Richard Goldwater

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Richard H. Goldwater (July 25, 1936 – October 2, 2007) was an American comic book president and publisher of Archie Comics, founded by his father, John Goldwater with such business partners as MLJ Comics.[1]

Goldwater originally joined his father's company after college, working various jobs before becoming editor-in-chief, with the goal to family friendly comics. During this time Archie introduced Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Josie and the Pussycats and licensed properties Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Sonic the Hedgehog.[1]

Goldwater was also a factor in expanding the reach of Archie Comics internationally and translations into animated and live-action series and films.[2] Goldwater died of cancer on October 2, 2007, in Greenwich, Connecticut.


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