Preview: Archie Comics’ Patriotic Superhero Returns In ‘The Shield’ #1

by Brendan M. Allen

Archie Comics’ patriotic superhero The Shield  returns this June with a one-shot comic that kicks off a re-imagined Mighty Crusaders mini-series from Archie Comics.

The four-issue series of one-shots spanning the Mighty Crusaders assortment of superhero characters begins this week with the launch of The Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1.

‘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.’

Featuring about a thousand variant covers by Liefeld, Francesco Francavilla, Aaron Lopresti, David Mack, and Jerry Ordway, Mighty Crusaders: The Shield #1 hits the spinner racks on June 30, 2021.

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