Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT)

Originally created by comic book artists Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, these four crime fighting brothers of New York just happen to be giant anthropomorphic turtles skilled in ninja style fighting. When they first crossed to the European market their association with the martial art skill was a concern and for some time they were marketed as the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles.

The turtles have been fighting crime in comic books and on film since 1984 and the antics of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, are just as popular now as they were then