Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin, a comic book miniseries three decades in the making from the minds of TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird has shattered expectations and is seeing pre-orders of over 130,000 copies for the first issue. It comes to comic shops on October 28th, 2020.
IDW has immediately commissioned a TMNT: The Last Ronin #1 “Thank You” Variant Edition to be provided to all retailers who placed orders for the First Printing via Diamond Comic Distributors. The rare black-and-white cover edition will feature a foil logo cover enhancement sure to make it a hot collectible. Full details on the “Thank You” edition will be provided to retailers through distributor communications.
IDW has also committed to aTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin#1 Second Printing featuring a re-colored variant of the artwork by Kevin Eastman, Esau Escorza, and Isaac Escorza. Slated for release on December 2nd, the Second Printing is now listed via Diamond for retailer pre-order (Item Code: SEP208135, UPC 82771401991900112).
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin takes place in a future New York City far different from the one we know today, where a lone surviving Turtle goes on a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends. An epic five-part miniseries, The Last Ronin is based on an unpublished 1987 story concept by Eastman and Laird, with script by Waltz, layouts by Eastman, pencils and inks by Esau and Isaac Escorza, colors by Luis Antonio Delgado, letters by Shawn Lee, and edits by Bobby Curnow. Each issue is oversized at 7” x 11” and 48 pages in length
(W) Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz (A) Damian Couceiro, Brahm Revel, Dave Watcher (CA) Dan Duncan In Shops: Oct 14, 2020 SRP: $59.99
Presenting the complete TMNT stories in recommended reading order, including one-shots, crossovers, and event series. Everything a beginner could need, everything a diehard could want. Collects Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Universe issues #16-22 and issues #76-84 of the ongoing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.
(W) VARIOUS (A) Various (CA) James Biggie In Shops: Sep 30, 2020 SRP: $5.99
This issue launches a new series of TMNT reprints that showcase the best stories of your favorite TMNT characters! Featuring tales from different publishers, this first issue showcases the ever-surly Raphael! At almost 100 pages, this is your one-stop-shop for all things cool but rude!
(W) Stefan Petrucha, Dan Slott, Mary Bierbaum, Tom Bierbaum (A) Various (CA) Rob Liefeld In Shops: Sep 23, 2020 SRP: $19.99
The Power Rangers arrive in New York City to find their missing teammate Tommy Oliver, AKA The Mighty Morphin Green Ranger, but soon discover he’s joined forces with the villainous Shredder and the Foot Clan! But the Rangers must also deal with another unexpected (fr)enemy – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Can these heroes find a way to work together to defeat the bad guys and save the world from total destruction?!
Written by Ryan Parrott (Power Rangers: Necessary Evil) and illustrated by Simone di Meo (Power Rangers: Beyond The Grid), the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers fight – and maybe team up with – the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time ever.
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Jodie Nishijima In Shops: Sep 09, 2020 SRP: $3.99
A stand-alone story that delves deeper into the denizens of Mutant Town! Life has changed forever for this part of NYC, but life somehow finds a way to move forward. Follow three interconnected stories as the TMNT immerse themselves in their new home.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Reborn Vol. 1 From the Ashes
(W) Sophie Campbell (A/CA) Sophie Campbell In Shops: Sep 02, 2020 SRP: $19.99
After the cataclysmic events of “City At War,” the Turtles find New York City drastically changed-new factions and enemies are on the rise, and allies are in short supply. The Turtles discover that in order to survive, they will need to work together like never before, but when they find themselves separated, Old Hob decides to fill the power vacuum with some very unusual mutants: Zanna, Mushroom, and Zink! Collects issues #101-105 of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series.
(W) Sophie Campbell, Ronda Pattison (A/CA) Nelson Daniel In Shops: Aug 26, 2020 SRP: $3.99
Shipping bi-weekly, the Summer of TMNT starts now! The Turtles are trapped by a fearsome new mutant foe with seemingly no way of escape. Their friends make a last-ditch attempt to save the Turtles, but will secrets in City Hall spell salvation or doom?
(W) Gary Carlson (A/CA) Frank Fosco In Shops: Aug 19, 2020 SRP: $3.99
An attempt by the Turtles to save Master Splinter from a mix-up in the astral plane sends them right into a fight with Warlord Komodo and Lady Shredder! Who will survive?! And what will be lost?! The end is nigh in this epic finale!
Due to demand, the female breakout character of IDW Publishing’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jennika, will return in a second solo adventure!
Brahm Revel returns as writer-artist to kick off the first of two story arcs driving Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Jennika II, a six-issue miniseries debuting in November. While the first Jennika miniseries found the heroine still trying to acclimate to life as a mutant, the new story thrusts her into the dangerous underworld of Mutant Town, where mutants are turning into monsters and fear spreads rampant. There’s conspiracy afoot, and only Jennika can navigate the deepening divides of her new home to root out an evil conspiracy.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Jennika II #1 will be available with multiple cover variants for retailers and fans to enjoy, including Cover A by Brahm Revel, Cover B by TMNT co-creator and current TMNT: The Last Ronin writer Kevin Eastman, and a Retailer Incentive edition by Natacha Bustos.