Archie Comics: Kevin Keller Becomes The Equalizer

Kevin Keller, Archie Comics' first gay character, is about to become Archie Comics' first gay superhero when he dons the cape and cowl of The Equalizer.

In a story scripted by Dan Parent and featuring art by Parent and Rich Koslowski, Kevin will be put in the spotlight after saving a man's life. A little urging from Veronica convinces him to take up saving lives full time.

Here's the official story synopsis from the publisher:

"That's Really SUPER, Kevin!" Kevin's world takes a surprising new twist when he becomes the masked crime fighter called "The Equalizer!" Of course, this doesn't just happen overnight. When he saves someone's life and becomes a media sensation, Veronica's wheels start turning and with her drive, determination (and unlimited cash!) she molds a new career for Kevin! Somewhat apprehensive, will Kevin move forward as a superhero? And what will happen to his everyday teenage life? Find out in the first part of this exciting new storyline!

It all begins in Kevin Keller #14, on sale August 13.

Script: Dan Parent
Art: Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski
Cover: Dan Parent
Dark Knight Returns Variant Cover: Phil Jimenez, Steve Downer
On Sale: 8/13
32-page, full color comic
$2.99 U.S.