This is my first comic book read for The Walking Dead series, and I must say, as a huge fan of the show, this issue had the same feel and intensity that I am used to from TV.
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This read was a blast from the past! For all of you true Turtle fans, this comic book is a must read! We all remember the original TMNT movie from 1990, right? Well, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Original 1990 Motion Picture Special Edition is the perfect companion to our favorite '90s movie.
I am so happy to report that I just finished reading one of the coolest comic books ever! I admit that, at first, I thought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time storyline would be lame, but it was anything but. In this, the 3rd issue of the Turtles in Time installment, writer Erik Burnham has our 4 heroes fighting alongside pirates. How cool is that!?
I'm not gonna lie. When I first asked to review this comic book, I was prepared to read a new story based on Disney's Finding Nemo, but boy am I glad I made such a mistake, because Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland was one of the most beautiful comic books I've ever read!
Turtles. Time travel. And, Triceraton. Oh my!
This is my first read of the Annual Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comic books, and I must say, it was weird. But, a good weird.
I must admit, I jumped into Star Wars: Legacy without knowing what I was getting myself into. But, I will say that I'm glad I did.
What is this, villains week?! This is the second comic book I've read all week that showcased only villains. I'm certainly not complaining, but as a new reader to the comic book realm, I expected more heroes to be slicing and dicing. Yet, it's nice to see that writers and artists also give more depth to even their evilest of characters . . . which is why I'm glad I read up on Issue #4 in the Star Wars: Darth Maul - Son of Dathomir series.
I'm not gonna lie. I went to see the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie with low expectations. In doing so, the movie didn't turn out to be half bad. And, as a huge TMNT fan growing up, that's saying something. Allow me to give you my thoughts about what worked and what didn't work, and then feel free to argue with me in the comments below.
I'm a sucker for friendship. Maybe that's because my friends mean everything to me. Don't get me wrong, I love my family and all, but friends are the people who are there for you when family isn't. However rarely or frequently your family can't be there to support you, good friends who will be are hard to come by. Thus, I say it again; I'm a sucker for friendship. So, naturally, Guardians of the Galaxy was like my life mantra.
(Although I don't intend to give away the entire plot, I may mention key events in the movie that some readers may want to be surprised by.)
I'm a huge Ninja Turtles fan! HUGE! So, when I got word that my very first comic book review, let alone the first comic book I've read since I was 9 years old (Go easy on me, fellow nerds.), would be a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comic, needless to say that I was excited. I was like a kid in a candy store . . . on Christmas Day . . . in Disney World.
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