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Archie Sonic Sampler Free Comic Book Day 2016 is the tenth Free Comic Book Day issue for the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series.

Official solicitation

Get the best of both worlds with the Sonic Sampler! Hot on the heels of the all-new epic Sonic comics event, "Panic in the Sky," comes a supersonic sampling of stories for Free Comic Book Day! Join Sonic and friends as they band together to save the world from the evil ambitions of Dr. Eggman in these select stories from Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic Universe! Plus, get a sneak peek of what's to come with a special "Fast Forward Feature" that you'll have to see to believe!

Reprinted stories

Keys to Victory

Eggman's Dozen Part One: Hostile Takeover

Note: Includes the first ten pages only
Main article: Sonic Universe #83

Other features


  • Unlike previous Sonic the Hedgehog Free Comic Book Day issues, this one is a digest-sized book, reprinting various stories from the Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic Universe series.
  • This is the first Sonic the Hedgehog Free Comic Book Day special since the 2012 issue not to be a flip-book sharing space with content from the Mega Man comic book series.
  • This is the final consecutive Sonic the Hedgehog Free Comic Book Day issue to be released since its launch in 2007. A 2017 issue was planned but later cancelled.


Cover artwork

Preview Pages



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