Pop Culture Expert Comments on Death of Comic Book Hero “Archie”
April 11, 2014
Archie Andrews, the hero of the “Archie” series since 1941, will be killed off in
Archie Andrews, the hero of the “Archie” series since 1941, will be killed off. The
character will give his life to save a friend in issue #36 of alternate series “Life
with Archie,” which hits stores July 16.
Rob Weiner, associate librarian and pop culture expert, Texas Tech University Library,
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- “Archie is the world’s oldest teenager and an icon of American culture that is still
- “Archie has always kept up with the times, and often deals with serious topics.”
- “’Life with Archie’ is about the character as an adult, and not the main series. So
this move will allow Archie to live-on and continue his never-ending adventures as