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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

IDW TMNT Color Classics #5 - Variant Cover Guide

The color reprint of TMNT Vol. 1 #5 is in shops today!

Cover A
Cover B
Cover A: Kevin Eastman (color).
Regular cover.

Cover B: Kevin Eastman (black and white).
Retailer exclusive cover for Jetpack Comics.
This cover is available from Jetpack Comics.

Monday, October 8, 2012

TMNT-Styled Race Cars Set to Invade NASCAR

Next weekend, the TMNT will be styling on a couple of NASCAR cars, driven by Jeff Gordon and Ryan Newman.

Jeff Gordon will be racing the below car, featuring Leonardo, at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 13.

The paint scheme is being done as a partnership between Gordon, AARP, AARP Foundation and Nickelodeon's Helping and Leading Others program on Drive to End Hunger. As part of the program, national PSA have been airing on Nickelodeon channels to reach kids, parents and grandparents.
Also on October 13 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Ryan Newman will be driving a car featuring Raphael.

According to, there will be a series of events with the TMNT for the whole family the weekend of the race, including concerts, a Fun Zone, a lunch party, and more. Get complete details.

Jeff Gordon and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles introduce their new
race car at a press conference on September 20, 2012.

Friday, October 5, 2012

TMNT 2012, Episode 3: "Turtle Temper"

Set your alarm clocks and/or DVRs - there's a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode tomorrow!


Episode 3: Turtle Temper
Raphael becomes enraged when someone insults him, and that same person records the turtles on video. The quartet must then retrieve the video before they are exposed.

Watch it at 11am Eastern/10am Central time. Check your local listings to be sure when it's on in your town!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

IDW Limited Launched with Exclusive TMNT Packages

IDW yesterday launched a new website, IDW Limited, which features high-end limited edition books and comics (surprise).

As part of the launch, IDW Limited listed for sale a series of three exclusive TMNT packages. Each of the three packages includes an exclusive edition of the TMNT: Change is Constant deluxe edition hardcover, a piece of original art, and a slipcase or protective tray.

The three packages - red, black, and blue - are available in increasingly limited quantities. The "Red Label" ($125)has an edition of 175, the "Black Label" ($250) has an edition of 25, and the "Blue Label" ($350) has an edition of 10. The Blue label sold out yesterday within two hours of the site's launch.

To celebrate the launch of IDW Limited, IDW is running a contest through November 1 to win a package of TMNT comic books. To enter to win, you can both "Like" IDW Limited on Facebook and join their newsletter at

Good luck to those who enter! And if you're pondering a purchase, better do it sooner rather than later, before the remaining books sell out!

Alamo Drafthouse Screening "Secret of the Ooze"; Ernie Reyes Jr. in the House

On Friday, October 5 (that's tomorrow), the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX will be screening Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, with special guest Ernie Reyes, Jr. (aka Keno)!

The first screening at 8:00pm has sold out, but a second screening at 10:45pm has been added. Included in the price of your ticket is your right to EAT AS MUCH PIZZA AS YOU POSSIBLY CAN! But save room for the special Secret of the Ooze dessert. Buy tickets now!

And if you miss out on this event, or you'd like a bonus dose of Ernie Reyes, Jr., the Alamo Drafthouse is also screening Surf Ninjas with Ernie as a special guest at 7:00pm on Saturday, October 6! (Get tickets!)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

3.9 Million Watch TMNT Premiere Episodes; Series Renewed for 2nd Season

TV by the Numbers has reported that approximately 3.9 million people watched the premiere episodes of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series this past Saturday, September 29. Of those 3.9 million, 2.1 million were in the important demographic of kids ages 2-11, and 837,000 of them were boys ages 6-11.

While we've known since Toy Fair that Nickelodeon is committed to making new episodes of the series through at least 2015, and production of the second season is already underway, TV by the Numbers also reports confirmation that Nickelodeon has green lit 26 episodes for season two.

Saturday's episodes garnered largely positive reviews, and the viewing numbers made it the number one kids' program on basic cable. New episodes will continue to air on Saturday mornings at 11am EST/10am CST.

Monday, October 1, 2012

TMNT Digital Comics on Sale Through Today

In a sale that started over the weekend, a selection of TMNT digital comics sold through comiXology are on sale through 11pm Eastern time tonight.

The eligible comics are half of their regular price.

TMNT digital comics can be purchased through the various comiXology apps on iOS and Android.