Announced in December, Rob Liefeld’s superhero push at Archie Comics begins this June with a new one-shot comic called The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1. This one-shot kicks off a four-issue mini-series of one-shots written and drawn by Liefeld.
So what’s the one-shot about?
FIRST ISSUE IN AN ALL-NEW SERIES OF MIGHTY CRUSADERS ONE-SHOTS BY ROB LIEFELD! Legendary, best-selling author and comic creator Rob Liefeld reimagines Archie’s iconic Mighty Crusaders library of characters in this new comic book series, starting with America’s first patriotic superhero: The Shield!
The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 can be pre-ordered now on the Archie Comics Online store.
With this news, we also have a look at the variant covers that’ll ship for The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 by Francesco Francavilla, Aaron Lopresti, David Mack, Jerry Ordway and Rob Liefeld.
CVR B Variant by Francesco Francavilla
CVR C Variant by Aaron Lopresti
CVR D Variant by David Mack
CVR E Variant by Jerry Ordway
CVR F Variant by Rob Liefeld
CVR G Sketch Variant by Rob Liefeld
CVR H Blank Variant
For more on this news, read the official press release below.
America’s first patriotic superhero THE SHIELD returns this June in a new one-shot comic that kicks off a re-imagined MIGHTY CRUSADERS mini-series from Archie Comics and legendary writer/artist Rob Liefeld.
The four-issue series of one-shots spanning the MIGHTY CRUSADERS assortment of superhero characters begins on June 30 with the launch of THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS: THE SHIELD #1, featuring variant covers by Liefeld and a host of renowned industry talent.
This series of action-packed one-shots will shine a spotlight on the deep bench of superhero characters in the Archie Comics library, who share a long and storied history alongside the company’s more familiar teen & romance publications, while remaining open and accessible to new readers.
Archie Comics is working with comic shop retailers to host virtual events, create exclusive variant covers for their stores, and deliver unique one-of-a-kind items timed to THE SHIELD ONE-SHOT’s launch. Additional information for retailers will arrive in an upcoming Archie Comics Retailer Newsletter blast.
THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS: THE SHIELD #1 is available for pre-order now from the Archie Comics Online Store.
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