Sonic the Hedgehog #53
Published: 9-97
Cover Art: Patrick Spaziante, Harvey Mercadoocasio

“Unfinished Business”
Writer: Ken Penders
Penciler: Art Mawhinney
Inker: Ken Penders
Letterer: Jeff Powell
Colorist: Karl Bollers
Editor: Justin Freddy-Gabrie, Victor Gorelick
Editor-in-Chief: Richard Goldwater

Knuckles and Julie-Su have come to Robotropolis! Knux and the Freedom Fighters catch up as both groups share recent unforeseen changes.

“Sounds of Silence”
Writer: Karl Bollers
Penciler: Sam Maxwell
Inker: Pam Eklund
Letterer: Jeff Powell
Colorist: Karl Bollers

The Freedom Fighters are looking to cure the crystallization plaguing King Acorn, and are probing the Zone of Silence to learn how. But they end up accomplishing something else – releasing the wizard, Ixis Naugus, and his followers! Can the Freedom Fighters face this new threat?