Sonic Super Digest

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Archie Sonic Super Digest Issue 1 is the first issue in the Sonic Super Digest comic book series published by Archie Comics.

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

Sonic Colors

Sonic Unleashed!

The Lynx is a Jynx!

Steel-Belted Sally

Young at Heart

I Wanna Be a Freedom Fighter!

Worth the Effort

Welcome Back, Chao!

The Spin Doctor!

Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog #6

Heart of the Hedgehog Part 1: Evil's Return

Heart of the Hedgehog Part 2: Lava Story

Other features

  • A Super Welcome!: This feature is an introduction to the Sonic Super Digest series and takes a look at what to expect in this issue.
  • Professor Pickles Nature Notebook: This feature presents Professor Pickle and his assistant Cucumber who are studying the many animals of Mobius. This issue: the Hedgehog.
  • Sonic Speed & Girl Power!: The feature gives a spotlight on Sonic's best female friends, Sally Acorn and Amy Rose.
  • Global Gateway: The feature presents Wentos the Traveling Salesmen and his Chao puppet as they take a look at Mobius' many locations. This issue: the Freedom Fighters' home, Knothole.
  • Endless Arcade: This feature takes a look back at the Sega Genesis video game Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball with the story "The Spin Doctor" from Sonic the Hedgehog #6 accompanying it.
  • A Medley of Metal!: The feature gives a spotlight on Shard the Metal Sonic.


SSD1 Girl Friends! Raw

The artwork featuring Amy and Sally throughout the years.

  • In a pin-poster featuring artwork of Sally and Amy, Mecha Sally's pose on the bottom is similar to Goku's pose charging an attack from the Dragon Ball Z series.
  • This issues cover is the only one in the series to depict a comic-exclusive character in their Pre-Super Genesis Wave design.
  • Sonic, Tails and Eggman are similar in appearance to their classic forms, with the notable exception that Sonic's eyes are green and Tails' eyes are blue, like their modern forms.
  • Green Hill Zone can be seen in the background of this issue's cover.
  • An error is made on the front page; Knuckles appears as an image for the Sonic Game Adaptions even though he doesn't appear at all in the issue (excluding two cameos).
  • Professor Pickle's Assistant is referred to as "Cucumber," as it could be his official name.


Cover artwork


External links

Archie Comics Trade Paperbacks