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Death and Despair Breathe New Life at Archie

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

When Archie Comics announced the arrival of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, he of Glee fame as Chief Creative Officer, it felt very gimmicky. Especially when ...

Archie Comics Is Promoting 'The Occult And Homosexuality' With Gay Storyline, Pundits Claim

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Two American Family Association pundits fired off at Archie Comics, accusing the iconic title of promoting "the occult and homosexuality" in a recent ...

George Takei Chats About The Next Generation of Archie Comics

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

We (accidentally) broke the news to George Takei that Archie died, protecting George's comic book pal Kevin Keller. Although he was saddened to he...

What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well, for the conservative Comic-Con set, it's getting worse.

RIP Archie Andrews: Even India Could Not Save You

Sandip Roy | Posted 09.15.2014 | Books
Sandip Roy

Archie Andrews dies today on the pages of a comic book. But in reality he died a long time ago for most of us.

The Death of Another Comic Book Legend, Archie Andrews

Rob Weiner | Posted 06.29.2014 | Books
Rob Weiner

Archie's death does not bother me in the same way that the death of a Marvel or DC character would. In fact, Life with Archie is a unique title that is not part of the "proper" Archie Universe.

Kevin Keller Has A Lot To Say About 'Looking'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices

The first season of HBO's "Looking" may have come to a close, but that doesn't mean people aren't still sounding off on the newest gay show to hit TV....


AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not even Archie Andrews is immortal in the world of comics. Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character...

Archie Is Getting Killed Off | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment

They say no one really appreciates you until after you’re gone...

Belonging to Wyoming, Belonging to the World: An Interview With Author Nina McConigley

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 04.25.2014 | Books
Stacy Parker Le Melle

I love outsider stories, especially outsider-in-America stories -- the stories of characters that show up in places central casting would never expect them to be. Same for the stories of characters that have every right to be someplace.

The Closet, the Media and the Big, Queer Family

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

At this reunion at Chalo's wedding, there was something missing: That imaginary shield I wore my whole time as a teenager was gone.

Cartoon Tycoon Passes Away

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that produced Saturday morning cartoons including "Fat Al...

WATCH: Archie Comics Sees Its First Gay Kiss!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Archie Comics continues to push the envelope -- and we couldn't be happier! Kevin Keller, the first openly gay character in the Archie universe, ha...

WATCH: This Gay Archie Character Gets His Own Celebration Day!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.10.2013 | Gay Voices

The It Gets Better Project announced that today, July 9, is Kevin Keller Day and to celebrate they have released their own video starring the creator ...

Beloved Comic Headed To Theaters

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Archie's old Riverdale gang is headed to the big screen. Warner Bros. will produce a live-action film based on the comic's character...

LOOK: Archie Comics' Gay Kiss Based On Real-Life Controversy

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 08.06.2013 | Gay Voices

-- 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...

How 'Glee' Met 'Archie'

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 05.04.2013 | TV

PHILADELPHIA — Blaine Anderson and Kevin Keller? Betty Cooper and Noah Puckerman? Things are not as they usually are in the halls of William Mc...

'Star Trek' Star George Takei Guest Stars In Archie Comics

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices

What a year it's been for Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character who got married in a widely publicized gay wedding in January. No...

The 'Glee' Crossover No One Saw Coming

AP | MATT MOORE | Posted 09.08.2012 | TV

PHILADELPHIA — The kids from Riverdale are no strangers to high school angst, worries about fitting in or music. Neither are the teens from "Gle...

One Million Moms Threatens Toys 'R' Us With Boycott Over Gay Comicbook

Posted 02.29.2012 | Gay Voices

Seemingly undeterred that their heated protest of JCPenney has done little to further their cause, conservative group One Million Moms has its sights ...

WATCH: Archie Comics' Creative Team Speaks About Gay Wedding Issue

Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices

The creative team behind the much-anticipated gay wedding issue of Archie Comics is speaking out about its publication. Although the January issue...

LOOK: Archie Comics Celebrates Gay Wedding In January Issue

Posted 11.25.2011 | Gay Voices

The highly-anticipated gay wedding issue of Archie Comics has finally been revealed. The January issue's cover illustration shows Kevin Keller, Ri...

Archie Comics To Revive Superheroes With Digital Subscriptions

New York Times | Posted 12.10.2011 | Fifty

The comic-reading public may need to revise its vision of Archie Andrews, the perpetual teenager from Riverdale. This year alone Archie Comics has ann...

Gay Archie Comics Character Kevin Keller To Meet His Future Husband In U.S. Military | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home

At this past July's Comic-Con International in San Diego, Archie Comics announced that its popular new character Kevin Keller, the first openly gay me...

Gay Archie Comics Character Getting Married

Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

A little over a year after his introduction to Riverdale, Kevin Keller, the first gay character in Archie Comics history, is getting ready to tie the ...