(W) Ian Flynn (A) Bracardi Curry (CA) Gigi Dutreix In Shops: Sep 15, 2021 SRP: $3.99
MISSING: Belle the Tinkerer-doll-like look, blue eyes, made of wood, usually wears a green hat, and is known for being clumsy.
The search for Belle begins! Sonic and the Chaotix search far and wide for their new friend as she fights to escape. But will that be enough, or have the bad guys already won…? And where have the Zeti gone? Find out the conclusion to “Zeti Hunt”!
As the wildly popular Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series approaches its milestone fiftieth issue, IDW Publishing has announced the upcoming November debut of Sonic The Hedgehog: Imposter Syndrome, a four-issue tie-in miniseries pitting the Blue Blur against a duo of doppelgangers!
Ian Flynn, the prolific and fan-favorite writer who has chronicled Sonic adventures since 2006, joins artist Thomas Rothlisberger for this essential component of Sonic’s ongoing saga.
In Imposter Syndrome, a surge of lookalikes spells trouble for Sonic, Tails, and even the dreaded Dr. Eggman! Dr. Starline, the evil scientist eager to supplant Dr. Eggman as would-be world conqueror, is pulling every tool from his kit as he creates his fastest and smartest inventions.
Imposter Syndrome will be released in alternating months with the ongoing series (Sonic #46 in October, the new miniseries #1 in November, Sonic #47 in December, and so on) as they both build towards Sonic the Hedgehog #50. While they can be read separately, both series are a half of one larger story, and reading both will enhance the overall experience. Eagle-eyed readers will be able to spot the subtle moments where the two stories overlap, ultimately converging towards the climactic storyline finale.
Sonic the Hedgehog: Imposter Syndrome #1 will be available with multiple cover variants for retailers and fans to enjoy, including Cover A by Mauro Fonseca, Cover B by series artist Thomas Rothlisberger, and a Retailer Incentive edition featuring art by ongoing series writer/artist Evan Stanley.
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Adam Bryce Thomas (CA) Thomas Rothlisberger In Shops: Aug 25, 2021 SRP: $3.99
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VS. SIX DEADLY ZETI! Who will win the battle?! Find out in the action-packed “Zeti Hunt,” part three! It’s all hands on deck as Sonic and friends struggle to defend the newly rebuilt Restoration HQ from the Deadly Six.
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Adam Bryce Thomas (CA) Priscilla Tramontano In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $3.99
Zeti Hunt, part two! Now that Zavok has his pack, it’s time for them to make a big move. But Jewel the Beetle, newly appointed Restoration leader, has called on Sonic, Tails, and the Chaotix to run interference. Will they be able to stop the Zeti and make it home in time for spaghetti!?
My Little Pony/Transformers: The Magic of Cybertron #4 (of 4)
(W) James Asmus, Ian Flynn (A) Casey Coller, Jack Lawrence (CA) Tony Fleecs In Shops: Jul 21, 2021 SRP: $3.99
Spike and Grimlock return! When the Dinobots are attacked by Sombra’s minions, can Grimlock’s little purple buddy save every creature? And don’t miss the epic conclusion to the hit crossover series! Is friendship really magic? Can Transformers and ponies really work together? And how in the world are they going to stop Sombra?!
(W) Ian Flynn (A) Tracy Yardley, Adam Bryce Thomas, Jennifer Hernandez (A/CA) Evan Stanley In Shops: Jun 30, 2021 SRP: $59.99
Oversized hardcover editions of the celebrated Sonic the Hedgehog comics, including the ongoing series, annuals, and mini-series, all presented in recommended reading order. Everything a beginner could need, everything a diehard could want!
ON YOUR MARKS. GET SET. GO! The adventure begins here as Sonic races to protect the world from bad guys old and new! In the aftermath of his latest battle with Dr. Eggman, rogue robots are on the loose and new foes are on the rise. But where is the evil doctor and what secrets will Sonic discover during his search? One thing’s for sure: he’ll need plenty of help from Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and new allies Tangle the Lemur and Whisper the Wolf. Plus, he’ll have to deal with a little competition-from his old frenemy Shadow the Hedgehog! It’s an epic storyline Sonic fans can’t miss, so don’t get left in the dust. Gotta go fast!
(W) Ian Flynn, Gale Galligan, Griffin McElroy, Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy (A) Aaron Hammerstrom, Reggie Graham, Mauro FoNSEca, Thomas Rothlisberger In Shops: Jun 23, 2021 SRP: $8.99
After 30 years of going fast, it’s time for fans to celebrate the speediest hedgehog of all time! It’s an unbelievable birthday celebration for Sonic the Hedgehog with his first Classic Sonic special!
First, in “Seasons of Chaos” by longtime Sonic scribe Ian Flynn and artists Aaron Hammerstrom & Reggie Graham, Sonic goes on an adventure from pleasant spring valleys to wintry wonderlands in search of the Chaos Emeralds. But Sonic’s not alone, with a little help from his friends Miles “Tails” Prower, Knuckles the Echidna, Amy Rose, Mighty the Armadillo, and Ray the Flying Squirrel, they’ll race, fight, and fly their way to victory against the baddest of baddies!
Then, in “Dr. Eggman’s Birthday”, the vile, villainous Dr. Eggman takes center stage in a story written by New York Times bestseller Gale Galligan (The Babysitters Club)! And how does the bad doctor celebrate the occasion? Only his Badniks know for sure…
Finally, in “TITLE TBD”, XXXXXXXX! Written by the hosts of My Brother, My Brother, and Me, The Adventure Zone, and New York Times bestsellers, the McElroy Brothers!
Grab a slice of chili dog cake and don’t get left in the dust on the most way past cool book of the year!
(W) Ian Flynn (A/CA) Adam Bryce Thomas In Shops: Jun 16, 2021 SRP: $3.99
The Deadly Six are still on the loose and attacking towns. Jewel the Beetle recruits Sonic’s friends the Chaotix to find and stop the monsters, but Zavok is looking for his minions, too-he’s angrier than ever and wants to reunite. The Chaotix will have to act quickly to outsmart the Deadly Six!
(W) Ian Flynn (A/CA) Jack Lawrence In Shops: Jun 02, 2021 SRP: $15.99
The mastermind behind the Metal Virus isn’t done yet. Sonic writer extraordinaire Ian Flynn brings you the latest elaborate scheme from the Blue Blur’s newest nemesis!
Dr. Starline is back to his evil antics! But to enact his latest scheme, he’ll have to get into an abandoned Eggman base, past an army of badniks! And to do that, he’ll need the help of some of Sonic’s greatest enemies! Mimic, Rough, Tumble, and Zavok are back and badder than ever! Starline’s promised them incredible power, so Sonic and friends had better watch out. That is, if the not-so-good doctor can get these Bad Guys to stop fighting each other and work together.
My Little Pony/Transformers: The Magic of Cybertron #2
(W) Sam Maggs, Ian Flynn (A) Priscilla Tramontano, Trish Forstner (CA) Tony Fleecs In Shops: May 26, 2021 SRP: $3.99
The Seekers and the Wonderbolts have formed an uneasy alliance-can Starscream and Rainbow Dash work together to stop the evil attacking Cybertron?! Plus, Applejack and Wildwheel come face-to-face in a wild, wild showdown for the ages!