Sonic the Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper
Juvenile: Age (years) from 9 - 12, Grade (US) from 4 - 7
JUVENILE FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / Media Tie-In
Apr 14, 2020
6.69 x 10.25 x 0.33 in | 0.89 lb
Join two of the most popular new characters from Sonic’s world in this classic odd-couple team-up adventure!
Tangle the Lemur’s got a problem: there’s not enough action in her life! Whisper the Wolf’s also got a problem: she’s hunting down an incredibly dangerous enemy named Sonic the Hedgehog! Can Tangle and Whisper help solve each other’s problems, or will they just make things worse?
Also collected is Sonic The Hedgehog: Annual 2019. Join Sonic and some of his coolest friends in adventures that show just how wonderful Sonic’s world really is. In the lead story, Tangle the Lemur and Whisper the Wolf team-up to save a friend in need! Then Sonic and Tails take the Tornado for a spin, but is Sonic going too fast? Plus, Silver and Blaze slow down for a minute to go gardening, the Sonic Fan Club has their first official meeting, and Rouge the Bat hunts for treasure!
Publication History: TR original
The Annual includes many creators working on Sonic for the first time.
The first two volumes of the Sonic series continue to have strong sales.
Collects the four issue mini-series and the 2019 Annual.
Marketing: Trade show promotion: San Diego Comic-Con 2019, New York Comic Con 2019, Wonder Con 2020, and more
Cross promotion with Sega’s Social Media and Sonic fan-sites
Promotion through a variety of Social Media: Facebook (134k), Twitter (135k), Tumblr (25k), Instagram (37k), with a feature on IDWpublishing.com
Inclusion in Direct-to-consumer Newsletter (40,000 unique and engaged fans)
Cross promotion in IDW’s monthly titles (Circulation over 350,000)
Publicity: Digital review copy made available to 3000 industry and press contacts
Advance copies mailed out for review: Heavy focus on Entertainment sites
Special focus on Sonic the Hedgehog sites, blogs, and fan sites.
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