The Death of Archie: A Life Celebrated

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Kennedy, Pat
Illustrated By: Kennedy, Tim
By (author): Kupperberg, Paul
Illustrated By: Ruiz, Fernando
Illustrated By: Schultz, Jeff
Subject:  ART / Popular Culture
  WEIRD / Graphic Novels
Publisher: Archie Comics
Published: August 2014
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 10.15in x 6.62in x 0.26in

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*History is in the making in this epic finale to the acclaimed series LIFE WITH ARCHIE, as America's most beloved character makes the ultimate sacrifice to save a friend. The unthinkable happens: Archie Andrews dies!

One year later, the residents of the most welcoming town in America, where the chocolate malts are always delicious and the neighbors are always smiling, gather together one last time for the closing ceremony of this groundbreaking series and a celebration of a Life with Archie.

Features an extensive, exclusive retrospective celebration of Archie and his importance in pop culture.

Do not miss this game-changing tale of love, friendship and true heroism.
Review Quote*"It seems fitting that Archie would go out a hero." --CNN

"Archie Comics has been taking numerous chances with their characters in the past half decade." --MTV

"Genuinely poignant, and even one of the most memorable death scenes in comics." --COMIC BOOK RESOURCES

"Riverdale just won't be the same." --THE NEW YORK TIMES


"A true American icon is meeting an untimely end this summer." --HOLLYWOOD REPORTER


"The most fascinating Archie comic ever printed." --COMICS ALLIANCE

"The most consistently entertaining comic being written right now." --TOPLESS ROBOT

"Something exciting is happening in Riverdale." --THE NEW YORK TIMES

"An invigorating soap opera." --BOOKLIST
Biographical NotePAUL KUPPERBERG is the writer of the best-selling and critically-acclaimed LIFE WITH ARCHIE MAGAZINE and ARCHIE: THE MARRIED LIFE graphic novels for Archie Comics. He has also written many other titles including SUPERMAN, CAPTAIN AMERICA, and THE SIMPSONS.