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Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days

Whoa, now! More!? Yes, more! Because why not? The Sonic Legacy Series is another re-release of past Archie StH comics, but while the Sonic Archives usually collect four issues at a time, Legacy packs 20 in a single 500+ page ...   more

Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo


Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo
Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo
Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo
Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo
Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo
Another Sonic graphic novel revists the good ol' days photo



New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes

Archie Comics continues to repackage old issues of the long-running Sonic the Hedgehog series into mass market paperback format for the sake of new fans who want to get up to speed as well as old fans who like to build towers...   more

New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo


New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo
New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo
New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo
New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo
New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo
New Sonic comic collection explains why he has green eyes photo



Get equipped with 'girl power' in Mega Man #19

After the the heart-wrenching Proto Man arc in the previous two issues, Archie's Mega Man shifts gears into bubblegum territory with a short tale all about the ladies. Roll takes center stage in issue #19, "Roll With It," als...   more

Get equipped with 'girl power' in Mega Man #19 photo

Kickstarted Second Quest comic tells very Zelda-ish tale

For some folks, Skyward Sword was the pinnacle of the Zelda franchise, while for others, it was the culmination of everything wrong with the series' direction over the past decade and a half. Even though I personally enjoyed...   more

Kickstarted Second Quest comic tells very Zelda-ish tale photo

You're too slow! Sonic's at the Olympics in StH #242

Uhhhhhhhh... what? An Olympics tie-in? Now? Over two months since the Summer Games ended? I never thought I'd see the day when Sonic the Hedgehog was actually late for something! If it wasn't obvious, Archie Sonic the Hedgeho...   more

You're too slow! Sonic's at the Olympics in StH #242 photo

Racing is transformed in Sonic Universe #45

Sonic Universe #45 hits newsstands tomorrow, but non-subscribers can steal a peek at some fresh pages in the gallery below. This is the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed adaptation issue that was first revealed right h...   more

Racing is transformed in Sonic Universe #45 photo

Exclusive: Archie is making a Sonic Underground epilogue

Do you guys remember the Justice League Unlimited episode "Epilogue"? It officially wrapped up the story of Terry McGinnis several years following the end of Batman Beyond, and it might be the best episode of JLU, hands down....   more

Exclusive: Archie is making a Sonic Underground epilogue photo

The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18

Issue #18 of Archie's Mega Man won't be on store shelves until tomorrow, but subscribers naturally get a jump on the action. In fact, I just finished reading the newest issue before typing this up. Eat it, suckers! This month...   more

The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo


The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo
The lonely journey of Proto Man in Mega Man #18 photo



Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages

The latest issues of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog have heavily focused on the shift in leadership of Sonic's home of New Mobotropolis over to the evil wizard Ixis Naugus. With a smooth tongue, he was able to take over the thro...   more

Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo


Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo
Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo
Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo
Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo
Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo
Animals in politics! Have some Sonic #241 pages photo



Injustice Collector's Edition comes with a 13" statue

When DC Comics fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us releases in April, there will also be a collector's edition available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Priced at $99.99, this package most notably includes a 13" statue featuring...   more

Injustice Collector's Edition comes with a 13

Gamemaster Howard wants you to be a 'Know-It-All'

Former Nintendo of America spokesman Howard Phillips has been sharing tons of goodies from his personal archives lately, and now he shares a game idea. As the original Nintendo "Gamemaster," he was tasked with knowing the in...   more

Gamemaster Howard wants you to be a 'Know-It-All' photo

Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate

Earlier this week, I got to take a stroll through Gotham and Metropolis with DC Universe Online's creative director, Jens Andersen. Being shown off was the latest DLC, Hand of Fate, which introduces a whole bunch of new PvE a...   more

Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo


Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo
Impressions: DC Universe Online: Hand of Fate photo



Exclusive: Danica Patrick to guest star in Archie Sonic

I thought I was done with kart racers, but after playing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed at E3, I think I'm up for at least one more rodeo. It's extremely fun, easy to control, and more colorful than a bag of Jelly B...   more

Exclusive: Danica Patrick to guest star in Archie Sonic photo

The Howard & Nester comic Nintendo Power didn't print

Ever since the announcement of Nintendo Power's cancellation, former Nintendo of America spokesman and official Gamemaster Howard Phillips has decided to start sharing all kinds of Nintendo-related goodies on his Facebook pag...   more

The Howard & Nester comic Nintendo Power didn't print photo

Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17

This month's issue of Archie's Mega Man, which goes on sale September 12, will be the first of a two-part "Proto-Type" arc focused on Dr. Light's "first triumph" and "greatest failure," Proto Man. We teased you with some earl...   more

Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo


Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo
Dr. Wily's goofy ponytail stars in Mega Man #17 photo



Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240

I suppose that while we wait for "The Big One," we might as well keep up to speed (heh!) with the Blue Blur and his current battle against a much more deliberate Dr. Eggman in the the Archie Sonic comics. To recap, Eggman rec...   more

Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo


Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo
Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo
Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo
Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo
Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo
Cower in fear from Tails Doll in Sonic issue #240 photo



Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday

It appears as though I've skipped a few solicitations for upcoming Mega Man comic issues, notwithstanding the Sonic / Mega Man crossover business. I know, right? For shame! The latest Archie Mega Man I've discussed with you g...   more

Mega Man #20 pops the bubbly for Mega's 25th birthday photo

Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover is gonna be hot, son!

I'm still reeling from this morning's Mega Man shenanigans. I can at least take comfort in knowing that some companies still give a damn about the little blue dude. Like Archie Comics, for example... As you are already aware ...   more

Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover is gonna be hot, son! photo

Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation

The gap has been bridged! The Archie Mega Man comic is ready to kick off the Mega Man 3 adaptation, but not before wrapping up the current "Spiritus ex Machina" arc. In #16, the Emerald Spears terrorist group has detonated th...   more

Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo


Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo
Mega Man #16 is but a prelude to the MM3 adaptation photo



Archie collects Sonic's VG adaptations, Generations style

In Sonic Generations, levels plucked from throughout Sonic's history were updated and strung together in celebration of the hedgehog's longevity. In a similar fashion, Archie Comics has gone through its Sonic the Hedgehog arc...   more

Archie collects Sonic's VG adaptations, Generations style photo

DC Universe Online gets a bit wet in Tides of War

I keep being told that it's summer. I suppose that's a matter of perspective, really. Or at least a matter of hemispheres. It's certainly meant to be summer over here in Scotland, but it's hard to tell through all the rain an...   more

DC Universe Online gets a bit wet in Tides of War photo

SDCC: Mega Man Megamix creator to draw Klonoa webcomic

Since it launched earlier this year, Namco Bandai's ShiftyLook has aimed to keep old and forgotten Namco properties alive via free webcomics. Klonoa may not be all that forgotten in certain circles, but I doubt anyone would c...   more

SDCC: Mega Man Megamix creator to draw Klonoa webcomic photo

Nightwing and Cyborg join the Injustice roster

This week at San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced the inclusion of Cyborg and Nightwing in NetherRealm Studio's Injustice: Gods Among Us. Below are the latest screens of t...   more

Nightwing and Cyborg join the Injustice roster photo

This is my childhood! Sonic & Mega Man's comic crossover!

I was a Sega child, so I was always in the "Sonic > Mario" camp. I've also been a Mega Man diehard (big surprise, right?) since his very first game. So while schoolyard kiddies spoke passionately of the rivalry between Mar...   more

This is my childhood! Sonic & Mega Man's comic crossover! photo

Mega Man #15 tackles the difficult issues

We're just trucking along in the latest Archie Mega Man arc, which began in issue #13. The "Spirit ex Machina" storyline is approaching its climax in #15, as Mega Man, Pharaoh Man, Elec Man, and the original character Quake W...   more

Mega Man #15 tackles the difficult issues photo

Sonic Universe says, 'Make way for the Chaotix, son!'

"Maaaaaan, Mobius sure is boring around he-- *URK*!" While the upcoming Archie Sonic Universe story arc revolves Silver the Hedgehog and his Secret Freedom Fighters, the arc following that will star the OG gangsta crew, the C...   more

Sonic Universe says, 'Make way for the Chaotix, son!' photo

Enter Proto Man: Mega Man #17 teaser sketches

There was another... who came before you... he was a hero and your brother and my son... He fought the darkness... the darkness won... This September, Archie will publish Mega Man #17, kicking off a new arc that officially in...   more

Enter Proto Man: Mega Man #17 teaser sketches photo

Spladow! It's an orgy of new Sonic comic compilations!

Over the past few years, Archie Comics has been doing a spectacular job of re-issuing old Sonic comics via compilation books. Not only do they help recent fans catch up on the series' long (and often obtuse and confusing) his...   more

Spladow! It's an orgy of new Sonic comic compilations! photo

Archie Sonic also getting love with a Comic-Con variant

Not to be outdone but that other blue upstart, Sonic is getting his own comic variant exclusive to the San Diego Comic-Con. Well, scratch that -- Sonic doesn't actually feature. The sketch variant that Archie is making availa...   more

Archie Sonic also getting love with a Comic-Con variant photo

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff

Those pesky "emotions." How dare videogames make me feel things! How dare artists like Zac Gorman and Matthew Taranto remind me that videogames make me feel things! You can add Aussie illustrator Jake Lawrence to that the lis...   more

Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo


Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo
Time Cowboy art will make you feel feelings and stuff photo



Mega Man Comic-Con-exclusive variant cover shall be mine!

Slowly but surely, I'm catching up on all the non-E3 news I missed while I was in Los Angeles last week. And when it comes to Mega Man-related stories, I try to be on top of them like white on rice (as though that wasn't obvi...   more

Mega Man Comic-Con-exclusive variant cover shall be mine! photo

The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man

So, I'm not liking what I've seen of The Amazing Spider-Man film. On the other hand, the game appears to be coming along perfectly. With a combat system inspired by the Rocksteady Batman games, an open-world setup similar to ...   more

The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo


The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo
The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo
The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo
The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo
The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo
The key villains of The Amazing Spider-Man photo



Preview: LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes

Batman's back (in LEGO form) and he brought his friends along for sequel in LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. Not just Robin, though. Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman are among the blocky heroes, and The Joker and ...   more

Preview: LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes photo

Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13

Since the sneak peek back in January, we knew that May's issue of Mega Man would kick off an original story involving brand new characters. Right away, flashes of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog and its overwhelming bloated suppo...   more

Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo


Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo
Dr. Light gets his mack on in Mega Man #13 photo



Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games

If you are in Toronto this week, you might want to scoot on by the Comics vs. Games exhibition, hosted by TIFF Nexus and led by They Bleed Pixels creator Miguel Sternberg. The main draw of the event is a set of five games, e...   more

Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo


Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo
Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo
Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo
Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo
Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo
Indie devs and artists unite for Comics Vs. Games photo



Evil triumphs because good is dumb in Archie Sonic #236

Archie's Sonic Universe spin-off is all well and good, but what's going on in the main series? Next month marks the comic's 236th issue, so yeah, a whole damn lot is going on. In fact, I've mentioned before that one of the co...   more

Evil triumphs because good is dumb in Archie Sonic #236 photo

New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art

Time for your daily dose of Mega Man malarkey! Aren't you guys glad you have a nut job like me who loves to harp on a single topic incessantly? This month marks the end of Archie's Mega Man 2 adaptation, so the next step is o...   more

New Mega Man comic compilation book and #16 cover art photo

Eggman's got swagger in Sonic Universe #39

Villains are often the standout characters in any work of fiction because, whereas the heroes are typically clean-cut and bland, villains don't impose any limits on themselves. They can be as d*ckish as they want and don't ta...   more

Eggman's got swagger in Sonic Universe #39 photo

The Light Numbers take center stage in Mega Man issue #12

The Archie Mega Man series continues! We've finally made it to issue #12, the one with the sweet Euro MM2 box art homage cover. With this, the Mega Man 2 story arc comes to a close, but before the issue hits shelves, you can ...   more

The Light Numbers take center stage in Mega Man issue #12 photo

Eggman is tearin' it up in Sonic Universe #38

I talk about the Mega Man comic sooooo friggin' much that it's easy to forget the other videogame property under Archie Comic's umbrella: Sonic the Hedgehog. I'm nowhere as big a Sonic nut as a Mega Man one, but I do enjoy re...   more

Eggman is tearin' it up in Sonic Universe #38 photo

Namco looks to revitalize 'dormant' IPs using webcomics

Namco Bandai is going through its archives to bring back older intellectual properties, but not in the usual way. Rather, these games will be reimagined as free webcomics on ShiftyLook, which executive VP and representative d...   more

Namco looks to revitalize 'dormant' IPs using webcomics photo

Mega Man #14 comic cover is 'Xtreme' circa 1994

After the current Mega Man 2 story arc is complete, the Archie Mega Man series will be taking a break from game adaptations to do a little world-building. The newest arc, "Spiritus ex Machina," will mark the comic appearance ...   more

Mega Man #14 comic cover is 'Xtreme' circa 1994 photo

In the Archie comic, Mega Man really can't beat Air Man

Obligatory! Issue #10 of the Archie Mega Man series is on its way to subscribers as we speak, but if you feel like being a dirty little sneak, you can scope an unfinished page from issue #11! It's almost like cheating! In the...   more

In the Archie comic, Mega Man really can't beat Air Man photo

Here's an exclusive look at Archie Mega Man issue #10

Slowly but surely, I'm turning Destructoid into my own personal Mega Man fan blog. You don't mind, right? The newest Archie Mega Man comic, issue #10, will be arriving in specialty shops on Wednesday and on newsstands by next...   more

Here's an exclusive look at Archie Mega Man issue #10 photo

Pharaoh Man looks beast on the Mega Man #13 variant cover

Waitaminute! Didn't I already post the cover to Archie Comics' Mega Man issue #13? Why, yes I did. That's the normal newsstand / subscriber cover, though. This is the variant cover that you'll only be able to find in comic sh...   more

Pharaoh Man looks beast on the Mega Man #13 variant cover photo

New Archie Sonic special ties in to Sonic 4: Episode II

Switching gears from Mega Man, let's talk about Archie's other, much bigger videogame comic, Sonic the Hedgehog. This one might interest some of you non-Sonic comic fans, as it offers clues towards the upcoming Sonic the Hedg...   more

New Archie Sonic special ties in to Sonic 4: Episode II photo

Mega Man issue #13 references the series' black sheep

As you may recall, I recently interviewed Ian Flynn, the writer of Archie's Mega Man comic. When I was trimming down the Skype text dump so that it didn't run 50 pages, I chopped off a bit towards the end when Ian briefly men...   more

Mega Man issue #13 references the series' black sheep photo

Mega Man #12 comic cover is... I see what you did there!

Anybody remember the monthly Mega Man series that Archie Comics started earlier this year? Well, SURPRISE! It's still running! After news that initial sales had been less than stellar, I was worried that it would get that ax ...   more

Mega Man #12 comic cover is... I see what you did there! photo

Level Up is a gaming comic that's actually something more

This indie comic book was published back in June, but it's only now coming to my attention. Still, I figure not many of you guys caught wind of this either, and it might make a sweet gamer gift for the holidays. Level Up by G...   more

Level Up is a gaming comic that's actually something more photo

The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con

This weekend we poked our heads into Wizard World's Chicago Comic Convention. If you aren't familiar, Chicago ComiCon is quite a bit smaller than any of the happenings at SDCC, but definitely has its own flavor. It...   more

The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo


The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo
The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo
The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo
The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo
The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo
The sights and cosplayers of Chicago Comic Con photo