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Sonic the Hedgehog
Publication Details


Date Published 

November 7, 2012

Publishing Company 

Archie Comics

Production Staff
Cover Artist

Tracy Yardley!

First Appearances
Only Appearance

Sonic Super Digest Issue 1 is the first issue of the Sonic Super Digest comic series.


Official Solicitation[]

The adventure begins in this monumental first issue! For the first time in Sonic Comic history, Sonic the Hedgehog’s adventures are now available in the popular digest format! Where Sonic Super Special Magazine leaves off, this quarterly digest collection picks up - with even more classic adventure from the Sonic comic library! Packed with non-stop action, comedy, adventure and featuring tons of heroes and villains from the SONIC THE HEDGEHOG games and cartoons! Perfect for fans new and old, Sonic Super Digest collects tons of comic stories, coloring pages, bonus content, and features an all-new cover by Sonic Artist Supreme Tracy Yardley! Get SUPER!

Reprinted Stories[]

Bonus Features[]

  • A Super Welcome!: an introduction to the Sonic Super Digest series, and a look at what's coming up in this issue.
  • Professor Pickles Nature Notebook: Professor Pickle and his assistant Cucumber study the many animals of Mobius. This issue: the Hedgehog.
  • Sonic Speed & Girl Power!: a spotlight on Sonic's two greatest girl pals, Sally and Amy.
  • Global Gateway: Wentos the Traveling Salesman and his Chao puppet take a look at Mobius' many locations. This issue: the Freedom Fighters former home, Knothole.
  • Endless Arcade: accompanying the story "The Spin Doctor", Sonic Super Digest takes a look back at the Sega Genesis game Sonic Spinball.
  • A Medley of Metal!: a spotlight on former Mecha Sonic turned Secret Freedom Fighter, Shard the Metal Sonic.

Background information[]

Cameos and References[]

  • On the cover, Sonic, Tails, and Eggman resemble their classic selves, albeit with a few allusions to their modern counterparts.  For example, Sonic and Tails's eyes are green and blue respectively, rather than black.
  • Sonic's snowboard on the cover appears to be from Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. In addition, Sally's snowboard looks similliar to Amy's from the same game.
  • The location on the cover appears to be a snow-covered Green Hill Zone.