Everyone dies, even Archie Andrews.
Readers will get to see Archie in his final moments in Life with Archie No. 36, and issue 37 focuses on his friends Jughead, Betty, Veronica and Reggie remembering the life of the redheaded character, who first appeared in 1941.
Both issues feature covers by top comic artists including
"Archie has and always will represent the best in all of us — he's a hero, goodhearted, humble and inherently honorable. This story is going to inspire a wide range of reactions because we all feel so close to Archie," said Archie Comics Publisher/Co-CEO Jon Goldwater in a statement.
Comic-book deaths don't have a habit of taking — see: