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This character exists primarily or exclusively within the Pre-Super Genesis Wave continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

The Newtron (created 3235) is a character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. It is a chameleon-based Badnik variant created by Dr. Ivo Robotnik and is one of the original Classic Badniks.


Early missions


Ballhog and Newtron with an explosive, from Sonic the Hedgehog #16.

Newtron and Ball Hog had the task of dynamiting a random place in an attempt to flush out a spy. Sonic, who knew what was happening, set off the explosives before the bomb could reach its intended target.[1] Newtron was later present during an attack on what Robotnik thought was a wedding between Sonic and Sally Acorn. While the Newtron was easily defeated, the wedding was revealed to be a play.[2]

Operation: Clean Sweep


A Newtron caught by Sonic during the Operation: Clean Sweep, from Sonic the Hedgehog #226.

A Newtron later appeared in Green Hill Zone during the events of Operation: Clean Sweep. In this reality, the Newtron were created by and serving under Dr. Eggman. After Sonic destroyed a group of Motobugs, a Newtron appeared behind him on a tree. Before it could attack, Sonic jumped onto the badnik, telling it to take him to its leader. Riding it like a surfboard, Sonic let the Newtron crash into a capsule full of Mobini that Snively collected.[3]

Powers and abilities

During Operation: Clean Sweep, Newtrons demonstrated the ability to turn themselves invisible and transform into rockets.[3]


See also



  1. Sonic the Hedgehog #16, "The Man From H.E.D.G.E.H.O.G."
  2. Sonic the Hedgehog #18, "Wedding Bell Blues!"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sonic the Hedgehog #226, "Genesis Part One: In the Beginning..."

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