Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #87

Writer: Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman Artist: Dave Wachter Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: October 17, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
8.3Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

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"Battle Lines," Part 2 of 4. It's an all-out fracas as alliances form and break down while the TMNT take the fight to Bishop with the fate of alien life on Earth hanging in the balance!
?    A desperate moment for a key character!

  • 8.6
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Oct 17, 2018

    TMNT #87 is a great "middle issue" for this story arc. It sets up some interesting plot details and pushes the story in all the right directions. Wachter does a fantastic job on all these characters. From the Mutanimals to the Triceratons he delivers some wonderfully detailed characters. He also knows how to draw and exciting battle! Ronda Pattison' colors continue to be magical as always. IDW's TMNT series continues to be fantastic and everyone should be reading it! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Oct 17, 2018

    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles creative team continues to up the stakes of the Battle for Burnow Island with another solid issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    myconius Oct 17, 2018

    so far this story is far too bogged down with pacing issues for me to really be able to tell that there’s been a full on battle going on since last issue.
    i’m just not feeling the intensity of sense of urgency.

    now even though this issue really took it’s time to get started, eventually it began to actually feel some sense of adventure…

    …then the story stopped dead in it’s tracks to give us a backstory we probably should have gotten immediately after issue 70.

    back in issue 70, Bishop was revealed to the Ninja Turtles as not being fully human.
    there was a very cool splash page with half of Bishop's face ripped off, and a T-800 looking endo-skeleton underneath. Leonardo even chopped off B more

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