Ian Flynn

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Ian Flynn
Flynn at a September 8, 2012 signing for
New Crusaders #1 at Midtown Comics in Manhattan.
Born (1982-05-31) May 31, 1982 (age 34)
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man, New Crusaders

Ian Flynn (born May 31, 1982), also known by his Internet pen name Ian Potto, is an American comic book writer. He has been the chief writer for Archie Comics's Sonic the Hedgehog since issue #160.[1]


Flynn obtained the writing position on Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog by sending in unsolicited proposals.[2]

Since his hiring at Archie he has also written Sonic Universe; the Capcom series, Mega Man; and New Crusaders, a superhero title published by the Archie Imprint Red Circle Comics. In the Sonic the Hedgehog series, he collaborated with Tracy Yardley, the pencilist for the series since issue #160.

Personal life[edit]

Flynn is married to Aleah Baker,[citation needed] who has worked as a colorist on Archie books such as Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic Universe.[3]


  1. ^ Paulson, Andrew (July 25, 2006). "Interviews - Ian "Potto" Flynn". Sonic Scene.
  2. ^ Peal, Alex (April 6, 2006). "Interview: Ian Flynn". dreamflint.com
  3. ^ Peagler, Seth (April 3, 2012). "HEROESCON 2012 :: GUEST LIST UPDATE! MARK BAGLEY! IAN FLYNN! BUDD ROOT! ANDY SMITH!". Heroes Online.

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