The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Free Comic Book Day Edition for 2022 is out today. Well, it’s Free Comic Book Day. And it’s here to set up IDW’s big new Turtle event this summer, TMNT: The Armageddon Game. But the story told is rather familiar.
And just in case you haven’t figured it out, the story of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird who inspired this new take by Sophie Campbell and Tom Waltzis in the back.
Beat for beat, panel for panel, the original story is recreated for the new storyline, in massive homage the kind of thing you don’t often get these days. And as the Rat King plots his assault on the city and the Turtles, we get our first glimpse of their newest member, all stitched together…
FCBD 2022 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES (NET)
(F) Tom Waltz (A/CA) Sophie Campbell
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have escaped from the gated neighborhood of Manhattan known as Mutant Town. . . but which Ninja Turtles? And is… VENUS (!)… spying on them?! As all of the New Mutants haunt and terrorize NYC, the enemies and allies of TMNT prepare for a showdown bigger than any that have come before. . . The Rat King’s diabolical game of Armageddon! The 2022 TMNT event starts here with Tom Waltz, Sophie Campbell, Ronda Pattison and Kevin Eastman! Exclusive original material classification: teen (or teen+)