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Which TMNT action figures are worth money?

Which TMNT action figures are worth money?

The 25 Rarest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys (And What They’re Worth)

  • 19 Vintage Master Splinter – $506.
  • 20 Genghis Frog (Tan Belt Variant) – $500.
  • 21 Michelangelo Cookie Jar – $449.
  • 22 Channel 6 News Van – $420.69.
  • 23 Turtle Blimp – $379.
  • 24 Toon Turtles Burne – $206.
  • 25 Leo’s Jolly Turtle TubBoat – $203.

Why is Oroku Saki called Shredder?

Kevin Eastman got the idea for Shredder’s armor from large trapezoidal cheese graters which he envisioned on a villainous character’s (originally named “The Grater” or “Grate Man”) arms. He then said, “Could you imagine a character with weapons on his arms like this?” Peter Laird suggested the name The Shredder.

What happened to Shredders face?

When she refused, Shredder fought Hamato and burned down the residence, killing Shen and scarring most of his own face. However, Shredder did not leave the brutal scene without stealing Hamato and Shen’s infant daughter, Miwa.

What year did the first TMNT comic come out?

1984
The series and its characters were created in 1983 by cartoonists Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, who published the first TMNT comic book (1984) in black and white, financed by a tax refund and a family loan. They also put together an inexpensive press kit and mailed it to a number of media outlets.

What year did Ninja Turtles toys come out?

1988
Playmates held up their end of the deal and produced the first series of TMNT action figures in the summer of 1988. The premiere series included the four Turtles, Splinter, April, Shredder, Rocksteady, Bebop, and a Foot Soldier. Vehicles included the Cheapskate, Turtle Trooper, Turtle Blimp, and Foot Knucklehead.

Who made the original Ninja Turtles toys?

In 1987, Eastman and Laird licensed Turtles to Playmates Toys. Between 1988 and 1997, Playmates produced Turtles toys including around 400 figures and dozens of vehicles and playsets.

Does Shredder have a daughter?

Karai appears in voiced by Karen Neill. Abandoned by her parents at a young age in Tokyo, Karai was taken in and adopted by Ch’rell, the Utrom Shredder (in the original comics, the Shredder’s only daughter was a biological offspring named Pimiko and Karai had no relation to him whatsoever).

How much are TMNT toys worth?

In 2017, Mirage and Nickelodeon sold exclusive TMNT toys in celebration of the series 30th anniversary. It was actually a set of figures, of the four Turtles, collected in one box set. These were only given out at SDCC 2017, never seen before or since. As you would expect, this makes them extremely rare, and one went on eBay for $549.

Did you know you could buy Shredder in 1991?

Boy, this is a weird one. At one point in 1991, Chef Boyardee ran a mail order campaign where you could purchase action figures – including Shredder. If you’re “unlucky” enough to not know the name, Chef Boyardee is a canned food product line for kids sort of named after its creator (his name was spelled Boiardi).

When did Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles come out on NES?

The TMNT arcade games by Konami were popular in the 80s, so it makes sense they’d port the game to home consoles. The second game, appropriately titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, made its way to the NES in 1990.

Is rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles a remake?

Today, there are countless remakes and re-imagings of the serious with movies, video games, and TV shows, including Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, set to debut this month (at least in the US).