Comic Previews: Sonic the Hedgehog #286, Sonic Universe #89 and More

Let’s face it, all the build-up in world is going to be overshadowed here, isn’t it.

After another cooldown month to catch up with the delay, new solicitations and covers for August have finally been revealed courtesy of Comics Alliance! Their batch leads in with Sonic the Hedgehog #285, but we covered that in March so head back there if you want a refresher. What is new is Sonic the Hedgehog #286, which sees our heroes fighting back against Dr Eggman’s attack! Continue reading Comic Previews: Sonic the Hedgehog #286, Sonic Universe #89 and More

Preview: Sonic Boom #1

How would one go about bringing on the boom, anyway?

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The beginning of the Sonic Boom influx is finally at our doorstep, and it all begins with a preview for the debut issue of the new official comic coming out tomorrow! Comic Book Resources brings the preview pages for this month’s issue, and it’s a whopping eight pages worth of insight. In the first issue, Sonic and his friends are doing what they do best; stopping yet another one of Dr. Eggman’s evil schemes. But things go strange when Tails’ House simply disappears! What’s the cause of this abode abduction? Find out in “Getting a Little Boulder”.

STORY BY: Ian Flynn
ART BY: Evan Stanley, Rick Bryant, Jack Morelli, Matt Herms
COVER BY: Patrick Spaziante
, Evan Stanley, Rick Bryant, Matt Herms
PUBLISHER: Archie Comics
COVER PRICE: $3.99
RELEASE DATE: Wed, October 29th, 2014
Here comes the BOOM! FIRST ISSUE in an ALL-NEW ONGOING SONIC COMIC BOOK SERIES! Based on the new hit TV and video game comes SONIC BOOM #1—a new Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series from Archie Comics! Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends are back and ready to do battle with the evil DR. EGGMAN and his diabolical death-machines! This ground-breaking new chapter in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise puts a new “spin” on all your favorite heroes and villains—plus new faces and hilarious new stories chock-full of action—and it’s all brought to you by the folks that bring the hit series Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic Universe to you each and every month! Featuring a stunning first issue cover by Sonic art legend Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante, and 4-part “HERE COMES THE BOOM” collector covers from series artists Evan Stanley, Rick Bryant and Matt Herms!! Collect them all and own a piece of Sonic comic history! Get ready for the BOOM, baby!

Sonic Boom #1 blasts onto shelves and to digital platforms Wednesday. But store shelves are hardly the worst casualties when the fourth wall is at stake!

Source: Comic Book Resources

Covers and Solicitations for Sonic #266, Sonic Universe #69, SSD #9 and Sonic Boom #1 Revealed

Smash! Boom! Shazaam! All comic titles, not all of them Sonic-related as we delve into onomatopoeias aplenty.

Midtown Comics has released new solicits for the comics coming out in November, and it is literally more jam-packed than ever before! Sonic the Hedgehog #266 sees Sonic look for help with his hairy anger issues from Mighty’s mentor, but can he help him? Meanwhile, Sally and the other Freedom Fighters get into a less literally hairy situation with the possibility that the new Chaos Emerald hunt might have led them right into a trap. All of this is in “Ambushed”: part 1.

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‘Ambushed,’ Part 1. Sonic’s in need of some inner peace, but it’s going to take more than yoga and meditation! He seeks the guidance of Mighty the Armadillo’s mentor, Moss the Sloth. Can the sage sage help Sonic tame the savage Werehog within? Meanwhile, Sally leads the Freedom Fighters in recovering a Chaos Emerald – but could she be leading them right into a trap? Featuring all-new cover art from Lamar Wells, and part 3 of a 3-part connecting ‘SUPER SMASH’ collector cover set!

Sonic Universe #69 sees Shadow and Knuckles still duking it out over the fate of the Master Emerald and the Island it sits on. Not helping is Eclipse attacking the other members of team Dark, and this time he’s brought the Dark Arms with him! This is “Total Eclipse”: part 3.

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The first-ever Sonic Universe trilogy rolls on in ‘Total Eclipse,’ Part 3! As the Dark Trilogy inches closer to its shocking conclusion, it’s a no holds barred battle between Knuckles and Shadow for the fate of Angel Island and the Master Emerald! As Sonic’s top rivals clash, the rest of Team Dark and Relic are attacked by Eclipse and the terrifying power of the Dark Arms! Featuring all-new cover art from Tracy Yardley, Jim Amash and Ben Hunzeker, and part 1 of a 3-part connecting ‘SUPER SMASH’ collector cover set!

Next, Sonic Super Digest #9 collects more classic Sonic stories for easy reading. Amongst the reprints is a new installment of Sonic Comic Origins, this time focusing on Bunnie Rabbot and how she managed to become a Freedom Fighter even in the wake of her traumatic injuries!

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Get ready for a super special edition of the Sonic Super Digest! Featuring an all-new story continuing the hit Sonic Comic Origins mini-feature blasts into your hands as that boisterous southern belle, Bunnie Rabbot, takes center stage! Learn how everyone’s favorite bunny bomber overcame her tragic disability to grow into the freedom fighting powerhouse she is today! Then, continue the fun with more classic adventures from the Sonic comic library as well as special features focusing on the brand new Sonic Comic Universe only Archie Comics and Sonic Super Digest can bring!

And finally, Sonic Boom #1 makes it’s debut into the line-up in the wake of the news brought earlier today. Not much has been revealed on the plot, but expect plenty of comedy and robot-smashing action!

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Here comes the BOOM! Based on the new hit TV and video game comes Sonic Boom, a new ongoing Sonic the Hedgehog comic book series from Archie Comics! Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends are back and ready to do battle with the evil Dr. Eggman and his diabolical death-machines! This ground-breaking new chapter in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise puts a new ‘spin’ on all your favorite heroes and villains – plus new faces and hilarious new stories chock-full of action! Featuring a stunning first issue cover by Sonic art legend Patrick ‘SPAZ’ Spaziante, and 4-part ‘Here Comes the Boom’ collector covers from series artists Evan Stanley, Rick Bryant, and Matt Herms!

We will have more information on these issues closer to the time of their release. The Sonic Boom variants can be seen in detail in our earlier article on the comic.

Source: Midtown Comics