Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the most prominent multimedia franchises to have debuted since the 1990s, and it has dominated my career for ten years and counting. 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.
|SONIC THE HEDGEHOG
(March 2006 – Present)
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.
(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.
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.
(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.
(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.
|SONIC / MEGA MAN CROSSOVER #1
(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
• 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.
GRAPHIC NOVELS, TRADES & LONG-FORM PUBLICATIONS
|SONIC SUPER SPECIAL &
SONIC SUPER DIGEST
Quarterly publications. Contributed articles and other original written material. Wrote the “Sonic Comic Origins” series of short stories, bridging events and revealing characters’ backstories.
|SONIC THE HEDGEHOG SERIES
Contributed afterwords, forwards, interviews and/or have work reprinted in the following trades:
Episode 206 – “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Worse-er” (Dec. 17th 2016)
Episode 215 – “Og Man Out” (Feb. 18th, 2017)
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal
Wrote the script for “Sonic Boom – Prelude,” a short comic included on the game card for Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. I coordinated with the developers to write a story intended as a lead-in to the game’s story.
Sonic and the Secret Rings
Wrote the script for “Sand, Spirits and Sonic Speed,” featured with the game Sonic and the Secret Rings. This motion-lite comic was included as a promotional bonus with game disks sold from Target stores. I additionally did the page breakdown art for the story.