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Sonic The Hedgehog
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Sonic: You can change reality any way you like, Robotnik! Whatever you do I'll still fight you, and I'll keep on till I've won! No matter your twisted schemes, how dangerous or crazy the odds are, I won't never give up, Robotnik! Not now, not ever!

Sonic the Hedgehog is the leader of the Freedom Fighters based out of the Emerald Hill Zone and is commonly regarded as the hero of Mobius. Born with the power to run at unnatural speeds Sonic was involved in an experiment which allowed him to break the sound barrier, resulting in a sonic boom that turned him blue. Working with Doctor Kintobor to rid the planet of all evil, Sonic witnessed the good Doctor's transformation into his long-time nemesis Doctor Ivo Robotnik. He is probably most famous on Mobius for opposing Robotnik on countless occasions, and later deposing of the tyrant during the final victory in the Metropolis Zone. For undercover work, he has often disguised himself under the alias of Bob Beaky to avoid revealing his true identity. Due to extreme exposure to high levels of Chaos energy Sonic has developed a transformation into an alter-ego known as Super Sonic. This malevolent demonic being is unleashed in times of great stress or if he is overexposed to additional Chaos energy.

  • Adaptational Personality Change/Adaptational Jerkass: He's a heroic, laidback character in the games, and at the time of Sonic the Comic was written in western canon as being a Totally Radical Mascot with Attitude. But here, he's a bullying, immature Jerkass, especially to Tails. Despite caring for his friends, he really has a hard time showing it and usually uses Trash Talk.
  • Alternate Identity Amnesia: Though he knows of Super Sonic's existence, he has no recollection of his actions whenever Super is active.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: According to Nigel Kitching, Sonic has an inability to properly express his feelings (see: Porker Lewis calling it quits). Back when he was all brown and prickly, he was apparently withdrawn enough to rely on a human for social comfort, and aside from that only seemed to care about running.
  • Anti-Hero: Type I or II; he's the hero of Mobius and takes its protection seriously, but is a cocky, immature Jerkass.
  • Badass Boast: His boast to Robotnik after the later becomes a Reality Warper says it all:
    Sonic: Change reality any way you like, Robotnik. Whatever you do, I'll still fight you. And somehow, I'll win! Because no matter how ridiculous the situation, I'll never give up, Robotnik! I'll never give up!
  • Big Brother Bully: To Tails.
  • Big Eater: As shown in issue 5. After his morning workout, he sits down to a breakfast of over 200 hamburgers, and at the end, eats 300 hot dogs and 100 thick shakes, informing Tails that the hamburgers were just the first course.
  • Black Comedy: In one issue, he deliberately let Tails think he was dead for a laugh; several characters have even mentioned his "strange sense of humor."
  • Blood Knight: He gets bored and restless when there's no new challenge or threat, and will often deliberately go seeking one out.
  • Blow You Away: By running at full speed around an enemy, he can form a Sonic Cyclone that rips the enemy to shreds through its slipstream. A variation of this technique is a "cocoon of speed", which he uses to contain bombs and missiles and protect outside forces from the blast radius.
  • Cool Shades: He sports them in the second comic, for no apparent reason other than to look cool. He also constantly sports a pair when he disguises himself as Bob Beaky.
  • Create Your Own Villain: In the Brotherhood of Metallix story arc loosely based on Sonic CD had Sonic going back in time and deliberately causing the accident that turned kindly Dr. Ovi Kintobor into Dr. Ivo Robotnik. In the altered timeline where the accident never occurred, the Brotherhood of Metallix conquered Mobius and couldn't be stopped- in the real timeline, Robotnik worked on the Metallixes, too, and thought to give them a mass-self-destruct function.
  • Deal with the Devil: He goes to the Drakon Empire to try and save Mobius from Dr. Zachary and Shadow.
  • Determinator: No matter what happens, he won't give up. In fact, he weaponises this fact against a special Badnik that Robotnik developed with the ability to predict its targets' every move. When Sonic announces that he couldn't defeat this Badnik and that he intended to surrender, it undergoes a Logic Bomb, as Robotnik had designed it under the knowledge that Sonic would never give up.
  • Drama-Preserving Handicap: Since a lot of Badniks use organic batteries, Sonic often has to hold back against them to avoid harming the captive animals inside.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: Sonic had the "mohawk" seen in early western Sonic art for a few early issues.
  • Emotionally Tongue-Tied: In issue #76, when Porker Lewis quits the Freedom Fighters, Sonic is angry at him; Nigel Kitching explains in a forum post that this was "because he didn't want Porker to go - not because he despised him for his cowardice but because he was just so desperate for Porker to stay. It's just Sonic's inability to express his feelings get him so screwed up."
  • Energy Absorption: He is able to absorb Chaos Energy, the first time he did so caused the creation of Super Sonic.
  • Experienced Protagonist: By the time of the first issue, he's already an established hero who has thwarted Robotnik not once, but twice.
  • Everyone Has Standards: He's a Jerkass for sure, but he's still a hero and there are lines he won't cross. Case in point: during the Shanazar arc, when he discovered the Awful Truth that the children used as vessels for the Mystic Genies would die after five years due to the strain of the power, Sonic was absolutely disgusted and smashed the Mystic Globe that made the rituals for it possible.
  • Everything's Better with Penguins: His Bob Beaky disguise is a penguin.
  • Force Field: By vibrating his molecules at super-speed, Sonic can create a forcefield.
  • Full-Body Disguise: Sonic's Bob Beaky disguise (a green ushanka and duffel coat, yellow-checked scarf, grey boots and mittens, wraparound shades, and false beak) which completely conceals Sonic's body allowing him to travel incognito or infiltrate a public area.
  • Good Is Not Nice: He'll risk life and limb to save an innocent and stop injustice, but he's nonetheless abrasive and has little patience for most people.
  • Genius Bruiser: He can smash robots with his bare hands, and while he prefers the Leeroy Jenkins approach, he is smarter than he lets on; when his usual Attack! Attack! Attack! style doesn't work, Sonic gets more tactical and use his powers more creatively (grabbing hold of them and super-vibrating himself, creating cyclones with his speed, angling his attacks so that his momentum is transferred to the enemy, or timing the attack to strike at the point where the enemy is most vulnerable). The most noticeable example of his intelligence is in the 100th issue: when Super Sonic supercharged the Black Asteroid he was trapped in, turning it into a massive electron bomb that would knock out every computer system on the planet, Sonic had the idea to have the Omni-Viewer teleport it to Mobius, since nearly every computer system there belongs to Dr. Robotnik. The resulting EMP disables all of Robotnik's technology, allowing Sonic and co. to finally overthrow him.
    • He defeats an omnipotent Reality Warper Robotnik in Showdown by manipulating his ego and asking for one ally, which wouldn't make a difference in his chances against the godlike Robotnik. Except he chose Knuckles.
  • Heroic BSoD:
    • He had/came close to having one of these a couple of times. Mostly when something seriously bad happened to his friends. Finding out Robotnik had changed history so that he wasn't there to stop Tails dying, or the time he thought he (as Super Sonic) had vaporised Tails and Amy.
    • After Johnny's death, Sonic breaks completely. The issue after the death has a particularly cruel bait and switch where it looks like the character has survived but it turns out Sonic is hallucinating in his grief.
  • Heroic Resolve:
    • So long as something existed to menace Mobius, Sonic would never give up. Best exemplified by the speech he gives to Robotnik when the latter has absorbed the power of the Chaos emeralds to attain reality warping powers, while they're fighting through a series of increasingly bizarre scenarios. And essentially tricks Robotnik into setting up his own defeat and depowering.
    • In one story, Sonic fights a robot that can predict his every move and counteract it. So Sonic gives up. Since the robot was programmed to believe that this circumstance would never happen, it malfunctions and blows up, which is exactly what Sonic intended.
  • The Hero: The hero of Mobius.
  • Hulking Out: Whenever Sonic became stressed or extremely angry he transforms into Super Sonic.
  • Insufferable Genius: Boasts about his skills but he is as skilled as he says.
  • It's All My Fault: During the comic's final arc, he blames himself when Johnny Lightfoot is killed by Chaos, to the extent that it sends him into a Heroic BSoD and 10-Minute Retirement.
  • Jerkass to One: He's portrayed as a very immature and callous Jerkass to others, including his own friends, but he treats Tails more awfully than he does with the others, as he would always insult him, belittle him, and make cruel jokes at his expense.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's considerably more immature and dickish than most of his other incarnations, and constantly makes cruel jokes at Tails' expense. That being said, Sonic does care about his friends, with his anger at Porker's quitting the Freedom Fighters being confirmed by Word of God as actually being because he desperately wanted him to stay, and takes Mobius' protection very seriously.
  • Kryptonite Factor: Mega Mack, the pink chemical in the Chemical Plant Zone. While hazardous to all organic life, and deadly enough to leave Zones uninhabitable for a hundred years, Mega Mack is especially deadly to Sonic; even just standing in it for a few minutes can fatally poison him.
  • The Leader: He is a mix of Type III and Type IV.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Sonic's natural tendency is to just rush straight into battle without thinking, and rely on sheer force to plow through anything in his way. This often causes him to be overpowered by stronger enemies, or overwhelmed by sheer numbers. Best seen in this quote where Sonic leaps out of a plane to take on hundreds of robots:
    Tails: But Sonic, shouldn't we have some kind of plan?
    Sonic: I have a plan. [leaps out of plane] I plan to win!
  • Locked into Strangeness: He turned blue due to an accident.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: He has this expression on his face at the end of part 2 of the story Running Wild, when he thinks Super Sonic has killed the Freedom Fighters.
  • Nice Hat: Sonic's Bob Beaky disguise's green ushanka hat.
  • Only Sane Man: Sonic, whenever he's in the Special Zone and how he feels while in Shanazar.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: He turns yellow when he goes Super Sonic.
  • Real Men Hate Affection: Word of God is that Sonic has trouble expressing his feelings; when Porker Lewis quit the Freedom Fighters, Sonic's anger at Porker leaving was in fact because he desperately wanted him to stay, but he simply couldn't spit it out.
  • Red Oni: To Amy's blue.
  • Sealed Inside a Person-Shaped Can: He is the can which Super Sonic is sealed in but whenever Sonic became stressed or extremely angry he transforms into Super Sonic.
  • Smug Super: He loves boasting about how cool and strong he is, but has the skills to back it up.
  • Super Drowning Skills: Played straight then subverted. Handwaved by Sonic as him having taken swimming lessons.
  • Super-Powered Evil Side: His super form is this, see Super Sonic's own section.
  • Super Speed: He regularly breaks the sound barrier when running, and at one point, pushes himself to the limit to stop two missiles that had been launched in opposite directions; as a result, even while just walking, the world is frozen in Bullet Time to him.
  • Swiss-Army Superpower: His only real superpower is Super Speed, but he can do a lot with it (creating cyclones by running around opponents, vibrating his molecules, etc.)
  • 10-Minute Retirement: Briefly leaves the Freedom Fighters upon the death of Johnny Lightfoot, but returns with a more focused demeanor.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Rather than chilli dogs, this version of Sonic is a vegeatarian who eats bean burgers.
  • Trapped in Another World: He is trapped in the Special Zone for about fifteen issues.
  • Trash Talk: He uses it on his foes.
  • Vibro Weapon: The W Spin Attack.
  • When All You Have Is a Hammer...: Averted: Sonic's natural tendency is to just plow through his enemies with shear force and speed, but when faced with an enemy who this doesn't work against he tends to get more tactical and use his powers more creatively (grabbing hold of them and super-vibrating himself, creating cyclones with his speed, angling his attacks so that his momentum is transferred to the enemy, or timing the attack to strike at the point where the enemy is most vulnerable).

Miles "Tails" Prower

A two-tailed fox from the Nameless Zone, a Zone hidden to the rest of Mobius. Eventually residing in Mobius, Miles was rescued by Sonic from drowning, and thus in debt became he best friend and partner, earning the nickname Tails for his twin-tails, and joining the Freedom Fighters in the war against Dr. Robotnik. However, occasionally, Tails rediscovers the Nameless Zone, and becomes a brave hero in his own right, helping his former homeland against their own menaces.

  • Accidental Misnaming: The people of the Chemical Plant Zone refer to him only as "Zonerunner", leading to a Running Gag of Tails trying to tell them his name is Tails.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: He has brown eyes instead of blue.
  • Adaptational Dumbass: Downplayed. He's still good with tools, but he's not the Child Prodigy of the games; Sonic frequently calls him "pixel brain" because of his more naive characteristics. Justified, since this version of Tails comes from the Nameless Zone, which has technology equal to Medieval Britain.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: He's usually a genius Child Prodigy, but here he's a naive Cheerful Child with a cowardly streak.
  • Badass Longcoat: Wears one as the Zonerunner.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's frequently the victim of Sonic's "strange sense of humour" and the people he rescues tend to complain that they wanted to be saved by Sonic.
  • Captain Obvious:
    • From issue #005:
    Tails: Wow! The Death Egg!
    Sonic: Tails, what is it with you and stating the blatantly obvious?
    • And later on in the same strip:
    Tails: Sonic! You're alive!
    Sonic: And you're still stating the obvious, I see.
    • And in issue #115:
    Tails: They... they're joining together!
    Sonic: Tails, you always were an expert at stating the flipping obvious!
    • In one of the Summer Specials:
    Tails: Sonic! He's attacking us!
    Sonic: Thanks Tails, I had noticed.
  • Catchphrase: "I'm a lot tougher than some people think."
  • Cheerful Child
  • The Chick
  • Conspicuous Trenchcoat: Often wears these to hide his tails.
  • Cowardly Lion
  • Depending on the Artist: He's normally brown eyed but the cover for issue 200 has him with blue eyes.
  • Fake Ultimate Hero: For a while he pretended to be this in the Nameless Zone arcs, but in the end he was still a hero.
  • Flight: Can fly using his two tails as a helicopter.
  • Full-Name Basis: The people of the Nameless Zone call him Miles Prower.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: While in the Nameless Zone arc.
  • Not So Different: From Sonic - he's sometimes shown returning Sonic's remarks and was pretending to be the hero of Mobius during his visits to the Nameless Zone.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Most people call him "Tails", however his own people in the Nameless Zone call him "Miles Prower". The people of the Chemical Plant Zone refer to him only as "Zonerunner", leading to an Accidental Misnaming Running Gag.
  • Opaque Nerd Glasses: Not normally but as in issue 17, he's shown to be a human boy with glasses (and a tail).
  • Rude Hero, Nice Sidekick: Unlike the games continuity where Sonic is laid-back and nice (though cocky), this Sonic is terribly rude, self-centered, and immature while Tails is the nice one who would always be on the receiving end of Sonic's bullying.
  • Speaks Fluent Animal: He's able to understand Flickies (the little blue birds).
  • Took A Levelin Badass: In Tails' earlier stories, he would frequently lament that Sonic wasn't around to help him out of whatever scrape he had gotten into, only to blunder into saving the day anyway. Around the time Sonic was stranded in the Special Zone, however, Tails starts to come into his own; handily taking on Badniks he once cowered from, and contributing more to the Freedom Fighters' cause on his own merits.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: Robotnik turns him into a badnik in issue 2, but thankfully Sonic frees him. He tries again in 5 in the Labyrinth Zone, but Sonic causes a tidal wave before it can be done.

Amy Rose
"They don't call me "Aim" for nothing!"
A pink anthropomorphic hedgehog and member of the Freedom Fighters. She swiftly matured as the comic went on and became one of the most valuable members of the Freedom Fighters, especially due to her expert marksmanship with her crossbow (which she created herself) or hand-drawn bow.

  • Action Girl
  • Adaptational Badass: Until certain later incarnations (and even then, probably still) she was by far the most competent and dangerous incarnation of Amy Rose to have been depicted.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: She has brown eyes instead of green.
  • Adaptation Personality Change: She's an Action Girl who doesn't really resemble either the classic or post-Adventure versions of her character. It's never truly specified if she has a crush on Sonic or if she's teasing him but either way it doesn't come up much. Early on she was closer to her game personality but Executive Meddling caused her personality change.
  • Ascended Fangirl: She's a fangirl of Sonic with a crush on him but ended up joining the Freedom Fighters for her own safety.
  • Automatic Crossbows: Her weapon of choice that she built herself, in lieu of her games counterpart's iconic Piko Piko Hammer.
  • Blue Oni: To Sonic's and Shortfuse's red.
  • Characterization Marches On: She wasn't as much of an Action Girl nor Sonic's foil in early issues, but Executive Meddling caused her personality to alter. The original personality popped up again in the Adventure arc though. This also makes for an amusing inversion between media, since her earlier more comical persona is strikingly similar to how the games would later develop Amy.
  • Combat Pragmatist
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: Averted. Her quills are downward at the start of the Adventure arc without any explanation for the decision, but nothing has changed unlike her game or Archie counterparts. It made her look more mature which could have foreshadowed the arc to come.
  • Foil: To Sonic.
  • Friendly Sniper: A crack shot, whether with bow and arrows or crossbow and bolts, and certainly one of the more personable members of the Freedom Fighters.
  • Girliness Upgrade: Word of God implies that, while Amy was always intended to be boosted as a Freedom Fighter, her more level-headed nature was enforced by an editor, who wanted Amy to be a good female role model. This development was resented by writer Nigel Kitching who believed it made the character one-dimensional compared to her much more flawed male comrades.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: When she can't use her crossbow she will fight with her fists.
  • Human Shield: Used as one by Brutus but didn't work because Sonic had transformed into Super Sonic.
  • Improbable Aiming Skills: In issue #44, Badniks Bridge Part 2, Amy fires an arrow from a moving plane at a tiny little button that destroys an entire bridge.
  • Locked into Strangeness: According to one comic, however it's most likely non-canon due to the continuity errors it causes.
  • Long-Range Fighter
  • Pink Girl, Blue Boy: With Sonic.
  • Positive Discrimination
  • The Gadfly: Her "crush" is implied to just be her teasing Sonic because she likes to see him flustered.
  • The Lancer
  • The Leader: She is a Type II leader when she leads the Freedom Fighters.
  • Number Two: Whenever Sonic is unable to lead the freedom fighters, Amy takes command.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: To Tekno's Girly Girl.
  • Unlimited Wardrobe: Unlike her original continuity counterpart, has one different outfit for each story she appears in aside from her classic design. Several of them are sweatshirts but they still have different designs.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: Happens twice. First, Robotnik's responsible. Second time, Brutus is responsible. Fortunately, Sonic saves her both times.
  • Vague Age: Her age is hard to pin. In early issues she didn't seem as young as Amy was at the time (eight) and it's unknown how she ages over time. She seems older than twelve in Adventures though.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Never gains the raw power of Sonic or Knuckles, but her smarts and ranged combat abilities allow her to be almost as effective under the right conditions.
  • Weapon of Choice: Usually a crossbow, sometimes a bow.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Gives one to Shortfuse when he nearly lets Johnny die and to Sonic when he is being a jerk to Porker when he quits the freedom fighters.
  • Women Are Wiser: Began inverted due to her more bubbly and childish attitude, deliberately played straight in later stories however (see above).
  • Xenafication

Johnny Lightfoot Freedom Fighter. Based on the "Pocky" captive from the original games.

Porker Lewis panicky Freedom Fighter. Based on the "Picky" captive from the original games.

  • Anthropomorphic Shift: Arguably even more noticeable than Johnny, gaining a muscular body nearly twice Sonic's height, compared to his "small animal" design identical to the games early on (amusingly flashbacks were occasionally used featuring the character with his humanoid design). He changed twice, since at first he still had his hooves before they were changed to hands.
  • Ascended Extra: Again like Johnny.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His real name is Oscar the Pig, a native of the Special Zone who unwittingly became involved with a Mafia boss named Hammerhead who used Porker's research to develop weapons. When he destroyed his research and sabotaged the project, Hammerhead had him framed, forcing him to flee to Mobius, where he eventually joined up with Sonic.
  • Feather Fingers: He could hold things in his hooves for a little while before they were replaced with hands.
  • Full-Name Basis
  • Heroic BSoD: After being stranded on the Miracle Planet for a month, Porker Lewis has this and quits the Freedom Fighters.
  • Inconsistent Coloring: In the Adventure arc he has both blue and brown eyes.
  • Non-Action Guy: Never a fighter, Porker loses his nerve entirely after being captured by the Metallixes, and he retires from the Freedom Fighters. Sonic never properly forgives him. Of course, this doesn't stop him from helping his old pals a few times afterwards with his technical skills.
  • Punny Name: His name is a reference to the sitcom Parker Lewis Can't Lose.
  • The Smart Guy
  • Transplant: After his encounter with Metallix, Porker quits the Freedom Fighters and relocates to the Floating Island to study the ancient echidna civilisation and becomes an important supporting character for Knuckles as much as he is for Sonic.
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: Robotnik turns him into a badnik in issue 1, but thankfully Sonic frees him.

Tekno the Canary's best friend, and an occasional member of the Five-Man Band.

Shortfuse the Cybernik
Click here to see Shorty The Squirrel 
A short-tempered squirrel who retained his free will after being turned into a powerful Badnik.

Kintobor Computer self-aware computer program that has the brainwaves of Doctor Kintobor.

    Chaotix Crew 
Tropes for the Chaotix Crew as a whole:

The Omni-Viewer
The Omni-Viewer (or Omni, as he is commonly known) is a recurring character in Sonic the Comic. Although not entirely clear what Omni is, he often acts as a computer program, and is the master of the bizzare Special Zone. He has many other abilities, however, such as the power to transport people through time and space.

  • Loophole Abuse: Early on, he was forced by Robotnik to send Sonic and his friends into the future, which would allow Robotnik to easily conquer Mobius. However, Omni only sends Sonic and Co. six months into the future, thus technically obeying Robotnik while also putting Sonic in a position to eventually fix things.
  • The Mentor
  • Sealed Good in a Can: He was sealed in the Black Asteroid.
  • Sealed Inside a Person-Shaped Can: He is the can, he and Sonic devised a plan to banish Super to another dimension. At the last second, with Super smashed into Omni's space, he changed his mind, not wishing to burden anybody else with Super Sonic. Omni tried to freeze time, making himself an eternal prison, but only managed to slow time to a crawl. The others moved Omni to the Black Asteroid, hoping to contain Super Sonic when he eventually broke free from Omni.
  • Sentient Phlebotinum
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Forced by Robotnik to get rid of Sonic and friends, however Robotnik didn't say how so he sends them only six months in future, but Robotnik in that six months had taken over Mobius.

Vector the Crocodile
The leader of the Chaotix Crew and the only member of the team who seems to do more than just fight. He is quite intellectual and a capable scientist and detective. He is usually the one who handles Chaotix's PR issues and liasons with the New Tek City police.

  • The Face: He is usually the one who handles Chaotix's PR issues and liasons with the New Tek City police.
  • Genius Bruiser: He is balanced in both brawn and brains. His physical strength is significant and he tends to fight using his tail and teeth. He also possesses keen computation and detective skills.
  • The Leader: Of the Chaotix Crew.
  • Mad Scientist: He is a capable scientist.
  • Omnidisciplinary Scientist
  • The Smart Guy: While he gets physical as often as his team-mates, Vector's main role is the crew's field-leader, strategist and technical expert.

Mighty the Armadillo
The strongest member of the Chaotix Crew. He can be rather hot-tempered at times and is often arguing with teammate Espio, but he is a loyal friend and won't turn his back on a teammate (except maybe Charmy).

Espio the Chameleon
A member of the Chaotix Crew. He usually has a cool head but can sometimes be easily provoked (especially if Charmy does the provoking).

Charmy Bee member of the Chaotix Crew and he is a prince of The Hive, being the son of the Queen Bee.


    Robotnik Empire 

Doctor Ivo Robotnik
Click here to see his Post-Transformation appearance 
Click here to see his Pre-Transformation appearance 

Doctor Ivo Robotnik is the primary antagonist of Sonic the Comic and the sworn enemy of Sonic the Hedgehog. Born Ovi Kintobor, a laboratory "accident" (later revealed to be caused by Sonic) turned the mild mannered professor into an evil, tyrannical doctor with a thirst for power. He soon conquered Mobius and transformed its citizens into mobile, mechanical weapons known as Badniks. Sonic and his Freedom Fighters fought him for years until he was finally defeated and lost his reign over the planet. Several more years followed with many attempts to regain power. However, Robotnik never truly did regain power and went insane, trying to destroy the world on more than one occasion.

  • 0% Approval Rating: During his time as the ruler of Mobius; Robotnik is well-aware that everyone on Mobius hates him, and doesn't care. It became more pronounced near the end of his reign as he lost his grip of terror over the citizens, with them doing such things as destroying his statues, holding demonstrations and protests, mocking him on national television, and even fighting back against his Badniks.
    • After he's overthrown, however, a cult called D.R.A.T. surfaced, all of them supporting Robotnik and desiring to bring him back to power. Despite this, even they acknowledge in their oath that Robotnik did horrible things and made their lives miserable.
  • Adaptational Villainy: He is a ruthless tyrant, possibly worse than the SATAM version.
  • A God Am I: In the Robotnik Reigns Supreme arc.
  • Alternate Identity Amnesia: According to issue 26, he has no memory of his life as Dr. Kintobor; thus, when he launched his first scheme, he wasn't expecting Sonic to interfere.
  • Arch-Enemy: He is one of Sonic's along with Super Sonic.
  • Art Evolution: Under Richard Elson's artstyle, Robotnik's moves away from directly using the Ao St H design to something closer to a cross between his Ao St H and Sat AM designs in the Ao St H outfit.
  • Badass Mustache: He sports one at all times.
  • Bad Boss: When his plans fail he takes it out on Grimer, and when his trooper Badniks report bad news, he kills them.
  • Bald of Evil
  • Beware the Silly Ones: In early issues, he was a standard goofy Card-Carrying Villain version of the doctor, though more sociopathic than standard. However shortly in, he traps Sonic forward in time, allowing him to completely take over Mobius. He retains some goofy plans and behaviour Depending on the Writer, but from that point on he considered a full and ever present threat, with Sonic's team only able to slowly resist his control.
  • Big Bad
  • Black Eyes of Crazy: Until he undergoes his transformation, his eyes are entirely black. After his transformation, they're black with Red Eyes, Take Warning.
  • Body to Jewel: In Order & Chaos when Robotnik absorbs the Chaos Emeralds' power his body turns into a crystal statue. However it proves to be a temporary state while he adjusts to the Chaos Emerald's power.
  • Bright Is Not Good: As Grand Vizier to Princess Kupacious he wore white robes with golden plates on.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: In issue #21, two people serving as Robotnik's image consultants recommend to Robotnik that he change his image, pointing out that nobody on Mobius likes him and a make-over might help his image. Robotnik threw them out of his office, declaring that he's a "merciless, power-crazed dictator" and doesn't care whether or not anyone on Mobius likes him.
  • Composite Character: The comics Robotnik ended up taking blatant shades from both his Large Ham Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog interpretation and his Evil Overlord Sonic Sat AM interpretation, both mentally and physically.
  • Death Seeker: After a Villainous Breakdown he gathers the Chaos Emeralds, the Freedom Fighters, and Chaos itself to his retreat so they would all die together.
  • Demoted to Dragon: In the Drakon arc he makes a deal with Emperor Ko-Dorr, The Drakons would provide Robotnik with resources and transport, and he in turn would deliver the Chaos Emeralds, then in the Shanazar arc he worked as Grand Vizier to Princess Kupacious, but both times he was using them for further his own goals and he was a far greater threat than Princess Kupacious.
  • Depending on the Writer: The creative team were at odds whether to depict him as a sinister deadly competent dictator, or a petty egotistical bumbler more reminiscent of the games' Eggman depiction.
  • Dimension Lord: Of the Special Zone.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Princess Kupacious' Dragon-in-Chief being a far greater threat than her.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: The first few issues, before St C's main plot gets rolling, include Robotnik speaking with an egg pun Verbal Tic and unwilling to take both Sonic and Tails on at once.
  • Emperor Scientist: By hijacking the Omni-Viewer, he sends Sonic six months into the future, taking advantage of the hero's absence to completely take over Mobius. He rules the planet with an iron fist until the 100th issue, when Super Sonic exploding the Black Asteroid unleashed an electromagnetic pulse that knocked out all of his technology and allowed Sonic and co. to overthrow him once and for all. From there, Robotnik's schemes mostly revolve around trying to reestablish his empire, only for Sonic's continued thwarting of his plans to drive him insane, leading to a Suicidal Cosmic Temper Tantrum.
  • Evil Chancellor: As Grand Vizier in the Shanazar arc.
  • Evil Is Petty: During his time as the dictator of Mobius, he was prone to such actions as having his Badniks attack Zones he already ruled just to prove he could.
  • Evil Overlord: As the ruler of Mobius.
  • Eye Beams: After absorbing the power of of the Chaos Emeralds he is able to fire beams of Chaos Energy out of his eyes.
  • Fat Bastard
  • For the Evulz: Robotnik revolves many of his plans and pastimes on the suffering of innocents.
  • Genius Bruiser: Unlike other Robotniks, when the chips are down and the robots destroyed, he'll fight Sonic with his bare hands.
  • The Heavy: Even when he is Demoted to Dragon he still the main threat.
  • Monster Face Turn: When Knuckles drains his Chaos power away he turns back into Doctor Ovi Kintobor.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Some of his plans are stopped by Shortfuse, who, in case you needed reminding, Robotnik turned into a Cybernik.
  • Knight of Cerebus: In the last two arcs of Sonic the Comic after becoming an Omnicidal Maniac.
  • Lack of Empathy
  • Laughably Evil: He was generally one of the more sinister Robotnik incarnations, but in filler stories he often acted like a standard hammy, tantrum prone version of the doctor.
  • Mad Scientist
  • The Nth Doctor: Robotnik initially looked like he did in the games. In the 21st issue, he is convinced by two guys (expies of the comic staff) to change his appearance. He does so by encasing himself in a egg. He hatches in the following issue, now resembling his AOSTH design. As pictured, by the Sonic Adventure arc, he now looks like the SatAM Robotnik with the SA counterpart's clothes.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: As of his Villainous Breakdown.
  • Physical God: After absorbing the power of of the Chaos Emeralds he become a Omnipotent, Omniscient, Reality Warper, and he can fire Eye Beams.
  • Powered Armour: Robotnik wears War-Armour to battle Brutus which has a distinctive green and purple colour scheme, much like the battle-suit worn by super-villain, Lex Luthor, it also has a hose-like weapon that sprays liquid nitrogen which alows Robotnik to destroy Brutus.
  • Power Glows: After absorbing the power of of the Chaos Emeralds his body glows green.
  • President Evil: Used to rule the whole of Mobius.
  • Reality Warper: In the Robotnik Reigns Supreme arc.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Ret Gone: What he does to Sonic in the Robotnik Reigns Supreme arc which for some reason doesn't Ret Gone himself.
  • The Starscream: He was briefly The Starscream when he was allied with the Drakon Empire and and then to Princess Kupacious both times he succeeded.
  • Sanity Slippage: In the events leading up to the Sonic Adventure adaptation, Robotnik begins to lose it, first trying to destroy Mobius, and later gathering the Chaos Emeralds, the Freedom Fighters, and Chaos itself to his retreat so they would all die together.
  • The Sociopath
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Is this to his former self Dr Ovi Kintobor, due to exposure to raw evil Chaos Energy.
  • Verbal Tic: In the very early issues, he had a habit of substituting "ex" for "eggs" in words.
    Rpbotnik: How **eggs-asperating!** That hard boiled blue blur has escaped by badniks **again!**
  • Villainous Breakdown: After constantly losing to Sonic for years (even as a God), he undergoes this as well as becoming an Omnicidal Maniac in the original comics' last two story arcs.
  • Villains Out Shopping: Best shown in Issue #42. He's the power-crazed Emperor Scientist of Mobius... who also enjoys a cup of hot cocoa while reading teen romance novels.
  • You're Insane!: Grimer to Robotnik twice after Chaos absorbs the Chaos Emeralds;
    • In Issue #183:
    Robotnik: I keep on telling you, Grimer, my faithful fool... I don't have a plan. This is the 'End' for us all!
    Grimer: You're... you're mad...
    Robotnik: So what?
    • In Issue #184
    Grimer: I don't 'believe' you have no plan! 'You' set this up... 'You' lured Chaos here, 'you' gave him the rest of the emeralds...
    Robotnik: I just wanted to be here at the 'end', my dear Grimer... I wanted to see for myself how 'Mobius died!'
    Grimer: You're mad... 'Completely insane!' Oh, and one more thing... I quit.

Grimer's chief scientist and most loyal toady.

  • Affably Evil: Grimer, despite looking ugly and vile as sin, is actually genuinely cheerful, pleasant, optimistic, and so very, very happy in his work. He's even quite polite to Sonic and the Freedom Fighters when they directly interact or clash.
  • Ambiguous Species: It's never quite said what he is, but he looks neither human nor animal.
  • Dirty Coward: Constantly. In practically his only direct combat role, he shoots Amy in the back - and he only does that after all the other heroes are down.
  • Dragon Ascendant
  • Evil Genius
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • Even he thinks that destroying Mobius is going too far, and when it becomes clear that Robotnik has gone completely and suicidally insane, he quits.
    • In odd instances, Grimer was shown to be a visibly disturbed towards the mistreatment some of Robotnik's goons suffered from their Bad Boss. He downright felt sorry for Metamorphia.
  • Hypercompetent Sidekick: As well as being the primary designer of many of Robotnik's most dangerous war machines, he personally comes to Robotnik's rescue on several occasions. His finest moment came when he was jailed after Robotnik was apparently destroyed by the Chaos Emeralds, where he took control of his prison, hacked into the Kintobor computer to keep Sonic under absolute surveillance and ultimately outsmarted and outmaneuvered the heroes to find Robotnik.
  • The Igor: He embodies this trope - the hideous goblin-like appearance, the frail build, the intense and possibly undue loyalty to his boss (who, naturally, he refers to as "Master"), and the deep fondness he has for his work.
  • Karma Houdini: Despite the fact he played a fundamental role in Robotnik's schemes, designed and built most of the Badniks, was entirely culpable for releasing Chaos and therefore indirectly causing Johnny Lightfoot's death and (unlike Robotnik) has no excuse for his evil ways besides loyalty, Grimer strides out of the series scot-free and unrepentant, with a triumphant 'I quit!'.
  • Mad Scientist
  • Monstrous Humanoid
  • Non-Action Guy
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: He's usually seen in Robotnik's shadow, carrying out his orders with obsequious alacrity or nervous meekness as the situation demands. When Robotnik needs to be rescued, however, Grimer becomes a Chess Master to be reckoned with. And at one point when Sonic is captured, he turns downright scary.
  • Obviously Evil: Let's see... Evil Eyebrows, Red Eyes, Take Warning, Villainous Cheekbones, Bald of Evil with what hair he has crafted into Spikes of Villainy. Somewhat balanced out by his good manners and natty little bowtie.
  • Polite Villains, Rude Heroes: He's quite pleasant and polite, providing a stark contrast to Sonic, who's a smug, immature Jerk with a Heart of Gold.
  • Shout-Out: A character bio in one issue gave his surname as Wormtongue. Writer Nigel Kitching subsequently clarified that this was added in by the editor, and isn't Grimer's surname in the story.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: He fills the role of Snively from Sonic Sat AM. In fact, Snively was supposed to be in the comic, but the creators weren't allowed to use him.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Robotnik.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Everything bad that happens in the comic's final arc, including Johnny Lightfoot's death, is all because Grimer stupidly released Chaos in an attempt to snap Robotnik out of his depression.
  • The Watson: Robotnik often has to explain his plans in little bitesize pieces to Grimer, even when they are achingly simple.
  • Yes-Man


A vicious, maniacal creature made up of the viscous toxic chemical Mega Mack.

  • Accidental Misnaming: It has been so long since Sonic fought Megatox that Sonic has forget him and even after rembering him he still forgets Megatox's name calling him Mr. Tox.
  • Blob Monster: His body is made of a liquid, however in his second apparance he had absorbed the electricity from the factory which allowed him to become solid enough to perform physical attacks, however when he is solid he can be hit by attacks as well.
  • Elemental Shapeshifter: He is a toxic liquid called Mega Mack.
  • Man of Kryptonite: Mega Mack was specifically designed to kill Sonic, and Megatox is made of it.
  • Me's a Crowd: He is capable of spiltting into smaller multiple bodies, he can also merge back to full size.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability
  • Walking Wasteland: He's particularly deadly to Sonic because the Mega Mack was specifically designed as a weapon against him.
  • Was Once A Mobian: He was a scientist working for Dr. Robotnik on the Mega Mack chemical. One day in the Chemical Plant Zone, an accident occurred that flooded this scientist's compartment with the deadly toxin, while the scientist's body had dissolved into the chemicals, his mind remained intact, possessing the Mega Mack itself.

Marxio Brothers trio of brothers (Grouchio, Harpio and Chicio) from Super Marxio World.

Nutzan Bolt
Click here to see Nutzan Bolt's living ice body. 
A robot general for Doctor Robotnik from the Chemical Plant Zone. He is an antagonist of Miles "Tails" Prower and the Flock in Sonic the Comic. He has a primarily purple body structure, although he has been rebuilt into new forms several times. He despises Sonic, to the extent that even mention of the word "Sonic" ("the 'S' word") will send him into fits of anger.Nutzan Bolt possesses numerous in-built weapons and features, including guns and saws in his arms that he uses for decapitating things (often robots). He can fly with propeller blades on his back, and his head can operate independently of his body

Sol Furic
A sheep from the Chemical Plant Zone. Alongside Sab, he currently works as a security guard for the Marxio Brothers, defending the Zone from attack. In the past, Furic has worked for different sides of the battle between good and evil, being convinced to join Nutzan Bolt before returning to his old friends.

  • Co-Dragons: To Nutzan Bolt along with Tess Tube.
  • Face–Heel Turn: He used to be a member of The Flock.
  • Arm Gun: His right arm has a machine gun grafted on.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He rejoins The Flock.
  • Heel Realization: He realizates that Nutzan a psychopath and he was making the Chemical Plant Zone a worse place not a better place.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: He thought Nutzan Bolt was sensible and open to negotiation who could be worked with to make the Chemical Plant Zone into a better place.
  • The Lancer: To Sab when he was a member of The Flock.

A robotic version of Sonic the Hedgehog - it carried the title of the Metal Sonic. As fast as Sonic himself, and armed with a lethal death ray, Metallixes are notably very difficult to kill, their only apparent weak spots being in their necks.

  • Adaptation Name Change
  • Chest Blaster: He has a blaster in his chest.
  • Evil Knockoff: It is based on Metal Sonic in Sonic CD.
  • Ret Gone: What happens to him because of a time paradox (Sonic was given the Time Stone by a time-travelling Sonic from the future, enabling him to travel back in time to prevent the planet's cyberforming and thus erase Metallix from existence... and then go give the Time Stone to himself from the past.) How this time conundrum works at all has been debated; even the comic staff themselves are confused by it.
  • Robot Me: A robot based on Sonic.
  • Super Speed

A synthetically-engineered shape-shifting lifeform created by Grimer by order of Dr. Robotnik. She was created for the specific purpose of destroying Sonic the Hedgehog and his band of Freedom Fighters but failed miserably on every attempt. She later had her powers nullified and was cast out.

  • Heel–Face Turn
  • Hero-Worshipper: She hero worships Robotnik.
  • Imposter Forgot One Detail: When she shapeshifted into Sonic she made his fur green. How the badniks even mistook her for Sonic in the first place is anyone's guess.
  • Partial Transformation: Often converts her hands into claws, blades, laser blasters, and hammers.
  • Power Copying: When she morphs into someone or something else, she tends to get whatever powers the subject has; for example, when morphing into Sonic, she got his Super Speed.
    • Power Incontinence: However, just because she has their powers doesn't always mean she can use it properly; she nearly died in her first appearance because she assumed Tails' form and didn't know how to fly, only escaping death by turning into a fireproof form after she fell into a pit.
  • Redemption Earns Life: Having finally rejected Robotnik once and for all, she not only gets released from her Badnik shell but mutates—despite having lost her powers—into an ordinary Mobian who finds her own path and won't be tracked down by her former master.
  • Shapeshifter Default Form: In her standard form, Metamorphia appears to be an anthropomorphic bobcat she has black eyes with white pupils which have usually appeared as horizontal slits. She normally wears a purple jumpsuit, but has also worn a torn yellow dress with black spots and a green jumpsuit (under her Badnik armour).
  • Unwilling Roboticisation: This was inverted she started out as an apparently cybernetic artificial life-form, was turned into a Badnik and transformed into an organic character.
  • Voluntary Shape Shifting

Metallix Mark 2
A Metallix robot modelled after Sonic the Hedgehog that was built separately from the Brotherhood of Metallix. This was supposed to be an advanced version of the original Metal Sonic, although it turned out to be less effective than its predecessor.

Brotherhood of Metallix
Click here to see The Pirate Omni-viewer 
Click here to see The Porker Metallix 
The Brotherhood of Metallix is an army of Metallix robots created by Grimer. Led by an Emperor, the Brotherhood were charged with creating the ultimate Metal Sonic robot to destroy Sonic the Hedgehog, and remained aboard the Egg Fortress in the Special Zone after Robotnik had abandoned it. For reasons unknown, the Brotherhood went rogue and began working toward the conquest of Mobius.

  • Achilles' Heel: Their necks are their one weak spot.
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: The entire Brotherhood turned against Robotnik to pursue their own agenda.
  • Brotherhood of Evil: A robotic variation, but a brotherhood nevertheless.
  • Chest Blaster: All Metallix have blasters in their chests.
  • The Emperor: They are led by the Emperor Metallix.
  • Evil Knockoff: An army of Sonic robots based on Metal Sonic in Sonic CD, led by a large red Sonic robot called Emperor Metallix that is based on the giant red Metal Sonic in Knuckles Chaotix, with The Pirate Omni-viewer a knockoff of The Omni-viewer, and the Porker Metallix being a knockoff of Porker Lewis.
  • Expy: Word of God has stated, after much speculation from fans, that the concept of an army of murderous robots led by an Emperor was indeed borrowed from the Daleks. As well as this, in earlier appearances Metallix had quoted other antagonistic robots in media, such as The Terminator and the Borg.
  • Hero Killer
  • Hostile Terraforming: They first do this to the Miracle Planet using the Alpha Device then they travel back in the past and do it to Mobius.
  • Killed Off for Real: By Sonic pressing the self-destruct device that deactivated all the Metallixes.
  • Knight of Cerebus
  • Ret Gone: What they try to do to Robotnik by stealing the rotten egg out of Kintobor's fridge which meant the accident than turned Kintobor into Robotnik never happened. They don't Ret Gone themselves in the process because it was Grimer who made them, and Robotnik's only contribution was installing a self-destruct program.
  • Robot Me: Based on Sonic except for the Porker Metallix which was based on Porker.
  • The Starscream: The Metallixes started off as Robotnik's Dragon and then rebelled against him.
  • Super Speed
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: They try to kill Nack when they have no need of him.

Commander Brutus
Commander Brutus was Doctor Robotnik's one-time second-in-command and a major threat to Mobius in his own right. Originally an member of the Special Badnik Service equipped with superior strength and an anti-gravity device, he became far more intelligent, more cuning and more dangerous than the average trooper when he was chosen to be reprogrammed with a copy of Robotnik's brainwaves.

Although he was too powerful for Sonic to defeat in their first encounter, he disobeyed orders to return the captive Freedom Fighters to Robotnik's citadel and ended up beaten in a fight with Super Sonic which cost him an arm and forced him to retreat. Having inherited Robotnik's desire to rule Mobius along with his intelligence, Brutus secretly began to build up a Badnik army of his own, and soon became powerful enough to start a civil war with Robotnik for control of his empire. In the end, Robotnik himself did what Sonic could never manage, fighting Brutus in an armoured battle suit before dousing him with liquid nitrogen and smashing him to pieces.

  • Arm Cannon: After Super Sonic destroys his right arm he has it replaced by a laser cannon.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: What his battles are when anyone else takes him on except Super Sonic, who damages him and destroys his right arm, and Robotnik, who froze him solid then shattered his body killing him.
  • Dirty Coward: When he's overwhelmed by Super Sonic in their first face-off, he tries to get the upper hand by using Amy as a Human Shield. Unfortunately, Super Sonic is a danger to friend and foe alike and keeps up his charge; Brutus fails to realize that Super is pressing his attack until the last second and ends up losing his arm.
  • The Dragon: What Robotnik wanted him to be.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Wants to rule Mobius.
  • The Dreaded: Of the six enemies Robotnik resurrected during Robotnik Reigns Supreme, Brutus was the only one Sonic specifically stated he hoped he'd never see again.
  • Flight: He's equipped with an anti gravity unit allowing this.
  • Genius Bruiser: He has a copy of Robotnik's brainwaves as well as Grimer's brainwaves allowing him to create his own Badniks and he is strong enough to defeat Sonic.
  • Gone Horribly Right: Robotnik programmed Brutus with a copy of his brainwaves to give himself a second-in-command, but failed to realize that he had also programmed Brutus with his personality and his ambitions, thus resulting in Brutus becoming The Starscream.
  • Hero Killer: Noticeably deadlier and harder to defeat than most of Sonic's other foes. Sonic has only directly defeated Brutus once, and even then, he had to go Super Sonic to do so.
  • Invincible Villain: Sonic has never actually been able to defeat Brutus; in their first battle, Sonic had to resort to becoming Super Sonic just to stand a chance against him, and even when he teamed up with Shortfuse the Cybernik, he was completely outmatched. In the end, it was Robotnik himself, using Powered Armor, who destroyed Brutus, by dousing him in liquid nitrogen and smashing him to pieces.
  • Killed Off for Real: By Robotnik.
  • King Mook: He is a modified Trooper Badnik.
  • Knight of Cerebus
  • Literally Shattered Lives: How he met his end.
  • Made of Indestructium: His body is made of Megatal.
  • The Starscream: Robotnik intended for him to be The Dragon, but failed to realize that in programming Brutus with a copy of his brainwaves, he ended up programming Brutus with his ambitions as well as his intelligence; as a result, Brutus would much rather be running Mobius himself.
  • Super Senses: He has infrared vision.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: His view of his Trooper Badniks, best said by Brutus himself; "Bah! How did Robotnik rule Mobius with you idiots working for him?"
  • The Worf Effect: In his first battle with Sonic. He's easily able to handle Sonic and co., but when Super Sonic is unleashed, he gets curb-stomped and loses an arm.

Doctor Zachary
Click here to see Doctor Zachary during his first appearance 
An elderly, white-furred male echidna, and an enemy of Knuckles the Echidna. He first appeared in Issue 65. Zachary is one of only three Echidnas known to still be alive. He has secret knowledge of the Echidna people, and may even know where they went.

  • Arch-Enemy: He is Knuckles's arch enemy.
  • Arm Cannon: After his first appearance his right arm is replaced with a laser cannon.
  • Artificial Limbs: After falling of the floating island he was horribly injured, Robotnik saved Zachary's life by integrating him with Badnik technology, replacing his right arm with a laser cannon.
  • The Big Bad: Of The Syndicate making him the Big Bad of the Sonic Adventure 2 arc.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Dr. Zachary calls himself evil; ("Knuckles never expected that I could be evil!").
  • Disney Villain Death: He falls from the Floating Island, however this is subverted, while airborne, Zachary was able to use his Guardian Robot's body to soften his landing, but the impact left him horribly injured.
  • The Dragon: In the Knuckles story leading up issue 100 as we as issue 100 he was Robotnik's dragon.
  • Evil Albino
  • The Evil Genius: Of The Syndicate making him the Evil Genius of the Sonic Adventure 2 arc.
  • Faux Affably Evil: At first look Zachary seems like an well educated and intelligent person, this serves to hide his sociopathic tendencies. Beneath his calm exterior lies a mad mind with zero empathy for others. He showed no qualms nor regret for the destruction of the Special Zone, an act that killed thousands, maybe even millions of innocent lives. Combined with sadistic mocking of others and you got yourself a real genuine, first-class sociopath.
  • Lackof Empathy
  • Mad Scientist
  • Never Found the Body: So of course Zachary returned.
  • Omnicidal Maniac
  • The Sociopath
  • Two-Faced: After falling off the floating island he was horribly injured, but Robotnik saved Zachary's life by integrating him with Badnik technology, replacing the entire right side of his head and face.

Max Gamble
"Life's a gamble when you mess with Max!"
He is a sleazy businessman and con artist from the Casino Night Zone. Making his first appearance in Sonic the Comic Issue 81, Gamble owned one of the many gambling establishments in the zone.

  • Con Man:
    • Gamble tried to sale Eldorado businessmen some robots that were purposely faulty: Gamble had planned for the robots to go beserk whilst on the job, but his demonstration model went crazy before the sale.
    • He later sold tickets to holidays on Flickies Island, which was once Robotnik's headquarters, fully expecting that the tourists would die as the island was still a death trap even with Robotnik absent.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: In his first appearance, Max was a huge, imposing monitor lizard. Subsequent appearances made him smaller and less intimidating, and after #100 he had a consistent look as a more cartoonishly-evil, thinner lizard.
  • The Face: He now acts as the Don's "legitimate" front man of The Family.
  • Falsely Reformed Villain: Max Gamble has allegedly gone straight becoming a zone leader and Gamble helping insect refugees from the Special Zone (who are certainly not Family members) out of the goodness of his heart, the truth is that Gamble is working for Don Long-Legs head of The Family.
  • The Mafia: He is a gangster and now the front man of The Family.

Mesmer goat who once worked for Doctor Robotnik. Mesmer is a talented hypnotist using his special staff.

  • Cult: Leaded one consising of the hypnotised villagers.
  • Karma Houdini: With nowhere to lock Mesmer and Robotnik up, Knuckles leaves before he is tempted to kill them.
  • Mass Hypnosis: He can hypnotise an whole village.
  • Mind-Control Device: His special staff with which he was able to hypnotise an entire village into believing in the "Moon Goddess" which was a test of Mesmer's hypnotic powers on a small group of people by Robotnik and Robotnik plans to do the same to Mobius.
  • Religion of Evil: Leads one beliving in a fictional "Moon Goddess".

An aging rat capable of utilising magical powers. He was once hired by Doctor Robotnik to arrest Ebony and Pyjamas after leading the protest at Metropolis Park.

Vermin the Cybernik
Click here to see Vermin without his armour. 
"I am far more than just a badnik outlaw! I am Vermin the Cybernik!"
A villainous Cybernik warrior created by Doctor Robotnik and a rival of Shortfuse the Cybernik and the Freedom Fighters during the final months of RBR ("Ruled By Robotnik").

Metallix Mark 3
A very powerful Metallix model created by Doctor Robotnik some time after he was deposed. Unlike the previous models which were based on Sonic, the Mark 3 was modelled after Knuckles. It proved to be every bit as strong as the original, perhaps stronger, and remained loyal to Robotnik unlike the Brotherhood.

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot Averted, as unlike the Brotherhood of Metallix he remained loyal to Robotnik.
  • Chest Blaster: He has a blaster in his chest.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In every single fight with the Knuckles Metallixes, Sonic has never been able to beat them alone.
  • The Door Slams You: When Tails gets the entrance of the Arena of Judgement open and calls Sonic over. Metallix charges at them, but Tails, seeing that Sonic's in no fit state to fight back, brings the door down upon the robot, crushing it into submission.
  • Evil Knockoff: A robot based on Knuckles.
  • Hero Killer: The first Knuckles Metallix nearly killed Sonic at the Arena of Judgement; Sonic only gets out alive thanks to Tails' intervention.
  • Knight of Cerebus
  • Robot Me: Based on Knuckles.

Agent X/Shayde
Click here to his true appearance (Agent X is the guy on the right.) 
A villain from the Shadow Dimension. The agent worked for Doctor Robotnik, the tyrant believing that Johnny Lightfoot had defected from the Freedom Fighters and turned traitor. With this in mind, Robotnik sent Agent X to kill the Freedom Fighters, all the time making sure "Johnny" kept a visible presence from time to time.

Princess Kupacious
Click here to see her current appearance. 
Princess Kupacious (known as Princess Kupacius in her first and last appearances) was the ruler of Shanazar. Extremely ugly and nasty, the toad-like ruler reigned over her city with complete selfishness. Her unwillingness to hand out rewards and the treatment of her staff gave her few admirers. Despite this, she still had loyal subjects who pursued her interests to the very end. She currently lives on Mobius as a frog, ruling over a pond.
  • Big Bad: Of the Shanazar arc with Robotnik as her Dragon-in-Chief.
  • The Frog Bites Back: Robotnik used a magic necklace to turn her into a frog, boiling with anger at suddenly being removed from power, she waited until Robotnik had forgotten about her before stealing the Magic Gem that protects all holders from danger,
  • Fat Bastard
  • Lilliputians: She's only a few microns high because the planet of Shanazar is the size of an atom she becomes a normal size frog when Shanazar is merged with Mobius.
  • Monstrous Humanoid
  • Non-Action Big Bad
  • Princesses Rule: Despite being the ruler of Shanazar, she is a princess.

    The Drakon Empire 

The Drakon Empire

The Drakon Empire is an inter-galactic empire that presumably encompasses several planets and species. The centre is Drak, home to a race of fish people called the Drakon people. Society is led by Master Scholar (House of Knowledge), Sister Haggra (House of Magic) and Emperor Ko-Dorr (House of War). The Empire's main goal is to relocate their Chaos Emeralds, ancient stones stolen by an old Echidna tribe that contain their store of Chaos energy. With these, they can rule the entire universe.

Tropes for the Drakon Empire as a whole:
  • Alien Invasion: Eight thousand years ago the Drakons invaded Mobius to get the Echidna's Emeralds to store Chaos Energy creating the Chaos Emeralds which the Echidnas stole back which started the Great War between the Drakons and the Echidnas.
  • Always Chaotic Evil
  • The Empire
  • Mobile Suit Drakon: The Drakons use a humanoid-robot exoskeletons to move about on land.
  • Talking Animal: Unlike the Mobians the Drakon are talking fish in humanoid-robot exoskeletons.
  • Villain Pedigree: Took this from Badniks for a while.

Emperor Ko-Dorr
Emperor Ko-Dorr is a Drakon, and the leader of the House of War.

In his first appearance in Sonic the Comic, he came into contact with Dr Robotnik, brought to the Drakon Empire by a Prosecutor. While initially the Drakons were curious as to who had discovered the secrets of the Mobius Ring on Flickies' Island, Ko-Dorr's attention shifted to Sonic the Hedgehog, Robotnik telling the Emperor that the hedgehog was guilty of crimes against the Drakon Empire, through the destruction of a Sentinel. Ko-Dorr and Robotnik thus made a deal: The Drakons would provide Robotnik with resources and transport, and he in turn would deliver the Chaos Emeralds, allowing Ko-Dorr to rule the House of Magic and House of Knowledge in addition to his own House of War, but the first priority was to deal with Sonic. The hedgehog was brought to the House of War and entered into a Trial by Combat against a Metallix Mark 3, Ko-Dorr presiding as judge. When Sonic was victorious, with a little help from Tails, Ko-Dorr saw that the hedgehog was safely returned home, but was left with a promise that the Drakons hadn't seen the last of Sonic.

Later, Sister Haggra revealed to Ko-Dorr and Master Scholar that Sonic was the key to the Drakons obtaining the Chaos Emeralds, but Ko-Dorr was forced to feign ignorance and pretend not to know the hedgehog. The Emperor soon after visited Flickies' Island to bring his plan forward. The intent was to bring Sonic in and interrogate him on the whereabouts of the Emeralds, but the hedgehog wiped out every Drakon invading the Emerald Hill Zone, including a Master Sentinel. To the Emperor's good fortune though, Grimer, switched sides to join the Drakons, claiming to have had enough of working for Robotnik.

In the House of War, Grimer revealed that the Emeralds were indeed on the Floating Island, but warned Ko-Dorr of Knuckles and his Guardian Robots. Pre-occupied with planning his invasion, the Emperor had no interest in dealing with Hobson and Choy, who had defaced his statue, planning to decide on their punishment 'in a year or two.' When the Drakons later invaded the Floating Island, Ko-Dorr remained in touch with Grimer, who was leading the invasion, from the House of War. What happened to him and the other Drakons when Robotnik reshaped the universe is unknown.

  • Big Bad Triumvirate: With Master Scholar and Sister Haggra, Emperor Ko-Dorr is one of the three rulers of the Drakon Empire.
  • The Emperor: Of the Drakon Empire and one the co-rulers along with Master Scholar and Sister Haggra.

Master Scholar
"I always think many moves ahead, Sister. Always."
Master Scholar is a leading figure in the Drakon Empire, sitting at the very top of the House of Knowledge. Along with Sister Haggra and, Emperor Ko-Dorr, Scholar controlled all aspects of Drakon life.

  • Big Bad Triumvirate: With Sister Haggra and Emperor Ko-Dorr, Master Scholar is one of the three rulers of the Drakon Empire.

Sister Haggra
Sister Haggra is a Drakon and the leader of the House of Magic.

In her first appearance, she was seen with Master Scholar and Emperor Ko-Dorr using the Vapours of Destiny to reveal who could bring the Chaos Emeralds to the Drakons. Not knowing the identity of Sonic, the figure within the mists, she pressed Scholar and Ko-Dorr for answers, but Scholar knew nothing of Sonic, and Ko-Dorr was forced to lie, saying the off-worlder he'd recently put on trial was taller and purple.

  • Big Bad Triumvirate: With Emperor Ko-Dorr and Master Scholar, Sister Haggra is one of the three rulers of the Drakon Empire.
  • Seer: She can use the Vapours of Destiny to reveal things.

Click here to see his Perfect Chaos form. 
A liquid monster who used to be a Drakon prosecutor. Trapped with Tikal for years inside a tiny box.


Death Trap were a team of mercenaries hired to capture Sonic the Hedgehog in the world of Shanazar, after Sonic had rescued several children from being merged with genies (a ritual that protected the Kingdom of Shanazar). Consisting of Kalus (the leader, made of stone), Prank (able to summon a genie) and Totem Billy (a scout, amazingly keen sense of smell and long-range vision), they first appeared in Issue 157 after Sonic escaped from prison. Hired by Doctor Robotnik to capture Sonic and bring him to Princess Kupacious, the crew made a decent effort of knocking Sonic about, until the hedgehog realised he didn't need to fight this battle, and fled. Totem Billy, however, was able to follow his scent.

Death Trap eventually returned in Issue 163, back on the trail of Sonic after Totem Billy recovered from a cold. They discover that Sonic is in an isolated city, but are stopped by Medusa, whose glare turns Prank and Totem Billy into stone. Kalus, already made of stone, heads to attack Medusa, but crumbles into sand after a delayed reaction. Later, Sonic notes that the two stony members of Death Trap won't be hunting him anymore, but comes face to face with a sandy Kalus. Sonic uses this to his advantage, destroying Kalus and using the ensuing sand cloud to defeat Medusa. With that, Death Trap were effectively no more.

Click here to see his current appearance. 
Kalus was a member of Death-Trap. The bulky man, leader of the gang of three, was made of stone and possessed immense strength and stamina. Along with Prank and Totem Billy, the Shanazar resident was hired by Doctor Robotnik to track down criminal Sonic the Hedgehog.

Prank was a resident of Shanazar and member of Death-Trap, a group of hired mercenaries. Prank's role in the trio was to summon a genie to do his bidding, suggesting he was a child chosen to visit the Mystic Mountain. He was killed when Medusa turned him to stone.

Totem Billy
Totem Billy was a mercenary with Death-Trap. By using his ability to smell targets and see them from great distances, he, along with Kalus and Prank, was one of the most feared men in Shanazar.

    Other Antagonists 

Super Sonic
"The cute blue hedgehog is gone - now you're against Super Sonic! And it ain't gonna be pretty."
Super Sonic is usually what happens when Sonic powers up with Chaos Energy, or under conditions of extreme stress - however he's a demonic force of pure evil. Sonic's had to battle him several times, as have his friends, but Super Sonic is completely invincible in every way, requiring other methods to take him down. When used, Super Sonic does admittedly take down the threat in question, but will rapidly move on to destroying anything else in the vicinity, including innocent bystanders, Sonic's own friends, and the entire planet. He has no specific enemies (because nobody can beat him), but seems to dislike Sonic in particular for trying to keep him in check.

He's hyper-aggressive, sadistic, completely psychotic, utterly without self-restraint, and most dangerously of all, easily bored. It's unclear whether Super Sonic is Sonic but turned evil due to Chaos Energy, or a completely different demonic entity manifesting itself in Sonic's body - Sonic prefers to talk about him as if he's a different person, others refer to him as being Sonic's evil double, while Super Sonic is fuzzy on the matter. Other villains have offered him the chance to team up, only to find that Super Sonic cares nothing for power, only for destruction.

Super Sonic's evil is the explanation as to why Sonic doesn't just go Super on every threat.

  • Adaptational Villainy: Unlike the other versions he is a total sociopath.
  • Alternate Identity Amnesia: Seemingly averted, though downplayed, unlike Sonic himself - he attacks Amy Rose in one issue because he remembers Sonic and Porker had been speaking about her shortly before Sonic fell into a chaos energy well on the Floating Island.
  • Amnesiacs Are Innocent: When he loses his memories, he's much friendlier and kinder.
  • Amnesiac Dissonance: He's horrified when he realises who he was before he lost his memory, and takes a vow that he will not use his powers unless absolutely necessary, out of fear that he'll permanently become a monster again.
  • Arch-Enemy: He is one of Sonic's along with Robotnik.
  • Ax-Crazy: He's a completely psychotic bastard who relishes death and destruction. In issue 85, he protects both Sonic and Lord Sidewinder's men from Sidewinder's collapsing mansion with Force Fields solely because he wants to destroy them personally, and in issue 184, he deliberately holds back while attacking Sonic's friends solely to prolong the pleasure of killing them.
  • Back for the Finale
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Super Sonic is perfectly fine with admitting he's evil.
  • Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: Depending On The Artist. Most commonly seen in Richard Elson's artstyle.
  • The Dreaded: He is this to everybody on Mobius justified by the fact he is insane, and evil, sadistic, psychopathic... and equipped with the power of the Chaos Emeralds.
  • Enemy Without: Once he's separated from Sonic.
  • Energy Being: After he's separated from Sonic, Super continues to exist as a being of pure Chaos Energy.
  • Energy Absorption: He is able to absorb Chaos Energy, he used this to absorb Chaos' power turning him back into a Drakon.
  • Evil Counterpart: He has all of Sonic's powers and Sonic's bad traits taken Up to Eleven.
  • Evil Laugh: He gives one when he thinks he has killed the Freedom Fighters.
  • Eye Beams: He can fire beams of Chaos Energy out of his eyes.
  • Fangs Are Evil
  • The Farmer and the Viper: In the final issue, he drains Chaos' energy to save his life, and Ebony repeatedly vouches for his character and dismisses Sonic's concerns, confident that Super will remain a good guy and still be her friend. While it initially seems that way, Super soon reveals that he has gone bad once again and attacks Ebony and the others.
    Super Sonic: I remember what Sonic said about me. He thought I'd turn back into an evil demon the moment I absorbed the Chaos Energy. Only you had any faith in me, Ebony... only you trusted me. But you know what...? You should have listened to Sonic!
  • Final Boss: The final villain fought of the print run of Sonic the Comic.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Because of Identity Amnesia.
  • Hero Killer
  • Heroic Sacrifice: His amnesiac self neutralises Chaos by absorbing the chaos energy powering him, fully aware that doing so will corrupt him enough to permanently revert him to his original crazed sociopath self.
  • Hedgehog Abomination: Made of Chaos Energy.
  • Identity Amnesia: Becomes a nice guy when he temporarily looses his memories. But becomes haunted for a long time by recurring nightmares of a demonic creature destroying the world and saving him for last. Eventually, he discovers these are actually representations of his past destructive urges, remembering in full that he was once the evil, chaotic Super Sonic. This leads him to refuse to use his powers lest he become corrupted by them once more - indeed, each time he taps into chaos energy or his inert powers, he reverts to his crazy self. His desire to not become a demon again ends in tragedy, as he is corrupted by the power of all seven emeralds - while attempting to save his own life nonetheless - and he is promptly merged back with Sonic, seemingly ending the pacifist Super Sonic's life.
  • In-Series Nickname: Demon.
  • Jaywalking Will Ruin Your Life: Super Sonic is just as impatient as Sonic, except of course he's evil and powerful. However he doesn't perform evil acts specifically because they're evil, but because he's bored, and has about as much self-restraint as a wind-sock.
  • Jerkass: He is cocky, immature and arrogant, all without Sonic's goodness and self-restraint.
  • The Juggernaut: He possesses all of Sonic's powers but amped up by a tremendous amount. He is many times stronger and faster than his blue counterpart, and is all-but invincible; It takes enormous kinetic damage, accompanied by extreme exhaustion, in order to defeat him.
  • Knight of Cerebus
  • Lack of Empathy
  • Made of Evil: Made of Chaos Energy, which is implied to be evil in this universe.
  • Nice Guy: He becomes one when he looses his memories.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: In the hundredth issue, when sealed in an asteroid in the Special Zone, he supercharged himself to turn it into an electron bomb. At the last second, Sonic had the Omni-Viewer teleport the asteroid to Mobius, and the resulting electromagnetic pulse knocked out all of the computerized systems on the planet... nearly all of which belong to Dr. Robotnik.
    • It could be argued that Super Sonic wouldn't care, because he's not allied with Doctor Robotnik, and would find amusement at ruining Robotnik's empire, rather than being upset about making people happy.
    • His amnesia is a side effect of the EMP, as the explosion caused a continuous power drain.
  • Omnicidal Maniac
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: Seems to have developed this towards Sonic over time.
  • Person of Mass Destruction
  • Physical God: Super Sonic seems to verge on this, especially towards the end of the arc where Sonic was trapped in the Special Zone. Besides his immense strength and speed (both enough to easily annihilate enemies who Sonic was all but helpless against) and flight, he's also flat out invulnerable to everything that's ever been thrown at him. He was able to gather enough charged particles to turn an asteroid into a miniature sun (which then exploded with enough force to bathe the entire surface of Mobius in a powerful electromagnetic pulse). It's occasionally said that he is powerful enough to destroy a planet. The only method that's ever truly beaten him is distracting him until he burns out.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning
  • Evil Sealed Inside A Sonic Shaped Can And Then Inside A Omni-viewer Shaped Can
  • Slasher Smile
  • Spikes of Villainy: His quills are much more jagged than Sonic's.
  • Super-Powered Evil Side: To Sonic. When he's separated from Sonic and becomes amnesiac, his good persona considers the lapses into his original personality this.
  • Super Speed: He has Sonic's super speed taken Up to Eleven.
  • Wingding Eyes: His eyes are permanently spirals. Even when he turns good. Notably, the spirals of his good self's eyes are much smaller, close in scale to Sonic's normal eye design, while his evil self's spirals take up the majority of his eyes.

Click here to see Shirob 
A vicious Berzerker warrior who reigns in The Land Beyond. Once known as the third Enchanter King Shirob, one day he accidentally made contact with the demonic entity known as The Dark One. Cursed by dark magic, Shirob went mad and was transformed into the hideous creature known as Trogg. Fleeing to the Land Beyond, Trogg sought to one day return to the Nameless Zone as a conqueror.

  • Arch-Enemy: He is Tails's arch enemy being Tails' most dangerous foe.
  • Arc Villain: Villain of the Nameless Zone arc
  • Disney Villain Death: He falls from the Dimension Bridge after Knuckles punches him off, however this is subverted when he actually managed to grab the bridge rope at the last second saving himself.
  • Face–Monster Turn: Was once Shirob who accidentally contacted an immortal demon called The Dark One, the experience driving him insane and turning him into the evil Trogg.
  • False Innocence Trick: Trogg briefly resuming his identity as Shirob, Trogg sent a magical SOS to the Enchanter Kings, knowing that they would call upon their champion Tails to rescue the lost Enchanter King. When Tails and Errol Blackthorn arrived in the Labyrinth, they found 'Shirob' in chains. After escaping from the Pit Beast, they were soon surrounded by Berzerkers and Trogg revealed himself and explained the truth about Shirob. The entire ordeal had been orchestrated to lure Tails to the Land Beyond where Trogg could take his revenge and kill the champion who had humiliated him so. But before he could strike Tails down, a portal appeared and Tails and Errol escaped through it, denying Trogg his revenge.
  • Genius Bruiser: He possesses superior physical strength and also a degree of dark magical power with which he able to transform Errol Blackthorn into a creature like himself.
  • Heel–Face Turn: The Dark One's destrusion turns Trogg back into Shirob.
  • Puppet King: Shirob and the other Enchanter Kings become this as part of a deal with Roubal the king of the goblins in order to avoid bloodshed and a war with the Goblins.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something
  • Superpowered Evil Side: Trogg is Shirob's.

Nack the Weasel
A former member of the Chaotix and recurring villain within Sonic the Comic, who operates both on his own and as something of a mercenary. He is notably technically minded, having developed his own weapons and tech, such as the size-altering cartridges adorning his hat, and a disrupter for use against Metallixes. Nack is also very intelligent, always thinking several moves ahead, planning for any eventuality and setting up back-up plans.

Fleabyte the Bounty Hunter minor villain from Sonic the Comic, acting as an antagonist to Miles "Tails" Prower.

Captain Claw
A villainous crab from Mobius who used to patrol the Mobian Channel in search of wayward travellers. The "captain" (who wears some sort of sailor's cap) seems to enjoy torturing the people he discovers, especially since he gets to give his Octonaught Badnik a bit of exercise.

  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He uses the Octonaught's gun to destroy some columns of rock that Knuckles is on but the last one crushes the Octonaught damaging it.
  • Karma Houdini: Despite trying to murder Knuckles (or at least capture him), the echidna was forced to release Claw when they got to land, the current legal system not being very good under Robotnik's rule.
  • Mech: Captain Claw uses a Octonaught Badnik/mech to menace travellers
  • Nice Hat: His sailor's cap

Boss Krouch
Boss Krouch was an antagonist from the Great Mobian Prairie, known for owning a large herd of Apterix. Krouch attempted to murder fellow Apterix-breeder Rooster (with a little help from crooked Chito, but was himself offed when his plan to kill Rooster backfired.

Doctor Robotnik Appreciation Tribe (D.R.A.T.)
A fanatical cult who revere Doctor Robotnik in a seemingly godly light. Led by Grand Chief Whip, D.R.A.T. are determined to make the people of Mobius view Robotnik as they do and to prepare the planet for the doctor's inevitable return to power. The cult's motto is "Bring back the Doctor!"

The Leaf minor villain in Sonic the Comic who fancied himself as a rival to Miles "Tails" Prower. The small creature was a "master thief", using his mechanical wings to quickly infiltrate a target and speed off with the loot.

  • Easy Impersonation: His similar shape to Tails, as well as his airborne abilities, led people to wrongly assume that Tails had become a criminal, not that The Leaf planned this.
  • Impossible Thief

Colonel Percy Granite
A soldier from Planet Earth who once ran Operation Starwatch, a government organisation committed to the catching of aliens. Completely narcissistic and maybe even a little insane, Granite longed to discover why aliens wanted to invade his planet, although he soon moved on to the goal of invading other planets and even ruling his own.

  • Alien Invasion: He tried to invade and rule Mobius.
  • Badass Mustache
  • Colonel Ripper
  • Conqueror from the Future: He tries to conquer 1880s United States after which he plans to conquer the rest of 1880s Earth.
  • Evil Brit
  • Fantastic Racism: Hates aliens.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: This is how he was finally defeated by a freak storm that took out his regiment and blew them back through the dimensional gateway to Earth - seemingly, the spirit of nature itself had fought back against Granite and his plans to destroy the ecosystem. He was last seen being arrested for war crimes on the order of the Prime Minister, who had encountered Sonic.
  • Galactic Conqueror: He plans to conquer planets after he conquers Mobius but he is beaten before he can.
  • Insane Colonel
  • Outside-Context Problem: He serves as this being completly unknown to Mobius par the Freedom Fighters leading an Alien Invasion from Planet Earth invading Mobius trouncing the Freedom Fighters with superior firepower and planning to sell off the conquered Zones to human industrial developers (and rename Mobius "Planet Percy" after his first name).
  • Rogue Colonel: On New Year's Eve 1998, he went AWOL with an army regiment and invaded the Emerald Hill Zone on Mobius.
  • Time Travel for Fun and Profit: He invaded 1880s United States with advanced technology, aiming to usurp all world leaders and become the "master of the world".

King Sonic
A ruthless dictator from an alternate reality in which Sonic was the one caught in the ROCC accident and turned evil.

    Sky Pirates 
A nefarious gang of criminals who fly across Mobius in pursuit of riches and infamy. Led by Captain Plunder, the crooks never associate themselves with either heroes or villains, merely interested in their goals.

Tropes for the Sky Pirates as a whole:

Captain Plunder
A nefarious sky pirate who, while considered a villain, has no love for Doctor Robotnik or his tyrannical regime over Planet Mobius. Plunder is a pirate by name and nature, holding no regard for the law or social norms. He commands a flying galleon which is crewed by a motley bunch, though his only two regular crew members are his undead first mate Filch and Simpson the Cat, the ship's fool and cook. In his last appearance in Sonic the Comic, Plunder was stricken with an ancient curse and now lives his days with eternal bad luck.

A Sky Pirate and the ghostly First Mate of Captain Plunder. He is incredibly loyal to his captain and even in death has stuck by him through thick and thin. Filch was killed by Plunder himself, but he acknowledges that this was his own fault for taking the last biscuit without asking. The exact nature of Filch's ghostly aspect is unknown: Sometimes he is just a ghost and cannot touch anything, while sometimes he is a poltergeist and can manipulate his surroundings. Whatever kind of ghost he is, one thing is certain: he is indeed very knowledgeable, having studied books on Plunder's ship, and knowing of some of the Special Zone's more dangerous residents.

  • Boom, Headshot!: How he died.
  • Ghost Pirate
  • Non Action Dragon: As he is a ghost he can't touch anything making him unable to fight. However, subverted in a later arc where he is revealed to be a poltergeist and can move things around, such as stepping into a safe and opening it from the inside.
  • Number Two: He is the first mate.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: In some stories he is a poltergeist.
  • Scars Are Forever: His ghost still bears a big hole through the head from the bullet wound that killed him.
  • Undying Loyalty: Even after Plunder killed him he is still loyal to him.

Simpson the Cat
An amateur pirate working under Captain Plunder, and is without a doubt one of the most bizarre denizens of Mobius.Resembling black and white cartoon characters of the 1920s, such as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit but mostly Felix the Cat, Simpson is capable of manipulating both himself and his environment at will, mostly for comedic effort. This behaviour can be anything from painting a hole in the floor for an enemy to fall into, shining a light from his eyes after swallowing said light, saluting his fellow crew-members by plucking his ears off his head like a hat and having his eyeballs pop out of their sockets when surprised (which notably disgusts Knuckles). His toon abilities also make him difficult to kill or even slightly injure. While the majority of his behaviour is followed with him being told to shut up, and he regularly irritates Plunder, the Captain keeps him around purely because he's a good cook.



Knuckles The Echidna
A red-furred echidna who lives on the mysterious Floating Island. He is the Guardian of the island, charged with protecting the seven Chaos Emeralds. His dreadlocks allow him to glide for short periods and his spike-knuckled fists can punch through solid rock. Since he has lived most of his life alone, Knuckles can be rather gullible sometimes, though over the course of Sonic the Comic, he has actually become less trusting when it comes to strangers.

  • Accidental Misnaming: When he goes to the Nameless Zone with Tails, they think that Sonic is Tails' sidekick rather than the other way around and assume Knuckles must be Sonic. He plays along with it after a while, just because he enjoys the fact that there's one place on Mobius that doesn't hero-worship Sonic.
  • Adaptation Dye-Job: His white fur-marking is changed to a metal necklace and his purple eyes are blue.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk
  • The Dragon:In issues 33 and 34 story "Enter Knuckles" and issues 35 and 36 story "Power of the Chaos Emeralds" Knuckles was Robotnik's dragon until Knuckles realised that Robotnik had been playing him all along, but the echidna had been spinning a lie of his own: he had said that the Grey Emerald - the Control Emerald - had been lost many years ago. In truth, Knuckles had it all along. With the Control Emerald, Knuckles stripped Robotnik of his powers and sent him back to Mobius.
  • Early Installment Character-Design Difference: He had his white fur marking fom the games in his earliest appearances. It was later changed into a metal ring.
  • Genius Bruiser: While not as smart as Porker or Tekno, he is able to understand and use advance echidna technology.
  • Icy Blue Eyes
  • Immortality Inducer: The Guardian Emerald when Knuckles dies, it would always resurrect him, giving him Resurrective Immortality, but when the Floating Island's systems fell into disrepair most of Knuckles's memories were lost, as such he does not know the fate of his race and for it to work a being from the spiritual plane must be willing to exist in the mortal realm, unfortunately for the Echidnas, and perhaps all of Mobius, the only willing candidate was Vichama, the God of Death.
  • I Work Alone: He's lived alone for so long that he is happiest by himself, and is generally not pleased by the numerous invaders and refugees who turn up on his island.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Arguably an even straighter example than Sonic. He cheerfully helped Tails' Fake Ultimate Hero scenario by pretending that he was Sonic, and that he was Tails' sidekick.
  • The Plan: Dr. Zachary's escape in 'Prisoner' was planned by him in an attempt to find out the location of his lost race. If the Omnicidal Maniac didn't escape no one would complain.
  • Really 8000 Years Old
  • Secret Keeper: He keeps the fact Tails is Sonic's sidekick and not the other way around secret from the people of Nameless Zone.
  • The Deputy Sheriff: In the story "The Good, The Bad and The Echidna" the Sheriff of Backwater made Knuckles the new deputy sheriff after Deputy Krouch was fired after he was found to watch over a lynch mob hired to kill Knuckles the Echidna.
  • Sins of Our Fathers: He is attack by Spirit of the Herd wanting revenge on the Echidnas because they hunted the Kohenyu (an extinct race of dinosaur from the Floating Island) to extinction, they did this by killing only the slowest Kohenyu which where the males, however what the spirit doesn't know and Knuckles has forgotten is that Knuckles was one of the Echidnas that hunted the Kohenyu to extinction making it a subversion.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Typically between him and Sonic. Though they gain respect for one another and can work together effectively, they remain rivals and never quite become friends.
  • Thoroughly Mistaken Identity: The people of Nameless Zone think he is Sonic.
  • Time Abyss
  • Walking the Earth: Spends some time doing this with a chest full of ancient echidna documents.

Tikal the Echidna
An Echidna from the ancient past who used her magic to summon Sonic to her time. When he appeared, she asked him if there were any echidnas left, but Sonic couldn't bring himself to tell her that other than Knuckles and Doctor Zachary, there were no other echidnas.

Doctor Ovi Kintobor
A kindly scientist from Planet Earth who somehow crash-landed on Mobius. During his time on this planet, he built a laboratory under the Emerald Hill Zone and befriended Sonic the Hedgehog. He made a deal with the hedgehog to collect a number of Chaos Emeralds to be used for his Retro-Orbital Chaos Compressor, in order to make Mobius a paradise free from evil, and in return help the hedgehog become faster. Unfortunately, an unavoidable accident saw him turn into Doctor Ivo Robotnik, ending his life.

An elderly echidna who was the father of Tikal and the leader of the ancient tribe of Echidnas. Over 8000 years ago, the Drakon Empire came to ancient Mobius and took over the sacred Echidna emerald mines in an attempt to find a suitable vessel for their unstable new energy source. This 'Chaos Energy' was insecure, but the Echidnas' emeralds were found to be the ideal container. Pochacamac then ordered his men to recapture the emeralds to save the galaxy from the Drakons. The Drakon Empire then waged war on the Echidnas.

  • Adaptational Heroism: Unlike his other counterparts he does not kill Chao he only kills the Drakons that the Echidnas are at war with.
  • Deal with the Devil: Pochacamac deliberately made a deal with Vichama, Vichama would be given passage onto the mortal plane, in exchange for helping create The Guardian Emerald to allow Knuckles to become an eternal guardian.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": In the games his name is spelled "Pachacamac".
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Pochacamac, who is at least a less dubious character than in other continuities (he does not kill Chao, only Drakons, who are at war with the echidnas anyway) and has a good relationship with Tikal.

Old Sonic/Sonic Clone
An elderly hedgehog who says he is Sonic from fifty years in the future. Who has come to warn the Freedom Fighters: Mobius is doomed, until the Freedom Fighters change their methods soon.

A cat who lives in the Metropolis Zone. She possesses many magical abilities. Her travels have seen her become friends with a pacifist Super Sonic, Sonic the Hedgehog, Knuckles the Echidna and Porker Lewis but her best friend is Pyjamas, a psychic resident of The Neighbourhood.

A gifted - yet somewhat eccentric - psychic from the Metropolis Zone and is best friends with the sorceress Ebony.

Errol Blackthorn Blackthorn is a famed member of the Nameless Zone and a warrior.

Morain Blackthorn
Morain is an fox and resident of the Nameless Zone. She is the sister of Errol Blackthorn, and has assisted Tails' on two occasions, one of which also saw her fighting alongside Knuckles the Echidna, whom she believes to be Tails' "sidekick" on Mobius, Sonic the Hedgehog.

Characters from other St C features

    Decap Attack 

Professor Frank N. Stein stereotypical mad scientist, with green hair and a thick German accent, both of which are fake.

Igor's lab assistant

  • The Igor: An unorthodox depiction of an Igor.
  • Jerkass: He constantly tries to kill Chuck and generally just insults everyone.
  • Smug Snake

Chuck D. Head reanimated corpse created by Professor Stein.

  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Well, he wants a normal life, anyway
  • Improbable Weapon User: Due to an accident during his creation, Chuck's head is embedded in his torso. He can attack people by extending it outwards to headbutt them with all the force of a truck. Or, failing that, he can hurl chuck Head.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Some people call Chuck a zombie, others peg him as a mummy. Regardless he doesn't hunger for human fact, he's quite fond of cheese.
  • Unstoppable Rage: Chuck, while normally a nice guy, can descend into this if you're not careful.
  • Use Your Head: He attacks people by extending his head outwards to headbutt them with all the force of a truck.

Head sentient skull and resident of Castle Frank N. Stein.

  • The Alcoholic: After his fame from winning the Monster of the Year award had dwindled and his film career flopped, he fell into this for a while. He's quickly cured of this by Stein's former nanny, however.
  • Ascended Extra: In the original game, Head was merely an optional item for Chuck (with no indication of being an actual character), while the comic turns him into a comedic foil of sorts.
  • Dem Bones: He's a talking skull.
  • Sickly Neurotic Geek: He is this. Sort of.

    Kid Chameleon 


A young expert gamer who enters Wild Side to save Suzi and Brad.


Megadroid's Mark 2 body
Click here to see Megadroid's first body. 
The mascot and editor of Sonic the Comic.
  • Lemony Narrator: Megadroid sometimes gives his snarky opinion on what is happening in the comic in the footnotes. Especially so in the Decap Attack strips.
  • Mascot: He is the mascot of Sonic the Comic.


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