[8] The two have battled for the fate of the world under various circumstances, from Eggman's imprisonment of various types of wildlife to the planet's surface being shattered by the Chaos Energy Cannon. As he was being sent home, Sonic suggested to Blaze that she should visit them sometime soon, which she agreed to. The hedgehog proceeded to beat back Zavok, forcing him into his regular form. She told him that Restoration HQ and Tails' lab were overrun by Zombots, stating that they were now on the way to Spiral Hill Village to help evacuate it. Cream the Rabbit is a close friend to Sonic, forming a big brother relationship with her. It was then that Sonic came up with a plan: if they could drive Master Overlord closer to Angel Island and rip the Master Emerald out of him, they could deprive the robot of his power source and save the island. IDW Sonic the Hedgehog Issue 35 is the thirty-fifth issue in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series published by IDW Publishing. My own way. Sonic thought she referred to Eggman's global takeover until Tangle brought up the possibility that the organized Badniks could a sign of something worse coming their way, which made Blaze stay until she understood why she was here. Sonic quickly ran out of Barricade Town and refused to give up as he still believed he had time to make things right. Sonic coming to the aid of a town, from Sonic the Hedgehog #1. While Sonic had Tails run some tests on him, Tangle came by for a visit. They consisted of Smithy (a lion), Slinger (an ocelot), Whisper (a wolf), Claire Voyance (a howler monkey), and Mimic (an octopus). Sonic and the Egg Dragoon during the Time Eater incident, from Sonic the Hedgehog #1. [18] On 21 November 2019, it was announced by IDW Publishing that in June 2020, they will also publish Spanish-language editions of the graphic novel compilations of the comic series. Introduced in: Tangle & Whisper #3. Always prepared to put his life on the line to protect others, be they friends or civilians, Sonic is a carefree spirit and a fearless daredevil at heart. [29], Soon enough, Sonic arrived at Spiral Hill Village ready to help. [29] This does not make him stupid because he is aware when enemies pose too much of a threat to be reasoned with. Knuckles the Echidna is both a close friend and rival to Sonic, with the two of them being no stranger to butting heads over a disagreement at worst, or partaking in banter with each other at best. [11], Soon after, Sonic infiltrated one of Eggman's bases. Sonic thus begins traveling from town to town to stop the Badniks, receiving help from both old friends and new allies (like Tangle the Lemur) along the way. Skin Returning to Tails for aid, Sonic and his friends discover that Sonic can burn off his infection and keep it in check with his speed. Just as Sonic and the Chaotix settle on leaving Eggman to his new life however, Shadow shows up with Rouge to destroy the Doctor after hearing him mention Eggman Land. Jet's ego and little care for anybody other than himself and his gang has him see Sonic as more of a "goodie-goodie". — Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog #2. With the Metal Virus gone, the Deadly Six decide to lay low, though Zavok ends up imprisoned. [11], On 21 February 2018, IDW opened its pre-orders for the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. When Sonic tried to high-five Tangle however, he saw his infection had returned and withdrew himself. Silver proposed to cover him, despite the risk that he may be called elsewhere but Sonic took Silver up on his optimism. Blue The stranger robot introduced herself as Belle and explained that she was not the work of Eggman, but a creator whom she was looking for and whose name she did not want to reveal. Amy soon managed to hack it and find plans for a ARK-like space station and talk about a "payload distribution". Sonic then brought up how Eggman was living happily and peacefully as Mr. Tinker, bringing joy to others and slyly remarked on how it must have been a waste. He further stated that the comics will, at the moment, only draw inspiration from the Sonic game continuity and will go in a fresh new direction not dictated by an already-established canon. An excerpt of the new character’s model sheet was unveiled in a short clip published by IDW late Tuesday. [1] Following this, Ian Flynn, former writer of the Archie Sonic comics, was confirmed to be the lead writer for the IDW Sonic comics. Meanwhile, Starline begins to devise a plan to control the Zombots that would involve Deadly Six. "[8], Amy Rose is Sonic's longtime admirer and one of his closest friends, and the only one who’s known to harbor deeper feelings toward him, feelings that she never tries to hide around him, which often makes him uneasy. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG Comic Books Build … Friends/allies Amy Rose Avatar Belle Big the Cat Blaze the Cat Chaotix Zeena 3.5. With this, Sonic fled the scene.[15]. Knowing this would draw the attention of the Zombots, Sonic wanted to save everybody. When the comic's storyline begins, Sonic and his friends are dealing with the fallout caused by Eggman's recent conquest of the planet, as depicted in Sonic Forces, which was the most recent Sonic game at the time. Live Steam of IDW Sonic panel. IDW Sonic comic fans have been treated well this month! At Restoration HQ, Vector butts heads with Gemerl over whether or not an imprisoned Zombot Charmy could be kept there. With this Sonic ran off around the island. Even though it was a huge gamble, he assigned Gemerl to Zeena, telling him to use her high and mighty persona to his advantage. However, when Shadow intervened with Sonic and Knuckles' battle with Neo Metal Sonic, the robot managed to transform into a even more dangerous form: Master Overlord. He is the arch-nemesis of Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic ran off to find Tangle and coordinate with her. He finds Dr. Eggman and Dr. Starline in Barricade Town attempting to find ways to control the Zombots once again. An argument soon arose between Tails and Eggman about a cure for the Metal Virus, to which the doctor clarified that he did not need to have one as his research found that as the Metal Virus mutated, it became unsustainable; soon, every Zombot would disintegrate approximately two hundred years into the future. Many of these encounters in the past of the comic's universe bear a strong resemblance to those that took place in past Sonic video games. Fortunately, Rouge crashes the Faceship after she removes the Chaos Emerald that was powering it. Adaptational Ugliness: His giant form.While in Sonic Lost World it was merely a larger version of Zavok's standard appearance, the comic goes out of its way to make it look grotesque with Empty Eyes and giant, visible veins all over his body. While he does everything he can to snuff out evil, he cannot turn away when someone is in need of aid. As such, his constant lack of sleep, fight against infection and guilt forced him to gain a more sympathetic attitude, yet still optimistic. Not wanting to prolong the events, Espio wished to continue the mission, which Sonic agreed with. The force taking out the Emerald caused Sonic to fall. The news that some of the game characters were forbidden by SEGA for being used because of the now separate dimensions of classic Sonic and modern Sonic, such as Mighty, Ray and the Hooligans (Nack/Fang, Bean, and Bark), did not go over well. [13], Sonic later came to Seaside City after he learned that Eggman had attacked it with the Metal Virus. The two seem to get along well with Sonic claiming he could count on Blaze. Sonic turned to his rival and told him that he needed his help, and the world needed the "Legendary Wind Master". Sonic News Network is a FANDOM Games Community. [8][11] After learning that Neo Metal Sonic had taken over the Eggman Empire however, Sonic and his team defeated the robot, causing him to revert back to normal. ; Any Last Words? After his run, Sonic returned to find Knuckles confirming that he was now fully up to speed on the situation and expressed annoyance over trouble being brought to his island again. Seeing some civilians being kept in a building by Zombots, Sonic rushed in to clear the Zombots out, only to pull back when Omega beat him to it by shooting at the Zombots. With them, Sonic can give himself a boost in power. Initially, Sonic was left conflicted and doubtful about Eggman's amnesia being genuine, but later decided to restart his relationship with the doctor on friendlier terms after witnessing him in fear from an attack by his own Badniks. Meanwhile, Vector and Espio return to Restoration HQ with many refugees and a captive Zombot Charmy. [36], Sonic was later was resting near Tails' Workshop when he heard Tails talk to Amy and Rouge about repairing Omega, with Tails needing both data and spare pairs to fix Omega. Sonic the Hedgehog is an American comic book series based on Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog video game franchise and the successor of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog. Convinced now that Eggman was a new man, Sonic helped the Chaotix beat the Badniks. Powers and Stats. He also wears a pair of white gloves with sock-like cuffs on his hands. Sonic manages to keep Shadow at bay while Rouge drives off with the uninfected civilians. Vector the Crocodile Cheese Chocola Cream the Rabbit Gardon Gemerl Knuckles the Echidna Restoration However, Neo Metal Sonic revealed that he had just finished copying Shadow's bio-data, which, combined with Sonic's bio-data and the Master Emerald's power, would let him assume his final form. Although disappointed, Sonic decided not to follow him out of respect for his choice. [13], At one point, Sonic saved Planet Wisp when Dr. Eggman tried to conquer it. Super speedEnhanced acrobatic skills and reflexesEnhanced durabilityEnhanced jumpEnhanced staminaHand-to-hand combat skillsHarnessing chaos energySuper transformationPiloting skillsExtreme Gear riding skills Sonic News Network is a FANDOM Games Community. Nonetheless, Gemerl gave Sonic an ultimatum: either run away and burn off his infection, or stay and be eliminated. [7] A few days later, on 16 January 2018, it was revealed that Tracy Yardley, a long-time Sonic artist at Archie Comics, would be joining the IDW Sonic team as well. Soon after, Sonic heads towards Sunset City to help Team Dark intercept the Faceship. Sonic fighting Badniks, from Sonic the Hedgehog #2. Sonic has demonstrated complete mastery of his speed at nearly any level. Sonic said he would, and the two friends embraced before parting ways. [16][17] It was later stated that the comic series will be translated to Russian with plans to expand it to other languages. Knowing that Rough and Tumble were not smart enough to make their weapons or leave cryptic letters, Sonic guessed they were working with someone and demanded that they told him where Eggman was. Espio the Chameleon 1.3. Vector the Crocodile (Mentioned) 2. He is a two-tailed anthropomorphic fox with a high intellect, and is the sidekick of his best friend, Sonic the Hedgehog. Likes Realizing there could be something controlling them, Sonic thought it might be Eggman, but Tails did not believe so, as Eggman was known for making sure they knew he had returned before attacking. In the meantime, the ringleader behind the Badnik attacks is making his next move. When Eggman demanded that Starline upload the frequency to the Faceship, Sonic burst out from the pile of Zombots and destroyed the Egg Mobile. As the two friends were having a moment however, the Egg Fleet began bombarding the ship. Sonic thus promised Tails to be careful and even offered him to tag along with him. Sonic convinces Shadow to leave "Mr. Tinker" to his new life. With the help of his allies, Sonic fights to save as many civilians as he can from a crisis that is steadily spinning out of control while Eggman slowly begins to lose control over the Zombots. Sonic asked Tails and Rouge for air support and told Silver to bring the Chaos Emeralds. Favorite food An anthropomorphic hedgehog gifted with super speed, Sonic uses his abilities to protect the world from anyone who poses a threat, namely Dr. Eggman. There, he encountered Silver when the psychic hedgehog destroyed a Spina for him. However, Tails decided it was more important to help the town that they had just saved rebuild and recover. 100 cm (3' 3")[note 1] [2], Sonic began to fight his Zombot rival while also realizing he would get the chance to say "I told you so" to him later. Today via the New York Comic Comic Metaverse we got a panel with the creators of the IDW Sonic the Hedgehog comic. On 7 December 2018, David Mariotte announced that the schedule was being adjusted so more comics can be released in 2019. Cream the Rabbit 3. After Super Silver detected that all of the Metal Virus had been sent into the sun, Super Sonic tried ditching the Warp Topaz through the Super Warp Portal. However, they gradually became respectable allies. The comic is set in its own continuity, which is heavily inspired by the Sonic the Hedgehog video games' universe. Tier: At least 8-A. The releases follow the same format as their American counterparts. Just keep moving, doing good, saving folks, and living as free as the wind. However, Sonic immediately dismisses the "faker" being the real Eggman, having met with him before and knowing he still has amnesia, causing Metal Sonic to reveal hi… Ricky. As such, Amy, Rouge, Gemerl, Cream and Cheese go to White Park Zone to compete in the White Park Chao Racing Circuit to get the parts they need from the shady champion Chao racer, Clutch the Opossum, while Sonic and Tails head to an abandoned Egman base to get the code ciphers. Despite this, Jet also holds a certain level of respect for Sonic, enough to trust him to save the world.[4][33]. With Sonic oblivious to who that was, Silver told him about her and her efforts during the Eggman War. After being taunted by the doctor, Sonic jumped onto Eggman's Egg Mobile in an attempt to infect him. However, after Super Sonic tries to get rid of the Warp Topaz, he vanishes. While Sonic cares very much for Amy however, he does not returns her romantic feelings. Since he had been given his creator's genius, vision, and drive however, Neo decided to take over the Eggman Empire and conquer the world for Eggman as him (making him the ringleader behind the Badnik attacks) and then find the real Eggman so he could hand his empire back to him. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Zavok tried to grab the duo but was stopped by Silver using his psychokinesis. When Eggman asked when Sonic is going to let that go, the hedgehog responded that it was to be done until he got a clue. 1 Synopsis 2 Characters 2.1 Main 2.2 Supporting 2.2.1 Comic-exclusive 2.3 Antagonists 2.3.1 Comic-exclusive 3 Issues 4 Differences 5 Trivia Sonic the Hedgehog is back as he combats the forces of Eggman alongside new mysterious threats with the help from new allies. Synopsis Locations Misc Belle, Sonic the Hedgehog, Miles "Tails" Prower, Tangle the Lemur As Amy showed concern for him, Sonic shook it off and continued to devise the plan. Creating a Multi-Portal Generator, which allows the survivors, including the Babylon Rogues, to fight and retrieve the Chaos Emeralds from Zeti. [9] During this incident, Sonic got an infection that turned him into a Werehog, but he eventually got over it. Sonic IDW 2: Infection, formerly known as Sonic IDW 2: Metal Virus or Sonic IDW 2: The Walking of Zombots, is a 3D cartoon, based on the IDW Publishing, and 3D models taken from Sonic Forces. This proved to be the last straw for Sonic and prompted the hedgehog to engage in battle with Eggman. Sonic explained everything and proposed a truce and the chance for a new life since Eggman was out of the picture. After then clearing out a path to the hotel for the survivors, Sonic met Rouge there and told her about his infection and that Eggman could no longer control the Zombots. Chili dogs [7], Sonic has spent years of his life battling his arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman and his forces for the fate of the world, with Sonic always prevailing in the end. Seeing the city chaos also made Sonic worried about his friends. Writer: Ian Flynn 2. Vector the Crocodile. Flynn also revealed bits of the storyline for the first few issues, which will follow up on Sonic Forces and will deal with the fallout of the War to Take Back the Planet. He is an anthropomorphic hedgehog endowed with super speed who is renowned as a hero across time and space. Taking advantage of the situation while everyone else is concerned with Sonic's disappearance, Eggman makes his escape with his lackeys and the disembodied head of Omega. [30], Sonic and Jet have a great rivalry between each other, mainly based on their shared passion for speed. Amy claimed that she will not tell Knuckles about Sonic boosting Jet's ego, though the hedgehog was accepting his own ego's hits; from this, Sonic set out for another run but promised to be back before deployment so that they could hopefully end things before they got worse. https://sonic.fandom.com/wiki/IDW_Sonic_the_Hedgehog_Issue_35 On 17 September 2018, during the BumbleKast, Flynn confirmed several things about the IDW comic series: He does not have any plans for the Knothole Freedom Fighters at the moment and stated that SEGA will declare if they can use them. [13][3] Another flaw of his is that he puts a lot of faith in the belief that everyone, even villains like Eggman, have a little bit of good in them and can be redeemed, something that he himself sometimes regrets and individuals like Shadow challenge. However, noticing how much his infection had spread, Sonic decided to take a quick run in order to burn it off. On 23 August 2018, it was announced at Gamescom 2018 that the upcoming Nintendo Switch app InkyPen will feature the IDW comics from launch. Tyson Hesse Thomas Rothlisberger In the meantime, the Resistance manage to free Angel Island. Sonic used a Spin Attack on Shadow and tried to reason with him but to no avail. Along the way, Sonic met and clashed with Dr. Starline, who almost succeeded in destroying Sonic. Powers and abilities [2] Sonic can also use the Boost to not only increase his speed but also barge through obstacles in his path.[19]. Down on Angel Island, Sonic sought out Tails, who was safe and sound. After Shadow and Rouge took their leave, Sonic promised Eggman that he would come back to visit, if only to check if the doctor's memories were returning.[1]. He then took Amy and escaped with her through the mines until they reached a refuse pit, and they decided to use the narrow floor in the cave to defeat Rough and Tumble. Sonic facing the Egg Emperor, from Sonic the Hedgehog #1. [1], During another adventure of his, Sonic was hit by a curse. Sonic soon after infiltrates one of Eggman's bases with the aid of Silver and a new ally named Whisper, where they find out that Neo Metal Sonic has conquered Angel Island in order to seize the Master Emerald. The Chaotix Detective Agency receive an anonymous tip which leads them to a mountainous village where they find Dr. Eggman, only to discover that he is suffering amnesia and has become a model citizen. Tangle expressed her excitement about her new life to Sonic, but Whisper decided to remain silent. Sonic dodging an attack from a giant Moto Bug, from Sonic the Hedgehog #4. Sonic decides to find the source of these attacks and stops several of them with the help of his friends such as Tails, Amy, Knuckles, Blaze, and a new ally named Tangle the Lemur. Meanwhile, Neo Metal Sonic grew into a form more monstrous than the last―dubbing it Master Overlord―and demanded that Sonic bowed to him.[10]. Wanting to protect Cream, Gemerl objects to this. Having discovered that Neo Metal Sonic has taken over Angel Island, Sonic, the Resistance, and their allies began an assault to take back the island. The Zeti powered himself up with his Chaos Emerald, unleashing his full power and grew to a giant size; he then shot a fireball from his mouth at the island in anger. Super Silver and Super Sonic appear before Zavok, from Sonic the Hedgehog #29. For attire, Sonic wears two light-weight, hyper friction resistant red sneakers with white cuffs around the ankles, gray soles, and white straps across the top, the last of which are held down by a golden buckle on each foot. Now, the heroes and villains join forces to figure out a way to combat the Metal Virus. When Omega began to violently fight Shadow, Sonic tried to remind him who he was but Omega did not care as he saw his former partner as another Eggman robot. [35] During some tea with Blaze later, it was revealed that Sonic had lost his memory and could not remember what had occurred before he arrived in Blaze's world; he could not even recall his own identity but accepted being called "Mr. Needlemouse" by a young girl he met there. Sonic the Hedgehog is the main and titular protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehogcomic series published by IDW Publishing. [13] The bundle was released on 1 May 2018 and cost $40. Forgiving him, Sonic told where Cream and Vanilla went and instructed him to ensure the Rescue Shuttle took off safely. The ground soon after began to rumble and Knuckles noted that the Master Emerald had been cut off from Angel Island―without its power, the island would fall. Introducing himself, Starline revealed he was behind their concerns and that he had staged this encounter to test himself against Sonic. Though Eggman agreed to a degree, he felt that him bringing "peace and unity to the world through his brilliant guidance" was better, though Sonic knew after years of battling him was not true.