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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  Hobbyist 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  Hobbyist 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!
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