Introduced at ComicsPRO’s Annual Convention, which is happening just about all over the world for a second yr in a row Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comedian ebook sequence from IDW is reintroducing a controversial character not seen in 24 years, and introduced to retailers at ComicsPRO. Venus,
First launched as a live-action character within the Nineties, Venus was the primary feminine Turtle, previous Jennika (launched in IDW’s best-selling challenge #95) by over 20 years. She first appeared within the tv sequence, Ninja Turtles: The Subsequent Mutation. There, she was portrayed by Nicole Parker and voiced by Lalainia Lindbjerg.
Whereas Venus proved a polarizing determine on the time, IDW needs followers to belief that Sophie Campbell, who has written Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comedian ebook sequence for the previous two years, will reintroduce the character in methods each surprising and mesmerizing. “I would been making an attempt to make a Venus comeback occur for some time, and I nearly cannot imagine it is lastly taking place!” says Campbell.
Within the present storyline, the Turtles have their palms full navigating the factions of Mutant City, a quarantined neighborhood in Manhattan’s East Aspect populated completely of victims of a mutagen bomb detonation. Amid gang pressure from the territorial Punk Frogs and drama unfolding between the extradimensional Utroms and Triceratons, the Turtles delve into the laboratory of the mysterious Dr. Barlow… And what they uncover will change the course of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles eternally.
Venus will make her debut in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #127, by Sophie Campbell and illustrated by Pablo Tunica, on sale March sixteenth, as a part of a narrative arc that concludes in challenge #130. Her story will proceed on this yr’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Free Comedian E-book Day challenge (and she or he seems in a cameo look on the launched cowl paintings, backside left), obtainable totally free at taking part comedian retailers on Might seventh. The FCBD launch can even function a precursor to Armageddon Sport, the TMNT comedian ebook occasion of 2022.
“It has been superb to observe Sophie Campbell proceed our long-running TMNT sequence with such cautious consideration and dedication to the sort of character-driven storylines which have all the time been the muse for what makes all issues Turtles so beloved and everlasting,” says editor Tom Waltz, a longtime TMNT scribe himself. “And now she’s crafted a intelligent plan to introduce a personality from the previous that many thought would by no means see the sunshine of day once more. She’s doing it in effective trend, persevering with the IDW custom of constructing the previous really feel each acquainted and refreshing suddenly…simply in time for our huge Armageddon Sport occasion, no much less!”
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #127 shall be obtainable with three cowl variants for retailers and followers to take pleasure in: Cowl A by sequence artist Pablo Tunica, Cowl B by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman, and a Retailer Incentive version by Jared Cullum, the Reuben Award–profitable creator of Kodi.V.