Comic Art: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Simon Bisley Comic Book Art | Comic Books 08 NOV 2011

Which child of the 80’s/90’s doesn’t remember the iconic hard-shelled and green, Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and of course Michaelangelo from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gang? These butt-kicking turtles were at one stage ruling the world thanks to their stamp on everything from television to toys to lunch boxes. But what happens when you turn something as kid friendly as the ninja turtles over to one of the world’s finest producers of psychotic, stylized, twisted, dark and dramatic art, British-born 90’s punk comic art legend, Simon Bisley?

Well, then the turtles that you thought you knew so well turn into this:

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  • Malcolm Jack

    Pity he got Donatello and MichaelAngelo mixed up… or maybe they were just borrowing each other’s weapons for this particular beasty.

    • In fairness, I don’t think Simon really was too worried about the characters at all. Leonardo is pretty much as purple as Donatello, and like you point out, even the weapon order is wrong. That said, this is classic Bisley, so it’s pretty weird just to see something so cartoonish depicted in his particular warped style :)