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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Archie Marries Veronica

Huffington Post: Yes, we know this is a comic book, but so many of us began our reading lives with them. The love triangle of our childhood has finally ended. Archie married Veronica when we all wanted it to be Betty. And apparently they now have twins. Supposedly the marriage is working, but the editor hints it might not last.

When it was first announced that Archie Andrews was putting an end to the most famous and enduring love triangle in comics by choosing to propose to sexy, savvy and rich Veronica instead of girl-next-door Betty, the shock waves were larger than even Archie Comics anticipated.

Why? Because even without a movie featuring the gang from Riverdale, Archie's name recognition and the affection readers have for him are broader and deeper than most comic fans realize.

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