Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #7

Well, here we are; it’s been a long few weeks but we’ve finally reached the last issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Color Classics Volume One (Eastman, Laird, et al, 2018). This full-colour volume collects the first seven issues of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s initial run of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) comics, plus … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #7

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6

When I bought first Color Classics (2018) volume of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics, I went in a little bit blind. I knew that Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s original versions of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) were far darker and more violent characters and I knew that they killed the Shredder in … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Michaelangelo: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

When I talked about Raphael: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, I mentioned that, of all the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) as originally conceived by of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, Raphael has stood out the most in terms of personality. Given that all of the TMNT look and sound the same and are only really … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Michaelangelo: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5

These last few weeks, I’ve been going back over Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles original comics every Tuesday for “Turtle Tuesday”. In the last issue, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) finally found their lost master, Splinter, being held in suspended animation in the mysterious T.C.R.I. building. However, in their haste … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4

I’ve recently been going back through the first few issues of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics every Tuesday, hence the term “Turtle Tuesday” for the next few weeks. Eastman and Laird’s original versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) are far darker and more serious than their later, more … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Raphael: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the last few weeks of “Turtle Tuesday” it’s that, of all the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT), it is Raphael that has stood out the most in even just the first three issues of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s initial run of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics. Sure, … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Raphael: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #3

Tuesday’s are “Turtle Tuesday” for the next few weeks as I use this time to look back on the first few issues of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which painted a far darker and serious picture of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) than their later animated interpretations. After avenging the … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #3

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2

Last week, I announced that, for the next few weeks, Tuesday’s would be “Turtle Tuesday” as I take a look back at the first few issues of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. After debuting the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) in a one-shot comic, Eastman and Laird advertised their property through … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2

Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1

I’ve mentioned it a couple of times before but the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) really were an absolute phenomenon back in the day; kids in playgrounds all over the country were watching the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon (1987 to 1996), collecting the various action figures, or proudly wearing any piece of TMNT merchandise … Continue reading Back Issues [Turtle Tuesday]: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1