By Andy Lewis. In Life With Archie no. And to boot: Keller is a soldier injured in Iraq who meets his partner, an African-American doctor, while recuperating in the hospital. The action takes place in the alternate future series Life With Archie , established last year as a way for Archie Comics to update the stories while still preserving the classic characters Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica and the rest of the Riverdale High gang. The series depicts the teenagers in their 20s and alternates between a timeline where Archie married good girl Betty and another in which he married scheming rich girl Veronica.
Wedding bells to ring for Archie Comics' gay character - CNN
A man kissed a man this week! Not really a big deal right? And possibly even less of a deal when you consider that those dudes are two dimensional characters and they only exist in ink. But Archie Comics debuted its first gay kiss in 71 years for the media, loyal fans and —most importantly— the next generation to see. The kiss in itself is nothing big, nothing salacious. Just a simple doodle of a goodbye between one of the main characters and their boyfriend.
Wedding bells to ring for Archie Comics' gay character
The issue with their wedding, "Life with Archie 16," debuts at comic book stores January 4 and newsstands January It's part of a series that imagines the gang five or six years after graduation, with two alternate timelines -- one in which Archie married Betty, another in which he married Veronica. Kevin's wedding appears as part of a story showing Archie and Betty's married life. Kevin Keller is shown to have followed in his Army father's footsteps -- in images released to CNN, readers learn that he served in the military and was injured while serving in Iraq.
Kevin Keller is a fictional character in the Archie Comics universe. He premiered in Veronica , published in September He is portrayed by Casey Cott on Riverdale.