Archie Comics' first openly gay character, Kevin Keller, has proven so popular that the iconic title's publisher is issuing his own four-issue series in June.
Keller was introduced in September 2010, in Veronica 202, and the issue sold out instantly, prompting Archie Comics to issue a reprint for the first time in its history. His debut and creator, writer/artist Dan Parent, were also nominated for a GLAAD Media Award at the beginning of the year.
Keller encored earlier this month in Veronica 205 before his series this summer, which focuses on the wanna-be writer's life before he arrived in Riverdale, including his struggles in junior high school. It will also establish that he is an Army brat and introduce friends Wendy & William, whom Keller has been seen texting.