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Mighty the Armadillo (Sonic the Comic)

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This character exists primarily or exclusively within the Sonic the Comic continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.
Mighty the Armadillo
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Mighty from Sonic the Comic #86. Art by Richard Elson.
Appearances
First appearance

Sonic the Comic Issue 53

Biographical overview
Birthplace

Planet Meridian, Special Zone

Family

Blockhead Bill (father)

Physical description
Species

Armadillo

Gender

Male

Fur

Black

Skin

Yellowish-tan

Eyes

Black

Attire
  • A pair of white gloves with large cuffs
  • A pair of red sneakers with a single patch of white on top, and white soles,
  • White Socks.
Alignment and character traits
Alignment

Good

Skills, abilities and powers
Skills

Super strength

Mighty the Armadillo is a character that appears in the Sonic the Comic series published by Fleetway Editions. He is a member of the Chaotix Crew. As with the other members of the team, Mighty is a resident of the Special Zone.

Mighty was introduced alongside Vector, Charmy, Espio and Nack the Weasel in the "Knuckles: Total Chaotix" storyline (beginning in Sonic the Comic #53).

Characteristics

Mighty is portrayed as a strong and brave character whose main flaws are his lack of forethought and tendency to forget his own strength. For instance, when Knuckles and Chaotix attempted to break into the Brotherhood of Metallix's Egg Fortress, Mighty smashed in through the hull and set off several alarms, jeopardizing the mission.[1] He once punched a dinosaur through the wall of the Chaotix headquarters.[2]

In this continuity, Mighty has proved to be a valuable asset to the team on a number of occasions and is one of the top fighters in the comic, running very close to Knuckles, making him an ally of Sonic the Hedgehog. He has an intense yet friendly rivalry with Espio. They remain close friends and allies, but neither one will ever admit the other is better and have gotten into some heated arguments and occasional fight over the matter. For example, they sometimes make bets as to which of them can take out the most enemies during a fight,[3] or argue about which of them hit an opponent harder.[4]

As with the rest of the crew, he often vents his frustrations on Charmy, though not in a physical manner.

Aside from Charmy, he is the only member of the Chaotix to have his family life revealed. He is the son of a senile former superhero known as Blockhead Bill, who is constantly getting into trouble by mistaking random people (including Sonic) for his old enemies, much to Mighty's exasperation. Bill's partner is Society Max, a similarly-elderly lizard who uses a serum to turn into a mighty dinosaur; unlike Bill, Max remains quite smart and affably points out when his friend is being daft.[5]

References

  1. Sonic the Comic #55, "Total Chaotix, Part 3"
  2. Sonic the Comic #135, "Roots, Part 1"
  3. Sonic the Comic #69, "The Return of Chaotix, Part 3"
  4. Sonic the Comic #121, "On the Run, Part 1"
  5. Sonic the Comic #134, "Back in the Special Zone"

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