IDW Publishing logo
This character exists primarily or exclusively within the IDW Publishing continuity.
Information in this article may not be canonical to the storyline of the games or any other Sonic continuity.

Quotation1 You got it, boss! Quotation2
— Storm the Albatross, Sonic the Hedgehog: Annual 2019

Storm the Albatross is a character that appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by IDW Publishing. He is an anthropomorphic albatross, an expert Extreme Gear rider, and the enforcer of the Babylon Rogues.


Storm is an anthropomorphic albatross of hulking physique with grey feathers and white feathers covering his body. He has blue eyes, a gold beak and his hair is short but similar to Wave's hair.

For attire, he wears tan gloves with black bands, small yellow goggles, a necklace with small gray pieces, and black, yellow, white and grey sneakers with sock-like cuffs.


Bonds of Friendship

Storm and his gang eventually broke into the Mineral Museum in Spiral Hill Village in the middle of the day. Upon their arrival, Storm followed Jet's instructions and began grabbing as many of the museum's exhibitions as possible. Along the way, however, Storm saw what appears to be a giant shiny stone. In actuality though, it was just a cowering Jewel with her rainbow-like exoskeleton. Despite this, Storm kidnapped Jewel and placed her in his bag, believing Jet would like it. Afterward, Storm made a hasty retreat back to the Babylon Rogues' blimp with his friends. There, Storm tried to show Jet and Wave the gem he had collected, only to discover that the gem was actually a person when he pulled Jewel out of his bag. Soon after, Tangle and Whisper arrived, demanding Jewel be handed back. After Jet and Wave had argued over how to deal with this situation, Jet grew tired of arguing and asked for Storm to throw everyone out. When Storm complied by throwing Jewel out of the blimp however, Jet scolded Storm for making them look violent. Not long after, Storm and his friends were kept from arguing further by Tangle, who said she and Whisper had it under control. After Storm and his friends then received a threat from Tangle about not coming to her village again, Tangle leapt out of the blimp with the stolen goods. The Babylon Rogues decided not to chase them however, as today had already been a hassle.[1]


One of Storm's most defining traits is his lack of intelligence. Far from the sharpest tool in the shed, he is dim-witted and often takes things too literally. He can also quick to act and careless, like when he mistook a cowering Jewel for a gemstone after only seeing her rainbow-colored exoskeleton from behind. He also gets happy and upset in a childish manner quite fast, hinting a simple mindset.[1]

Storm is extremely loyal to Jet, whom he usually refers to as "boss". As such, he is always seeking to please Jet and gets rather flustered or regretful when he angers him.[1]

Storm is also a greedy thief, having no qualms about plundering official institutions in order to earn a profit.[1]

Powers and abilities

Storm has proven himself to be a capable and swift Extreme Gear rider. In addition, he is a professional thief.[1]


Storm's choice of equipment is his Type-S Extreme Gear, which he rides to near-perfection.[1]




See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Head writer Ian Flynn has revealed on Twitter that Storm's measurements are the same as those of his game counterpart.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Sonic the Hedgehog: Annual 2019, "Bonds of Friendship"

External links

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.