August 2003

More on Tales of TMNT
Posted Sunday, August 31, 2003, 7:17 PM CDT by Nturtle
After a long hiatus, Peter Laird has posted a new "Blast from the Past". This time there is some information about the new "Tales of TMNT series" and a frontispiece drawn by the man himself.

Artist Rick Remender is going to be working on the Tales of TMNT series as well. There is an article and a few pictures on this new series that you can see here.

TMNT on Primetime
Posted Friday, August 29, 2003, 3:54 PM CDT by Nturtle
The turtles are teaming up with other Fox cartoon heros to fight for their spot on the Fox Box in a primetime special on August 31st at 7:00 P.M. Read the whole artical here.

The official site has new pictures of sculps of a Shredder clone toy, here and a Dr.Malignus toy here.

And see some new TMNT posters, here.

[Thanks to Dark Turtle and Roseangelo for the heads up!]

New Screenshots
Posted Tuesday, August 26, 2003, 7:19 PM CDT by Nturtle
IGN has some new low resolution screenshots of the new game up, see 'em here

[Thanks to Stone Ill for the heads up]

More News!
Posted Monday, August 25, 2003, 10:51 AM CDT by Nturtle
There is a TPB (Trade Paperback), for the first four issues of the Dreamwave comic book series coming out this November! Also, see the bottem of this page for a few details on TMNT DW #5 which will be starting new and original storylines diverging from the new show. Dreamwave is also going to helping out Konami with content for the new video game and a mini comic in the gaming manual!

Tomart's Action Figure Digest # 113, apperantly has new info and pictures of a lot of the new toys...

[Thanks to splinter_zombie for some info]

Lots of Updates
Posted Saturday, August 23, 2003, 3:00 AM CDT by Krang
Sorry about the lack of updates lately, but here's a big update to make up for it:

Check out our updates at the links above and feel free to discuss them on our Forums!

New Comic Scans Added
Posted Thursday, August 21, 2003, 7:41 PM CDT by Bebop
New cover scans are up for Mirage Vol 4 #10 and Dreamwave #1 & #2. Enjoy.

Impending Sense of News
Posted Thursday, August 21, 2003, 9:00 AM CDT by Nturtle
TMNT #11 came out yesterday, so go get it right now!

Woolworths and Vivid Imaginations (the TMNT toy distributors in the UK) have announced that they expect the TMNT to be the number one toy for Christmas in the UK, based on the rate of success of the current line. Read the full article here.

Also, check out the official boxart for the new TMNT video game here.

There are some pictures of the new TMNT toys that you can see here.

And an article about the new game, says that the game will feature voices from the new show, have over 35 levels and will be brimming with special moves and combos. Read it here.

[Thanks to Mike and Stone Ill for the info!]

Some Bits of News
Posted Saturday, August 16, 2003, 8:49 PM CDT by Nturtle
The old toon is currently running daily on K-TV in South Africa at 16:30.

Also, the new TMNT board game is in stores as well as lunchboxes, bookbags, folders and other stuff. Its getting hard to keep track of new toys and merchindise coming out these days!

[Thanks to Hennie for the heads up]

Shell Cell Pics
Posted Thursday, August 14, 2003, 1:23 PM CDT by Nturtle
The official website ( has pictures of the new shell cell toy. And word is that TMNT #11 will be coming out on August 20th.

Dreamwave #3
Posted Wednesday, August 13, 2003, 5:57 PM CDT by Nturtle
Issue 3 of the Dreamwave series was released today, so look out for it!

Old School TMNT in the UK
Posted Tuesday, August 12, 2003, 1:07 PM CDT by Nturtle
The original TMNT cartoon is back in the UK on CBBC, unfortunetly it is the edited "Hero Turtles" version. "Hero Turtles: The Next Mutation" is also in the UK, on Fox Kids at 7:25 AM (I'm not certain about this time.)

*Update*: Check out these "Mega Bloks" TMNT sets here.

The official site has a new list of the status of the new show arund the world, see it here.
[Thanks to Jason for the heads up]

Big Update
Posted Thursday, August 7, 2003, 1:24 PM CDT by Nturtle
Sorry about the extended absence, a lot of stuff has happened while I was gone, so I'm going to have summarize it as best I can.

First of all, September 13th is the official date for the first new episode of the new show.

Also, the repeat schedule will be changing slightly, on August 16th episodes 2 and 3 will repeat. On August 23rd episode 10 and 11, on August 30th episodes 13, 14 and 15 and on September 6th episodes 17 and 18. The episodes will show one after another from 10:30 AM onwards.

There are pictures of the sculps of the Nanobot and Foot Tech Ninja toys on the official site (

The San Diego comic con had a big TMNT preview apperently of lots of new TMNT toys. Including previews of new TMNT playsets, a Shredder with metalic plating and removable helmet, Shredder's elite guards, a foot gunner which will only appear in the new video game, mini figures of the Shredder, Casey, April and Splinter like the mini TMNT figures before, some Hot Wheels style TMNT cars and playsets, armoured TMNT and "the next mutation hum vee".

The Shredder card series release date has been moved to approximitely September 3rd.

A TMNT Yahtzee Jr. game and a TMNT board game have been spotted at Toys R' Us.

And has some TMNT stuff going on, check it out here.
[Thanks to tOkKa, Larry Jesse and Dark Turtle for the heads up!]

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