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Max the Monkey
Appearances in other media
White gloves Red shoes with white cuffs and straps
Max the Monkey is an anthropomorphic monkey and one of the band members in Sonic the Hedgehog Band, along with Sonic the Hedgehog, Mach the Rabbit, Sharps the Parakeet and Vector the Crocodile. Max was originally going to appear as part of the original idea for the Sound Test before being scrapped from the final release of .
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
During the early development of
, Max was originally meant to be the band's bass player. In several sketches featured in Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) art book, Max was also meant to appear in more than the original SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis Collected Works Sound Test, which included the early SEGA screen and the original ending where he would celebrate the victory with Sonic, the other band members and the Animals. Like the other band members, he was dropped from the final release of the game due to time constraints. 
In other media
Max in the
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog Archie Comics, Max appears as the bass guitarist for Mina Mongoose's band, the Forget Me Knots, along with Mach (the drummer) and Sharps (the guitarist), and has since been a recurring member of her band.
comic series and its spin-offs published by Sonic the Hedgehog IDW Publishing, Max is an inhabitant of Classic Sonic's world.
Max's attire consists of red shoes accented with white straps, similar to Sonic's shoes.
Sonic ( Super Sonic*) | Tails ( Super Tails*) | Knuckles* ( Super Knuckles*)
Dr. Robotnik | Animals ( Flicky, Pocky, Pecky, Cucky, Ricky, Picky, Rocky)
Zones Green Hill Zone | Marble Zone | Spring Yard Zone | Labyrinth Zone | Star Light Zone | Scrap Brain Zone | Final Zone | Special Stages
Ball Hog | Batbrain | Bomb | Burrobot | Buzz Bomber | Caterkiller | Chopper | Crabmeat | Jaws | Moto Bug | Newtron | Orbinaut ( Uni Uni, Unidasu) | Roller | Spikes | Splats
Egg Wrecker | Egg Scorcher | Egg Stinger | Labyrinth Zone boss | Egg Spiker | Egg Crusher
Climb* | Crouch | Drop Dash* | Glide* | Insta-Shield* | Propeller Flying* | Spin Attack | Spin Dash* | Spin Jump | Swim*
Gimmicks and obstacles
Bomb | Bumper | Capsule | Chaos Emerald | Color Block | Conveyor Belt | Crusher | Dropping platform | Electric shocker | Elevator | Fan | Fireball | Floating stone | Flywheel | Giant spear | Goal | Goal Plate | Giant Ring | Iron ball | Jump Stand | Lamppost | Reverse | Saw | See-saw | Spikes | Spring | Switch | Up and Down
Air Bubble | Ring | Video Monitor ( Aqua Shield*, Extra Life, Flame Shield*, Invincible, Power Sneakers, S*, Shield, Super Ring, Thunder Shield*)
Sonic the Hedgehog 1&2 Soundtrack
Continue | Debug Mode | Egg Mobile | Life | Lock-on technology | Loop | Madonna | Secret Bonus | | Sonic the Hedgehog (1991 U.S Gold) | Sonic the Hedgehog (promotional comic) Sonic the Hedgehog Band ( Max, Mach, Sharps, Vector) | | Sonic the Hedgehog Story Comic South Island | Time Attack* | Time Over | Totem pole | Tunnel | Water
*Appears in re-releases of the game only