Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol. 4: Infection
Ian Flynn (w) • Adam Bryce Thomas, Tracy
Yardley, Jack Lawrence (a) • Jack Lawrence (c)
After all the excitement of his recent
adventures, Sonic’s ready for a break—NOT! The thuggish twosome, Rough and
Tumble, are back and they’re looking for vengeance against Sonic and his
friends. And they’re not the only ones… some of Sonic’s greatest foes have
returned and, with the help of some new evil allies, have created a threat
that’s guaranteed to take over the world. Even Sonic can’t outrun a Virus for
too long. Collects issues #13-16.
TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-544-9
Sonic the Hedgehog #20
Ian Flynn (w) •
Jack Lawrence (a) • Evan Stanley (c)
“Crisis City, Part 2”! When a powerful ally succumbs to the
Metal Virus, Omega and Sonic stand alone against an infected city. And even if
they can save the remaining civilians from the zombots, will they be safe from
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Sonic the Hedgehog #19
Ian Flynn (w) • Jack Lawrence (a) • Ryan Jampole (c)
“Crisis City, Part 1”! Eggman’s reign of terror continues! Sonic races to help Team Dark rescue civilians from a major city, but his own Metal Virus infection is getting worse! Outnumbered, how long can Sonic outrun the inevitable? And who else will fall?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Star Trek vs. Transformers
John Barber & Mike Johnson (w) • Philip Murphy, Jack Lawrence
(a) • Derek Charm (c)
When Kirk, Spock, and the entire crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise investigate problems at a remote mine, they’re met with an explosive battle between powerful warriors who change into vehicles from the 20th century! As the battle between the Autobots and Decepticons rages, it’s up to Kirk to decide—does he violate the Prime Directive and interfere in a war that’s raged for millennia? And how will the Klingons complicate the issue? It’s cartoony fun between two of the most popular science fiction franchises in the world!
TPB • FC • $17.99 • 120 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-436-7
Sonic the Hedgehog #17
Ian Flynn (w) • Tracy Yardley (a) • Jack Lawrence (c)
“Plague!” As the
infection spreads across a helpless city, the Chaotix Detective Agency stands
alone against the horde. Will even the world’s fastest hedgehog be quick enough
to provide back-up, or will the city fall?
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
IDW Publishing is humbled to announce that three of its most recent Sonic The Hedgehog comic books – issues #14 and #15 from the ongoing monthly series, as well as Sonic The Hedgehog Annual 2019 – have completely sold out at the distributor level.
The heat on IDW’s Sonic The Hedgehog has been building as the comic book marches confidently into its second “season” with creators Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, and Jack Lawrence’s Metal Virus story arc, so fans are encouraged to rush to their local comic shops to pick up these very desirable – and hot-selling – stories!
The very special Sonic The Hedgehog Annual – featuring a cover by revolutionary Sonic Team artist Yuji Uekawa and a host of creators (including Ian Flynn, James Kochalka, Cavan Scott, Evan Stanley, Gigi Dutreix, and more) – is sure to become a jewel in any fan’s collection.
Hardcore fans can enjoy the continuing Sonic adventures monthly in the ongoing series, as well as in collected volumes (Vol. 1: Fallout and Vol. 2: The Fate of Dr. Eggman, as well as the upcoming Vol. 3: Battle for Angel Island and Vol. 4: Infection). Also, IDW’s highly-anticipated Tangle & Whisper spin-off series promises more action and adventure for the Sonic fanbase over the course of Summer 2019, as the unlikely duo find themselves in hot pursuit of Sonic himself!
Sonic the Hedgehog: Annual 2019
Ian Flynn, James Kochalka, Evan Stanley & Gigi Dutrieux, Cavan
Scott, and Caleb Goellner (w) • Jonathan Gray, Jack Lawrence, Jennifer
Hernandez, Diana Skelly, and Evan Stanley (a) • Yuji Uekawa of Sonic Team (c)
In Sonic’s world, adventure awaits around every corner, but even
the world’s fastest hedgehog can’t be at the center of all of it! Join Sonic
and some of his coolest friends in adventures that show just how wonderful
Sonic’s world really is.
In the lead story, the odd couple of Tangle the Lemur and Whisper
the Wolf team-up to save a friend in need! Then Sonic and Tails take the
Tornado for a spin, but is Sonic going too fast? Plus, Silver and Blaze slow
down for a minute to go gardening, the Sonic Fan Club has their first official
meeting, and Rouge the Bat hunts for treasure!
FC • 48 pages • $7.99
Sonic the Hedgehog #15
Ian Flynn (w) • Jack Lawrence (a)
Zero.” Having finally come face-to-face with Dr.
Starline, Sonic needs to learn more about this new threat. He and Amy
investigate an old Eggman lair but find it less abandoned than they thought
when Rough & Tumble return for revenge!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99
Transformers: Lost Light, Vol. 4
James Roberts (w) • EJ Su, Casey W. Coller,
Jack Lawrence & Brendan Cahill (a) • Nick Roche (c)
The adventures of Rodimus and the crew of the Lost Light come to a close in this
action-packed thriller! Years ago, the crew of the Lost Light fought a demonic Cybertronian mutant that fed on its
victims’ souls. Now, Rodimus and Co. are about to discover that the only thing
worse than a sparkeater… is an army of sparkeaters! Plus, something is coming.
It cannot be stalled. It cannot be avoided. It cannot be reasoned with. As the
end of everything draws near, a simple instruction rings out across the
universe: prepare, confront, repel. Collects issues #19-25.
TPB • FC • $19.99 • 160 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-410-7
IDW Publishing and SEGA of America, Inc. are proud to announce Sonic The Hedgehog Annual 2019, an oversized comic book extravaganza that showcases Sonic’s spectacular supporting cast!
Arriving in March 2019, the 48-page annual features the odd couple of Tangle the Lemur and Whisper the Wolf in the lead story, teaming up to save a friend in need. Additional stories see Sonic and Tails taking the Tornado out for a spin, Silver and Blaze planting a garden, the Sonic Fan Club holding their first official meeting and Rouge the Bat hunting for treasure!
To commemorate their first year of Sonicpublications, IDW welcomes three comic book creators to work on Sonic for the very first time: James Kochalka, Cavan Scott, and Jack Lawrence. Returning Sonic talents Ian Flynn, Evan Stanley, Caleb Goellner, Jonathan Gray, Jennifer Hernandez, and Diana Skelly, plus newcomer Gigi Dutrieux, round out the creative team.
Sonic The Hedgehog Annual 2019 will be available with three variant cover artists: Jennifer Hernandez, Nathalie Fourdraine, and – as a special treat for fans of the Sonic games – Yuji Uekawa of Sonic Team, celebrated as the visionary behind the look of “modern” Sonic The Hedgehog!