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Toonzone Attends the World Premiere Preview of Nickelodeon's TMNT at MCM Expo London

Attendees were ushered into the largest of MCM’s screening rooms to find some gifts waiting for them- every chair had a coloured bandana (in a choice of the 4 iconic Turtles colours), a TMNT branded bottle of drinking water and a copy of issue #4 of IDW’s TMNT comic book. Cameras prowled the vast room, […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection Vol. 1" - History on a Half-Shell

Despite being an active comics collector at the time, I managed to completely miss out on the first coming of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I remember being at least vaguely aware of them, but I didn’t really encounter them until well after they had become over-exposed icons on the pop-culture landscape. My first real […]

SDCC2011: Toonzone Interviews the New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Creative Team

In 2012, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be returning to television with a brand new, computer generated series. Nickelodeon recently purchased the franchise, beginning work on this new show almost immediately. During the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con at a special Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles unveilling event at the Urban Kitchen + Bar in San […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Forever" on DVD on August 24, 2010

Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment have announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Forever will be released on DVD on August 24, 2010. The TV movie sends the heroes on a half-shell on a dimension-hopping adventure caused by a teleporting mishap and threatening their very existence. Suggested retail price is $16.99. The full press […]

Nick Acquires Rights for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"; New TV Series and Movie

Nickelodeon has announced the acquisition of the global rights to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise from the Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment. A new CGI animated TV series has begun development, with a scheduled premiere date in 2012, and Nickelodeon has also partnered with corporate sibling Paramount Pictures to develop a Turtles feature film […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season 8 is Shell-Shockingly Mediocre

I was enough of a comic book fan at the time to get the joke when the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comics by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird hit the scene, but even then I was never sure if the joke could sustain itself. I was definitely a little bit too old to have […]

NY Times on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' 25th Anniversary

The New York Times City Room weblog has taken note of the 25th anniversary of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which will incorporate a national tour starting in New York City (including a screening of the first Turtles movie at the Tribeca Film Festival). The full article chronicles how Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird took […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season 7 DVD Trailer and Stills

Lionsgate Entertainment has provided Toon Zone News with the trailer, stills, and box artwork for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 25th Anniversary Season 7 DVDs, which will go on sale on May 12, 2009. Click the image below to play the trailer (requires QuickTime): <!– Click on any of the screenshots below for a larger […]

Kevin Munroe on "TMNT," Possible Sequels

The Animated Views website has interviewed director Kevin Munroe about TMNT, the hit CGI animated movie that returned the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the pop culture spotlight. The interview delves deeper into the involvement of Turtles creator Peter Laird in the movie, casting decisions, and the future of the franchise, including Munroe’s off-the-cuff ideas […]

"LA Times" on "TMNT"

The Los Angeles Times takes a look at this week’s TMNT, which will attempt to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back to the forefront of American pop culture. Director Kevin Munroe is quoted extensively throughout the article, which also takes a look back at the three earlier, live-action outings. Read Toon Zone News’ review […]

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