Is there anyone else out there excited for the upcoming Nintendo Wii U exclusive Sonic the Hedgehog game SONIC: LOST WORLD? If so, there is an exclusive prequel comic coming to comic book shop store shelves nationwide soon. The prequel comic will be distributed by Archie Comics and will be made available in comic shops ONLY on October 26th and 27th 2013 during the annual Halloween ComicFest event. Think of it as a Free Comic Book Day but in October in celebration of the Halloween season!

Check out the official solicitation from Archie:

Halloween Comic fest 2013: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG

It’s a Halloween SONIC fest! Just in time for the launch of the newest smash-hit SEGA video game SONIC LOST WORLD (on sale 10/22), comes the OFFICIAL COMIC BOOK PREQUEL available for the first time anywhere for Halloween Comic Fest 2013! Hitch a ride alongside the truest, bluest hedgehog around as this timeless video game icon takes on the newest baddies to burst onto the scene: the DEADLY SIX, and of course the evil Dr. Eggman! Hot off the heels of the titanic, “Sonic/Mega Man: Worlds Collide” summer blockbuster, Sonic comics have never been hotter! Now is your chance to check out the next big thing from the one and only “blue blur”!

Script: Ian Flynn Art: Ryan Jampole, Rick Bryant, Jack Morelli, Dustin Evans

Cover artwork provided by SEGA

So there you have it Sonic fans. I think it’s pretty cool that you can only get this one by going to your local comic shop. Be sure to grab it while supplies last.

For more information on Halloween ComicFest head over to their main page HERE.

In the San Francisco area looking for your next SONIC comic book fix? If so, Check out MISSION: COMICS & ART. They’ve got you covered!