When 2 Worlds Collide (Again): TMNT Meets Usagi Yojimbo!

coverBy Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

To those comic book readers who missed reading about the meeting of two of the greatest anthropomorphic warriors, a group of agile reptiles and a rabbit (and those issues are hard to find) there’s no need to fret. Coming this summer is a reunion of sorts. After twenty long years, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are hopping into Usagi Yojimbo‘s world in a special one-shot comic by Dark Horse Comics!

Crossing over to other dimensions or realms is nothing new in either franchise properties. When considering a lot of time have passed since the two last interacted, something is bound to change. I’m wondering if the two even really remember each other.

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Cowabunga! NECA Announces SDCC 2016 TMNT Exclusives!

NECATurtlesSDCC1By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

NECA Toys is looking to make collectors’ heads spin with an announcement of their latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) sculpts. Due to make their debut at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con (SDCC), these TMNT figures are modeled after the smash 1989 Konami co-op arcade game. Figures are available in a 4-pack that when opened will recreate the look of the original arcade cabinets. The Turtle pack comes with Donatello, Michelangelo, Leonardo and Raphael. The Foot Clan pack will contain Shredder and three of his Foot Soldiers, each Foot Soldier is painted a unique colour that reflects their in-game appearance.


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Feldman to Appear at Armageddon


Feldman is to appear at Armageddon or at least that is what he’s hinting at anyways. Corey Feldman the actor known to geeks and nerds the world over as Mouth from the Richard Donner directed film The Goonies (1985) and as the voice of Donatello from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) may be signing autographs come Armageddon day. It’s interesting that Feldman may appear at the same convention as Kevin Eastman, one of the creators of TMNT. Feldman had this to say on his twitter:

AUSTRALIA!!! I am thinking of coming 4 a visit 2 do some gigs n sign autos @Armageddonexpo but 1st I need 2 C how many of U would b there? RT!

Armageddon Expo is a pop culture convention that takes place in both New Zealand and Australia. Armageddon Expo 2013 in Melbourne boasts an impressive list of guests that includes Ben Browder and Claudia Black from Farscape, voice artist Gregg Berger, Norman Lovett from Red Dwarf, Jason Carter from Babylon 5 and Richard Hatch from the original Battlestar Galactica.

The Art of White Rabbit

I’m loving the art of Hillary White aka White Rabbit from deviantArt. She takes characters from pop culture and paints them into still poses sometimes with serene settings.


Raphdolfo, based off of “Portrait of an Old Man” by Ridolfo Ghirlandaio has to be one of my favourites by Hillary.

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