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Team Sonic Racing to get special prequel comic

A new wolf will be joining Sonic's pack, too.

Start your engines for a special comic book dedicated to Team Sonic Racing!

IDW Publishing and SEGA announced at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday that they will be publishing a one-shot prequel issue of Team Sonic Racing this October. They didn’t release a lot of details about the plot, other than Sonic and the gang will be racing against time to stop an “old foe” from obtaining a powerful new technology necessary to threaten the planet they’re racing on.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles writer Caleb Goellner will be penning the story, whilst Adam Bryce Thomas will be illustrating this action-packed race.

I’m so stoked to write Sonic! It’s been a dream of mine ever since my dad surprised me with my first Sonic comic in ’92, so I can’t wait for fans to take this issue for a Spin  Dash.

– Caleb Goellner, in a press statement by IDW

Check out Bryce Thomas’s smooth cover art of Sonic and Shadow gunning for first place below.

Cover art by Adam Bryce Thomas
Courtesy: IDW Publishing/SEGA

In other Sonic comic news, Whisper the Wolf will be howling and clawing at Eggman with Sonic and Co. in issue #8 of IDW Sonic. Designed by none other than Evan Stanley, Whisper carries a variable Wispon that can change powers. She’s been described as a “guardian angel.”

A raw photo of Whisper the Wolf’s concept art taken by Steve Streza at the Sonic the Hedgehog panel at San Diego Comic-Con.
Courtesy: Sonic Stadium

Cristina Alexander

Cristina Alexander has been an avid fan of Sonic the Hedgehog since 2003. Her favorites include "Sonic Adventure 2," "Sonic Heroes," "Sonic Advance 3," "Shadow the Hedgehog," "Sonic Riders," "Sonic Unleashed," and "Sonic Colors." Her favorite video game franchises outside of Sonic include Kingdom Hearts, Pokémon, and Just Dance. She's currently studying Multimedia Journalism at Florida Atlantic University.

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