First Details, New Characters Revealed for IDW Sonic Mini Series “Imposter Syndrome”

We only found out about IDW’s next Sonic mini series a week ago, and we already have details of what we can expect. The mini series will be tying into the main book and act as part of the “road to issue 50.” According to the solicit, “imposters” of various characters are appearing, spelling trouble for both the heroes and Dr. Eggman. The first issue will be available on November 10.

The characters featured in the cover were likely first hinted at in last year’s Sonic Bad Guys mini series, as mysterious figures hidden in green tanks:

Like last year’s Bad Guys, Imposter Syndrome is being written by Ian Flynn. Check out the cover and solicit below:


(W) Ian Flynn (A) Thomas Rothlisberger (CA) Mauro Fonseca

The ROAD TO #50 continues here! Enjoy a TEN-ISSUE long adventure leading up to the EPIC SHOWDOWN in milestone issue #50.

A surge of imposters spells trouble for Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails, and even Eggman! Dr. Starline is pulling every tool from his kit as he creates his fastest and smartest inventions. An all new mini-series from Sonic writer Ian Flynn, Imposter Syndrome #1 will have readers seeing double!

In Shops: Nov 10, 2021

SRP: 3.99

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Alex Peal has been an editor at Sonic Stadium since 2007, and has been covering events like E3, PAX, and SDCC since 2010. An avid retro gamer, he runs a monthly stream on Twitch where he explores obscure Sonic oddities, and how aspects of the franchise have evolved over the decades.


  1. I been dying to know more about Starline’s plans so when I first saw these two I screamed in glee!😆 I can’t wait to learn more about these two, I’m also glad to see a female antagonist.

    As for their species, I’m not sure about the female but the male has some fox and rabbit-features, I think.

    1. I’ve been dying to know what Starline is planning too. Especially since he kidnapped Belle.

  2. Can’t wait for sonic the ehog imd h drome! What a horrible decision to cover half the title of their new spin-off comic.

    1. Agreed, Stanley (who did the cover) didn’t think it through here. However, it should be noted that this is not the “main” cover and its also appearently an early cover so hopefully it will be altered soon enough.

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