2023 NEW TMNT – The Last Ronin Funko Soda! PX Exclusive
Get ready for a shell-shocking battle of pure redemption with the new Funko Pop! Soda: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – The Last Ronin Funko Vinyl Soda Figure – PX Previews Exclusive! This limited edition Funko figure of the lone avenging Ninja Turtle is crying out to you, strapped in an intense dark grey armor prepared for a showdown with the Foot Clan.
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After thousands of years of tradition and training, the Turtles were dealt a cruel blow by the cunning Foot Clan that left The Last Ronin left standing amidst the ruins.
With no other option left to him, this brave soldier of Ninjutsu turn collectible has asked us for help.
To join him in his valiant quest for justice, all we need to do is bring this Diamond Comics exclusive Vinyl Soda to our collections!
Get yours before Shredder does – because nothing says ‘awesome’ like having a Ninja Turtle guarding our shelf!
The Last Ronin Funko Vinyl Soda is now available for pre-order at the links below (click to jump!) It’s expected to be released in July 2023.
In a world that seems to crave the unexpected, the creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin miniseries made a bold choice.
They took the fun-loving, pizza-obsessed Michelangelo and transformed him into a dark, vengeance-seeking warrior.
It’s a startling departure from the character fans know and love, but the decision proved to be brilliant, providing a fresh and engaging twist on a beloved franchise.
The five-issue miniseries wrapped up, leaving readers breathless as they followed Michelangelo through a grim, dystopian future dominated by the oppressive Foot Clan.
The once cheerful Turtle had witnessed the demise of his brothers and Master Splinter and now assumed the role of the Last Ronin, seeking retribution for their tragic deaths. Accompanied by allies April O’Neil and Casey Jones Jr., Michelangelo embarked on a final crusade against the Foot Clan, leaving fans in awe of his radical metamorphosis.
Writer Tom Waltz delved into the reasons behind selecting Michelangelo as the Last Ronin, a decision that surprised many.
Waltz, who collaborated with Kevin Eastman and used a 30-year-old outline from Peter Laird, revealed that Michelangelo’s unexpected transformation was precisely what made him the ideal candidate.
The creators wanted to challenge the stereotype of the “party dude” and explore the irony of the one Turtle who had never truly embraced the clan-war lifestyle being thrust into the role of its sole survivor.
According to Waltz, while Raphael and Leonardo were obvious choices, and Donatello’s technical prowess would have been redundant with April handling the technical aspects of the Resistance, Michelangelo presented an intriguing opportunity.
Making the first-ever drawn TMNT character the last surviving Turtle was both fitting and poetic.
This bold choice allowed readers to witness a side of Michelangelo they had never seen before – one that was sad, vengeful, and fierce.
Michelangelo’s newfound darkness contrasted with his previous light-hearted demeanor, painting a vivid picture of the heavy toll of losing his brothers and Master Splinter.
The once carefree jokester evolved into the Last Ronin, consumed with exacting revenge on the Foot Clan.
Waltz’s explanation underscores the brilliance behind choosing Michelangelo as the Last Ronin.
It not only brought the character’s journey full circle but also showcased his incredible transformation from a fun-loving Turtle to a gritty, battle-hardened warrior.
Ultimately, the choice to make Michelangelo the final surviving Turtle in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin proved to be a masterstroke, providing readers with a compelling and unforgettable tale.
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