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Please revist the relaunched campaign below. Thank you

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/139596288/2134508371?ref=c3iusd&token=aa51e83d

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/139596288/2134508371?ref=c3iusd&token=aa51e83d

Why a TMNT book?

Well for starters, its never been done before. What started as a compendium of classic figures ended up being perhaps the largest action figure and accessory book ever. The book covers practically ever TMNT action figure series from 1988 to 2017. The book will also cover vehicles, weapons, statues, accessories, and packaging. The book will have action figures both inside and outside of the packaging.

 

Nearly every brand from Lego to Playmates will be included in this massive book.
Nearly every brand from Lego to Playmates will be included in this massive book.

 

I have been a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures, series, and franchise since my mother sat me in front of an episode as a kid. This is not just any ordinary book. In fact, if successful, it will be the most extensive action figure book ever. The final print will have over 5000 figures, weapons, vehicles, figure packages, and accessories. I also want to submit the final massive book for a possible Guinness book world record. So this will not only be the first and only TMNT action figure book but the largest and most extensive action figure book ever.

Over 3,500 figures, vehicles, weapons, packages, and accessories.
Over 3,500 figures, vehicles, weapons, packages, and accessories.

 

 

 

TMNT glossary and terminology
TMNT glossary and terminology

 

Full bios and info on nearly every series
Full bios and info on nearly every series

 

Splinter
Splinter

 

 

What about the vehicles  ?

The book or shall i say encyclopedia is filled with vehicles.  The book is filled with vehicles from 1988 to 2017. There are comparisions of orginal and retro vehicles. There is also release dates , descriptions, and key information on nearly every vehicle released since 1988.

I have reached out to several people in the TMNT community and everyone has been helpful. The owner of tmnttoys.com has even agreed to write the foreword if the project is successful.

 

 

 

Full front and back  packaging on nearly every TMNT vehicle to date
Full front and back packaging on nearly every TMNT vehicle to date

 

 

original box
original box

 

Cheapskate 2 package details
Cheapskate 2 package details

 

                    photo courtesy of Tokka AKA terrible2z

 

Mega Mutants
Mega Mutants

 

NEEDLENOSE
NEEDLENOSE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This book is three years in the making. I have scanned, researched, edited, and compiled nearly every TMNT action figure from 1988.  There is also front and back figure poses. There are front and back views of packages also.

Here is a sample short list of classic TMNT figures.  There are more than 4,000 action figures, vehicles, weapons, packaging , and accessories.

  • Here is a shortlist of different series
  • Classic Line Giant Turtles
  • Sport Turtles
  •  Rock'N Rollin' Turtles
  •  Storage Shell Turtles
  • Military Series
  • Talkin' Turtles
  • Head dropping' Turtles
  • Turtle Game Series
  • Mutation series
  •  Smash'em Bash'em figures
  • Movie Star Turtles
  •  Sewer Spitting Turtles
  •  Wacky Wild West Turtles
  •  Bodacious Birthday Turtles
  • Mutant Military 2nd series
  •  Assorted variants
  • Cave turtles
  •  Sewer Heros
  • Toon Series
  •  Turtle Trolls
  •  Universal Monster Series
  • Farmer Series
  • Star Trek series
  •  Undercover series
  •  Apollo 11 series
  • Warriors of the Forgotten Sewer Series
  •  Kung-Fu TMNT Tournament Fighters
  •  Cyber Samurai Figures
  • Bodacious Biker Turtles
  •  Sumo Series
  • Jim Lee TMNT  series
  • Metal Mutants
  •  Coil Force series
  • Dino Figures
  • and hundreds of more series and figures from 1988-2017

 

Full figure views
Full figure views
     

 Over 2 years of editing, research, and compiling.

character bio and series info on nearly every figure
character bio and series info on nearly every figure

 

 

 

 

 

Over 2 years of shooting, editing, and research.
Over 2 years of shooting, editing, and research.

 

 

Scanned and edited documents, instructions, sales ads, and memorabilia.
Scanned and edited documents, instructions, sales ads, and memorabilia.

 

orginal sales advertisement
orginal sales advertisement

 

 

 

Party Wagon
Party Wagon

 

Original vs retro comparisons
Original vs retro comparisons

 

 

 

 

 

Original instructions and document scans
Original instructions and document scans

 

 

 

 

 

Each backer will automatically get a name and photo added to the back of the book .
Each backer will automatically get a name and photo added to the back of the book .

 

Over 1000 Front and Back pacakages. Nearly every package from 1988-2017
Over 1000 Front and Back pacakages. Nearly every package from 1988-2017

 

 

             A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE MEDIA

Over Three years of Book publishing exereience.

This is not just any book. Infact , if the goal is met, then it will be the largest and most extensive action figure book ever. I want to seriously want to submit this book as a guinness book world record. Every donation and backer will get a photo and name in the back of the book. This is not just any project. I only do projects that i'm passionate about . This book took over 3 years and i want to make it special for every backer.

 

 

photos of the print factory . Over 3 years experience
photos of the print factory . Over 3 years experience

 

Thousands of previously printed books. Over 3 years experience.
Thousands of previously printed books. Over 3 years experience.

 ******************* UPDATE MORE SAMPLE BOOK PHOTOS***********

Sample book photos
Sample book photos

 

Timeline
Timeline

 

Technodrome
Technodrome

 

Risks and challenges

The book is already complete. Every project comes with its own unique risks and challenges. I've taken extra steps and preparations to overcome any issues. For starters, most of the book is complete minus backer photos and names. Over 90% of the book is complete with actual physical book photos. This was to show each backer the years of work that I've put into this book. It was also done to expedite the printing process. Once the funding period is over, only names and photos will be added to the book. I will start the collection of names daily during the campaign. I will also update newly released figures during the funding period. I will then do a confirmation of names and photos a week after the funding period. The final proof will be completed a week after the funding period. Then the printing of the book will start. I have over 3 years of experience with the same print factory that does business with some of the biggest corporations in the world, such as Samsung. I also have a Customs broker and logistics company intact. I've included both photos of the print company and a timeline for the shipment of books.

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    Shipment of the book would be near late Dec/Jan.

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    Shipment of the book would be near late Dec/Jan.

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