Discover the complete story of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for the first time-from their humble beginnings in black-and-white comics created in a home studio in Dover, New Hampshire, to their multimillion-dollar breakout success, and their position as four of the best-loved characters of all time. Featuring interviews with every key figure in the Turtles' evolution, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History presents the tale straight from the mouths of those who were there, including co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, animation legend Fred Wolf, creature effects maestro Brian Henson, and even the man behind the Ninja Rap, Vanilla Ice. In visually stunning detail, this book explores each iteration of the Turtles from the past to the present, including the hit animation show from Nickelodeon and the Michael Bay-produced live-action movie from Paramount starring Megan Fox. Bringing together the rarest art and artifacts from three decades of TMNT comics, TV shows, and films, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History leaves shell unturned!
Andrew Farago is the author of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History, The The Looney Tunes Treasury, and many other writings on comic books, animation, and pop culture. He is the curator of San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum, and lives in Berkeley, California with his wife, cartoonist and writer Shaenon K. Garrity, and their son.