Find great deals on eBay for tmnt the next mutation and ninja turtles the next mutation. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. I believe Leo’s new mutation was the ability to morph his skin into a kind of nearly impenetrable chrome-like surface (shades of Ben Boxer from Jack Kirby’s “Kamandi” comics!).

In 1997, Playmates Toys released a line of action figures based on the television show Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Next Mutation (Playmates) Action Figure Checklist This was also known as Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation, and was a short lived American Live Action TV series.

This reminds me a little of an even earlier idea Kevin and I toyed with for the TMNT comics. 1. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Here we gave Mike a more “street” look because his new mutation gave him the ability to project a human appearance onto his turtle features, allowing him to interact freely with humans.

The “rising sun” bandanna on Leo in this version actually comes from a much earlier costume redesign session, when we were toying around with changing the costumes for the Turtles in the comic books. Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation - Action Figures - YouTube In retrospect, while this new approach was probably appropriate for Raph, it was also uncomfortably close to what we were proposing for Splinter. As the show did not run for longer than a single season, there was only one year's worth of figures produced.

Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Space Rangers (only in Power Rangers in Space) We also provided him with an updated “techno” version of his bo.

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Andre: Len Gibson 4. The idea behind the film was that the mutagen in the heroes' bloodstream was beginning to change with age, which had effects on them.

Voice of Splinter: Stephen Mendel 2.

View cart for details. Splinter: Fiona Scotty 1. TMNT: The Next Mutation was a film concept designed to follow up after Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, but it was shelved. Don was given the least obvious mutation -- growing telekinetic and telepathic abilities, unfortunately counterpointed by diminishing eyesight (hence the vision-enhancing goggles).

Chung I: Chong Tseng 3. These figures featured a different aesthetic and proportions and although they are the same scale as the previous series, they are significantly different. One of our ideas was to give Raphael the ability to “morph” into what we were calling “Raptor Raph”, complete with big gnashy teeth and claws to complement his big gnashy personality. Years later, during the Volume 4 run of my TMNT comic, I decided to (temporarily) transform Raph into a beastly-looking thing with some similarities to this iteration (minus the "morphing" powers). It seemed to be continued from the live action films, although with different styles, and introduced were more villains and antagonists.

However, I think the look that Jim Lawson came up with for what some fans call "GameraRaph" is a lot cooler looking than this.

Work on the project began in 1994. Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation is an American live-action television series produced by Saban Entertainment, which ran on the Fox Kids network from 1997 to 1998 based on the fictional superhero team. The general idea was that the Mutagen was continuing to change the Turtles and Splinter, giving them new abilities -- and new problems. This page was last updated: 26-Nov 05:57. The idea behind the film was that the mutagen in the heroes' bloodstream was beginning to change with age, which had effects on them. TMNT: The Next Mutation. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat.

Something went wrong. These disguises would not have survived really close examination, though... for example, to accommodate the Turtles' three-fingered hands, they would wear special latex gloves which from a distance would look like human five-fingered hands, but actually had the index finger and middle finger fused into one, and the other two fingers also fused together in this way. I think I have a quick sketch of this somewhere, but I haven't seen it in a while. As of August 24, 2018, the series is distributed by Allspark, the entertainment division of Hasbro and the characters are owned by ViacomCBS. This was not much of a stretch, obviously. The subtitle, although not the concept, was recycled into Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation. Shop with confidence. - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Next Mutation Shredder Playmates 1997, - Vintage 1997 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Next Mutation - VENUS Figure *NEW*. I kind of dig the “utility belt” Leo has in this drawing.