Sonic Saga Series Volume 1: Darkest Storm is the first volume in the Sonic Saga Series graphic novel series published by Archie Comics. It contains reprints of stories from Sonic the Hedgehog #162-#167 detailing "The Darkest Storm" arc and additional stories from the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series.
- Sonic the Hedgehog has been knighted by his kingdom! But as the great honor is bestowed upon our hero, a dark storm of evil grows on the horizon. As Dr. Eggman prepares his next insidious scheme, his experiments are hijacked and used to free the ancient evil of Mammoth Mogul! Empowered with the awesome might of the Sword of Acorns, Mogul and his army of baddies must square off with our heroes for the fate of the universe itself!
- Darkest Storm is the first volume of the Sonic Saga Series collecting the contemporary Sonic the Hedgehog story arcs in full-comic book size, full-color graphic novel form for the very first time.
- Darkest Storm collects selections from issues #162-167 of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic book.
Chapter 1: The Gathering Tempest
Chapter 2: Onset of the Squall
Chapter 3: Downburst
Chapter 4: Leak
Chapter 5: Ties that Bind
Chapter 6: Call of Duty
Chapter 7: The Chaotix Connection
Chapter 8: Hedgehog Day
- Character Profiles: This section features character files compiling the following characters in the Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog series:
- The main cover artwork for this volume is the same as that on the main cover of Sonic the Hedgehog #164.
- Early solicts stated that Sonic the Hedgehog #168 would be included. Instead, it was featured in Sonic Saga Series Volume 2: Order From Chaos.
- The data files that appear in this volume are taken directly from Sonic Free Comic Book Day 2011, except that the entries for Sonic and Ixis Naugus have been made up to date with the current issues released at the time. These profiles would later be used in the Sonic the Hedgehog: The Complete Sonic Comic Encyclopedia.