How cool was General Krang in the new film, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows?! He was disgusting, wasn’t he?! I loved the portrayal of Krang in this film so much that I’m rooting for him to come back! Is that weird?
In the meantime, at least we have the ongoing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book series to keep us occupied. For the past few issues, our pizza-loving friends have actually been on Burnow Island, where General Krang has left a mess. After reviving many of the remaining Utroms, the Turtles had to defeat Leatherhead who tricked them all into thinking he was their friend, but who also murdered many of the remaining Utrom species as revenge against Krang.
This month, in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #59, our heroes get back home only to discover their father, Splinter, in the middle of a battle with the evil Kitsune! How did this come about? You’ll have to read June’s comic book to find out.
Per usual, writers Kevin Eastman, Bobby Curnow, and Tom Waltz have become masterminds in the art of cliffhanger storylines. We still don’t know the outcome of Splinter vs. Kitsune. Alopex seems to be controlled by Kitsune’s spirit. How can three storytellers be so cruel as to keep us a whole month waiting in suspense? This month, however, we had beautiful artwork by Dave Wachter. I especially enjoyed his cover art. Stunning to say the least!
Meanwhile, I’ll probably have to go see Out of the Shadows in theaters a few more times while waiting to read next month’s TMNT comic book.