“My parents fed me ground meat out of the freezer that hadn’t been purchased in the same year. I basically turned out okay.”-Me

 

They probably shouldn’t have used The Next Mutation as jumping off point stylistically. 
Donatello’s nerd glasses, Raphael’s bro shades, and Michelangelo’s  puka shell necklace are the new Venus de Milo.

They probably shouldn’t have used The Next Mutation as jumping off point stylistically. 

Donatello’s nerd glasses, Raphael’s bro shades, and Michelangelo’s  puka shell necklace are the new Venus de Milo.

I don’t want to be one of those “OMG MY CHILDHOOD WUZ BETTER THAN YOURZ” peopIe, but I really do miss when even mundane products like coloring books were covered in beautiful original illustrations.
Today companies seem to make a batch of promo art for a license and use that on all the products. It does create brand unity (and I’m sure it saves time and money), but it has a lot less character and warmth.

I don’t want to be one of those “OMG MY CHILDHOOD WUZ BETTER THAN YOURZ” peopIe, but I really do miss when even mundane products like coloring books were covered in beautiful original illustrations.

Today companies seem to make a batch of promo art for a license and use that on all the products. It does create brand unity (and I’m sure it saves time and money), but it has a lot less character and warmth.