Category Archives: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Don’t Toy with Me

The Toys That Made Us – We’d started watching this Netflix series some time ago, back when it only had two seasons, but the third one premiered before we’d finished the other two. Each season has four episodes, so there … Continue reading

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Continuity Begins at Home

One thing I’ve noticed about continuity is how many people don’t really care about it. Another is that people who DO care tend to care a LOT. There was a panel at OzCon, in which I was one of the … Continue reading

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A Mutagen-Filled Origin

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection, Volume 1, by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird – I picked up a digital copy of this from Comixology when they were having a sale, and I kind of wish I’d bought other … Continue reading

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They’ll Need a Krang

I’ve been led to understand that the newest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie features appearances from several characters introduced in the 1987 cartoon series, including Bebop, Rocksteady, and Krang. I’ll probably watch it at some point, but I can’t say … Continue reading

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Bunny Bushido

The Usagi Yojimbo Saga, Book 1, by Stan Sakai – It can be confusing to decide which volume of a comic to pick up first, since the numbering tends to become odd after a while. While this is Book 1, … Continue reading

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Hey, Let’s Do the Limbo Rock

There’s something I’ve always liked about the word “Limbo,” which has entered into popular usage as meaning a state where nothing can happen until certain conditions are met. It comes from the Latin limbus, meaning an edge or border. The … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Warty!

I’m sure I’ve written about Battletoads before, probably in relation to its difficulty level. It’s not a long game, but it’s hard, particularly when you’re stuck piloting one of its several vehicles. It was really quite innovative, providing multiple modes … Continue reading

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Better Shredder Than Deader

No, I haven’t seen the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. There’s part of me that wants to, but I think I can wait for the video release. It doesn’t look that good, and while it might well not be … Continue reading

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I’m Crossing Over TV Lines

Between reading Full House Reviewed and Beth watching a lot of Norman Lear programs recently, I’ve been thinking about spin-offs, crossovers, and shared universes. I’m sure most of you are aware that The Jeffersons and Maude are both spin-offs of … Continue reading

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Taking It to the Streets

While I’ve written quite a bit about video games from my youth, I haven’t said all that much about one of the biggest hits of the early nineties, Street Fighter II: The World Warrior. A one-on-one fighting game that inspired … Continue reading

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