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Encyclopedia > List of Sonic the Hedgehog printed media

Sonic the Hedgehog has been the subject of many spin offs in printed media. Sonic the Hedgehog comic book version, see Sonic the Hedgehog (comic character). ...

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Comic books

Several comic books have been released, each establishing a different storyline about Sonic.

Sonic fan-made dōjinshi made by a variety of artists (including Rikdo Koshi) have also been released in Japan. In the UK there was also a short lived Sunday comic strip and a series of Christmas annuals. Whilst there were some slight connections (such as both projects occasionally using regular Sonic the Comic artists Richard Elson), the three projects appeared strongly to be separate from one another with the Sunday comic and annuals preferring self contained gag strips over Sonic the Comic's continuing plot lines and maturer stance. The Sonic the Hedgehog manga series was based off the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. ... Headquarters of Shogakukan in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan Shogakukan ) is a Japanese publisher of dictionaries, literature, manga, nonfiction, childrens DVDs, and other media in Japan. ... Most of the main cast of Sonic the Hedgehog, seen here on the cover of the 125th anniversary issue published by Archie Comics Sonic the Hedgehog is an ongoing series of American comic books published by Archie Comics, featuring Segas mascot video game character Sonic. ... Archie Comics is an American comic book publisher known for its many series featuring the fictional teenage Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, Veronica Lodge, Reggie Mantle and Forsythe Jughead Jones characters created by Bob Montana. ... Sonic the Comic, known to its many readers as STC, was a UK childrens comic published fortnightly by Fleetway Editions (the merged companies Fleetway and London Editions, which progressively became integrated with its parent company Egmont until it became known as Egmont Magazines) between 1993 and 2002. ... Fleetway, also known as Fleetway Publications and Fleetway Editions, was a publishing company, mainly producing comic magazines for the U.K.. Fleetway began life as Amalgamated Press, the company owned by Alfred Harmsworth, who were based in Fleetway House. ... Knuckles the Echidna is a 32-issue series of American comic books published by Archie Comics that ran from 1997 to 1999, featuring Knuckles the Echidna, one of Segas mascot video game characters from the Sonic the Hedgehog series. ... Sonic X is an ongoing comic book series published by Archie Comics, based on the animated series of the same name. ... The Sonic the Hedgehog manga series was based off the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Coro Coro. ... Dōjinshi (; also romanized as doujinshi) are self-published Japanese works, including but not limited to comic books (manga), novels, fan guides, art collections, and games. ... Mr. ... Richard Elson is a British comic book artist best known for his work on various 2000 AD strips and Sonic the Comic. ...


Gamebooks

A series of six Sonic Adventures gamebooks were published in the UK between 1993 and 1996 by Puffin under the Fantail label. A gamebook is a book with a branching plot that serves as a medium for gameplay. ...

  • Book 1 - Metal City Mayhem, James Wallis (ISBN 0-14-090391-7)
  • Book 2 - Zone Rangers, James Wallis (ISBN 0-14-090392-5)
  • Book 3 - Sonic v Zonik, Nigel Gross and Jon Sutherland (ISBN 0-14-090406-9)
  • Book 4 - The Zone Zapper, Nigel Gross and Jon Sutherland (ISBN 0-14-090407-7)
  • Book 5 - Theme Park Panic, Marc Gascoigne and Jonathan Green (ISBN 0-14-037847-2)
  • Book 6 - Stormin' Sonic, Marc Gascoigne and Jonathan Green (ISBN 0-14-037848-0)

An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ...

Novels

  • Stay Sonic by Mike Pattenden developed the "Kintobor origin", first introduced in the Disney Adventures comic book, in much greater detail. This background was used as the basis of most subsequent UK Sonic stories, including Sonic the Comic.[1]

James Wallis, Carl Sargent and Marc Gascoigne, under the collective pseudonym "Martin Adams", wrote four Sonic the Hedgehog novels based on the origin established in Stay Sonic. They were published in the UK by Virgin Publishing. Mike Pattenden is a journalist who once wrote for Commodore User, a now defunct computer magazine for the Commodore 64. ... Carl Sargent (born December 11, 1952 in Caerleon, Wales) is a British author of several role-playing game-based products and novels. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... Virgin Books is the book publishing arm of Virgin Enterprises, the company originally set up by Richard Branson as a record company. ...

  • Book 1 - Sonic the Hedgehog in Robotnik's Laboratory 1993 - Sonic attempts to rescue his friends from the eponymous lab.
  • Book 2 - Sonic the Hedgehog in the Fourth Dimension 1993 - Sonic and Tails try to prevent Robotnik from altering history, encountering the Organisers - human scientists who maintain the laws of Time and Space - and helping them against the mythos creatures, paramilitary mythological creatures who are trying to exist in reality. Sonic briefly altered history so Robotnik was never formed, but had to change it back to stop the mythos creatures altering the Big Bang.
  • Book 3 - Sonic the Hedgehog and the Silicon Warriors 1993 - Robotnik imprisons Mobians inside a vast computer system, forcing Sonic and Tails to battle thinly-veiled versions of other computer game characters ("Road Warriors II"). It featured many puns and frequent breachings of the fourth wall, with Sonic directly talking to the reader on several occasions.
  • Book 4 - Sonic the Hedgehog in Castle Robotnik 1994 - Robotnik creates a robotic duplicate of Sonic and situates himself in a classic horror movie villain castle, protected by likewise common horror movie creatures.

Michael Teitelbaum's series of Sonic novels published by Troll Associates: Street Fighter II: The World Warrior is a 1991 competitive fighting game by Capcom. ...

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 1993
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Robotnik's Revenge 1994
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Fortress of Fear 1995
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Friend or Foe? 1995
  • Sonic & Knuckles 1995
  • Sonic Xtreme 1996
  • Sonic Activity Book 1995

Sonic X novels published by Grosset & Dunlap: Grosset & Dunlap is a United States book publisher founded in 1898. ...

  • Meteor Shower Messenger - Paul Ruditis 2005
  • Spaceship Blue Typhoon - Diana Gallagher 2005
  • Aqua Planet - Charlotte Fullerton 2006
  • Dr. Eggman Goes to War - Charlotte Fullerton 2006
  • Battle at Ice Pallace - Charlotte Fullerton 2006
  • Desperately Seeking Sonic - Charolette Fullerton 2007

Others

  • Where's Sonic? Using a similar idea to the Where's Wally?/Where's Waldo? books, each page presented the reader with a different puzzle, each one inspired by a different level from Sonic 2 on the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis. Published by Ladybird Books Ltd.
  • Look and Find Sonic the Hedgehog Another book similar to Where's Waldo; each page is a puzzle with hidden objects and characters from the SatAM storyline, but in locations from Sonic games on the Genesis. (ISBN 0-7853-1139-4)
  • Where's Sonic Now?
  • A series of other children's books were written by Ladybird. These include two puzzle books, a coloring book and the picture books Robotnik's Oil and The Invisible Robotnik. Sonic the Story was a book explaining Sonic's transformation from brown to blue.
  • A series of children's picture books were published by Golden Books, featuring the art of Art Mawhinney. Titles include, Up Against a Wall and The Secret Admirer.
  • In the UK, two Sonic The Hedgehog yearbooks were published in 1991 and 1992 by Grandreams Limited. These featured one-shot comics normally involving Sonic foiling Dr Robotnik's plans (but included one Shinobi comic), Sega game reviews and other novelty Sonic and Sega-related features such as an "interview with Sonic".
  • Two 32-page softback books, featuring early strips from Sonic the Comic were published in the UK in 1994, titled "Sonic The Hedgehog Beats The Badniks" and "Sonic The Hedgehog Spin Attack".

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References

  1. ^ "Re: knuckles colour in the first strip" - Post by Nigel Kitching to the Sonic the Comic Yahoo! Group. (Registration required.)

Nigel Kitching (born 29 May 1959) is an illustrator and writer in comics and in books. ...

External link

  • Sonic the Hedgehog Info Page on Sonic Books

 
 

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