Archie comics is one of the oldest ongoing comic publications and while the book primarily published stories revolving around Archie and whether he should be dating Betty or Veronica, they have recently begun to address more serious social issues whilst maintaining their very positive attitude that the books are known for.
LIFE WITH ARCHIE #16
“Archie Marries Veronica” - Kevin returns from battle a war hero and the whole gang have assembled to watch him tie the knot! However it's not wedded bliss for all in attendance as the sting of separation from Veronica continues to pain Archie. Working class couple Reggie and Betty field an offer to star in a reality program showcasing their entrepreneurial nature while Dilton hatches a scheme with Mr. Lodge!
“Archie Marries Betty” - Kevin's wedding is upon us and you're on the guest list! But how exactly did Kevin meet his significant other? Discover how right in these pages... Meanwhile Archie juggles teaching responsibilities with his marriage to Betty. Don't miss out on the wedding event of the year that everyone's talking about!
In the upcoming issue #16 of LIFE WITH ARCHIE, the book will focus on the marriage of Kevin Keller to Doctor Clay Walker, simultaneously addressing both the "don't ask, don't tell" policy as well as gay marriage. In the upcoming issue, Keller reveals how being a war hero led him to meet and fall in love with his doctor, Clay.
The issue is set to hit comic shops on January 4th and local news stands on January 10th. It's interesting to see Archie Comics integrate social issues that have been a heavy topic of political debates head on. What do you think? Would you be interested in picking up the latest issue of LIFE WITH ARCHIE? Check out the full preview of the upcoming book below.== TEASER ==