Superhero Memorabilia | The Dawn of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

From the sewers of New York fighting criminals and evil overlords, to saving the world from alien invaders, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have become a household favorite for over 30 years. Since 1984 the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have filled the television screens and hearts of people of all ages. TMNT fans and collectors have watched these four heroes, inspired by Renaissance Italian artists, from the original comic books published by Mirage Studios, to the animated television series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and ultimately to the silver screen.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Archive, 1986-1993
Photography Courtesy of Auctionata, The Superhero Sale Catalogue

From the collection of Stanley Wiater, author of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Treasury and creator of the original scripts for the daily newspaper series, is a grouping of over 400 items. This extensive collection includes the original manuscripts for the plotting and development of the original TMNT comic book scripts, the scripts for the first daily newspaper series, sketches and completed artwork for these early entries by artist Dan Berger.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Archive, 1986-1993
Photography Courtesy of Auctionata, The Superhero Sale Catalogue

Additionally, this archive includes revealing correspondence between series writers and artists, extensive notes for the project that became the Teen Mutant Ninja Turtles Treasury, rare photographs and much more. Sold as a single lot this extremely rare and valuable repository of TMNT history is a must-have for TMNT fans, collectors and historians.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Archive, 1986-1993
Photography Courtesy of Auctionata, The Superhero Sale Catalogue

These action heroes have become a sensation in the comic world and have been represented in print, films, and video games. Own an original piece of history of your four favorite friends!