Nigel Dobbyn and Billy and Katie

In Memoriam: 2000AD and Sonic the Comic Artist Nigel Dobbyn

I’m very saddened to report the sudden passing of 2000AD and Sonic the Comic artist Nigel Dobbyn, a comic creator whose work I very much admired. He was just 56. Via fellow artist Nigel Kitching, Nigel’s wife, Sue, tells us he had been happy and feeling well – but died of a sudden heart attack,Continue reading In Memoriam: 2000AD and Sonic the Comic Artist Nigel Dobbyn

Sonic the Comic - 25 Years Young

Sonic the Comic, 25 Years On – celebratory gathering in Manchester in June

Sonic the Comic is celebrating being 25 years young this year with a one-day convention / gathering in Manchester on the 3rd June 2018, organised by the team behind much-loved title’s unofficial continuation online. STC (as it’s usually known) was launched on 29th May 1993 and ran for nearly a decade and a very creditableContinue reading Sonic the Comic, 25 Years On – celebratory gathering in Manchester in June

Sonic Forces Speed Battle Art

Sonic the Hedgehog returns to comics, but what are the chances of a British title, too?

With the news that SEGA of America and Paramount have dated the release of the first Sonic the Hedgehog feature film for November 2019, we’re wondering if we might see the character return to British comics. The character once enjoyed a lively history – not least in the UK, where Sonic the Comic once ruled newsagentsContinue reading Sonic the Hedgehog returns to comics, but what are the chances of a British title, too?

Egmont scoops Sonic the Hedgehog publishing rights

Egmont UK will launch an All About Sonic the Hedgehog magazine next month and a range of books in May 2014, aimed at children 6-10 years olds, after securing publishing rights for SEGA’s top games character. The new title includes comic strip previously published in the US. Fleetway Editions previously published the best-selling fortnightly SonicContinue reading Egmont scoops Sonic the Hedgehog publishing rights