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Tails Away Prologue by darkspeeds Tails Away Prologue by darkspeeds
Ever since I started playing Sonic The Hedgehog, I grew up to be a dedicated fan and started a Sonic Adventure 2 Fan Comic. I got hooked into it all and throughout my life as a fan of Sonic Team's creation I started to have an affection Miles 'Tails' Prower.

I love all the Sonic The Hedgehog characters but Tails stands out to be my number one at heart. I love his personality and love his character *hugs his Tails plushie big sis' Pam has given to him ^_^*... I grew fond of him that I decided to dedicate my time to my sibblings, friends at Sonic communities and DA in producing a totally new manga starring Tails, Amy and a host of other characters that I'll try to create from my immagination and experience.

I've always wanted to do a full-on Tails manga I really did... and now I'm ready to make a start to this dream. During the life I've also experienced a whole bunch of other games (with thanks to my older brother giving me such a wonderful opportunity) such as fighting, adventure and especially RPGs...

I've gone through a whole heap of RPG's, oldschool and newschool (try Chrono Trigger, Lufia saga, Gradia saga, Shinging Force saga, Dragon Quest saga, Skies of Arcadia, Suikoden saga, Final Fanstasy saga, RPG maker and most favourite of all Lunar saga). I've play some but mostly watched them all when my brother plays them because I didn't have enough time to do so. Watching all these RPG's, the characters, plot, conflict, settings and resolution has giving me not only one hell of a entertainment, but also a lifetime of knowledge, memories and insight to some of the most in depth made games and stories in history.

Going through that gave me ideas, and I've always wanted to apply some of these ideas into a manga that will dedicate to Sonic fans worldwide. So I started making concept sketches and writing down ideas a year ago on an all adventure comic based Tails. It's been a year now and it's about time I've put these ideas into perspective.

What is Tails's Away?

Well it's about Tails having his very first personal journey of self discovery which takes place 10 years after the current period of Sonic universe timeline (ie. Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic X). Ever since the times of an Sonic the Hedgehog 2 he's been wondering where his parents were, let alone who his parents are. He's been mothered and brothered by Sonic the Hedgehog ever since an infant and now he is asking for Sonic's ultimate permission to let him journey alone to find his parents.

The end of Chapter one will decide on that one.
After that the story really begins... Tails will be taken to the world of True Skies where rumours of his parents are taking residence somewhere... Not only that he'll soon realise how important his parents and the heavens angels play a part in saving True Skies from destruction. It'll take Tails more than courage and strength to save True Skies, he'll have to make allies, and defeat the villians that stand in his path to salvation.

May I present you my first shot of my manga 'Tails Away'... Enjoy! ^_^


For those who would like to view a thread that I've made based on the early productions of 'Tails Away', go here. ;) It's held at the new SoaH CitY BTW, my home of Sonic messageboards, and a lovely community that hold sibblings that I know and love for years. *hugs his dears sibblings* ;) If you read some of my posts it'll explain some parts of the story and importantly what it's all about. ^_^


Or if you would like to cut short of your viewing time go here for some concept sketches I've made over the past week. ^_^

Tails Mature Design Sketch

He looks kawaii ne? ;)


Amy Mature Design Sketches



You may be wondering why Amy's in the manga! O.O LOL! XD Well as you can see she's not making a guest appearance, she'll play a major part in the managa, in fact she'll be following Tail's through all his adventure and learn stuff as she goes along. She followed Tails for a reason... This reason being too personal I will not describe just yet. ;) XD

Duke Design Sketches

Duke Blue will be one of the earliest new characters that he'll meet during his Tail's adventure. I'm still in development of his background, character and personality but try to think of him as a cross between Vyse (from Skies of Arcadia) and Maxi (from Soul Calibur) ^_~. He's seeking for thrills but also has a mysterious past... He was once pressumed a prince of Merenda Kingdom but now he's just a pirate looking for challenges that await him around the four corners of True Skies. What is motivating him to follow and help Tails on his adventures? Find outi n future. ;)







Special thanks to big bro Adamis for the wonderful and awesome colour schemes for Tails and Amy. Just as requested Amy looks like Heather from Silent Hill 3 and Tails looks fantastic, better than my orange and green one... XD *hugs bro Adamis* Bro if you're not happy with my colouring (I actually recolored it from start but it looks the very same! O_O X_____X) then please tell me and I'll recolour it differenetly. Gomen ne... =(

Still thank you so much for giving me insight on the colour schemes for the Sonic characters, as I've said, I loved them! ^___^ Merci Adamis, merci. ;)

*Adamis is on DA so check out his awesome artowrks too! ^_^ :adamis:*

Also special thanks to my older brother for the photo shot of the shrine gardens taken in Malaysia during the trip. My older brother and I went to Singapore to visit our older sister for a holiday. :) Ari~gato Aoiro
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roseyrascal1234 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Umm, I looked in your gallery and I didn't see the first page anywhere. No, I disagree! 
Could you tell me what the first page is called so I can find it? Sweating a little...  
Please. Meow :3 
darkspeeds Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Here's the info page you're looking for:… Have fun reading it! ;)
tailsfan3 Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
amazing picture
ShadowLegionnaire Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010  Student Writer
Is it just me, or is Amy wearing the outfit of Heather from Silent Hill 3?
funkeygirl Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Professional General Artist
I've been wondering who made Tails Away!! Your comic was set out in google, you know? But only the 9-11 pages!!! I :heart: you, and your work.
please? give me permission to use a avatar of your work? :cute:
and I think... I'ts unfair, the poor tairusu is a second character, and, Sonic, all the time, is injustice by the poor foxy, he created the tornado and no one opinion, and, Amy, you look how she treats the litle foxy!? its unfair, :sniff: so unfair :sniff:
darkspeeds Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Heya Funkeygirl! Thanks for sharing with me your compliments and enthusiasm on my comic works! Tails Away was such a fun and exciting project for me at the time and the good news is there is another artist who is very talented and is continuing on with it's legacy! Go check out her latest page of the series! ;) :iconevanstanley:

And yeah sure go ahead and use the image for an avatar if you wish! I'm cool with it! *thumbs up*
funkeygirl Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2008  Professional General Artist
owww... it's nothink, well, thank's to you for give us all your talent and word's, your entusiasm it's ilustrate in all your work and thanks for the permission avatar :D I sure i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii oh no! I BEGIN SHY!!! DOCTOR!!! HELP ME!!! :doctor:

p.s.d: your person it's motto important, the quality of the picture doesnt matter it's your heart :nod:
PokoProwertheFox Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2008
Mina-Foxkey-Star Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice drawing there.
Nakuri Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your Tails away Pics! They are all great!
ellathedragon Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2006
I'm FINEALLY gonna start reading it! <3
tetails Featured By Owner May 17, 2005
Tails diaper I mean.
tetails Featured By Owner May 17, 2005
What about his diaper?
jabberbox Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2004
the urls give me a forbidden message
jabberbox Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2004
so... does this mean you support tails and amy?
darkspeeds Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
Friendship-wise yes. ^_~
Guaxinim Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2004
This is soooo cool! I that I'm a fan of Sonic (more of Shadow) I think this is fantastic!
MilesTailsPrower-007 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2003  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey-a! Miles here! Nice pic. I saw your comics somewhere on the internet. Wow! They're great! I'm glad you found such a talent. *smiles* Keep up the awesome work, sir. *winks and gives you the thumbs-up* Hope ya get more fans! You deserve 'em for your effort.
jaggedice200 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2003
Lovely colors
Great shading work
You even detailed the background
nice work
hedgie-girl Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2003
Looks great^^ It has very nice colouring to it, and I like the background :hug:
luleiya Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ACK!!!!!!!!O_______________O............ ................................Um, t-the colouring.................YOU IMPROVED AGAIN!!! I CAN'T BELIEVE IT!!!!!!!!!!! XXXXXXXXXXXDDDDDDDDDD And not even mentioning the background....................splendid, breathtaking, stunning............I'm kinda speechless, gomen ne!^^;;;;;;;;;

Perfect skethces too!!!! *huuuuuuuuuuuuugs* PROMISE to keep it up!................Please? *teary eyes*
logan-bp Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2003
quite intersting ^^
sonicolas Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh a red scarf (like everyone guessed.. i guess XD)
Glove and shoe colors looks great and the story too!
I wonder if he'll bump into Sonic and Knuckles ^_^
I'm faving this!
taeshilh Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003  Professional General Artist
Oh woooow.. that's so cool O.O.. The plot of the story is just awesome and well-thought.. I can't wait to see the manga of it! ^.^!! I'm sure it'll be a hit =D!!

And hooray for you playing the Grandia and Lunar saga! xD Weren't those games just AWESOME? Grandia remains my favorite ;.; WATCH THEM CHASE THE MONSTERS AROUND xD!! *Hit*
jappodawg Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003
Wicked awesome! Love the character outfit designs! Really cool! Hehe - Tails is a goggle boy! XD Well, couldn't be avoided, suits him well for his personality! Good luck with this storyline - I'm sure it's going to be absolutely breathtaking! =D
ThePandamis Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003  Professional General Artist
hey, Bro, don't worry with the coloring, it's good ;)
zaceryspud02 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003
Im speachless. I am without speach. Ability to speek, I do not have. Utterly without word. *zacs head explodes* :hug: :D
f3ng Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2003   Filmographer
Great coloring, love it.
dodgefoxx Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2003
And then my eyes imploded... even before the whole pic had loaded I knew this was gonna be good, but hot damn!

Tails and Amy look great as I said when I saw them sketches, the colouring is awesome nice bright and colourful like them.

I must say the guy at the end reminds me a bit of Dodge ^o.o^
watersprite43 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2003
OoOo... looks great... great coloring ^_^
kiki-doodle Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2003  Professional Digital Artist
I love the detail in this. Wonderful job^^
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