Fans of the Sonic the Hedgehog film franchise will get a treat from IDW Publishing next year as they intend to commemorate the upcoming sequel with a new comic book collection and miniseries.
The Official Movie Sequel “Pre-quill”
The four-issue miniseries, named Sonic the Hedgehog 2: The Official Movie Pre-quill, will explore the hedgehog’s whereabouts following the first film.
Catch up with Sonic and friends—if you can!—in this exclusive prequel to 2022’s most anticipated family film!
Life is good in Green Hills for Sonic the Hedgehog. Maybe too good. He’s starting to get bored, and when Sonic gets bored, things become a lot less boring for everyone else—fast!
Quicker than you can say “Chili Dog,” the Fastest Thing Alive is saving the day and causing all sorts of chaos along the way! Can Tom and Maddie help him keep his secrets now that he’s gotten a taste for heroics? Plus, new and returning characters starring in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 take the lead in stories of their own!IDW Publishing
Writer Gale Galligan, who contributed to the 30th Anniversary Special and the Free Comic Book Day 2021 issues, will return to write for IDW’s exclusive prequel.
Sonic & Tails: Best Buds Forever
The long-time friendship between Sonic and Tails will also be celebrated in a special main series collection by IDW Publishing, named Sonic & Tails: Best Buds Forever.
“Can’t wait to see the best friends ever meet on the big screen? Get ready by reading their greatest adventures in this must-have comic collection,” said IDW Publishing in a official solicitation obtained by Tails’ Channel.
Sonic the Hedgehog and Miles “Tails” Prower. Best friends through thick and thin, they’ve always got each other’s backs. Celebrate the terrific twosome with these three high-speed, high-flying tales full of action and adrenaline.
First, Dr. Eggman is missing, but his rogue robots are still running amok, and only Sonic can stop them. But he can’t do it without Tails!
Then, the best buds are trying to take a break, but something stinks. Looks like baddies can have best friends too! And finally, Tails and Sonic explore an abandoned Eggman base, but they’re not alone! Can they trust the intruder? No worries. If thirty years of friendship has proven anything, it’s that they’ll be fine as long as they’ve got each other!IDW Publishing
The collection will feature stories from issues 1, 13, 34 and 35; written by Ian Flynn and Evan Stanley.
A paperback collection of the prequel miniseries will be released on 5 April 2022, while the main series collection will be released 22 February 2022. Both dates are subject to change.
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