Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #1

Writer: Gary Carlson Artist: Frank Fosco Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: May 23, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 2
7.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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This is it, fans! You demanded it, and IDW Publishing listened! The entire Image Comics TMNT run (a.k.a TMNT Volume 3) reproduced for the first time ever in full, four-color glory! Join creators Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco as they take the Heroes in a Half-Shell on some of their most amazing and dangerous and bizarre adventures ever... culminating in three brand-new issues (#24-26), written and drawn by original creators Gary Carlson and Frank Fosco, completing this long-beloved storyline at last!

In this premiere issue, the TMNT and Master Splinter are attacked in their lair by a of group of cyborgs led by the female ninja called P more

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner May 26, 2018

    There's really nothing to criticize in the story/writing department, it's pretty much as perfect as you could ask for a first issue and it gets you sucked into the story straight away.  The art is more subjective and won't appeal to everybody but it shouldn't keep you from enjoying the book.  If you're a Turtles fan, or an action genre comic fan, then, by all means, check it out... It is Excellent!! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan May 23, 2018

    Fast-paced and action packed, with a '90s vibe and a unique storyline, this series is sure to live up to the hype. The artwork adds dimension to the original storyline, building on the Carlson's writing. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - Brandon Masters May 31, 2018

    Knowing what happens in advance doesnt ruin the enjoyment of this issue. Its still fast-paced, violent, and surprising as ever. While something just feels missing when compared to the Eastman and Laird books, Images run on the Turtles was pretty decent for what it was at the time. At the very least, this book is worth checking out if you want something different from IDWs current ongoing. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Outright Geekery - Aaron Kessel May 24, 2018

    IDW reprints in glorious color the third TMNT volume from Image Comics.This crazy, 90's-esque, off-the-rails volume is perfect for fans of classic Image Comics and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but in beautiful colors. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jun 1, 2018

    This book is a curiosity that's enjoyable if you're a Turtles fan. It's also enjoyable if you're a bit deranged (I don't judge). And then when you're done, go read the delightful books IDW are currently putting out. This comic will never be canon, but it's worth checking out, if only to see a crazy version from the past. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Sam King May 23, 2018

    Overall, this story is a republishing so that some fans will know it and others won't. The story is definitely more mature in some ways from the currently popular iterations of the characters and story, but it is interesting for sure. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Connor Stephens May 22, 2018

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends is a fantastically coloured re-release of a mostly forgotten part of Turtles history. And while the first issue may fall flat in terms of storytelling, the familiar Turtle quips and violently fun action provide a well-drawn history lesson for new and existing readers alike about the musclebound appeal of the edgy 90s. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    myconius May 24, 2018

    this is a little known comic series from the 90's originally published by Image Comics, that i am glad to see finally get reprinted. although i wish it had been kept in it's original B&W form, the 90's style inking lends itself nicely to being colorized.
    i am also glad IDW did not use the same colorist that had previously done the TMNT Color Classics a few years back. this colorist actually adds tones, volume and saturation of hues to their coloring.

    this comic provides a few things i've been sorely missing from IDW's current ongoing series.
    the story itself is action packed and moves very quickly. the story of this series focuses directly on the Turtles, and that's the way i like it!!!
    due to 90's extremes the ser more

  • 8.0
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