Sonic Super Digest #1 [Newsstand]
(December 2012)

Archie, 2012 Series
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Price:
3.99 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
The Archie Library
Barcode:
07189646518101
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Digest
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sonic the Hedgehog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tracy Yardley (signed)
Inks:
Tracy Yardley (signed)
Colors:
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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic

[The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia.

What Up Sonic Fans? (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

Introduction to the digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Sonic Colors (Table of Contents)

Sonic the Hedgehog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils:
Tracy Yardley (credited)
Inks:
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors:
Matt Herms (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic; Tails; Yacker the Wisp
Synopsis:
Sonic and Tails discover Eggman is trying to destroy Yacker the Wisp's planet.

Indexer Notes

Lead-in to the Sonic Colors video game.

Sonic Unleashed (Table of Contents)

Sonic the Hedgehog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils:
Tracy Yardley (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Josh Ray (credited)
Letters:
Stingray Grafik Wurks (credited)
Editing:
Mike Pellerito (managing editor); Victor Gorelick (editor-in-chief)

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic; Tails; Doctor Eggman
Synopsis:
Doctor Eggman turns Sonic into a Werehog.

Indexer Notes

Special thanks to Kristin Parcell & Cindy Chau at Sega Licensing.

Leads into the Sonic Unleashed video game.

Everybody VS Dr. Robotnik (Table of Contents)

Sonic the Hedgehog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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[Classic Sonic Comics!] (Table of Contents)

Sonic the Hedgehog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section.

The Lynx Is A Jinx (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo Decesare (credited)
Pencils:
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks:
Rich Kozlowski (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog; Larry Lynx; Antoine D'Coolette; Princess Sally Acorn; Tails; Rotor; Dr. Robotnik
Synopsis:
The Freedom Fighters want nothing to do with a bad-luck lynx that Sonic has befriended.
Reprints:

Meet Larry Lynx (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Information about Larry Lynx.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor Pickle's Nature Notebook / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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[Sonic Super Special] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Sonic Super Special magazine and the Sonic Super Digest series.

[Sonic the Hedgehog #29] (Table of Contents)

cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section.

Steel-Belted Sally (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Angelo DeCesare
Pencils:
Art Mawhinney
Inks:
Rich Koslowski
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Mindy Eisman

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog; Princess Sally Acorn; Dr. Robotnik; Snively; Rotor; Bunnie Rabbot; Antoine D'Coolette; Dulcy the Dragon; Tails
Synopsis:
Sally allows herself to be captured and roboticized, planning on using a device to allow her to keep her free will in order to sabotage Dr. Robotnik's organization from within.
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Indexer Notes

Includes a one-page recap page that did not appear in the original.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Gray ? (signed)
Inks:
Jon Gray ? (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Meet Sally Acorn (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon Gray ? (signed)
Inks:
Terry Austin (signed)
Colors:
Rosario "Tito" Peña (signed)

Meet Amy Rose (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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[Sonic the Hedgehog #210] (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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[Mega Man] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Mega Man comics.

Young at Heart (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Karl Bollers (credited)
Pencils:
J. Axer (credited)
Inks:
Conor Tomas (credited)
Colors:
J & A. Ray (credited)
Letters:
Conor Tomas (credited)
Editing:
J. F. Gabrie (original editor)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic; Amy Rose; Princess Sally; Tails
Synopsis:
Sonic and Princess Sally make Amy and her friends go to school.

I Wanna Be a Freedom Fighter! (Table of Contents)

Amy Rose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Romy Chacon (credited)
Pencils:
Steven Butler (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Jason Jenson (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Amy Rose; Sonic; Princess Sally
Synopsis:
Amy Rose is asked to join the Freedom Fighters.

Worth the Effort (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils:
Tania Del Rio (credited)
Inks:
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors:
Jason Jenson (credited)
Letters:
Teresa Davidson (credited)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Amy Rose; Knuckles; Tails; Julie-Su
Synopsis:
Julie-Su has a training session with Amy.

Welcome Back, Chao! (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils:
Tracy Yardley (credited)
Inks:
Terry Austin (credited)
Colors:
Matt Herms (credited)
Letters:
John Workman (credited)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Amy Rose; Cream; Chao; Amy Rose; Snively
Synopsis:
Cream tells the story of how he first met Amy Rose.

Global Gateway (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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[New Crusaders] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the New Crusaders series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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[Sonic Spinball] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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[Sonic the Hedgehog #6] (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher ?
Pencils:
Dave Manak (signed)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (signed)
Colors:
Barry Grossman
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis ?

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog
Reprints:

The Spin Doctor (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Gallagher (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Manak (credited)
Inks:
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors:
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters:
Dan Nakrosis (credited)

Genre:
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic The Hedgehog; Princess Sally Acorn; Tails; Rotor; Bunnie Rabbot; Antoine D'Coolette; Dr. Robotnik
Synopsis:
Sonic invades Dr. Robotnik's volcano fortress to stop his latest scheme.
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[Sonic Pin-Up Page] (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Heart of the Hedgehog Part 1 Evil's Return (Table of Contents)

Sonic The Hedgehog / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script:
Danny Fingeroth (credited)
Pencils:
Sam Maxwell (credited)
Inks:
Saleem Crawford (credited)
Colors:
Frank Gagliardo (credited)
Letters:
Jeff Dowell (credited)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sonic; Tails; Metal Sonic; Knuckles (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
Metal Sonic captures Tails and imprisons him in a volcano.
Keywords:
lava; volcano

Indexer Notes

Part two titled Lava Story.

Unclear if this was from two different Sonic issues and presented here as one long story.

Metal Shard the Metal Sonic (Table of Contents)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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[Sonic the Hedgehog Graphic Novel Library] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Sonic graphic novels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Indexer Notes

House ads for subscriptions to various Sonic comics.

Sonic Super Delivery (Table of Contents)

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[The Critics Have Spoken!] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the Mega Man comic.

[Next time in Sonic Super Digest] (Table of Contents)

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Promo for the next issue.

[The world of Sonic the Hedgehog is in your hands!] (Table of Contents)

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House ad for the app to download digital versions of Sonic comics.

[Get In the Action!] (Table of Contents)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Ad for two Lego character encyclopedias.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  2. 1. [The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia]
  3. 2. What Up Sonic Fans?
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Sonic Colors
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  6. 5. Sonic Unleashed
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  7. 6. Everybody VS Dr. Robotnik
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  8. 7. [Classic Sonic Comics!]
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  9. 8. The Lynx Is A Jinx
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  10. 9. Meet Larry Lynx
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Professor Pickle's Nature Notebook
  12. 11. [Sonic Super Special]
  13. 12. [Sonic the Hedgehog #29]
  14. 13. Steel-Belted Sally
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  16. 15. Meet Sally Acorn
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Meet Amy Rose
  19. 18. [Sonic the Hedgehog #210]
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  20. 19. [Mega Man]
  21. 20. Young at Heart
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  22. 21. I Wanna Be a Freedom Fighter!
    Amy Rose
  23. 22. Worth the Effort
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  24. 23. Welcome Back, Chao!
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  25. 24. Global Gateway
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  26. 25. [New Crusaders]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  28. 27. [Sonic Spinball]
  29. 28. [Sonic the Hedgehog #6]
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  30. 29. The Spin Doctor
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  31. 30. [Sonic Pin-Up Page]
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  32. 31. Heart of the Hedgehog Part 1 Evil's Return
    Sonic The Hedgehog
  33. 32. Metal Shard the Metal Sonic
  34. 33. [Sonic the Hedgehog Graphic Novel Library]
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. Sonic Super Delivery
  37. 36. [The Critics Have Spoken!]
  38. 37. [Next time in Sonic Super Digest]
  39. 38. [The world of Sonic the Hedgehog is in your hands!]
  40. 39. [Get In the Action!]
    Lego
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