Sonic Super Digest #1 [Direct Edition]
(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
762816468558 00111
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Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia.

What Up Sonic Fans? (Table of Contents: 2)

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Indexer Notes

Introduction to the digest.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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Sonic Colors (Table of Contents: 4)

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: 5)

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 Grafix Wurks (credited)
Editing
Mike Pellerito (credited); Victor Gorelick (credited) (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: 6)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Classic Sonic Comics!] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Illustration used as the title page for the next section.

The Lynx Is a Jinx (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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Sonic the Hedgehog
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.
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Meet Larry Lynx (Table of Contents: 9)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Information about Larry Lynx.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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Professor Pickle's Nature Notebook

[Sonic Super Special] (Table of Contents: 11)

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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: 12)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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Indexer Notes

Title page for the next section.

Steel-Belted Sally (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Angelo De Cesare (credited as Angelo DeCesare)
Pencils
Art Mawhinney (credited)
Inks
Rich Koslowski (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Mindy Eisman (credited)

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Sonic the Hedgehog
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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Jonathan H. Gray (as Jon Gray) (signed as Jon Gray!)
Inks
Jonathan H. Gray (as Jon Gray) (signed as Jon Gray!)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPena)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Meet Sally Acorn (Table of Contents: 15)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Jonathan H. Gray (as Jon Gray) (signed as JHG!)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed as austin)
Colors
Rosario Peña (signed as RPena)

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Meet Amy Rose (Table of Contents: 17)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

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[Sonic the Hedgehog #210] (Table of Contents: 18)

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: 19)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for Mega Man comics.

Young at Heart (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Karl Bollers (credited)
Pencils
Jay Axer (credited as J. Axer)
Inks
Conor Tomas (credited)
Colors
Josh Ray (credited as J + A Ray); Aimee Ray (credited as J + A Ray)
Letters
Conor Tomas (credited)
Editing
Justin F. Gabrie (credited as 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: 21)

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

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

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Amy Rose
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: 22)

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

Script
Ian Flynn (credited)
Pencils
Tania del Rio (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
Jason Jensen (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: 23)

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: 24)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[New Crusaders] (Table of Contents: 25)

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Indexer Notes

House ad for the New Crusaders series.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Sonic Spinball] (Table of Contents: 27)

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[Sonic the Hedgehog #6] (Table of Contents: 28)

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: 29)

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.
Reprints

[Sonic Pin-Up Page] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Heart of the Hedgehog Part 1 Evil's Return (Table of Contents: 31)

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: 32)

Sonic the Hedgehog / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Sonic the Hedgehog Graphic Novel Library] (Table of Contents: 33)

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House ad for Sonic graphic novels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

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House ads for subscriptions to various Sonic comics.

Sonic Super Delivery (Table of Contents: 35)

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[The Critics Have Spoken!] (Table of Contents: 36)

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House ad for the Mega Man comic.

[Next time in Sonic Super Digest] (Table of Contents: 37)

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Promo for the next issue.

[The world of Sonic the Hedgehog is in your hands!] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

[Get In the Action!] (Table of Contents: 39)

Lego / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Ad for two Lego character encyclopedias.

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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]
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  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]
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  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
    Sonic the Hedgehog
  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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