The publisher that brought you the hit Sonic the Hedgehog comics turns to the video game world once again! Archie Comics has just announced that they will be launching in May comic books based on the highly popular Capcom game Mega Man. Take a look at the covers from “Mega Man” #1 below, and then stick around to read more details about Archie’s new comic!
Official Press Release:
HIT VIDEO GAME PROPERTY MEGA MAN COMES TO ARCHIE COMICS
New York, NY (January 17, 2010): Mega Man, the Capcom video game legend, comes to Archie Comics in May 2011! Mega Man, with the aid of his mighty Mega Buster Blaster Arm, is entering comic book world in his own monthly comic!
Be there from the beginning as Rock is transformed by Dr. Thomas Light into Mega Man! Join him as he battles Dr. Albert W. Wily and his ever-growing army of cyborgs. These exciting new stories are told by Rock himself.
Reserve your copy today at a comic shop near you! Watch the legend evolve, and then don’t miss any of the exciting adventures of Mega Man!
MEGA MAN #1
“Let the Games Begin!” Part One: The future looks bright when brilliant and benevolent Dr. Light unveils his latest creations: the Robot Masters! But when the nefarious Dr. Wily steals them for his own sinister purposes, there is no one left to stop him; no one except Mega Man! Don’t miss the first issue of this brand new ongoing series!
SCRIPT: IAN FLYNN
ART: PATRICK “SPAZ” SPAZIANTE, JOHN WORKMAN, MATT HERMS
COVER BY PATRICK “SPAZ” SPAZIANTE
1 IN 5 SKETCH VARIANT COVER BY CHAD THOMAS
Shipping Date: 4/27/2011
On-Sale at Comic Shops: 5/4/2011
Newsstands: Week of 5/17
Comic, 32 pages, 40 lb. glossy stock, Full-Color