Archie Comics sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for an early look at Archie and Friends Double Digest #29, The New Crusaders: Legacy, and Mega Man #27.

After pondering their futures, the gang decides it’s time they take their first step toward carving out a career. High school won’t last forever after all so they decide to take advantage of their summer breaks and learn their families’ trades. However what began as well intentioned leads to some dire consequences. See how things worked out (or didn’t!) as Archie and friends take their first steps into the big world of business in “Career Fear!” That’s just one of many outrageous stories in this double digest of barrel laughs!
Script: Bill Golliher
Art: Tim Kennedy, Ken Selig, and Jack Morelli
Cover: Fernando Ruiz, Bob Smith, and Tito Peña
Shipping Date: 6/26
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 7/10
160-page, full color comic
$3.99 US.
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A SUPER HERO LEGACY IS BORN! In one of history’s greatest battles against the forces of evil, The Mighty Crusaders did the impossible: they won. Now, for the first time ever, witness their heroic battle for the fate of the world like never before in this unique graphic novel collection from Red Circle Comics! Using an innovative blend of NEW and CLASSIC material, Legacy of the Crusaders takes readers on a tour of the Red Circle universe, guided by the characters themselves! Picking up directly following the events of New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes, our new team of young heroes struggle under the tutelage of the world’s first patriotic super hero: the Shield. The Shield teaches these New Crusaders about the early history of their parents, the Mighty Crusaders, seen by the reader in the form of some of the best classic tales from the 1980s Red Circle super hero titles. Featuring legendary comic artists such as Steve Ditko and Alex Toth!
Script (new): Ian Flynn
Script (classic): Robert Kanigher, Marty Greim, Chas Ward, Stan Timmons, Bill Dubay, Rich Margopoulos, and David Singer
Art (new): Jerry Gaylord, Kent Archer, John Workman, and Thomas Mason
Art (classic): Steve Ditko, Gray Morrow, Alex Toth, Carmine Infantino, Eduardo Barreto, Dick Ayers, Chic Stone, Rich Buckler, Frank Giacoia, Vicatan, Lou Manna, Rex Lindsey, Alex Nino, Alan Kupperberg, Adrian Gonzales, and Ricardo Villagran
Cover: Jerry Ordway
6 5/8 x 10 3/16″
Trade Paperback
192pp, Full Color
Direct Market On-sale: 7/10

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The most anticipated crossover event of 2013 rolls on with “When Worlds Collide” Part Ten of Twelve! We enter the final assault as Sonic, Tails, Mega Man and Rush storm the Wily Egg to end the dastardly duo of doctors’ plans! Speaking of “duos,” what’s that entering Earth’s atmosphere? Can it help Sonic and Mega Man fend off the Mega Man Killers? How about a Chaos Devil? Featuring more new cover art from the legendary Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante and a special look at the cover process with a super special “pencil, ink, color” sketch variant!
Script: Ian Flynn
Art: Ben Bates, Gary Martin, John Workman, and Matt Herms
Cover by Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante and Matt Herms
P.I.C. Sketch Variant Cover by Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante
Shipping Date: 6/26
On Sale at Comic Specialty Shops: 7/10
32-page, full color comic
$2.99 US.

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