Earlier this week, SEGA had officially revealed that they would be ending their partnership with Archie Comics. This marked the end of a 24 year run, which made it the longest running comic based off a video game. But they made it very clear that this would not end Sonic’s run in comics.
An important update from SEGA regarding Sonic comics: pic.twitter.com/qy9BKkmIvA
— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) July 19, 2017
Today at Comic-Con, SEGA has officially announced their brand new partnership with IDW Publishing. They will be carrying on a brand new take on the Sonic series starting in 2018. IDW Publishing is the fifth-largest comic book company in the United States. They are well-known for producing comics such as Back to the Future, Star Trek, and the X-Files.
SEGA and IDW are thrilled to announce a partnership to bring Sonic Comics to fans new and old. The new series arrives 2018! pic.twitter.com/neT3oAMNUE
— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) July 21, 2017
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