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Tyson Hesse is an American artist that has contributed to the Sonic the Hedgehog series. Hesse has worked on both Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog and IDW Publishing's Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. He is also behind a number of animations for the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

History

Hesse is notable for his work in the The Amazing World of Gumball and Bravest Warriors comic series.

Hesse first approached an editor of Archie Comics at one of the annual Comic Cons, presenting his fan comic, "Sonic's Big Fat Adventure". He was soon employed by the company to work on the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series.[1] Hesse was also the animator of the trailer and opening cinematic for Sonic Mania, and the director of the Sonic Mania Adventures web series.

After the license cancellation of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog series held previously, Hesse was commissioned for cover artwork of the new Sonic the Hedgehog series comic run published by IDW Publishing.

For the 2020 film, Sonic the Hedgehog, Hesse was hired to redesign the design for the main character.

Credits

Animation

Sonic the Hedgehog series

  • Chao In Space (director, writer, storyboarding, animation, music editing, dialogue editing)
  • Sonic Colors: Rise of the Wisps (director, writer, logo animator, production design, compositor, music editing, dialogue editing, sound effects)
  • Sonic Mania
    • Opening animation (art direction, storyboarding, producer)
    • Ending animation
    • Pre-order trailer
  • Sonic Mania Adventures (writer, director, storyboarding, art director, animation director, character design, production design)
  • Sonic Mania Plus
    • Pre-order trailer
  • Team Sonic Racing Overdrive (director, storyboarding, art director, production design, audio mixing)

Writing

Sonic the Hedgehog series

Cover artwork

Archie Comics

IDW Publishing

Lineart

Archie Comics

Pencils

Archie Comics

Miscellaneous

Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sonic Official - 23 - Hidden Things. YouTube. Sonic the Hedgehog (28 September 2017). Retrieved on 28 September 2017.
  2. Tyson Hesse on Twitter. Twitter (12 November 2019). Retrieved on 12 November 2019.

External links

Archie Comics staff members
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