07/16/2014 01:15 EDT | Updated 09/15/2014 05:59 EDT

Montreal comics dealers weigh in on Archie's death

Beloved comic book character Archie Andrews is no more.

Archie's final moments are detailed in Life with Archie No. 36, while issue No. 37 will jump forward a year and focus on the Riverdale gang honouring the legacy of their red-headed pal, who first appeared in comics in 1941 and went on to become a colourful icon of wholesomeness.

Other incarnations of Andrews will continue to live on in Archie Comics series.

CBC Daybreak spoke to Ray Silas, co-owner of Crossover Comics in St-Henri, and Pierre Lamy, co-owner of Cosmix in St-Laurent, about Archie's demise. Listen here: