We've known since April that after 75 years, Archie Andrews would die.
We didn't know he would die for his best friend, Kevin Keller.
Kevin Keller's character was introduced in 2010 in the Archie spinoff "Veronica."
Since then, Kevin's character went on to have his own 4-part miniseries, and eventually got married.
"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.