Sonic The Comic #104

Release May 27, 1997
Writer Nigel Kitching
Lineart Richard Elson

Official Solicitation

“Flickies’ Island – Part One”
Writer: Nigel Kitching
Artist: Richard Elson
Sonic, Amy, Tails and Johnny are on the east coast of the Emerald Hill Zone watching the Emerald Hill Folk return to Mobius from the Floating Island. As the citizens question Sonic about what he’s going to do with his life now Robotnik’s gone Amy tells him he’s got a call from the Floating Island. It’s Porker saying he’s going to stay on the Floating Island to work on the ancient computer systems, but after a snide comment about Sonic’s retirement from Knuckles the hedgehog hangs up on them. A few days later Tails tells Sonic that a bird gave him a message there’s danger on Flickies’ Island (Yes, Tails can talk to birds). Meanwhile on Flickies Island Grimer is telling his master that the tests prove positive and that Flickies are the perfect organic batteries for the new badnik designs…

“The Spice Maidens – Part Two”
Writer: Nigel Kitching
Artist: Nigel Dobbyn
Captain Plunder and Filch are heading to a meeting at Queen Zorabel’s mansion to meet her five daughters: Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Coriander, Pepper and Tarragon, otherwise known as the Spice Maidens. Zorabel gives Plunder a treasure map and says he’s taking her daughters on as members of his crew, but Plunder protests that a pirate ship is no place for girls. After some arguing he manages to convince her it’s a bad idea… Or so he thinks! When he returns to his ship he discovers all he’s done is convince Zorabel she should come along too to keep her girls safe.

“Flip Side – Part Two”
Witer: Lew StringerArtist: Carl FlintSonic manages to talk Tails into helping him save the balloonists by saying he’s not up to the challenge. After Tails takes leave Dr. Sorders arrives to tell Sonic what’s happened, then Amy turns up to say Tails has gone to pick a fight at the Gravel Pit Zone! The three get there in time to snap Tails out of it but it’s still too late to calm down the Mobians Tails has challenged… Until Dr. Sorder’s uses her hypnotic talents to turn them into peace lovers.

Cver Art: Dermot Power