New solicitations have come in for the next issue of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog, but surprisingly there's also a fresh addition to the comic's library. Alongside Issue #126, Archie is also preparing a paperback collection of classic stories titled Sonic the Hedgehog: The Beginnings.
Sonic the Hedgehog #126
Ships 23rd July / 32-page, full color comic / $2.19 US
"Tossed in Space, Part 1"
After last issue's pulse-pounding events, Sonic finds himself on a strange planet on the other side of the universe. While seeking a way home is his initial priority, his heroic instincts soon take over as he helps defend an alien race from their aggressors. By issue's end, Sonic will be forced to fight the last person he ever expected to face! You'll have to read it to believe it!
SCRIPT: Benny Lee. ART: Steven Butler (pencils), Jim Amash (inks).
ALSO!: the Off-Panel strip graduates from the letters page to become its own five-page story in "Better Read Than Dead": Read in awe as Sonic and The Editor face the evil of... Deadline! Can they get the issue done on time before Sonic is erased from existence?
SCRIPT: Mike Gallagher. ART: Dave Manak (pencils) and Josh and Aimee Ray (inks).
Sonic the Hedgehog: The Beginnings
Ships 2nd July / 96-page, full color squarebound paperback / $10.95 US; $15.95 CANADA
In 1993, Sonic the Hedgehog sped his way from video games to comic books. Hundreds of issues later, "the blue blur" can lay claim to having the most successful comic book career of all video game heroes!
Now you can enjoy his earliest comic book adventures with this special edition that reprints his first, difficult-to-find mini-series, Sonic #0 through #3. Collected together for the first time are the first appearance of Tails, Princess Sally, Antoine, Rotor, Uncle Chuck and Muttski.
Put on your favorite pair of sneakers, grab a chilidog and see where the legend began!
SCRIPTS: Michael Gallagher. ART: Scott Shaw! and Dave Manak.
Source: Silver Bullet Comics