Skip to comments.Archie Comics gets first gay kiss with openly gay character Kevin Keller
Posted on 05/20/2013 12:05:01 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
IT'S just a quick kiss, but it's a long step forward for Archie Comics' only openly gay character Kevin Keller.
The Riverdale teen finds his life turned upside down after locking lips with his boyfriend, Devon, in Pop Tate's diner, drawing the ire of at least one disapproving Riverdale mom.
The woman "gets very offended and kind of pitches a bit of a fit," said Dan Parent, who writes and draws the issue, Kevin Keller No. 10 that is released Aug. 7.
"Kevin is kind of used to that, but Veronica records the whole thing and of course uploads it to the Riverdale equivalent of YouTube and that starts a bit of a debate," said Parent.
For Archie Comics it's a bit of art imitating life. Parent said he wrote the story after efforts to remove a comic magazine showing Keller getting married drew at complaints.
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Weren’t the Archie characters owned by some Christian publishing group at one time?
Aftermarket Barf Alert . . .
How and why did they insert a male character that self-admittedly liked food better than girls (Jughead)?
Well if there’s one pop culture artifact that kids today identify with it’s Archie comics.
>>>”Kevin is kind of used to that, but Veronica records the whole thing and of course uploads it to the Riverdale equivalent of YouTube and that starts a bit of a debate,” said Parent. <<<
Holding someone up to public humiliation and embarrassment is bullying. But some bullying is more equal than other bullying.
With regards to Orwell.
Apparently, it’s why the Archie comics are targeting that all-important 1% of the market.
One more thing I don’t have to buy. Archie comics, off the list.
I predict that within 5 years, we’ll see our first openly gay Sesame Street characters...I’m totally serious
I will never be able to listen to “Sugar, Sugar” in quite the same way, ever again.
“Ah Jughead, where’s your school spirit?”
It ain’t the kissing on the mouth that that is so disgusting, it is the butt licking and coprophagic acts that spread disease and are truly disgusting to any normal human.
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Oh, that will make the comic sooo much better now. (sarc)
Talk about desperately trying to be relevant. Give it up, Archie, you died in the 60’s.
And you better cheer on this gross kiss or you are intolerant!
“Talk about desperately trying to be relevant. Give it up, Archie, you died in the 60s.”
There’s an old saying, ‘when in a lean year advertise like a fat cat’.
Sounds like a bid to capture the market, after a poor time selling.
Betcha it'll be transgendered first.
Is it for girls? I mean I just can’t imagine a boy’s favorite comic is Archie, full of the gay or not. “Archie would be so cool except for all this gay stuff, dude!”
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