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Archie Sonic Universe Issue 96 was the intended ninety sixth issue in the Sonic Universe comic series published by Archie Comics. It was cancelled on 19 April 2017.[1]

Official solicitation

BUNNIE gets ready for a NEW VENTURE in “Freedom Fighters” Part Two! Where there’s smoke, there’s fire — and in this case, evil too! Bunnie is summoned to Blaze’s world in a desperate attempt to repel the invasion of a new, sinister force! Featuring cover art by jammin’ Jamal Peppers and a “Freedom Fighters Forever” variant by the excellent Evan Stanley!

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Freedom Fighters Part Two


  • The regular cover was purposefully designed as a homage the box artwork of Sonic Rush, with cover-art colorist Matt Herms stating he also attempted to authentically re-construct Yuji Uekawa's coloring style.[2]
    • Additionally, Bunnie showcases a similar pose Sonic made on the cover box artwork.


Cover artwork


  1. Sega on Twitter. Twitter (19 July 2017). Retrieved on 20 July 2017.
  2. Matt Herms (23 December 2016). Bunnie Uekawa Style (Sonic Universe 96 Cover). Retrieved on 11 January 2017.