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.
"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
"Archie Comics had developed a reputation for attention-getting moves. Up next? The death of Archie." "It's a story you can really only do once, or at least once in a generation." "This is a big move for both the series and Archie as a character." "In the end, the "Life With Archie" series has been about a lot of life milestones--marriage, death, cancer, babies, jobs and everything in between." --COMIC BOOK RESOURCES
"Riverdale just won't be the same." --THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Wait, what?" --ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"A true American icon is meeting an untimely end this summer." --HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
Praise for LIFE WITH ARCHIE:
"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
The Death of Archie by Paul Kupperberg; Illustrated by Fernando Ruiz and Pat & Tim Kennedy