Two Archie superhero teams that originated in the 60s meet next month in the Archie’s Superteens Vs. Crusaders mini-series.  The Superteens consisted of Pureheart the Powerful (Archie), Captain Hero (Jughead) and Superteen (Betty).  The Crusaders (originally The Mighty Crusaders) include The Black Hood, Steel Sterling, The Comet, The Web and The Shield — a mix of 60s characters and revived characters from the ’40s the pre-dated Archie.  As this things happen, we have an advance look, so scroll down:


Riverdale High’s new substitute teacher is very odd. Snubbed by the scientific community, he plans his revenge—on the students of Riverdale High! It’s going to take a team of people with some mighty powers to stop him. Archie Comics’ two most renowned superhero teams are going to meet up for the first time ever in this special mini-series! Features cover 1 of 2 special connecting main covers!

Script: Ian Flynn, David Williams, Gary Martin
Art: Kelsey Shannon, David Williams, Gary Martin, Jack Morelli
Cover: David Williams, Gary Martin, Kelsey Shannon – Connecting Cover 1
Variant Cover: Tom Grummett
On Sale Date: 6/20
32-page, full color comic
$3.99 U.S.