Sunday, August 14, 2011

Awesome Turtle Picture #001

What better place to start my "Awesome Turtle Picture" feature than with the one piece of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fine art that I have framed and hanging on my wall:

This colored piece by Ryan Brown was made available in the 1989 Mirage Portfolio and is my absolute favorite of the batch (clearly).

The piece was originally published as a black and white pin-up in Turtle Soup (Vol. 1) #1:

And don't think for a second that Metallica didn't notice, either. Want proof? Go grab your copy of Master of Puppets and check the microscopic indicia at the end of the liner notes:

Fuck Yeah.