(December 1987)

First, 1986 Series
Volume:
3
Price:
9.95 USD; 13.35 CAD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
First Comics, Inc
Brand:
First Graphic Novel
ISBN:
0-915419-28-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Laurel Fitch; Larry Doyle (managing editor); Rich Markow (editorial coordinator)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11"
Paper Stock:
glossy paper
Binding:
squarebound
Publishing Format:
graphic novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Kevin Eastman (signed, painting)
Inks:
Kevin Eastman (signed, painting)
Colors:
Kevin Eastman (signed, painting)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; martial arts
Characters:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Donatello; Raphael; Michaelangelo; Leonardo]; Cerebus; Renet

Other Fine Books From First (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of First Graphic Novels, trade paperbacks, ongoing series and Classics Illustrated.

[credits] (Table of Contents)

credits / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["Good evening, citizens of New York! Jim McNaughton here..."] (Table of Contents)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / comic story / 37 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird
Pencils:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird
Inks:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird
Colors:
Steve Lavigne
Letters:
Steve Lavigne

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; martial arts; science fiction
Characters:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Donatello; Raphael; Michaelangelo; Leonardo]; Splinter; April O'Neil; Jim McNaughton; Triceratons; Fugitoid; Utroms; Mousers (flashback)
Synopsis:
The Ninja Turtles confront the Utroms and are reunited with Splinter. They learn the Utroms were the beings who created the ooze which transformed all of them. The Utroms and Fugitoid flee Earth but the turtles are sent back to April in New York.
Reprints:
Keywords:
T.C.R.I.

["Ooh, I'm gonna be in trouble -- I just know it!"] (Table of Contents)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Cerebus / comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird; Dave Sim
Pencils:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird; Dave Sim; Gerhard
Inks:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird; Dave Sim; Gerhard
Colors:
Steve Lavigne
Letters:
Steve Lavigne; Dave Sim (Cerebus' lettering)

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; martial arts; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Donatello; Raphael; Michaelangelo; Leonardo]; Renet; Lord Simultaneous; Cerebus; Savanti Romero
Synopsis:
Renet steals Simultaneous' magic staff and travels to New York where she befriends the Ninja Turtles, but when Simultaneous pursues her she brings herself and the Turtles into Cerebus' world. The staff is stolen by Savanti Romero, whom Cerebus had been preparing to raid. Cerebus agrees to help the Turtles and Renet recover the staff, but ultimately Simultaneous himself must step in and banish Romero, send the Turtles home and give Cerebus his reward.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Digital Cosmic Quartz

The Passing (Table of Contents)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird
Pencils:
Michael Dooney
Inks:
Kevin Eastman; Peter Laird; Michael Dooney; Ryan Brown; Jim Lawson
Colors:
Steve Lavigne
Letters:
Steve Lavigne

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; martial arts; superhero
Characters:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Leonardo; Donatello; Michelangelo; Raphael]; Splinter [Gosei Hatsumi]; Gosei Hattori; Gosei Kenji (death)
Reprints:

49th Street Stompers (Table of Contents)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Kevin Eastman
Pencils:
Kevin Eastman (signed)
Inks:
Kevin Eastman (signed)
Colors:
Steve Lavigne
Letters:
Steve Lavigne

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; martial arts
Characters:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Donatello; Raphael; Michaelangelo; Leonardo]
Synopsis:
The Ninja Turtles discover a gang war is brewing in New York's Projects. Confronting the head of organized crime in the area, they agree to face his best warriors in a fight to force his cooperation. When the crime lord's finest are beaten, he agrees to restrict his operations to the Projects.

Oz Graphic Novels (Table of Contents)

Oz / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Oz graphic novels.

["An instant best-seller at its very first appearance..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  2. 1. Other Fine Books From First
  3. 2. [credits]
  4. 3. ["Good evening, citizens of New York! Jim McNaughton here..."]
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  5. 4. ["Ooh, I'm gonna be in trouble -- I just know it!"]
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Cerebus
  6. 5. The Passing
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  7. 6. 49th Street Stompers
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  8. 7. Oz Graphic Novels
    Oz
  9. 8. ["An instant best-seller at its very first appearance..."]
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