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Matt Herms is an American artist and colorist. At Archie Comics, he contributed to the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs, initially supplementing, then fully replacing Jason Jensen in the role. Currently, he is contributing to IDW Publishing's Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs.


Cover artwork

Archie Comics

IDW Publishing

Cover coloring

Archie Comics

IDW Publishing


Archie Comics


Archie Comics

IDW Publishing

  • Sonic the Hedgehog:
    • #1 ("Fallout, Part 1")
    • #4 ("Fallout, Part 4")
    • #5-#6 ("The Fate of Dr. Eggman")
    • #8 ("Silent Support")
    • #9-#11 ("The Battle for Angel Island")
    • #12 ("The Cost of the Battle for Angel Island")
    • #13 ("Calling Card")
    • #15 ("Patient Zero")
    • #16 ("Infection")
    • #23 ("The Last Minute, Part 3")
    • #25 ("A Sudden Shift")
    • #26 ("All or Nothing, Part 1") (p. 1-9, 12-13)
    • #27 ("All or Nothing, Part 2") (p. 6-10, 15-20)
    • #28 ("All or Nothing, Part 3") (p. 1-5; p. 6-12 (flats))
    • #29 ("All or Nothing, Part 4")
    • #31-#32 ("Recovery")
    • #38-#39 ("Test Run")
    • #41-#42 ("Zeti Hunt")
    • #44 ("Zeti Hunt, Part 4")
    • #47 ("Trial by Fire, Part 3")
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: Tangle & Whisper:
    • #1 ("Imposter")



  • Matt Herms' first full-fledged penciling issue included some common artistic errors, one being the depiction of characters with four fingers instead of the usual five, shown with characters such as Mina Mongoose, Ash Mongoose and Mammoth Mogul in said issues.



  1. Matt Herms. Matt Herms on DeviantArt. DeviantArt. Retrieved on 21 January 2018.
  3. Evan Stanley (4 September 2014). Tumblr. Retrieved on 6 September 2014.
  4. How I Color Sonic the Hedgehog. DeviantArt. Matt Herms (27 May 2013). Retrieved on 10 January 2019.

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Archie Comics staff members