SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #86

Written by Danny Fingeroth, art by Sam Maxwell and Saleem Crawford.

"Heart of the Hedgehog." Part one of a two-part story. After the Freedom Fighter Special makes a crash landing, Sonic and Tails perform a little reconnaissance and find themselves up against the menace of Metal Sonic.

32 pages, $1.99, ships on June 23.

SONIC SUPER SPECIAL #14

Written by Ken Penders, Jim Spivey and Evan Skolnick; art by Steven Butler, Pam Eklund, Suzanne Paddock and Harvo.

"The Best Of Times, The Worst of Times." Everyone's favoriet red dude with the 'tude, Knuckles, returns in this novel-length epic. The action comes fast and furious as old plotlines are resolved and the stage is set for new Knuckles adventures which will appear regular in the monthly Sonic series. Plus: In another "Zone Wars" feature, Sonic is thrown into the trial of his life by a Mobius of another zone called Litigopolis, where everyone sues everyone else.

Source: Comics Continuum