Archie Comics has acquired the rights from Capcom to turn the Mega Man video game into a monthly comic book series.
Here’s more from the press release: “Be there from the beginning as Rock is transformed by Dr. Thomas Light into Mega Man! Join him as he battles Dr. Albert W. Wily and his ever-growing army of cyborgs. These exciting new stories are told by Rock himself.”
Mega Man’s first issue will contain 32 pages of full-color illustrations. The $2.99 comic will hit the stands on May 4th.