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Old 05-14-2015, 08:24 PM   #45
John Pannozzi
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Originally Posted by oldmanwinters View Post
I've never actually seen the Japanese manual, but I expect it would be pretty sweet.

The scans I posted were actually from a 1994 Kodansha published Japanese book titled: "TMNT Secret Encyclopedia" or something roughly translated to that effect.
Could you please post a few more scans, especially one of the front cover?
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Originally Posted by Bergerjacques
It was definitely not a kid's book.
That was the thing that always mystified me about the turn the franchise took when Eastman and Laird licensed the cartoon and the parallel comic book published by the same outfit that gave us Archie. The turtles' original origin story? The whole thing hinges on a for-Christ's-sake rape-murder!!!!
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