Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence, the digital comic book developed by SEGA of America, Inc. that predates the story of the new video game Sonic Frontiers, is now available for free download. The digital comic can be downloaded on the IDW Publishing app, IDWPublishing.com, ComiXology, Google Play, and Apple Books.
The Sins of the Fleshapoids is a blend of utopian and dystopian fantasy. Though we are told that 'the humans now live in a true paradise', it is one in which people eat Clark candy bars, Wise potato chips and soft-serve ice-cream cones. It is a slothful utopia infused with American junk food, which aspires to a sedentary lifestyle that is not dissimilar to that of the suburban couch potato. Its idealistic referents are simultaneously Plato's Republic, in which a privileged philosopher class is free to meditate on 'the forms' of nature, and the world of Archie comics, where teenagers loaf around lazily. In its loose interplay of American cultural products and a caricature of the lifestyle of the ancient Athenian Acropolis (featuring large vases, laurel wreaths and line drawings of semi-nude Olympian athletes), the film pokes fun at the very idea of civilisation itself, suggesting that ancient Greece and postwar America both held leisure above all other interests, as the highest goal of civilisation. For the Kuchars, humans are always ridiculous and always funny. To reinforce this concept, Sins of the Fleshapoids presents us with a race of robots physically indistinguishable from us in order that the sloth and selfishness of... 2b1af7f3a8