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Michael I. Silberkleit was the chairman and publisher of Archie Comics. His father, Louis H. Silberkleit, was one of the founders of Archie Comics. His job was to oversee the various titles produced by the company, including the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs.
Silberkleit died on August 5, 2008 after a short battle with cancer.