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Comic Book Hero Archie Will Die Taking A Bullet For Gay Friend

"He could have saved Betty. He could have saved Veronica. We get that, but metaphorically, by saving Kevin, a new Riverdale is born," Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater told Mashable.

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"He dies heroically. He dies selflessly. He dies in the manner that epitomizes not only the best of Riverdale but the best of all of us. It's what Archie has come to represent over the past almost 75 years," said Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater.

Ashley Ford is a staff writer for the LGBT team at BuzzFeed News.

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