Archie Andrews, the redheaded American teenager in the Archie comic book series, will die taking a bullet protecting his gay friend in the issue that comes out on Wednesday. Full story here
Archie Comics publisher and co-chief executive officer Jon Goldwater said:
"It’s really not sad. Actually it’s inspirational, because Archie does what you would want Archie to do. He takes the bullet for his friend, and he would do that for anybody."