The battle for the island may be over, but the action isn’t taking a break here! The solicitations for the new year have been released, and things are already getting intriguing!
First up, in Sonic the Hedgehog #13, Sonic appears to be given some time to breath after Angel Island’s reclamation, but things are just never that smooth-sailing for him. With the return of two malicious (and malodorous) thugs, the disappearance of his foe, a new threat poking their head out and a friend to rescue, there’s a lot to do in this bumper-sized issue!
Sonic the Hedgehog #13—Cover A: Adam Bryce Thomas—SPOTLIGHT
Ian Flynn (w) • Adam Bryce Thomas (a & c)
Time for a break! Sonic can finally take some time to catch his breath, secure in the fact that the day’s been saved and his old greatest foe is… Wait. He’s gone?! What does that…? Well, that smells like trouble…
FC • 36 pages • $4.99
Sonic the Hedgehog #13—Cover B: Kieran Gates—SPOTLIGHT
Ian Flynn (w) • Adam Bryce Thomas (a) • Kieran Gates (c)
FC • 36 pages • $4.99
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– The return of Rough and Tumble!
– Sonic faces a new threat that kicks off year two with a bang!
– Extra-length issue!
Meanwhile, Sonic the Hedgehog Volume 2: The Fate of Dr Eggman revisits the first mystery of the IDW comic, so you can catch up to when Sonic was learning what had happened to Dr Eggman in the chaos of the fallout, and making sure Shadow didn’t get his say in first! Not only that, there were old and new faces to engage after that, so get the low-down on the lead into the Battle for Angel Island here.
Sonic the Hedgehog, Vol. 2: The Fate of Dr. Eggman—SPOTLIGHT
Ian Flynn (w) • Tracy Yardley, Adam Bryce Thomas, Evan Stanley (a) • Nathalie Fourdraine (c)
Following their last battle, Dr. Eggman’s been mysteriously absent from Sonic’s life. What shocking secret will Sonic discover when he learns the bad doctor’s whereabouts? Plus, Sonic isn’t the only one looking for Eggman—so’s his old rival Shadow the Hedgehog! There are twists and turns in the course of this high-speed, action-packed mystery-adventure! But with a little help from his friends—including a new ally—Sonic’s fast enough to overcome any obstacle! Collects issues #5-8 of the ongoing series.
TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-406-0
– Advance solicited for February release!
As always, we’ll have more on these issues closer to the time of their release. In the meantime, there’s still an island in the sky to save, so be on the lookout for more on the current comic arc!