Archie Comics Animates Capcom’s Blue Bomber With a ‘Mega Man’ #1 Trailer
Ian Flynn and artists Patrick “Spaz” Spaziante, John Workman and Matt Helms are bringing Capcom golden boy Mega Man to life in American comics on May 11 and publisher Archie Comics is celebrating with a super fun animated trailer over at CBR. Directed by Alex Kropinak of Marvel Super Heroes: What The–?! fame, the trailer utilizes art from the ongoing series’ first issue to bring viewers up to speed on the Blue Bomber’s classic origin story. Check it out after the jump.From Archie’s official synopsis:
“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 from Archie Comics!
Mega-Mega Man fans will also want to check out Udon’s continued publication of Hitoshi Ariga’s Mega Man Gigamix manga, which arrives in stores May 4. If you read both simultaneously, it’ll be like a soft serve swirl cone for your soul — your Mega Soul.
Watch Archie’s the trailer for Mega Man #1 below: