Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo Reunite This July
IDW Publishing and Dark Horse Comics Present A Reunion 20 Years In the Making
Coming this summer, two decades after their last encounter, comic book universes collide as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles step foot into the world of Usagi Yojimbo in a special one-shot comic.
"I had wanted to reunite Usagi and the TMNT for awhile, but these are not the Turtles that he knew. Relationships have to be reestablished, suspicions overcome, and trust earned. The survival of all Japan literally rests on them working as a team."
– Stan Sakai
“Stan and I both started out the same year, 1984, and here we are still living the dream telling stories with characters we created over three decades ago. I love the fact that our two creations were intertwined from the beginning and could not be more thrilled that Stan is coming back to tell a new story in the IDW TMNT comics universe.”
– Kevin Eastman, Co-Creator Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This exciting crossover event will be available this July in standard comic book format as well as in an amazing deluxe hardcover collector’s edition. Both editions feature exclusive extras including layouts, pin-ups, character studies, and more. Be sure to ask your local comic shop about the special variant cover by David Petersen of Mouse Guard fame.
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