IDW hosted a town hall today at the panel and they announced that Ian Flynn will be reprising his role as the writer for IDW's Sonic series. Many people attending asked about if certain characters would return or be featured (including the freedom fighters) to which they were not able to answer and to stay tuned. Sonic Megadrive and the other unreleased Archie Sonic comics will not be released. They weren't able to elaborate. Emphasis was placed more on the future stories they will have and that great story telling is priority.

Some other tidbits:

  • They will restart the numbering at issue 1
  • Issue 1 will release April 4 2018
  • Issue 2: April 11 2018
  • Issue 3: April 18 2018
  • Issue 4: April 25 2018
  • The comic will then become a monthly series thereafter
  • Promotional art done by Tyson Hesse was also shown.

IDW's blog post

Ian Flynn also tweeted, continuing his #knowingsmile saying that more was still to come this week.

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