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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Alpha
Publisher IDW Publishing
(under license from ViacomCBS)
Schedule Biweekly
Genre Action-adventure
Comedy
Publication date May 14th, 2018-present
No. of issues Ongoing
Main character(s) Leonardo
Raphael
Donatello
Michelangelo

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Alpha is an American action-adventure-comedy comic book series, serving as a reboot to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, being published by IDW Publishing (under license from ViacomCBS) since May 14th, 2018.

Synopsis

Four brothers face evil and discover the truth of their origins as they face several threats and deal with the problems of their life and New York as well.

Characters

Main

  • Leonardo - the oldest of the Turtles who is the de facto leader of the gang.
  • Raphael - the second oldest of the Turtles who has anger issues.
  • Donatello - the second youngest of the Turtles who is extremely intelligent.
  • Michelangelo - the youngest of the Turtles who is known for his more comedic behavior.

Supporting

  • Master Splinter - an elder rat who raised and mentors the Turtles into warriors.
  • April O'Neil - a journalist who encounters the Turtles, quickly bonding with them and becoming a close ally.
  • Casey Jones - a hockey mask-wearing vigilante and April's love interest who originally had a dislike of the Turtles, later becoming a close ally to them. He is also the current owner of the security network known as Jones Security.
  • Vern Fenwick - April's cameraman who is egotistical but has a generally nice personality.
  • Irma Langinstein - April's best friend who is aware of of the Turtles' existence.
  • Lisa Jones/Nightwatcher - Casey's teenage sister who Raphael falls in love with. Later on, she gains the alter-ego of Nightwatcher.
  • Leatherhead - a mutant alligator who is rather rough TBD.
  • Miyamoto Usagi - a rabbit bodyguard from a different dimension who TBD.
  • Fugatoid - TBD

Antagonists

  • The Foot Clan, consisting of:
    • Oroku Saki/The Shredder - the deadly and nefarious leader of the Foot Clan who is one of the Turtles' arch-enemies.
    • Hamato Miwa/Karai - Shredder's daughter who enforces his soldiers.
    • Bebop and Rocksteady - two mutant gangsters who work for Shredder.
    • Chris Bradford/Ghost Bear - Raphael's former idol who is secretly a member of the Foot Clan, later mutating into a bear.
    • Baxter Stockman - a mad African American scientist who helps Shredder to develop his technology.
    • Slash - a vicious clone of the Turtles who believes on his superiority and shows traits from all four of the turtles.
    • Alopex - a serious and TBD fox who TBD.
    • Eric Sacks/Fishface - a businessman who mutates into a fish mutant that is out to TBD.
    • Evelyn/Ghost - a mysterious teenager who has the ability to phase and enforces the Foot's activities by using more secretive and stealthy tactics.
    • Rahzar and Tokka - two mutant hunters who are shown to TBD.
    • Armaggon - TBD
    • Mutagen Man - TBD
    • Old Hob - a mutant cat who is rather TBD.
    • Mousers - robots created by Stockman.
    • Foot Soldiers - TBD
  • Krang - an alien warlord who aims to conquer Earth by using a massive doomsday weapon known as the Technodrone to destroy TBD.
    • Ch'rell - Krang's brother who temporarily posed as Shredder for his personal gains.
  • The Purple Dragons, consisting of:
    • Hun - the leader of the Purple Dragons and Casey's arch-nemesis who is responsible for his father's death, being out to turn New York City into his gang's personal paradise and despises the Turtles for messing up with their plans.
    • Dragon Face - a purple dragon who shows TBD.
    • Angel Bridge - TBD
    • Fong - TBD
    • Tsoi - TBD
    • Sid Jones - Casey's cousin who TBD.
  • Agent John Bishop - a paranoid agent who TBD.
  • Maxwell Winters/Yaotl - a rather influential businessman who is secretly a TBD.
  • Simon Bonesteel - a skilled hunter who is out to hunt down and kill TBD.
  • Vam Mi - TBD
  • The Rat King - an insane man who uses hallucinatory drugs to control rats and TBD.
  • Wingnut and Screwloose - TBD
  • Ho Chan - TBD

Issues

  1. Secret of the Ooze - 5/14/2018 - Set in the sewers of New York City, four young turtles head for justice and encounter a mutant cat named Old Hob.
  2. Seeing Ghosts - 5/28/2018 - When a mysterious TBD.
  3. Sack the Sack - 6/11/2018 - The Turtles encounter a rich businessman who secretly works for the Foot, aiming to unleash a mutagen wave. Things get worse when he mutates into a fish-like mutant.
  4. Shredding Time - 6/25/2018 - The Turtles come face to face with the one responsible for the events that happened in the last few issues: the Shredder.
  5. Purple Eyes - 7/9/2018 - The street gang known as the Purple Dragons invade numerous TBD. The Turtles decide to head after them, encountering the vigilante known as Casey Jones.
  6. Mousetrap - 7/23/2018 - Self claimed scientist Baxter Stockman invents a "security robot group" TBD.
  7. TBD - 8/6/2018 - TBD
  8. TBD - 8/20/2018 - TBD
  9. TBD - 9/3/2018 - TBD
  10. TBD - 9/17/2018 - TBD
  11. TBD - 10/1/2018 - TBD
  12. TBD - 10/15/2018 - TBD
  13. Rat Night - 10/29/2018 - TBD
  14. Turtles and the Rabbit - 11/12/2018 - TBD
  15. TBD - 11/26/2018 - TBD
  16. TBD - 12/10/2018 - TBD
  17. The Fight Before Christmas - 10/24/2018 - It is Christmas time as a Foot group lead by Karai and TBD starts invading TBD.
  18. TBD - 1/7/2019 - TBD
  19. TBD - 1/21/2019 - TBD
  20. Shredder War - 2/4/2019 - Splinter and the Turtles comes face to face with Shredder in an ultimate duel.
  21. A False Shredder?! - 2/18/2019 - A few weeks after the banishment of Shredder into the Spirit Lands, Leo learns someone is posing as the Shredder and taking control of the Foot.

Animated television adaption

See Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Alpha.

Spin-off

See Miyamoto Usagi, Samurai Warrior.

Trivia

  • The series combines the elements of mythology, supernatural and science fiction.
  • The series shows several differences, including:
    • April is slightly younger, being around 25.
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