New TMNT: Micro-Series Shines The Spotlight On The Bad Guys

After the undeniable success of the last two TMNT Micro-Series, IDW has announced that this April will see a new Micro-Series start. This time, though, the Micro-Series will focus on the villains of the TMNT universe!

First up, as seen above, is “Krang”. His issue will be written by Joshua Williamson with art from Mike Henderson and that cover right up there by Tyler Walpole. I don’t know about you, but dude looks pretty damn menacing to me. Then the Micro-Series continues with “Baxter Stockman” by Erik Burnham and Andy Kuhn, “Old Hob” by Jason Ciaramella and Dave Wachter, and finally “Alopex” by Brian Lynch and Ross Campbell rounds out the Micro-Series.

So look for “TMNT Villain Micro-Series: Krang” #1 (wow, what a title) in April from IDW and look for more info on the other four issues in the coming months!

And, as always, there’s more information on the series in the IDW press release below.

IDW Press Release

San Diego, CA (February 1, 2013) – IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series! Hot on the heels of last year’s wildly successful Micro-Series, this new series of one-shots is taking a distinctly dark turn and concentrating on the evil deeds of the Turtles’ most nefarious villains!

The first issue rolls out this April with TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES VILLAINS MICRO-SERIES #1: KRANG, written by Joshua Williamson and illustrated by Mike Henderson with a cover by Tyler Walpole. This issue explores the tales of Dimension X’s fearsome despot – and that’s just the opening act!

The thrills continue with the tales of BAXTER STOCKMAN by Erik Burnham and Andy Kuhn, OLD HOB by Jason Ciaramella and Dave Wachter, and ALOPEX by Brian Lynch and Ross Campbell.

Powered by this talented creator lineup, the TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES VILLAINS MICRO-SERIES is sure to delight fans with all-new tales of classic and brand-new bad guys.

“TMNT has one of the finest rogues’ galleries in all of comics,” said TMNT Editor Bobby Curnow. “They’re deadly, charismatic, and often just plain weird! In short, they’re great fun to read and see in action on the comic book page. I’m extremely excited to see how our creative teams dig into these twisted psyches. AND they’ll set up important story points for our ongoing book!”

The TMNT universe is absolutely packed with colorful and beloved characters and IDW is very excited to be bringing more of its amazing men, women, and creatures into the hands of its many fans!

TMNT VILLAIN MICRO-SERIES #1: KRANG (FC, 32 pages, $3.99). In stores 4/17/13.
Diamond Code: FEB130345

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