Covers and Solicitations for Mega Man #52: Worlds Unite Part 12 and Legends of the Blue Bomber TPB

Covers and Solicitations for Mega Man #52: Worlds Unite Part 12 and Legends of the Blue Bomber TPB

The end is here -- Mega Man #52 marks the 12th and final part of the Worlds Unite crossover, and the cover is cool enough that we don't want to spoil anything in the teaser image (so here's the cover for Legends of the Blue Bomber instead)!

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Bad and Good are Brothers in Arms in Mega Man #32

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By way of Destructoid, we now can take a look at the covers and solicitation for the upcoming #32 issue of Mega Man, which will conclude the "Blackout: The Curse of Ra Moon" story arch. With the chips down for humanity, Mega Man and Dr. Wily fight side by side to confront the terror of Ra Moon. If you've looked into Super Adventure Rockman you may know how this goes, but who knows what twists or details Archie might toss in? Here is the full synopsis:

MEGA MAN #32

"Curse of Ra Moon" Part Four: The startling, jaw-dropping conclusion to this MEGA-EPIC story is here! The tables have turned as the evil Dr. Wily and his sixteen Robot Masters stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Mega Man! But the ominous alien known as RA MOON still threatens the lives of both the heroes AND the villains! Who will survive and what will become of them? Can their combined power overcome Ra Moon? One thing is certain—there's no way our hero will be walking away from this one unscathed! Featuring an all-new cover art from Mega-art-guru Patrick "SPAZ" Spaziante and an awesome new "payback" variant cover from artist POWREE (Sandra and Woo)!

Covers and Solicitation for Mega Man #29

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It appears that even after facing a crisis that bends universes and reality, the Blue Bomber still isn't getting a respite. I guess that's the lot of all heroes. Following straight after the end of the Worlds Collide story arch, Mega Man will immediately have to deal with the alien threat Ra Moon, who has been bolstering support for Dr. Wily (it would seem). It's pretty fascinating how much influence the odd bird side game Super Adventure Rockman has had in this comic. This issue comes with a variant cover by Dean Haspial (pictured right). The solicitation reads:

The biggest storyline in Mega Man comic history starts here! "BLACKOUT: Curse of Ra Moon" Part One: The world has shut down!  When the power of Ra Moon robs the Earth of all its technology, it’s up to Mega Man and a handful of Robot Masters to set things right. But just how can robots handle the force of a technological meltdown if they’re cut off from the ability to re-charge? Has Mega Man fallen right into Dr. Wily’s trap?  Or has Wily underestimated his mysterious new ally? Featuring all-new cover art from Patrick "SPAZ" Spaziante, and variant cover by comics-superstar Dean Haspiel!

News Credit: Newsarama, via Mega Man Monthly

Solicitation for "Worlds Collide" Part 8

megasonic02 Here's some more comic news coming from the "Worlds Collide" department. Coming from Comics Alliance, part eight of the crossover story arch (which begins next month!) has now been detailed along with its cover art. This issue has Mega Man and Sonic battling a beast made from infamous enemies from their respective worlds. This issue will also have its own "Evil Friends Forever" variant cover, not yet shown. The synopsis is as follows:

“When Worlds Collide”: Part Eight of Twelve The hunt for the Roboticized Masters comes to its explosive end! As the gripping second act of the Sonic/Mega Man crossover event comes to a close, Proto Man and the Chaotix make a crucial discovery in the battle to restore BOTH worlds! The tension is fraying the bromance of Drs. Eggman and Wily! Bass and Metal Sonic prepare to lead an army-but an army of what? Featuring new cover art from Sonic/Mega Man art legend Patrick Spaziante, and a special “E.F.F. (aka Evil Friends Forever) Variant” featuring Dr.’s Eggman and Wily gaming on their EGGSbox!

Man this thing wily Wily and Eggman is getting kind of serious, you know?

News Credit: Mega Man Monthly

Cover, Variants and Synopsis for Worlds Collide Part 5

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The second act of the epic Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover event BEGINS HERE! "When Worlds Collide" Part Five of Twelve: Sonic, Mega Man, Tails and Proto Man enter the strange world of the Skull Egg Zone. They don't receive a warm welcome, either, as the Genesis Unit and Copy Robot attack! Drs. Eggman and Wily wait in the wings with an even more sinister surprise waiting to be unleashed! You cannot miss this action-packed issue, featuring new cover art by Patrick "SPAZ" Spaziante, and choose YOUR favorite hero with the "Team Sonic" and "Team Mega Man" variant covers!

News Credit: Mega Man Monthly

Solicitation for Worlds Collide Part 4 (Mega Man #25)

MM25Archie's Mega Man #25 is part four of the Worlds Collide epic, and will cap off the first act of the story. The issue comes with the above gatefold style cover, and will also be available in the "Evil Friends Forever" variant. The Midtown Comics solicitation reads:

'When Worlds Collide,' Part 4 of 12. It's Sonic versus Mega Man - Round Two! Celebrate 25 issues of Mega Man with the throwdown brawl to end all throwdown brawls! The Blue Bomber has the home field advantage this time; can Sonic keep up in this unfamiliar city? Meanwhile, Drs. Eggman and Wily make their boldest move yet in their master plan! This milestone issue marks the dramatic conclusion to the first act in the biggest crossover story of 2013! Featuring a stunning gatefold cover by Sonic/Mega Man art legend Patrick Spaziante, and a special 'E.F.F. (aka Evil Friends Forever) variant' featuring Drs. Eggman and Wily on a (presumably evil) bicycle built for two!"

Solicitation for Worlds Collide Part 1 (Mega Man #24)

IGN showed off the covers for the first part of Worlds Collide yesterday, but here is the official synopsis of how everything begins to go down, courtesy of Midtown Comics.

"(W) Ian Flynn (A) Matt Herms & Various (CA) Patrick Spaz Spaziante

'Worlds Collide,' Part One. The crossover event of 2013 starts here! The Mega Man/Sonic the Hedgehog epic kicks off with a bang as the Blue Blur and Blue Bomber meet for the first time! And considering how hard they're fighting each other, it might be the last! Why are the heroes trying to take each other down? Drs. Eggman and Wily know, and they're loving every minute of it! You cannot miss this historic first meeting of two of the biggest video game icons in the entire world! Get in on the ground floor with all-new cover art by the legendary Patrick 'SPAZ' Spaziante, and choose your favorite hero with the 'Team Sonic' and 'Team Mega Man' variant covers!"