year look for them to introduce Veronica’s new friend ‘Pat’, a female-to-male transexual who has undergone a double masectomy. Just what little kids want to read about.


11 posted on 04/24/2010 2:19:36 PM PDT by DesertRenegade
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To: DesertRenegade
I'm not exactly sure there are a lot of kids reading Archie comics. It's pretty past it's day. In fact if anybody can find a child that reads Archie let me know and I'll send ya a cookie.*

(Cookie offer subject to verification and worming my way out of it as I really don't want to mail out any cookies.)

12 posted on 04/24/2010 2:21:07 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (DeMint 2012 (Remember May 20th is "Everybody Draw Mohammed Day"))
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To: drbuzzard

Too late by a decade, remember General Halftrack got into trouble with sexual harassment and had to go through sensitivity training


13 posted on 04/24/2010 2:26:53 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: DesertRenegade
keeps the series "current and inclusive."

Archie Comics is really cutting edge with the youth of today, what with their zoot suits and malt shops.

14 posted on 04/24/2010 2:29:05 PM PDT by exile (I will NOT submit.)
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To: DesertRenegade

They soon add a transexual Nazi Eskimo to their cast of characters.


15 posted on 04/24/2010 2:29:14 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: qam1

>Too late by a decade, remember General Halftrack got into trouble with sexual harassment and had to go through sensitivity training

Don’t really see how this makes me wrong. If anything he was mocking sensitivity training.


16 posted on 04/24/2010 2:30:42 PM PDT by drbuzzard (different league)
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To: DesertRenegade
“Next year look for them to introduce Veronica’s new friend ‘Pat’, a female-to-male transexual who has undergone a double masectomy. Just what little kids want to read about.”

Then of course, they will have a few pregnant teens, couple of crack-heads, and parents living off of welfare, junior govt green-police and the like. However, they will praise 0dumbo for his ‘nobel prize’ and “..all the wonderful things he does. Weee are off to see the Wizard...”

Seems like every day, America dies a bit more.

17 posted on 04/24/2010 2:32:44 PM PDT by redshawk
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To: DesertRenegade

I tend to read a lot of sci-fi and fantasy paperback braincandy for grins. The typical approach now is a series of books, rather than stand alone.

In the past 12 - 15 years a number of these series have started, gotten traction, and done quite well until this tired theme is forced in with the introduction of a new character or the outing of an old one. This has lead over and over to the collapse of that series, sort of a literary Dixie Chicks thing.

Look for this comic to be moribund in a couple of years, if it is still published at all.


18 posted on 04/24/2010 2:40:39 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)
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To: qam1

“Too late by a decade, remember General Halftrack got into trouble with sexual harassment and had to go through sensitivity training”

I forgot that. You are right.


19 posted on 04/24/2010 2:43:16 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)
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To: albie
What’s next? “Beetle Bailey”? ...don’t bother Cookie. He’s cooking up something special for Zero’s and his 1st anniversary.

That's brilliant.

20 posted on 04/24/2010 2:45:24 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: NativeNewYorker

Encourage kids to engage in a risky lifestyle
that’ll shorten their lifespan by 20-30 years?

Nice job, MSM!


21 posted on 04/24/2010 3:01:51 PM PDT by TigerBait
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To: DesertRenegade
But he hangs out with Jughead -- they seem to have a connection as far as food goes," he said.

"Now close your eyes,Jughead and taste this tube steak surprise I have here for you."

22 posted on 04/24/2010 3:10:54 PM PDT by Uncle Meat
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To: discostu

I remember them from 1960 and it looked corny back then!


24 posted on 04/24/2010 3:17:43 PM PDT by Eternal_Bear (`)
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To: Morgana
Victor Gorelick

Where do I know that name from?

25 posted on 04/24/2010 3:19:09 PM PDT by Defiant (If 30 million freedom-loving Americans moved to Australia,it would be the leading power in 10 years.)
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To: DesertRenegade

Say it isn’t so.... no wonder children are so jaded these days.


26 posted on 04/24/2010 3:45:32 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: DesertRenegade

boycott and don’t buy...don’t let your kids buy...


27 posted on 04/24/2010 3:48:01 PM PDT by The Wizard
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To: DesertRenegade

So when are they gonna have Bettie or Veronica get knocked-up?


28 posted on 04/24/2010 3:51:33 PM PDT by Clock King (There's no way to fix D.C.)
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To: DesertRenegade

Veronica and Betty are safe unless the homo is a bull dyke.


29 posted on 04/24/2010 4:04:29 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: 11th Commandment
Nah, Archie's dead in the water on this one.

I'm not one to toot my own horn-usually, but ever since the 60's I've suspected that Veronica and Betty had a little something extra going on that you had to read between the lines to see.

This new guy's probably just going to supply Reggie a new target for awhile.

30 posted on 04/24/2010 4:30:09 PM PDT by skimbell (VERO POSSUMUS my azz!)
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To: Morgana
that it would...
31 posted on 04/24/2010 4:55:58 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Artemis Webb

Okay, I won’t insist on a cookie. My daughter read the Archie comics until about a year ago, when she outgrew them. She is now 14 years old. She read them from the age of 8.


32 posted on 04/24/2010 4:56:11 PM PDT by cookiedough
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To: discostu

I see Archie comics all the time at the grocery checkout, among the tabloids and soap opera mags.

I always thought it was cool to have something traditional and safe marketed to kids. Now I wonder what other propaganda they have been putting in there.


33 posted on 04/24/2010 5:26:04 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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To: DesertRenegade
Speaking of being proud of being "inclusive..."

After 15 years of strong support and popularity for the "Stargate" franchise, how is the newest incarnation with inclusion of perverts holding up? Just wondering.

After the first appearance of the "weird ones," I stopped watching.

Is that confused series still on?

34 posted on 04/24/2010 5:28:11 PM PDT by Publius6961 (10% of muslims, the killer murdering radicals, are "only" 140,000,000 of 'em)
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To: exile
Archie Comics is really cutting edge with the youth of today, what with their zoot suits and malt shops.

*spit take*

Hahahaaaa, good one! :-)

35 posted on 04/24/2010 5:29:41 PM PDT by DemforBush (Somebody wake me when sanity has returned to the nation.)
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To: UnwashedPeasant

Next up: Jughead reveals an affair with his 40 year old Social Studies teacher. And Betty goes to rehab with Dr. Drew. Meanwhile, Archie’s mother is a hoarder to be featured on TLC and Archie also shows signs of OCD. The principal, Mr. Weatherbee, will be a contestant on the Biggest Loser. Just keepin’ it real!


36 posted on 04/24/2010 5:38:26 PM PDT by carmody
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To: DesertRenegade

Maybe the muzzlems will try to kill the artists.


37 posted on 04/24/2010 5:48:30 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: DesertRenegade

What next, outing Jughead?


38 posted on 04/24/2010 6:39:33 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Psalm 144

I predict that the gay will quietly vanish from Riverdale in a couple years, as the sales plummet.


39 posted on 04/24/2010 6:45:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Perhaps. Niche publishing has a hard time reclaiming lost audience though.


40 posted on 04/24/2010 6:47:29 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Is it sedition to defy usurpation?)
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To: Psalm 144

Archie has lived this long because of parents who knew it.


41 posted on 04/24/2010 6:50:23 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: Publius6961

Oh, no, what the heck did they do to Stargate? They lost me when Jack left, but at least I thought it was fairly wholesome.


42 posted on 04/25/2010 12:09:16 AM PDT by Politicalmom (A racist is a conservative who is winning an argument with a liberal.-FReeper Freespirited)
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To: DesertRenegade
"But he hangs out with Jughead -- they seem to have a connection as far as food goes," he said.

Uhh, yeah.. I've always wondered about that Jughead.
The hilarity will continue in the upcoming issue, "Hot Tub Hi-Jinx!"

43 posted on 04/25/2010 12:16:35 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: 11th Commandment

Looks like he’s the only one with a lifelike face. All the Archie regulars look like toons. PC? Or propaganda?


44 posted on 04/25/2010 12:23:24 AM PDT by firebrand
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Oh *BARF*


45 posted on 04/27/2010 11:19:54 PM PDT by nutmeg (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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To: UCFRoadWarrior
Whats next for Archie? An illegal alien character? A transgendered parapalegic who likes animals? A pedophile?

The next character will be a lesbian and/or a "transgender"... you can bet on it. :-(

46 posted on 04/27/2010 11:21:38 PM PDT by nutmeg (The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen)
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47 posted on 04/28/2010 4:17:21 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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48 posted on 04/28/2010 4:18:40 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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http://www.bleedingcool.com/2010/04/22/archies-first-gay-character-to-debut/

49 posted on 04/28/2010 4:29:35 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Politicalmom

On the latest incarnation, Stargate:Universe, one of the main characters, played by Ming-Na, is a lesbian. It’s relatively understated IMO.


50 posted on 04/28/2010 4:30:25 AM PDT by garbanzo (Government is not the solution to our problems. Government is the problem.)
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