Saturday, July 21, 2018

IDW Announces Leonardo and Michelangelo 'TMNT' Macro Issues

IDW Publishing revealed at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2018 on Thursday, July 19 that comic writer and artist Sophie Campbell will be writing and drawing a Leonardo macro issue for IDW's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ongoing series! Additionally, Michael Dialynas has announced that he is also drawing and colouring the 40 page Michelangelo macro issue! Both 40-page macro issues will form part of a series of one-shots that prepares IDW's popular ongoing TMNT comic book series for it's 100th issue spectacular!

The Leonardo issue will feature coloring by Brittany Peer, whilst the Michelangelo will be written by Ian Flynn (Sonic the Hedgehog).

The news follows IDW announcing that acclaimed TMNT artist Mateus Santolouco will both write and draw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder in Hell, a five-issue miniseries slated to debut in early 2019 that serves as a sequel to the fan-favorite Secret History of the Foot Clan storyline.

To celebrate IDW's new Leo and Mikey macro issues, Campbell and Dialynas have shared Turtley Awesome sneak-peeks from each issue, which you can check out below!:

Sophie Campbell (@mooncalfe1): As you may or may not have heard, I'm writing and drawing the TMNT Leonardo 40-page macro issue, with colors by @br_peer !! :D

Sophie Campbell (@mooncalfe1): Oh I should've just tweeted the Leo macro issue cover, I didn't realize it was already released at the SDCC panel!

Michael Dialynas: I'm currently drawing and colouring the 40 page Michelangelo macro issue, written by Ian Flynn, as announced at the #SDCC IDW Publishing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles panel. Here's the cover with our boy! — feeling excited.

More Nick: Nickelodeon USA to Premiere 'Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' on Monday 17th September 2018!

Sources: IDW Greece, Bleeding Cool; Additional sources: Newsarama, PALeonore, TMNTPedia, Google Translate.
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