Comic Asexual

From the site Vulture: Devouring Culture on the 8th, “Archie Comic Reveals Jughead Is Asexual” by Abraham Riesman. The comic:

Riesman’s text:

Crown-wearing Archie Comics character Jughead Jones has traditionally been more into burgers than romance, and a new comic is about to casually reveal that he is, in fact, asexual. In other words, he’s a person who isn’t sexually attracted to other people — a kind of sexual identity that’s rarely depicted in popular fiction. But when writer Chip Zdarsky and artist Erica Henderson were tasked with helping Archie’s companywide reboot of its classic characters, they opted to subtly take a stand and add a new facet to a long-established property. The revelation happens in Jughead No. 4, which hits stands and digital outlets on Wednesday [February 10th].

The comments on the Vulture site are very positive indeed.

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