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RIP Archie Andrews

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by jr/shotglass, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member



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  2. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I read something about this elsewhere. Apparently, "Life with Archie" tells stories about possible futures involving the character. That has included getting into what his life would be like if he married Veronica and what it would be if he married Betty. My understanding is that with either path, he ends up dying at the same time in the same way.

    Archie stories set in the "present," where he is an eternal teenager, will continue.
  3. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Another stupid comics "death" stunt.
  4. DeskMonkey1

    DeskMonkey1 Active Member

    I'm still trying to wrap my head around the fact this exists:


    And apparently, it's presented in a straightforward manner, ala Walking Dead

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  5. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    "What a great idea!" said the creators of How I Met Your Mother.
  6. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    As opposed to all those smart ones?
  7. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    The problem with most of them isn't the death. It is the resurrection.

    Captain America's death in the comics was very well done, as was the series that followed with somebody else taking up the mantle in place of Steve Rodgers. Then they had to bring him back.

    Your point is a good one overall. I think that's why Marvel's Ultimate line has left Peter Parker dead so long. To this point, they can claim that dead is dead, something most comics can't.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Didn't they give up on that one too?
  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Not yet, but I'm guessing they will eventually cave and bring back that Peter Parker.
  10. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    From the Twitter account of "Sugar, Sugar" co-writer Andy Kim:

    "Just heard of the upcoming death of Archie Andrews. Feels like there's a death in the family."
  11. jr/shotglass

    jr/shotglass Well-Known Member

    In the family? He WAS Archie for a while ...
  12. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    No, he just wrote the songs. Ron Dante was the singer.
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