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Sonic reminisces in Sonic the Hedgehog #294

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #294 “Memories”: Sonic reminisces with his buddies Mighty and Ray, but Sonic and Mighty disagree on how they met.  Can their friendship survive their egos’ revisions?  Then in “Baking Bad,” Bunnie and Antoine put their competitive cooking skills to the test! Featuring cover art by Tyson Hesse and a “Kooky Kitchen variant” by Jennifer Hernandez! Script: Ian Flynn and Aleah Baker Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata and John Workman Sonic the Hedgehog #294...

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Sonic the Hedgehog comic cancelled?

I usually don’t look ahead in the monthly comic solicitations that far in advance. Since I only deal with Archie Comics here on Broken Joysticks I often take a look at the next upcoming months comics of Sonic the Hedgehog and previously Mega Man. Upon looking at the May solicitations I noticed that the blue blur was missing. While it’s not uncommon for a comic to skip a month I perused the June solicitations but found nothing....

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Freedom Fighters part three in Sonic Universe #97

SONIC UNIVERSE #97 “Freedom Fighters” Part Three: Amy Rose and Cream join Sally Acorn as they seek the components needed to repair Nicole’s systems, but during their quest an old adversary reemerges! Featuring cover art by Jamal Peppers and a “Sonic and the Freedom Fighters variant” by Tyson Hesse! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Jim Amash, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli Sonic Universe #97 CVR A Reg: Jamal Peppers, Jim Amash & Matt Herms Sonic...

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Sonic needs to save the world in Champions TPB #5

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG 5: CHAMPIONS It’s a Sonic battle in a championship of fighters! Shady media mogul Breezie has gotten her hands on a Chaos Emerald Sonic needs to save the world.  The only way he can get it is to fight in her televised battle royale against friends and foes alike! SONIC THE HEDGEHOG VOL. 5: CHAMPIONS collects SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #268-271. Script: Ian Flynn. Art: Diana Skelly, Ryan Jampole, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata & John...

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Sonic and Honey and the Sonic Man Heroes in Sonic the Hedgehog #293

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #293 Sonic and Honey are on the set of the latest, greatest(?) super hero show—Sonic Man Heroes!  But when Dr. Eggman crashes the scene, ranting and raving about creative differences, things get very interesting! Featuring cover art by comics extraordinaire Tracy Yardley and a “Arcade” variant by Sonic comics legend Patrick Spaziante! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Tracy Yardley, Terry Austin, Gabriel Cassata and John Workman Cover: Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms Variant Cover: Patrick...

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Sonic is back for Free Comic Book Day 2017

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG – FREE COMIC BOOK DAY 2017 SONIC is BACK for FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Turn back time and witness the “Genesis of a Hero” as Sonic enters his first climactic show-down with the evil Dr. Eggman! When the mad doctor takes over South Island, there’s only one hedgehog who can set things right! Jump right into the excitement, action and fun in this retro romp celebrating 25 years of Sonic! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Tracy Yardley,...

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Bunnie gets ready in Sonic Universe #96

SONIC UNIVERSE #96 BUNNIE gets ready for a NEW VENTURE in “Freedom Fighters” Part Two: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire—and  in this case, evil too!  Bunnie is summoned to Blaze’s world in a desperate attempt to repel the invasion of a new, sinister force! Featuring cover art by jammin’ Jamal Peppers and a “Freedom Fighters Forever” variant by the excellent Evan Stanley! Script: Ian Flynn Art: Adam Bryce Thomas, Jim Amash, Matt Herms and Jack Morelli Cover: Jamal...

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Worlds Unite again with Sonic and Mega Man TPB #3

SONIC / MEGA MAN: WORLDS UNITE 3 (TR)  Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man team up with heroes from across the SEGA and Capcom universes to battle the monstrous Sigma and stop his relentless assault across multiple universes! Featuring the worlds of STREET FIGHTER, GOLDEN AXE, MONSTER HUNTER, NIGHTS INTO DREAMS and many more! It’s the dream team mash-up of iconic gaming heroes and villains you always hoped for in this frantic, bombastic finale! Script: Ian Flynn,...

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Sonic kicks things into Overdrive on March 1st

SONIC: MEGA DRIVE – OVERDRIVE SONIC kicks things into “OVERDRIVE”!: The Classic Sonic sensation comes to its startling finale!  Dr. Eggman has managed to gather up all seven of the Ancient Gears which will super-charge his latest creation—the Mega Drive!  Now Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and Amy Rose are in a race against time to gather the Chaos Emeralds and stop Dr. Eggman before the vicious device launches! Featuring cover art by rising star Tyson Hesse! Script: Ian...

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Everything changes in Sonic the Hedgehog #292

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #292 EVERYTHING CHANGES when SONIC and friends go down their “Branching Paths”: The Shattered World Crisis is behind us, and the 25th Anniversary was well celebrated!  So what’s next for Sonic and his friends?  That’s up to them to decide!  Sonic is racing around Westside Island on a mission—but for whom?  And while Sonic’s away, each of his friends make decisions that will plot the course of their lives.  Don’t miss out on the...

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Bring in the Freedom Fighters in Sonic Universe #95

SONIC UNIVERSE #95 It’s SONIC’s SUPER TEAM, the “FREEDOM FIGHTERS”: They’ve been Sonic’s closest friends in the comics for years!  Now it’s their time to shine! Antoine takes the stage, traveling to his homeland to find some closure to his past.  But he and Sonic find a new foe in the empty halls of Castle D’Coolette, and the beginning of a mystical new adventure! Featuring cover art by jammin’ Jamal Peppers and a “Team Blast” variant by Lamar...

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The plundering reaches its peak in Sonic Universe #94

SONIC UNIVERSE #94 The PIRATE PLUNDERING reaches its peak in “Case of the Pirate Princess” Finale: The Chaotix Detective Agency’s deep cover in the pirates’ ranks may be too deep to escape!  In the heart of a long-lost temple, Cpt. Shellbreaker stands poised to find an ancient power.  Can the Chaotix finally rescue Princess Undina?  Can they rescue themselves?  Or will the Chaotix turning pirates be their saving grace?  It all comes to a head in this frantic...

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Super Sonic returns in Sonic the Hedgehog #290

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #290 The Super Sonic Warrior returns in “Genesis of a Hero” Part Three: The 25thanniversary celebration continues with another blast to the past!  Which is also to the future, and the past, and back again!  When Sonic goes to see the annual return of Little Planet, he’s surprised to find it chained to a mountain!  Join us for the exciting adventures of Sonic CD! Featuring cover art by the legendary Patrick Spaziante plus a...

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The trio of detectives return in Sonic Universe #93

SONIC UNIVERSE #93 The quirky trio of detectives return in “The Case of the Pirate Princess” Part Three: Say it ain’t so – have the Chaotix gone full pirate?!  Tensions run high as loyalties are tested and pasts are explored.  And as the crew reaches their destination, will it be treasure they find – or something more sinister? Featuring cover art by Sonic comics extraordinaire Tracy Yardley and a “One for All” variant by super-talent Jennifer Hernandez! Script:...

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Entering the Depths of Sonic Universe #92

SONIC UNIVERSE #92 ENTER the DEPTHS of DANGER in “The Case of the Pirate Princess” Part Two: The Chaotix have tracked down the princess of Meropis and the pirates that kidnapped her – but now they’re prisoners as well! And Vector’s daring plan to escape… is to join them?! It’s mysteries and revelations galore as the Chaotix hit the high seas! Featuring cover art by Sonic comics veteran Tracy Yardley and a “Shinobi” variant by monster-talent T-Rex! Script: Aleah...

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