Archie Comics: Sonic Universe & More

Sonic Universe #61

Ian Flynn

"Shadow Fall" Part Three: Shadow – agent of the brutal Black Arms?! It’s up to Rouge and Omega to bring their former friend to his senses – if he doesn’t destroy them all first! Meanwhile, the vicious alien race have stolen G.U.N.’s tactical nuclear device – and that can only spell trouble! Will Team Dark survive the mission with the deadly and devious ECLIPSE lurking in the shadows? Find out in the penultimate chapter to this expansive space epic, featuring cover art from Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #62

Ian Flynn

 The EPIC CONCLUSION to the alien-smashing saga starring Shadow the Hedgehog IS HERE! "Shadow Fall" Part Four: Shadow vs. Black Death – for the fate of the world!  Who will walk away alive?  Who won’t make it to see a new day? Meanwhile, Rouge and Omega desperately try to save their G.U.N. comrades as Eclipse hunts them down!  All this with a ticking nuclear time-bomb in the background!  Don’t miss the pulse-pounding conclusion! Featuring new cover art from Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #60

Ian Flynn

 Shadow and Team Dark versus an invading alien army! "Shadow Fall" Part Two: The mission to save humanity is falling to pieces!  With Rouge, Omega and G.U.N. are on the run from murderous aliens and Shadow battling for his life – and his free will – against the malicious Black Death and Eclipse, the world is running out of time! Loyalties are tested, aliens are blasted, and NEW characters make their debut in this space-faring new issue! Featuring cover art from Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #58

Tracy Yardley!

Pirate Plunder Panic - Part 4 - BUCKLE YOUR SEA-BELTS, BUCCANEERS, THE END BE NEAR! The thrilling high-stakes high sea adventure concludes, with the Egg o’ War ready to launch, and all th’ worlds in peril! It’s Blaze vs. Captain Metal. The power of the Sol Emeralds a’beckons, as does the transformation into Burning Blaze—blimey!

Sonic Universe #57

Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #56

Ian Flynn

Ahoy, ye mateys! Tharr be trouble on the high seas! Blaze—a pirate prisoner! Amy, Cream and Marine—lost! Bean—an oddball, be we knew that already! It’s a race against time as Cpt. Metal begins his plan for the Sol Emeralds and his new, completed Egg o’ War! And now that ye mention it — there's something REALLY familiar about that battle station, but I just can't put me hook on it! There’s mystery and mutiny a'foot in "Pirate Plunder Panic” Part Two!

Sonic Universe #55

Tracy Yardley!

AAAAARRRR you ready?? "Pirate Plunder Panic” Part One: It’s mystery and mayhem on the high seas as Amy and Cream join first mates Blaze and Marine in their search for the final Sol Emerald! As ships clash on the stormy waters, familiar faces start to appear amongst the opposition and Blaze is targeted as enemy number 1! Who is the new, sinister force leading the robot pirates, and what is his past with Blaze? And what does a certain dynamite duck have to do with it all? Straight out of the smash-hit Sonic/Mega Man crossover event, you're going to TREASURE this all-new storyline written and penciled by Sonic art guru TRACY YA'RRRRR-DLEY!

Sonic Universe #53

Ian Flynn
“When Worlds Collide,” Part Eight of Twelve. The hunt for the Roboticized Masters comes to its explosive end! As the gripping second act of the Sonic/Mega Man crossover event comes to a close, Proto Man and the Chaotix make a crucial discovery in the battle to restore BOTH worlds! The tension is fraying the bromance of Drs. Eggman and Wily! Bass and Metal Sonic prepare to lead an army -- but an army of what? Featuring new cover art from Sonic/Mega Man art legend Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante!

Sonic Universe #52

Ian Flynn
The second act of the epic Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover event BEGINS HERE! "When Worlds Collide," Part Five of Twelve. Sonic, Mega Man, Tails and Proto Man enter the strange world of the Skull Egg Zone. They don’t receive a warm welcome, either, as the Genesis Unit and Copy Robot attack! Drs. Eggman and Wily wait in the wings with an even more sinister surprise waiting to be unleashed! You cannot miss this action-packed issue, featuring new cover art by Patrick “SPAZ” Spaziante!

Sonic Super Special Magazine #2

Ken Penders
The adventure continues! Sonic Super Special Magazine is packed with more than 100 pages of comics, news, features, never before seen artwork and a cover by Sonic artist extraordinaire Tracy Yardley! This quarterly collection takes new readers on a take a look back at the story that changed everything, Sonic Adventure! From the discovery of the United Federation to a deadly close encounter with the monstrous Chaos, Sonic super fans will also be treated with part two of the Sonic Time Line, featuring more brand new art from Jamal Peppers!

Sonic Universe #51

Ian Flynn
The crossover event of 2013 continues here! There are strange things afoot as Mega Man's world is menaced by a super-fast, blue attacker. Sonic's world is being stalked by a blue-armored figure with a cannon for an arm. Could these mysterious villains be Sonic and Mega Man? Or are they some kind of sinister copies? Mistaken identities and explosions galore in this explosive second part to the historic Sonic the Hedgehog and Mega Man crossover! Continues in this month's Sonic the Hedgehog #248!"

Sonic Super Special Magazine #4

Ken Penders
Sonic Super Special Magazine is back - to the future! The first ever Sonic comic magazine in Archie history, packed with over 100 pages of comics, news and features, will spotlight the complete "Mobius: 25 Years Later" epic! Sonic's complete futuristic adventure is collected in its entirety and available for the first time in one place in this deluxe, magazine-sized, quarterly collection! Also featured is an exclusive interview with Sonic superstar artist Ben Bates, and the new Sonic Time Line, which features more new art from fan-favorite artist Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Super Special Magazine #3

Sonic Scribes
Sonic Super Special Magazine is back and better than ever! The first Sonic comic magazine in Archie history, already packed with over 100 pages of comics, news, and features, will also feature a BRAND-NEW Sonic Video-Game story! Sega's hottest new game is getting the comic book treatment, and it's ONLY available in this deluxe, magazine-sized, quarterly collection! Also featured is the dramatic return of Dr. Eggman, the birth of New Mobotropolis and the new SONIC TIME LINE, which features more new art from fan-favorite artists Jamal Peppers and Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Super Special Magazine #5

Sonic Scribes
The Sonic Super Special Magazine just got an extra dose of super! Because you demanded it, this special bonus issue of the first ever Sonic comic magazine in Archie history presents your favorite Sonic comic artwork as 24 posters! Also featuring tons of comics, news, features, never-before-seen artwork and a brand-new multicolor-foil enhanced cover by Sonic artist extraordinaire Tracy Yardley! Sonic super-fans will also be treated with part five of the Sonic Time Line, featuring more brand-new art from Tracy Yardley and Matt Herms!

Sonic Super Special Magazine #1

Ian Flynn
Sonic the Hedgehog's 20th Anniversary celebration kicks into high gear this fall with the all-new Sonic Super Special Magazine! Get your need-for-speed on with non-stop action and tons of heroes and villains from the Sonic the Hedgehog games and cartoons! This magazine-sized, quarterly collection takes new readers on a journey into Genesis, a bombastic birthday bash with Shadow the Hedgehog, and the incredible assault on Eggman's Empire! Sonic super-fans will also be treated with part one of the Sonic Timeline, featuring new art from fan-favorite artist Jamal Peppers, as well as tons of bonus features!

Sonic Super Digest #2

Ian Flynn
This Super Digest collects OVER 140 PAGES of Sonic action, including a special appearance by Knuckles and The Chaotix! Sonic Super Digest is back! Where Sonic Super Special Magazine leaves off, this quarterly digest collection picks up, with even more classic adventure from the Sonic comic library! This issue hosts a special spotlight on Knuckles and the Chaotix, as secrets from the mysterious floating island abound! Perfect for fans new and old, Sonic Super Digest collects tons of comic stories, coloring pages, bonus content, and features an all-new cover by Sonic Artist Supreme Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Super Special Magazine #6

Ian Flynn
This magazine collects OVER 100 PAGES of content, including a sneak preview of Sonic Universe Vol #4: Journey to the East! This month the Sonic Super Special Magazine really packs a punch! The first ever Sonic comic magazine in Archie history returns with over 100 pages of comics, news, and features, with a special spotlight on Sonic and Knuckles! Pack up for a journey to the east, return to the mysterious Angel Island, and do battle with the Sand Blast City Freedom Fighters, available for the first time in one place in this deluxe, magazine-sized, quarterly collection!

Sonic Super Digest #1

Ian Flynn
The adventure begins in this monumental first issue! For the first time in Sonic comic history, Sonic the Hedgehog's adventures are now available in the popular magazine digest format, the best Sonic value ever! Where Sonic Super Special Magazine leaves off, this quarterly digest collection picks up with even more classic adventure from the Sonic comic library! Packed with non-stop action, comedy and adventure this digest features tons of heroes and villains from the Sonic the Hedgehog games and cartoons! Perfect for fans new and old, Sonic Super Digest collects tons of comic stories, coloring pages, bonus content, and features an all-new cover by Sonic artist supreme Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #1

Ian Flynn
"Living Weapons": This is the comic the fans have waited for - an ever-expanding, all-encompassing series revolving around Sonic's many friends and foes whose continuity aligns with the regular monthly Sonic comic. Along the way, we'll deliver some of the popular supporting cast from the many Sonic video games, including many who have never appeared in the comics before! The first issue of "Sonic Universe" debuts with a story that's out of this world - literally - as Shadow and Metal Sonic continue their series-spanning fight and wind up in a whole new dimension! And things are bound to heat up when Blaze the Cat and a Chaos Emerald enter the mix! Don't miss the explosive beginning of this universe-spanning series!

Sonic Universe #10

Ian Flynn
As Knuckles' friends try to valiantly defend the Master Emerald against a seemingly never-ending horde of robots, Knuckles delves deeper into the mysteries surrounding him, until he finally finds Dr. Finitevus! Knuckles is bent on revenge, but he's not counting on the surprise twist that will delay his quest.

Sonic Universe #11

Ian Flynn
"Echoes of the Past," Part Three. New mysteries arise, along with new faces, both good and evil! But is everyone really who they say they are? It's up to Knuckles to figure it all out and rescue Angel Island before it's too late! This issue also features the long-awaited return of the Downunda Freedom Fighters and Knuckles' most unlikely ally - Dr. Finitevus!

Sonic Universe #12

Ian Flynn
Angel Island is about to be conquered, and our heroes are powerless to stop it, having been captured and at the mercy of the Dark Egg Legion. Will a last minute revelation save or doom our hapless heroes? It all ends with the fight you've been waiting for: Knuckles vs. Dr. Finitevus in a knock-down, drag-out, no holds barred ruckus! Don't miss the explosive final chapter to Knuckles' return to the spin-off scene!

Sonic Universe #13

Ian Flynn
"Journey into the East," Part One. After a fierce battle with the Spider Ninjas, Sonic rescues Sally, Tails, and Monkey Khan from the Gossamer Clan Cave in which they've been imprisoned. Things get introspective as Sally blames herself for the recent turn of events, but when they all meet the Bride of the Endless Reach, our heroes realize they are in the middle of a much bigger picture than they thought!

Sonic Universe #14

Ian Flynn
Having endured a fierce battle with the Spider Ninjas, Sonic and his friends must now face Bat Ninjas! While ambushes threaten around every corner, the intrepid heroes proceed on their journey to the temple under the firm resolves of Sally and Monkey Khan. Are these deadly skirmishes any match for the political chess games and machinations of war that lurk beneath the surface?

Sonic Universe #16

Ian Flynn
In this grand finale to the "Journey to the East" story arc, Sonic must confront the traitor to the Chaotix - Espio! But Sonic isn't the only one in a face-off: Monkey Khan comes up against the enigmatic Bride of the Shinobi Clan, and a long-held secret is revealed! History unfolds, hidden traps are around every corner, and the fate of the world hinges on this final mission! Don't miss this thrilling conclusion!

Sonic Universe #15

Ian Flynn
The epic "Journey to the East" story arc continues! Sonic and Tails must confront Fiona and the Destructix - but whose side are these rogue mercenaries really on? The action heats up in an all-out assault on the Raiju Clan of Lynx Ninja and the return of a character pivotal to Sonic's success!

Sonic Universe #19

Ian Flynn
"Trouble in Paradise," Part Three. Things heat up in this island adventure, the penultimate installment of Tails' exotic voyage! With Antoine's ultimate fate revealed, Tails and Bunnie leap into action. As they prepare for an all-out assault on the Battle Bird Armada, the villains are setting their final trap. Will the brave duo foil the fiendish plot?

Sonic Universe #17

Ian Flynn
"Trouble in Paradise," Part One. Tails takes the spotlight in this brand new adventure! The twin-tailed fox treats his friends Bunnie and Antoine to a long over-due honeymoon on the remote and idyllic Cocoa Island... but not remote enough to keep a brand new villainous force from spoiling the party! Who are these foul fowl? What do they want? And more importantly, will our heroes survive their first encounter with the fine-feathered fiends?!

Sonic Universe #18

Ian Flynn
"Trouble in Paradise," Part Two. An island ablaze and a vacation turned disastrous--what's a two-tailed fox to do?! Tails must fight impossible odds and the vengeful Speedy to rescue his friends! Can he do so before Bunnie succumbs to the dark side or before Antoine makes a fatal mistake? You can't afford to miss this thrilling installment!

Sonic Universe #2

Ian Flynn
"Time and Again": The second issue of the new, ever-expanding, all-encompassing series revolving around Sonic's many friends and foes, with continuity aligning with the regular monthly Sonic comic. It is the eve of Sonic's big confrontation with Dr. Robotnik, but Shadow and Rouge have other plans. As the three of them embark on a crucial midnight raid, readers will have the opportunity to simultaneously look back on a time when Sonic and Shadow weren't so friendly as they witness the lost tale of their battle for the Ark! It's déjà vu all over again as the present and past run parallel in this high-action tale!

Sonic Universe #21

Ian Flynn
"Treasure Team Tango," Part One. The mysterious and powerful Blaze the Cat has returned to Mobius! In her search for the Sol Emeralds, she comes across many familiar faces - but are they friends or foes? Maybe Amy Rose and Cream the Rabbit can help her decide! The rollicking adventure begins here!

Sonic Universe #20

Ian Flynn
"Trouble in Paradise," Part Four. Deep in the enemy base, Tails and his friends fight to survive the assault from the terrible Mole Mech! But even if they come out on top, do they stand a chance of escaping with their lives? Don't miss the thrilling conclusion!

Sonic Universe #22

Ian Flynn
"Treasure Team Tango," Part Two. Blaze joins Team Rose as it faces off against Team Dark for the Sol Emerald! But as fire and fists fly, a third team sneaks in to add to the chaos! Who is 'Team Hooligan,' and will they be the ones who come out on top? The laughs and mayhem continue in this latest story arc!

Sonic Universe #24

Ian Flynn
"Treasure Team Tango," Part Four. The wild grand finale to our craziest story yet! Four teams vie for the precious Sol Emerald! Will Team Rose help Blaze save her world? Will Team Dark beat them into submission? Will Nack's "Team Hooligan" cash it in, or will the Babylon Rogues beat them to it? You can't miss this blockbuster conclusion!

Sonic Universe #25

Ian Flynn
The Silver Saga arrives! Featuring a special 'Anniversary Edition' shining silver cover, the highly anticipated four-part adventure begins this month. A strange new threat arrives in Silver the Hedgehog's time! Can our young hero battle back this mysterious force? Plus the dramatic return of the ultimate evil! It's the beginning of an epic new struggle - don't miss it!

Sonic Universe #23

Ian Flynn
"Treasure Team Tango," Part Three. The race for the Sol Emerald continues, and things are getting heated! Can Team Rose and Team Dark settle down long enough to track down a thieving trio of hooligans? And when a surprise fourth team joins the fray, will it make things better - or worse?

Sonic Universe #26

Ian Flynn
"Fractured Mirror," Part Two. Silver the Hedgehog is stranded on a strange, dark version of Mobius and fights stranger, darker versions of heroes you know and love! Perhaps he can get a little help from the all new, all different Freedom Fighters? But will they be enough against the terror of Enerjak?

Sonic Universe #28

Ian Flynn
Silver fans rejoice! The finale to his epic showdown with Enerjak hits the shelves today! It all started with a mysterious metallic figure causing trouble in the future. Now Silver has crossed time and space to reach an alternate Mobius where evil rules! The last, rugged band of Freedom Fighters rescued Silver from a gang of prelate minions, but they couldn't stand up to the might of the terrifying Enerjak! Now it's up to Silver and Jani-Ca to stand up against the evil demi-god and overcome impossible odds. Is Silver powerful enough to give them the edge? Or is this Dark Mobius doomed? Don't miss the end to the Silver Saga!

Sonic Universe #3

Ian Flynn
"Old Soldiers": Shadow is sent into the remote mountains to find E-102 Gamma. At the same time, Dr. Robotnik launches the over-powered E-123 Omega to hunt down and destroy the rogue robot! It's a race against time to see if Shadow can save Gamma and offer him asylum - if Gamma even wants to be saved! It's the latest installment of this exciting new series presenting unifying continuity while spotlighting the many characters from Sonic's various video games and animated series.

Sonic Universe #27

Ian Flynn
"Fractured Mirror," Part Three. Silver joins an all-new, all-different band of Freedom Fighters in all-out war against Enerjak and his sinister Prelate minions! It's a no-holds-barred battle in this dark version of reality, and everyone may not make it to the end!

Sonic Universe #29

Ian Flynn
"Inside Job," Part One. Step aside, Sonic - this arc is starring Scourge! The vicious "Evil Sonic" is under heavy lock-down in Zone Jail. Can it be that the would-be world conqueror has been beaten into submission? And when some unlikely allies arrive, will his ego allow him to accept their help?

Sonic Universe #32

Ian Flynn
"Inside Job," Part Four. The explosive finale to the Scourge Arc! Sonic's evil twin is running with the Destructix, and they're fighting for their lives to escape Zone Jail! If the rioting prisoners don't get them, the Zone Cops will! In the mad dash for freedom, who will escape - and who will be left behind?

Sonic Universe #30

Ian Flynn
"Inside Job," Part Two. Scourge the 'Evil Sonic' is imprisoned in Zone Jail! He's going to need support to escape, but the mercenary gang of the Destructix aren't interested. Can Scourge delve into their dark pasts and find a reason to gain their trust? Or will he wind up a green smear on the wall?

Sonic Universe #31

Ian Flynn
"Inside Job," Part Three. Scourge the Hedgehog, evil doppelganger to Sonic, is half-way to his goal: put together a gang and bust out of Zone Jail! But first he'll need to win the loyalty of two of the most dangerous members of the Destructix. If he can survive that, the rest is easy: fighting an army of Zone Cops and rival inmates!

Sonic Universe #33

Tracy Yardley!
"Babylon Rising," Part One. The Babylon Rogues have been searching for their long-lost ancestral city of Babylon Garden. Now, deep in the forgotten ruins of the Gigan Mountains, they find their first solid lead! But will they survive to put their new-found knowledge to use? And what does the Battle Bird Armada have to say about all this? Don't miss the beginning of this thrilling saga written by legendary Sonic penciller Tracy Yardley!

Sonic Universe #34

Tracy Yardley!
"Babylon Rising," Part Two. The Babylon Rogues have found the way to revive the long-lost city of Babylon Garden! The only thing standing in their way is the entire Battle Bird Armada. Feathers fly as the feuding factions finally throw down for the first time! Rogues vs. Armada! Jet vs. Speedy! The Battle Lord in action! You cannot miss this intense installment!

Sonic Universe #36

Tracy Yardley!
"Babylon Rising," Part Four. Babylon Garden has been found! New Mobotropolis is under siege! The Battle Bird Armada attacks from the sky, and Sonic enters into a desperate race against the Babylon Rogues! As chaos reigns, an ancient secret will be revealed that could destroy not only the cities, but the entire world! You cannot miss the stunning conclusion to artistic legend Tracy Yardleys debut Sonic Universe arc!

Sonic Universe #35

Tracy Yardley!
"Babylon Rising," Part Three. The Babylon Rogues and the Battle Bird Armada - united?! And why is this fowl allegiance moving in to attack New Mobotropolis when they're really searching for the fabled Babylon Garden? The skies erupt in battle as Sonic and Jet finally have their rematch! The surprises keep coming right through to the shocking final assault!

Sonic Universe #38

Ian Flynn
"Scrambled," Part Two. The hunt is on! Dr. Eggman goes into all-out war with G.U.N., all in an attempt to smoke out his wayward lackey, Snively! Meanwhile, in the heart of G.U.N. headquarters, Snively seeks the next step in his master plan: a girl named Hope!

Sonic Universe #37

Ian Flynn
"Scrambled," Part One. Dr. Eggman is knocked for a loop when the treacherous Snively tries to disrupt the entire Eggman Empire! What is Snivelys true ultimate goal? And can Dr. Eggman pull his forces back in line before it's too late? Also featured, the debut of Orbot and Cubot!

Sonic Universe #39

Ian Flynn
"Scrambled," Part Three. Dr. Eggman has tracked his treasonous lackey, Snively, all the way to the Dragon Kingdom! Snively is out to rescue the love of his life, but will the embittered Iron Queen take him back? More importantly: will the Dragon Kingdom survive a visit from the good doctor?

Sonic Universe #4

Ian Flynn
The all-out battle-turned-alliance between Shadow and Rouge takes a new twist... and there may be no turning back! Transported from G.U.N.'s secret base to the surreal Special Zone, the reluctant allies meet the zone's mega-powerful master, Feist. What will Feist require of them? Can they successfully complete the challenge as well as their other missions and tasks for G.U.N.? What would failure mean to Shadow, who considers himself the "ultimate lifeform?" This action-packed issue co-stars Hope Kintobor and Omega, and features the first assembly of "Team Dark." It also paves the way for the next intriguing saga, which promises to bring back everyone's favorite red echidna!

Sonic Universe #40

Ian Flynn
"Scrambled," Part Four. The explosive conclusion! It's the showdown decades in the making: Dr. Eggman vs. Snively! As the two mad geniuses clash one thing is for certain: whoever wins, the good guys lose! Don't miss the grueling final fight with a sinister twist you won't believe!

Sonic Universe #41

Ian Flynn
"Unsung Heroes," Part One. The Secret Freedom Fighter arc begins here! Geoffrey St. John has been sent on a mysterious mission by the evil Ixis Naugus. It's up to Silver the Hedgehog's squad to find out what he's after - and to stop him! What is Naugus's sinister plot? Who are these Secret Freedom Fighters? The answers begin here!

Sonic Universe #42

Ian Flynn
"Unsung Heroes," Part Two. When Sonic is away, the Secret Freedom Fighters make evil pay! Deep under the city, in the scar left by the Battle Bird Armada, the evil wizard Ixis Naugus is shaping the earth to his whim. Elias, the deposed king, must lead his squad of Secret Freedom Fighters to find out what's going on! But with Naugus able to control the stones and shadows, will Elias' team emerge alive?

Sonic Universe #43

Ian Flynn
"Unsung Heroes," Part Three. It's a race against time as Silver's squad must recover in time to rescue Elias and his squad! With Ixis Naugus's master plan nearing completion, will the Secret Freedom Fighters be able to stop him in time?

Sonic Universe #44

Ian Flynn
"Unsung Heroes," Part Four. As the Council of Acorn prepares to ratify the new constitution, Ixis Naugus prepares to unleash a devastating spell from his secret lair! The Secret Freedom Fighters will only get one shot to stop him, and if they fail, they'll lose the city forever! Don't miss the action-packed finale to the Secret Freedom Fighters arc!

Sonic Universe #45

Ian Flynn
"Race for the Stars." It's a special tie-in event as Sonic Universe showcases Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed! Racers from across the SEGA games have come together for the second annual All-Stars Gran Prix! But the nefarious Dr. Eggman has joined the roster and plans on not only conquering the race, but multiple worlds as well! It's the first game crossover event in Sonic Universe history - and it's only available in this special stand-alone issue!

Sonic Universe #46

Ian Flynn
"All For One," Part One. Months ago, Mighty and Ray went on a quest to find Mighty's sister. Now the Chaotix have grown worried for their missing friends, so they're off to investigate! Will they pick up the trail in Mercia? Or will the Dark Egg Legion close our heroes' investigation early?

Sonic Universe #47

Ian Flynn
"All For One," Part Two. The Chaotix are on the hunt for the missing Mighty and Ray, and their investigation takes them to the heart of enemy territory! With the Mercian Freedom Fighters at their side, will they find the vital clue they need? Or will Lord Hood claim more prisoners for his dungeon?