Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with 75 years of superhero comics behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite characters in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!

This week we're taking a look at Sonic the Hedgehog, the perennial all-ages favorite from Archie Comics. Find out which future comics superstars cut their teeth on British Sonic fan comics, the secret origin of the buckles on Sonic's shoes, and how a lawsuit sent two hundred echidnas back to their home planet, as well as several other equally interesting facts.

Show notes:

  • If you want to start reading the whole Sonic saga from the beginning, you can start here.
  • Alternatively, you can pick up starting with the reboot here.
  • The first crossover with Megaman starts here.
  • Or perhaps just catch up via the Sonic Comic Encyclopedia.
  • You can read Luke Brown's Sonic/Megaman crossover recaps here.

Watch more installments of You Think You Know Comics? below and let us know what comic book characters we should cover next.


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