Kevin Keller is the First Gay Character in Archie Comic Books

News of Kevin Keller, the first gay character in Archie comic books, is sure to surprise avid readers. For the first time in the favorite comic series' history, a gay student will enroll at Riverdale High School.

Kevin Keller is slated to make his first appearance in the 'Veronica' digests as a new love interest for the rich heiress. His introduction will have the scheming Veronica hatching all sorts of plans to woo him, but to no avail.

For Archie fans, I think you'll look forward to reading about Veronica's reaction when she discovers why she can't charm the new boy in town.