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  • Series: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Graphic Novels (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 104 pages
  • Publisher: IDW Publishing; First Edition edition (February 21, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1613771398
  • ISBN-13: 978-1613771396
  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 6.6 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #54,756 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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And this is the best book to get if you want to start reading them.
Boom
I had a collection of Eastman & Laird turtles as well as 90% of the Archie Comics TMNT Adventures comics from the start of the series to the end.
Jeremy R Tucker
If you're a Turtle fan, I'm sure you'll really enjoy the series, especially if you read the older comics.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By romevi VINE VOICE on June 29, 2012
Format: Paperback
Like many in their 20s, I grew up with the Ninja Turtles. The amount of toys I owned was rivaled by only my cousin. Of course, like many, I grew up with the TV show, though I owned a comic or two. Many years later, I regained an interest in comic books and picked up the 2009 reprint of the TMNT Collected Book Vol. One. After reading it, I wasn't impressed. The first few issues were fine, but then it got too bizarre (as if ninja turtles weren't bizarre enough). Perhaps it may have been because I read Watchmen and Usagi Yojimbo around the same time, but I didn't think Eastman and Laird's brain child wasn't that great. I began to think that maybe the series appealed to only children. Still, I finished the book, but it was set away after that.

But now there's a reboot.

There are so many reboots now of myriad franchises that I didn't give TMNT a second glance. But the first issue recently became free on comiXology, and I was almost out of comics, so I downloaded it. Boy, am I glad I did.

Because much of the universe, stories, and characters have been established in the Turtles' New York, the writers of the new series were able to make things fresh without changing too much (thank goodness the Turtles aren't aliens). The writers were able to utilize the wide array of characters to make more "logical sense" of the world, placing the creatures in a more modern era, and making it enthralling at the same time. If you're a Turtle fan, I'm sure you'll really enjoy the series, especially if you read the older comics. Even if you're not a fan, but at least familiar with them, you may nonetheless find this reboot engaging. The authors take full advantage of the older comics and change things in a way that fittingly works. Dare I say the reboot rivals the original?
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Katherine Chan TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 17, 2012
Format: Hardcover
If you haven't bought your copy of IDW's TMNT Volume 1 yet and are still deciding between the paperback copy of the hardbound, the hardbound copy won't let you down. I don't own the paperback copy, so I can't do an accurate comparison, but I can tell you what exactly is in the hardbound copy: pure awesomeness.

The hardbound version is slightly taller than the IDW TMNT Ultimate Collection Series, although not as wide (about 3mm less) and definitely not as thick (it's only 4 issues, plus bonus, so understandable). Included is the first four issues of the new IDW series, 9 pages front and back of art (18 pages total, some are duplicate pieces shown in pencil sketch/B&W then in full color), then the first four issues of the new series again, but in blue pencil/black ink sketched in Kevin Eastman style complete with notes on the side (see photos above). Unlike the TMNT Ultimate Collection Series, it is not done full commentary style, which is not bad, but I kinda expected more. However, it was really neat to see the whole comic process and then compare it to the completed result. One thing I would definitely like to see more is of the artwork gallery. I follow a good number of the comic artists on deviantart.com, but it's a whole different thing to see the actual artwork on paper...in a book. It's amazing.

All in all, it's a nice reboot of the original Eastman and Laird series. I'm hoping to see more hardbound copies of the TMNT series by IDW in the future! Highly recommended for all my fellow turtle fans.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Spade13z on April 18, 2013
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Its an excellent retelling of how the Ninja Turtles came about. Hoping Michael Bay follows this formula for the movie though I doubt it. Bastard.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Colin Sanberg on February 9, 2012
Format: Paperback
Haven't picked up this TPB, but I am avidly reading the monthly issues. I've been a TMNT since I can remember, and this series is definitely staying true to its roots.

To avoid spoilers I won't go into too much detail, but so far this series has done a great job of re-envisioning the classic characters with a bit of a spin on them. So far it has stayed more closely to the old Mirage comics (thankfully without a hint of going off on any sort of outer space tangents) but incorporates some ideas from the cartoons as well. There's a slightly new spin on the origin story, which I think it needed. This first story arc has a new mutant cat character as the main antagonist, but there are foundations being laid for some of the classic villains to come to the forefront as the TMNT find out more about who they are and how they came to be.

Fans will not be disappointed!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Glenn on July 15, 2014
Format: Paperback
This is a great start to a new series. I'm fairly new to comics and I always hate starting a book and figuring out there is a lot of material i need to read to get the most out of the story. Not here, You start at the beginning.

This storyline re imagines the turtles origins, and its for the better. This is my favorite version of the turtles. You won't be disappointed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Brianna Kates on June 24, 2014
Format: Hardcover
I adored this book.. I love the way it started this series off, very eye-catching and entertaining! Loved the artist designs and dialogue! Would recommend to everyone!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By JCarr on June 24, 2014
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An interesting reboot of the comic with one of the original creators. This definitely kept me interested and wanting to read on!
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I'm a big fan of the original comics by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, so I was excited to see Eastman's artwork on the cover, but unfortunately the rest of the book was penned by a different artist who is frankly not as good. I like where the story is going but the writing is pretty sub-par as well, with pointless arguments and awkward dialogue throughout the whole book. The original comics were nice and gritty (and very dark at some points), but these new ones just feel like they're trying too hard to make the Turtles appeal to the current "adult" demographic and the writing ended up feeling artificial because of it. (Oh, it says Eastman wrote the story, but the script is by someone else. That explains it.)

Still, I'm hopeful that this was just the somewhat awkward introductory issue, and that the following chapters will be more engaging. At first I was turned off by the fact that this is basically a rehash of the Turtles' origin, but they did it in a fresh way that was interesting. I did very much enjoy the other Turtles comics IDW put out there, especially the two microseries, so I'd go with those first.
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