In this comic book cover released by Archie Comics, the special ...
Sep 26th, 2011
(AP) - In this comic book cover released by Archie Comics, the special 70th anniversary issue of 'The Archies,' is shown. Archie Comics is celebrating its 70th year publishing comic books by focusing the next issue on helping treat kids with cancer and donating the profit from it to the Ronald McDonald House New York. (AP Photo/Archie Comics) -
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