Archie plans to introduce an openly gay character to the venerable comic, putting to lie the conventional wisdom that pretty much all of those guys were just desperately clinging to the inside of the closet door.
According to Archie Comic Publications, “Kevin Keller is the new hunk in town and Veronica just has to have him… Mayhem and hilarity ensue as Kevin desperately attempts to let Veronica down easy and her flirtations only become increasingly persistent.”
“The introduction of Kevin is just about keeping the world of Archie Comics current and inclusive,” Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater said in an online posting Thursday.
“Archie’s hometown of Riverdale has always been a safe world for everyone. It just makes sense to have an openly