Here Is The Internet's Foremost Collector Of Bad Sonic Fan Art

Someone has to do have that title.

Skyler King has been collecting bad fan art on his Tumblr and Twitter, @BadSonicFanArt:

If you've ever spent some time bumbling around Reddit, Tumblr, or DeviantArt, you may have noticed a strange fixation on Sonic the Hedgehog. Skyler King is a college student from Sacramento who runs the Twitter account @BadSonicFanArt and the related tumblr. It's really fantastic.

Skyler answered some questions for BuzzFeed about the account and why Sonic has this strange grip on young men on the Internet:

Why do you think Sonic is so popular for fan art?

I think it's because the Sonic series kept reinventing itself. With that it kept bringing in a new group of fans each time, each more awkward than the last.

Why do you think there's so much BAD Sonic fan art?

I wish I knew. I'm sure there's some sort of explanation out there, but the short answer is because Sonic fans are... weird.

What is the worst piece you've found?

I've seen so much that I can't decide what is the worst. I mean, let's be honest, they're all pretty terrifying in their own way.

Where do you find most of the fan art for the Twitter account?

It's usually a Google search I think of off the top of my head. I ask myself, "What sort of weird Sonic fetish have I not found yet?" and I go to town. I also get a lot of submissions from followers so I tweet those, too.

What's the reaction to the Twitter been so far?

I didn't expect it to take off like it did. I'm glad people enjoy it, but now it means I need to subject myself to more horrible pictures. Check out the tumblr, too!

These two are Skyler's favorites:

Here's some more perfectly terrible art:

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