Mark the date: Archie to die July 2014

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Who doesn’t know Archie Andrews? Who expected him to die? CNN reported that the iconic freckled redhead will meet his untimely death in issue #36 of the Life with Archie series to be published in July 2014. His death will revolve around how he makes a sacrifice to save another friend. Issue #37, which will be published a week later, will be the last for the series and will be set one year after Archie’s death. The story was created by longtime writer Paul Kupperberg. Archie’s death is seen to drive home the iconic character’s impact on pop culture as well as pay tribute to the smiling everyman.

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