The first comic strip published on 10 October 1993. Written by
Barrie Tomlinson and drawn by Richard Elson.
, commonly referred to as the Sonic the Hedgehog , were serialized comic strips published by the UK newspaper Sonic Sunday Strips News of the World from October 10, 1993 to April 1, 1995. All the comic strips were written by Barrie Tomlinson and drawn by Richard Elson and Sandy James.
Overview Sonic the Hedgehog comic strips feature simple premises centering around the numerous encounters between Sonic the Hedgehog and Dr. Ivo Robotnik. Numerous Badniks and gameplay elements from and Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) are included, along with Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Emerald Hill Folks and additional characters. Tails also appeared near the end of the comic. The comic strip was closely related to the British comic series published by Sonic the Comic Fleetway Editions that also ran during that time, with numerous elements, such as characters breaking the fourth wall, Robotnik's sudden appearance change and Robotnik using egg puns, originating from the UK comic series.
All comic strips were written by
Barrie Tomlinson. The first fifty-one strips were drawn by Richard Elson, the main artist on Sonic the Comic. Lots of Elson's later strips were also colored by  John M Burns. Sandy James would take over Elson's position in October 1994 and held it until the end of the comic strip.
Between October 1993 – April 1995, over seventy comic strips were produced. The comic strip became quite obscure around the fan community for many years until August 2016, when a huge amount of comic strips were achieved on the Tumblr blog going by the title "Sonic Sunday Strips".
Manga (1991) Sonic the Hedgehog Story Comic · (1992—1994) ( Sonic the Hedgehog ) Sonic no Daibouken · (2003—2005) Dash & Spin Super Fast Sonic · Dengeki Nintendo DS ( (2008), Sonic World Adventure (2009), Sonic and the Black Knight (2009), Sonic Chronicles (2010), Sonic Colors (2011))
Comic books (1991) Sonic the Hedgehog (promotional comic) · (1993—2002) Sonic the Comic · (1993—1995) Sonic Sunday Strips · (1993—2017) ( Sonic the Hedgehog (Archie Comics) miniseries (1993), (1995), Princess Sally (1995), Tails (1996), Knuckles (1996), Sonic Quest (1997—1999), Knuckles the Echidna (2005—2008), Sonic X (2008—2017), Sonic Universe (2014—2015)) Sonic Boom · (1994) Sonic Adventures · (2016) Sonic Comic · (2018-)
Sonic the Hedgehog (IDW Publishing)
Novels and picture books
(1993) Stay Sonic · Virgin Books ( (1993), Sonic the Hedgehog in Robotnik's Laboratory (1993), Sonic the Hedgehog in the Fourth Dimension (1993), Sonic the Hedgehog and the Silicon Warriors (1994)) Sonic the Hedgehog in Castle Robotnik · (1993) Pense Bem: Uma Aventura Científica com Sonic the Hedgehog · Troll Associates ( (1994), Sonic the Hedgehog (1994), Sonic the Hedgehog: Robotnik's Revenge (1995), Sonic the Hedgehog: Fortress of Fear (1995), Sonic the Hedgehog: Friend or Foe? (1995), Sonic & Knuckles (1997)) Sonic X-Treme · Ladybird ( (1994), Sonic the Story (1994), Sonic the Hedgehog: Robotnik's Oil (1994)) Sonic the Hedgehog: The Invisible Robotnik · Watermill Press ( (1995)) Sonic the Hedgehog · Golden Books ( (1993), Sonic the Hedgehog: Sonic's Shoes Blues (1994), Sonic the Hedgehog 2: The Secret Admirer (1995), Sonic the Hedgehog 3: Up Against the Wall (1996)) Sonic the Hedgehog: Double Trouble · books (2005—2007) ( Sonic X (2005), Meteor Shower Messenger (2005), Spaceship Blue Typhoon (2006), Battle at Ice Palace (2006), Aqua Planet (2006), Dr. Eggman Goes to War (2007)) Desperately Seeking Sonic · (2012) Where's Sonic? A Search-and-Find Adventure · books (2015—2016) ( Sonic Boom (2015), Le partenaire ideal (2015), La machine à gaffes (2015), Pas de chance, Knuckles ! (2016), L'épouvantable Todd (2016), Sonic Superstar (2016)) Une étrange météorite · (2018) Sonic and the Tales of Deception · (2018)
Sonic and the Tales of Terror
(1993—1996) Sonic Adventure Gamebooks · Ladybird ( (1994—1995), Sonic the Hedgehog Adventure Gamebook (1994), Joke Book (1994), Where's Sonic? (1996), Where's Sonic Now? (1994), Puzzle Book 1 (1994)) Puzzle Book 2 · The Official Sonic the Hedgehog Yearbook ( 1993, 1994) · (1992) Sonic the Hedgehog Book · (1993) Sonic the Hedgehog Paint 'n' Marker Book · (1994) Look and Find Sonic the Hedgehog · (1995) Sonic the Hedgehog (Play-a-Sound) · (1998) How to Draw Sonic the Hedgehog & the Gang · (2012) The History of Sonic the Hedgehog · (2013) Sonic the Hedgehog Super Interactive Annual 2014 · (2013) Run, Sonic, Run! · (2017) Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary Art Book · (2018) Welcome to the World of Sonic · (2018)
Sonic the Hedgehog Mad Libs
Television and film
Animated shows (1993) Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog · (1993—1994) Sonic the Hedgehog · (1999) Sonic Underground · (2003—2005) Sonic X · (2014—)
(1994) Sonic - Super Hedgehog · (1996) Sonic Christmas Blast · (1996) Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie · (1997) Man of the Year · (2008) Sonic: Night of the Werehog · (2018) Sonic Mania Adventures · Theatrical film series ( Unnamed feature film (2019))
Alton Towers ( Sonic Pinball) · conventions ( , Sonic Boom ) Summer of Sonic · franchise's timeline · Guinness World Records · Hedgehog Engine · Honey Nut Cheerios · iTunes · Ken Penders' legal cases · cameo appearances and references · SEGA Republic ( Sonic Hopper, Spin Gear) · Sonic Bible · Sonic Bowl · Sonic Generations of Skate · Sonic Live in Sydney · Sonic Parade Balloon · Toyland Tours · Sonic the Hedgehog toys