Fact of the Day: Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesThe Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird in 1984 and debuted as a comic book. This inspired a television cartoon show, which catapulted the characters into a nationwide merchandising craze. The four anthropomorphic turtles - Donatello (purple bandana), Leonardo (blue bandana), Michelangelo (orange bandana), and Raphael (red bandana), each named for their master's (Master Splinter) favorite Renaissance artists - avoided overt violence and any semblance of real conflict.
I loved these guys as a child! and some of the girls in my childrens lit class like them now and everyhting is all about them!