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Sonic the Hedgehog Volume 1: Countdown to Chaos is the first volume in the Sonic the Hedgehog trade-paperback series published by Archie Comics. This volume contains reprints of stories from Sonic the Hedgehog #252-#256.

Official solicitation

It All Begins Here! Moving at the speed of sound, keeping the world free from robotic tyranny, it's Sonic the Hedgehog! Spin-dashing directly out of the mega-smash Sonic/Mega Man: Worlds Collide story arc, 'Countdown to Chaos' speeds into brand new comic book stories with new friends, new foes and new adventures! The entire planet has been rocked by Dr. Eggman's Super Genesis Wave! Sonic wakes up to a world and a life he doesn't recognize! It's up to him to gather up his friends - the Freedom Fighters - and figure out what's been changed. Meanwhile, below his very feet, a new threat is threatening to burst out!

Reprinted stories

At All Costs Part 2: A New Lease on Life

Countdown to Chaos Part One: The Builder

Countdown to Chaos Part Two: The Soldier

Countdown to Chaos Part Three: The Rabbot

Countdown to Chaos Finale: The Princess and the Hammer

Off Panel

Other features

  • Combined Cover Process: A section featuring the design process of the interconnected main covers from Sonic the Hedgehog #253-#256
  • Variant Covers Gallery


  • The cover for this volume is the same cover for Sonic the Hedgehog #252.
  • "At All Costs: Part 2" had the "Part 2" omitted from the title within the actual book, most likely to accommodate for the absence of the first part of the story.
Archie Comics Trade Paperbacks
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