The Real Life Ninja Turtles?

What if Shredder, Splinter, Rocksteady and Bebop were real? What if the toxic ooze that created the 90’s action film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles spilled into the sewers today? The results would probably look a lot like the pictures above.  Now for a confession, before this post, only my immediate family knew that I had an unhealthy obsession with the Ninja Turtles.  TMNT backpacks, jackets, umbrellas, bed sheets, from the years of 3 to 5, I was all about it.  So when I saw the works of artist Dave Rapoza, it hit close to home.  Rapoza has updated the TMNT, and given them all a brand new real-life look. Even the creepy little fly villain, Baxter, from the cartoon got a makeover.  Each new piece is both gorgeous and horrifying at the same time.  And although there are no pics of the star turtles themselves, it definitely makes me yearn for the old days of the Foot Clan.

    • Mac
    • November 30th, 2012

    I love it, it gives the TMNT and the others from 1987 an updated look but it still keeps them the same. Because the TMNT from the 80’s cartoon, the 90’s film, and the video games were the best!

    The Turtles actually had personalities; they broke the 4th wall many times and by doing so, they didn’t treat the audience like idiots. Casey Jones was a true badass vigilante; April O’Neil was hot as hell and an independent woman with a career as a reporter.

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