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Old 10-06-2020, 03:16 PM   #121
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The artwork on the covers of these IDW collections are superb. Probably my favorite designs and depictions of the turtles and their allies and enemies. So much character behind the drawings.

But I wonder, why did Duncan’s style change so much? I’ve seen like 3 or 4 very distinct styles from him. Is there any article that goes through this? I’m just curious. I wish he drew the turtles in the main issues more like how they look in the collections covers compared to how they started to look like from issue 5 or 6 till 11 or so. Those egg heads. Haha.
I don't think there's any big secret or anything, it's just naturally evolved over the past 9 years; Duncan did the art for most of the first 12 issues (a few pages were drawn by others like Mateus Santolouco for example) in 2011-12 and the first hardback released in 2015 and there's a bit of a difference even there.
Ultimately all artist's styles change a bit over time as they improve or become more comfortable with doing things a certain way.

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Old 10-13-2020, 08:07 AM   #122
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So I've just received my copy of Volume 11 and few curious things of note about it;
firstly the Donatello Macro is included as the last issue in the volume.
It also includes the following back-up stories: Triceratots (U16-17), Mutagen Maintenance (U18 ), Woody's Invasion (U21), Dangerous Waters (U22) and Nobody Cares (U23).
The back cover and the volume's credit page both state that Universe 23 is included but only the back-up (see above) is present. (U23 & 24 will be in the next volume).
Also notably the KoR prelude has been added as the first four pages of #81 and does not have separate cover pages.
The Donatello Macro issue also does not have a back cover page, although considering the book is already a bulky 392 pages I'd say that's understandable.
Finally the bookmark ribbon is oddly a golden colour similar the ribbon in Volume 9 (Slash)
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Old 10-13-2020, 08:41 AM   #123
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Mine got delayed again, was suppose to get it today, and then Amazon had me approve that I still wanted it, with no new date for when it’s going to arrive ????
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Old 10-13-2020, 08:47 AM   #124
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Mine got delayed again, was suppose to get it today, and then Amazon had me approve that I still wanted it, with no new date for when it’s going to arrive ????
Same here.
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:06 AM   #125
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I’m in the same boat, but have too good of a preorder price guarantee to just be impatient and cancel it to order elsewhere.

I think amazon’s warehouses are slammed in and out with all the Prime Day(s) merch deals. If it’s not a deal item, it’s probably less of a priority for them to deal with over the next few days.
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Old 10-13-2020, 09:58 AM   #126
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Yeah mine was delayed as well.
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Old 10-13-2020, 10:14 AM   #127
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Are you guys all in the US? I'm in the UK so that may have made a difference maybe?

One other thing that I didn't mention above is that the cover art is a bit darker than the previews again and the spine is almost exactly the same colour as Volume 6 (Shredder) except it has a very slight pinkish/orange hue to it.
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Old 10-13-2020, 10:17 AM   #128
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Are you guys all in the US? I'm in the UK so that may have made a difference maybe?
Yeah, US here
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Old 10-13-2020, 10:48 AM   #129
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hmm, I think J3h may right about the Prime Day stuff causing the delays as I would assume the warehouses have the stock but also Prime Day isn't as big over here.
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Old 10-22-2020, 08:19 PM   #130
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Still haven’t got mine yet...
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Old 10-22-2020, 10:00 PM   #131
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Some bookstores are reporting a date of 10/27, which lines up with the usual IDW releases books to comic stores two weeks before sending them to other book sellers like amazon, Barnes & Nobel, Books a million, etc.
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