If you are a fan of the NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures, which were modeled after the original Eastman and Laird comics, you’re probably going to be a little upset over the news that Playmates will now be the exclusive creator of TMNT toys.Â It all has to do with a new deal struck between Playmates and Nickelodeon, the new owners of the sewer dwelling ninjas. “We are very excited about our new partnership with Nickelodeon, which broadens the scope of creative inspiration for Playmates,” said Lou Novak, President, Playmates Toys. We are proud to continue our long-standing
Now these are some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures I would actually go out and buy. Based on the original artwork of Eastman and Laird, the first series of TMNT figures feature the turtles in a half shelf wielding their weapons of choice. Take the jump for a closer look.