You would possibly know that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles began life as a tiny indie comedian guide within the Nineteen Eighties. You would possibly know they have been created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, and that their very first points have been revealed in black and white by Mirage Comics. However what you won’t notice is that Eastman and Laird have been closely impressed in creating the Ninja Turtles by Marvel Comics — and particularly the work of author/artist Frank Miller (who later created Sin Metropolis and The Darkish Knight Returns) on Marvel’s Daredevil.
In our newest video, we’ll present you ways Daredevil straight influenced sure features of the Ninja Turtles comedian guide origin, in addition to core components of their mythology just like the Shredder, Splinter, and the Foot Clan. (The ninjas in Daredevil comics are often called “The Hand.”) We’ll additionally clarify why a Marvel/Ninja Turtles crossover is just not as outlandish as you would possibly suppose. Watch the video under:
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