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Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller returning in new series in 2015

Sunday, November 30, 2014
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RICHMOND, Va. -- Dan Parent, creator of Archie Comics’ first gay character, Kevin Keller, says Kevin will return in a new series next year. Parent was at Virginia Comic Con on Nov. 23 and spoke about the history of Kevin Keller, and the controversy that ignited after the when the [...]

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Hate group: Archie destroying America’s youth by promoting homosexuality

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Tim Wildmon and Ed Vitagliano of the anti-gay “hate group” American Family Association are upset about the direction of Archie Comics, and spoke with Religious Right pundit Larry Tomczak on Monday’s edition of “Today’s Issues” about how Archie is corrupting young people with messages promoting “the occult and homosexuality.” [...]

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Archie to be shot saving gay best friend in comic book series conclusion

Monday, July 14, 2014
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LOS ANGELES -- Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend. The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday's installment of "Life with Archie" when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first openly gay character. Andrews' death, [...]

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George Takei makes appearance in Archie’s ‘Kevin Keller’ comic

Saturday, December 8, 2012
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George Takei makes a special appearance as himself in issue No. 6 of Archie Comics’ Kevin Keller, when the two come face to face at a science fiction convention. [...]

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Archie Comics’ gay pal Kevin Keller is getting married

Thursday, November 24, 2011
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Archie Comics' gay pal Kevin Keller is getting married. In a first for mainstream comic books, gay marriage will be the storyline in the January edition of the "Life with Archie" series, as the characters of fictional Riverdale gather for the wedding between Kevin and his partner. [...]

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Archie comics’ openly gay student to get his own monthly comic book series

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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Kevin Keller, the first openly gay resident of Archie comics' fictional Riverdale, will have his own monthly comic book starting in February. [...]

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Archie Comics’ openly gay character gets four issue spin-off

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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Archie’s first openly gay character Kevin Keller will receive receiving his own run in a four-issue spin-off this June. [...]

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Archie comics to introduce first openly gay teen at Riverdale High

Thursday, April 22, 2010
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Riverdale High School, the stomping grounds of comic books’ favorite teens is opening its doors to an openly gay student – a first in the 69-year history of Archie comics. “We’re trying to reflect society and we’re just trying to show Riverdale is a diverse place,” says Dan Parent, the [...]

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