This location exists primarily within the Sonic the Comic continuity.
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The saloon of Backwater City from Sonic the Comic #89. Art by Nigel Dobbyn.

Backwater is a location that appears in the Sonic the Comic series published by Fleetway Editions. It is a frontier town located in the Mobian Prairie.


Its mayor was a crooked local businessman named Boss Krouch, until his death in an Apterix stampede that he caused in an attempt to kill his rival Rooster.[1]

Known residents


  • "Backwater" is a term that usually refers to a place that is isolated, stagnant, or backwards.


  1. Sonic the Comic #87 to #90, "The Good, the Bad and the Echidna"
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