Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time #3

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time #3

Writer: Erik Burnham Artist: Ben Bates Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 27, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 3
7.3Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

The Turtles hit the high seas when they are dropped in the middle of a pirate battle! Little do they know that the true leader of the pirates is an enemy they are all too familiar with. Getting out of the time period alive will all depend on the quick wits of the Turtles' captain... Michelangelo?!

  • 9.4
    Geeked Out Nation - Ian Yoxon Aug 27, 2014

    All in all, TMNT: Turtles in Time #3 is a great issue. It's got action, an ending that gives a classic TMNT character a way into the series and we get to learn a bit more about the turtles. It's also one of those issues where if you weren't a fan of Mikey before, you'll be one now. I highly suggest buying TMNT: Turtles in Time #3. It's just one of those comics that gets you excited for the series all over again. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Therapy - Cody "The Thorverine" Ferrell Aug 27, 2014

    Turtles In Time #3 is the best looking book in the series so far, and it has a pretty fun story that entertains for the full 20-odd pages. Things start tying together a little, but hopefully the series really brings it home next month. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson Aug 26, 2014

    Overall, Turtles in Time continues to provide an entertaining take on the potentially worn-out time travel trope, and while this issue doesnt quite maintain the dizzying heights of issue two, Bates' gorgeous artwork and Burnhams firm, confident grasp on the lead characters ensure that this is still pretty much essential reading for any and all TMNT fans out there. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Erik Gonzalez Aug 27, 2014

    This issue is by far the best of the three to date; brilliant artwork with a solid story that meshes perfectly with the established mythos. This is a must-have for any Ninja Turtles fans…you wont be disappointed! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Gregg Katzman Aug 27, 2014

    The story over in the primary series is getting seriously intense and the stakes are high, so it's nice to have TURTLES IN TIME for an overwhelming amount of lighthearted goodness. Just like the previous two issues, the objective here is to shed a little light on the specific era, give it a link to the bigger picture, and, of course, deliver some laughs and action along the way. Chapter three does each of these well, but it is a little bit of a bummer how the Turtles don't feel like stars in their own limited series and we didn't see very much of them actually battling pirates. That said, the script is humorous and fun, the artwork is incredibly pleasant, and the cliffhanger is very exciting. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Aug 27, 2014

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time #3 is what it needs to be and a bit more. It entertains its audience and doesn't cheapen the franchise, so by all means pick this up and have a ball. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Fortress of Solitude - Byron Hendricks Sep 2, 2014

    The Turtles in Time arc serves its purpose as being a fun filled adventure title that shows our heroes in completely different surroundings. It is more light-hearted than the main on-going story but it still makes for a good and entertaining read and like Michelangelo. I approve of this message. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    AiPT! - Nick Nafpliotis Aug 26, 2014

    Oh yeah, I almost forgot about Renet, who is still a terrible character. Maybe she'll end up doing something cool by the end, but so far she's just been an inexplicable annoyance. If she ends up teleporting into a volcano, I might give the next issue an 11/10 just for that. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Dave MacPhail Aug 27, 2014

    A light hearted Time Traveling Adventure with some great action and gorgeous art! Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Samantha Roehrig Aug 27, 2014

    I think with so many Turtle comics, you have to weed out the unimportant ones. So no matter how much I want or you want Turtles in Time to work, it just isn't working. Once I see some crossing over with the main comic, I think I will shy away from these mini-stories back in time. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Gizmo Aug 29, 2014

    The story is nothing special, and mostly hinges on the pirates being straight up idiots, but I like the continuity teasers and Ben Bates delivers superb action and drama in his art. I liked Bates's art in Turtles prior to this, but I'd say he's gotten even better since then.

  • 7.5
    Nomadic Avenger Aug 30, 2014

    Turtles in Time continues to be a fun ride. This issue feature some great art and moves the story along. Looking forward to the finale!

  • 9.0
    myconius Feb 11, 2016

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