Archie Comics

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In 2016, I became the single most prolific writer of Sonic the Hedgehog comic book material in the history of the franchise with over 230 issues to my name.

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ARCHIE COMICS

MEGA MAN
(2011-2015)
All issues – 1-55
Manuscript writer and main creative director for this top-selling monthly comic by Archie Comics. Prepared project for launch by compiling character biographies, history, and breakdowns for the initial year. Additionally has done promotional copy in the form of solicits, back cover copy on the graphic novel series and on the official blog.
THE MAGICAL TALES OF YOUNG SALEM
(April – July 2009)
Sabrina the Teenage Witch #101-104
Conceptualized, pitched and prepared this spin-off to the Sabrina the Teenage Witch property. Worked closely with the project’s artist, Chad Thomas, to produce the cast for the series.
NEW CRUSADERS:
RISE OF HEROES

(Digital Debut: May 2012 – Print Debut: September 2012)
Creative lead on the project to revive the Red Circle brand superheroes. Prepared the new series bible consolidating previous canon and the new characters, locations, themes, etc. Prepared the breakdowns for the first year, character biographies for the new cast, and set plans for the future of the series. Also had shared writing credits of the related “Lost Crusade” quasi-spin-off.
VARIOUS ARCHIE PROJECTS
(Beginning 2011)
Provided manuscripts for various projects under the Archie label. To date:
• “Reggie: King of Fools” (Archie & Friends #153, March 2011)
• “The Great Lion Hunt” (Archie Babies GN, June 2011)
• “Geek Face-Off” (Archie #624, August 2011)
• “Magic, Music & Mayhem!” (Jughead #15-16, May-June 2017)

SONIC TITLES

SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
(March 2006 – Present)
STH#160+
Manuscript writer and main creative director for Archie Comic’s top-selling monthly comic, as well as their annual Free Comic Book Day edition (since 2007). I am the regular writer of the monthly solicit previews. Previously I maintained material for the blog which contained product information, reader correspondence and in-character material.
SONIC UNIVERSE
(February 2009 – Present)
SU#1-32, 37-54, 59-70, 75-78, 90+
Co-plotted #71-74, 91-94

Manuscript writer and main creative director for this spin-off to Archie Comic’s top-selling monthly comic. Prepared project for launch. Additionally I’ve done solicit advertisements and material for the blog which contained product information, reader correspondence and in-character material.
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SONIC BOOM
(October 2014 – August 2015)
Sonic Boom #1-4, 6-10
Lead writer for the tie-in comic to the spin-off franchise, Sonic Boom. Worked with the series producers to produce short, comedy-centric stories that loosely fit within the context of the cartoon series.
SONIC X
(March ’07 – February ’09)
SX #16-17, 23, 25-27, 30-32, 34-35, 37-40
Manuscript writer for this spin-off comic to SEGA and 4Kids Productions hit anime series, produced by Archie Comics. Prepared series finale and carry over into launch of “Sonic Universe” project. Additionally did solicit advertisements.
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SONIC / MEGA MAN CROSSOVER #1
“WORLDS COLLIDE”

(April – August 2013)
• Mega Man #24-27
• Sonic the Hedgehog #248-251
• Sonic Universe #51-54

Creative lead and writer for this unprecedented crossover of licensed game material for Archie comics. Worked with Archie editorial, SEGA and Capcom to produce a twelve-part series that represented and pleased all parties involved.
Additionally wrote the script for the promotional trailer. The trailer can be found here.
SONIC / MEGA MAN CROSSOVER #2
“WORLDS UNITE”

(May-August 2015)
• Mega Man #50-52
• Mega Man: Worlds Unite Battles #1 (2 stories)
• Sonic Boom #8-10
• Sonic the Hedgehog #273-275
• Sonic Universe #76-78

Wrote the scripts for the sequel crossover event to the wildly successful “Worlds Collide.” Worked with multiple developers to bring together sixteen different franchises into one adventure.
SONIC: MEGADRIVE
(2016)
Wrote the limited series focusing on Classic-era Sonic the Hedgehog series. The story was specifically stylized the mimic the style of a 90s videogame.

GRAPHIC NOVELS, TRADES & LONG-FORM PUBLICATIONS

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SONIC SUPER SPECIAL &
SONIC SUPER DIGEST

(October 2011-Present)
Quarterly publications. Contributed articles and other original written material. Wrote the “Sonic Comic Origins” series of short stories, bridging events and revealing characters’ backstories.
LEGACY OF THE NEW CRUSADERS
(July 2013)
Wrote the script for the original material featured in this trade collection. Unlike other collections of reprint material, this volume tied together the past content with “present day” material, effectively making it one long story.
SONIC THE HEDGEHOG SERIES

Contributed afterwords, forwards, interviews and/or have work reprinted in the following trades:
• Sonic the Hedgehog (GN) (3 volumes)
• Sonic Universe Sagas (1 volume)
• Worlds Collide (4 volumes)
• Worlds Unite (4 volumes)
• Sonic Archives (25 volumes)
• Sonic Select (10 volumes)
• Sonic Legacy (3 volumes)
• Knuckles Archives (4 volumes)
• Sonic the Hedgehog: The Complete Encyclopedia
• Best of Sonic (3 volumes)
• Sonic the Hedgehog: Genesis
• Sonic Saga (7 volumes)
• Sonic Universe (GN) (8 volumes)

MEGA MAN SERIES

Contributed afterwords, forwards, interviews and/or have work reprinted in the following trades:
• Mega Man (GN) (8 volumes)
• Worlds Collide (4 volumes)
• Worlds Unite (4 volumes)