Thursday, May 27, 2021

Thursday Headlines | Archie Comics Announcement

Archie Comics is pleased to announce that David Gallaher (Only Living Girl, High Moon) will script a new story for THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS: THE SHIELD #1 based on Rob Liefeld’s artwork.


THE SHIELD #1 goes on-sale at comic book shops and digital platforms on June 30.

Updated Solicitation Text:

THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS: THE SHIELD #1 (ONE-SHOT)

THE SHIELD IS BACK! America’s first patriotic superhero, The Shield, has persevered through countless challenges and always manages to come out on top! But what happens when forces beyond anyone’s control threaten The Shield’s legacy of fighting for truth and justice? Follow Joe Higgins as The Shield (and get ready for some surprises!) in this new one-shot comic featuring art by Rob Liefeld and a story by David Gallaher.

*Retailer orders for all covers placed by FOC date will be 100% returnable (no minimum)*

Script: Rob Liefeld, David Gallaher

Art: Rob Liefeld, Jack Morelli

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR A Main Cover: Rob Liefeld

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR B Var: Francesco Francavilla

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR C Var: Aaron Lopresti

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR D Var: David Mack

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR E Var: Jerry Ordway

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR F Var: Top Secret Rob Liefeld

The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 CVR G Var: Rob Liefeld Sketch Variant

On Sale Date: 6/30

32-page, full color comic