Sonic The Hedgehog #5

Writer: Ian Flynn Artist: Jamal Peppers Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: May 30, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 3
7.2Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

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"The Fate of Dr. Eggman," Part 1. After his last battle with Sonic, Dr. Eggman's gone quiet. His Badnik forces are still causing trouble, but without the bad doctor's usual fanfare. What's Eggman been doing all this time? And what will happen to Sonic when he finds out? Guest starring: The Chaotix Detective Agency!

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jun 2, 2018

    Another strong entry in this new run of Sonic the Hedgehog, while this months guest stars don't really inspire and the long-term story is inching along slowly every issue continues to provide high-quality all-ages entertainment. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Corps - Clayton Hinojosa May 30, 2018

    Flynn's story has been entertaining, and his cliffhanger endings make the book childishly entertaining, as though it is a television episode. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Wendel May 29, 2018

    A standard plot backed up with great artwork and a unique angle leads to a very entertaining and memorable issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    ComicBuzz - Logan Schell Jun 7, 2018

    Time will tell if IDW has what it takes to carry Sonic's legacy from Archie. So far, there's good reason to hope, but there's also some niggling doubts that I hope will be smoothed out soon. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    We The Nerdy - Cameron McFarland May 31, 2018

    Ultimately, this book takes a big step in the right direction, but there is a long road still to cover before I can recommend this series to any longtime fans. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Rollin Bishop May 30, 2018

    It's a good book striving to be a great book. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comicsverse - Jeremiah Johnston May 30, 2018

    All in all, SONICH THE HEDGEHOG #5 surprised me in ways I didn't see coming, showing that my favorite villain still has the means to challenge Sonic for the foreseeable future. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Sergione May 31, 2018

    I enjoyed seeing the Chaotix crew interact with sonic and I love the cliffhanger but did anyone reading this actually buy the Dr. Eggman amnesiac schtick? Because if you did then you probably didn't pay attention to the last issue, or the prologue, or the fact that this exact plot has been done in multiple children-aimed stories over & over again. It's also a shame that Jamal Peppers art is still being mostly wasted with lazy script's. Still, I enjoyed it and I'm really looking forward to the next one.

  • 9.0
    VGCinema May 30, 2018

  • 7.5
    √úberGinger Jun 8, 2018

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