07/21/2014 11:22 am ET Updated Sep 20, 2014

George Takei Chats About The Next Generation of Archie Comics

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

Although he was saddened to hear the news, he looked on the bright side and said, "the next generation is coming and Kevin Keller is out and happy and that's the new generation, so I guess they're handing the torch over to the new generation where being gay isn't a big thing."

George also had some poignant things to say about changes in media and people's way of thinking in 2014.

"Media, or in this case comics, are influenced by the changes that are happening in society," Takei said. "By them embracing that, we change and more people are stopping to think 'maybe they are right.'"