ARCHIE #601 “Archie Marries Veronica Part 2: The Wedding”

***Awww…poor Betty! I was rooting for her the whole time!!!***

The Wedding

The Wedding

“Archie Marries Veronica Part 2: The Wedding”: This is it – the issue where Archie fans all over the world pinch themselves to see if they only dreamt last issue’s tale about Archie proposing to Veronica! Well, all we can say is prepare to be shell-shocked, because not only did he propose, but in this issue, wedding bells are ringing! This is the unforgettable epic that hurtles readers into Archie’s future… and it’s a future where Riverdale’s favorite rich girl wins his hand in marriage! With Mr. Lodge footing the bill, it’s proving to be the most spectacular wedding ever to hit Riverdale… and perhaps the country! The guys all look spiffy in their tuxes, and the girls are gorgeous in their gowns… but just who is Betty’s date, Henry? This emotionally-charged tale will tug at your heartstrings as you witness Archie’s poignant heart-to-heart talk with Betty before the nuptials, the choked-up parents of the betrothed, and a surprise ending that will leave you speechless! Don’t miss the biggest Archie Comics story since the famous “Love Showdown,” written by acclaimed superhero movie producer Michael Uslan and rendered by legendary Archie Comics artist Stan Goldberg!

SCRIPT: Michael Uslan
ART: Stan Goldberg
Shipping Date: September 9th, 2009
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: September 16th, 2009
On Sale on Newsstands: September 29th, 2009
32-page, full color comic
$2.50 US

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In Remembrance…

Eight years have past since, yet for most people the wounds are still fresh.  September 11, 2001…another date for the history books that will live forever in infamy.   A day of which the places of New York City, NY., Arlington County, VA.,  and Shanksville, PA., were left with overwhelming amount of casualties.  Over 3,000 people dead, 6,000 people injured including nationals of over 90 countries. But I don’t need to remind you of that…you probably turned on your televisions today and saw all the footages on repeat over and over and over. Now, I know that the purpose of that is so we won’t forget…but can we ever really forget what happened that day? I don’t believe so. We all lost something that fateful day.  Some people lost a loved one,  a friend,  a relative.  Some people lost their innocence, their eyes opened  to the kind of atrocities people are capable of. But all of us lost our sense of safety and security, and the freedom we enjoyed so much. We started living  in fear, a lot of us still do.

Eight years later,  people still struggling to heal the wounds.  But as the wounds heal, the scars remain.  Forever there so that we’d remember. Remember the lives lost,  and the brave heroes who rose to the occasion. Remember to be thankful for all that you have in your lives.  Remember to never take anything for granted.  But most of all, remember to hope, hope for a better tomorrow. Remember to believe that there is still goodness left  in this world. 

To the families of those innocent people who lost their lives and of the heroes who died so that others may live,  know that their sacrifices will never be forgotten.