Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #88

Writer: Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman Artist: Dave Wachter Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: November 28, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 5
7.8Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

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"Battle Lines," Part 3 of 3. The TMNT, Bishop, and their respective allies come to a climactic battle that will have devastating consequences for many!

An epic battle that's not to be missed!

  • 9.6
    Outright Geekery - Jacob Robinson Dec 3, 2018

    A lot of stuff happens in this issue that is incredibly vital to where we will go soon. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Nov 28, 2018

    The art is stellar, as usual, and while there are still some loose ends to wrap up, this definitely feels like turning the page into the next chapter for the Turtles and their extended cast of characters. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    GTMedia Reviews Dec 14, 2018

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #88 concludes The Assault on Burnow Island storyline. We get huge reveals but the victory comes at a heavy cost. 

    ***Spoilers ahead***

    It's really hard to discuss this comic without mentioning spoilers. The biggest reveal is that Agent Bishop is actually a massively deformed human that never grew over a foot tall. 

    To hide the deformity, Bishop's father placed him in a suit not too dissimilar to the Ultroms. The implication is that Bishop is using reverse-engineered Ultrom technology and for the lack of a better word he's as close to being a mutant as he can be without actually being one. 

    The huge spoiler in the issue is that Slash dies. While under Bishops contro more

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  • 8.5
    Alloy Press Mar 8, 2021

    Wraps up suddenly but damn what a punch. The Baby MODOK surprise...Slash being awoken with those memories...great stuff.

  • 6.5
    myconius Nov 28, 2018

    there were some good points to this issue.
    there were also some good moments though this arc as well.
    but overall i can't help but feel disappointed.
    so much set-up and back story, and not enough action or excitement.

    the first 2 issues in this arc dragged with lots of set-up, and left everything to happen in this 3rd issue.
    just as this issues started to get exciting, it stopped dead in it’s tracks for more back-story on Bishop. i don’t really care about Bishop. i actually find him more dull than Darius Dun and the Street Phantoms. and they were barely interesting.


    so a character that i really don’t care for escapes to fight another day,
    while a character i d more

  • 2.0
    Synthozoid Nov 30, 2018








    Bishop snuck up behind Leonardo and killed him with his little sunglasses?

    now i KNOW y'all are trippin!

  • 7.5
    beatbox1980 Dec 3, 2018

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