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Epic Tales From the Sewers

By Justin Cooper

An exciting and in depth look into the world of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with comics, movies, animation, video games and toys!
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Epic Tales From the SewersJan 01, 2022

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Epic Tales from the Sewers with Erik Burnham

Epic Tales from the Sewers with Erik Burnham

On this episode your hosts Justin and Eric are joined by special guest host Drew Mollo from the Splash Pages podcast. He is our expert on everything Ghostbusters, because we have a special guest this week. Our guest Erik Burnham has written for the who's who of comic book and movie characters including: Godzillia, Transformers, Gi Joe, Army of Darkness vs Reanimator, The Simpsons Comics, Spider-Man, Galaxy Quest, Back to the Future , Ghostbusters and of course the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! We are discussing his recent 4 issue run on The Saturday Morning Adventures TMNT series as well as Armageddon Game the Alliance series from IDW A Special Pizza Time mentioned in the episode as well "Egon's Favorite Mac & Cheese" from the Ghostbuster's cookbook. ( I bought the book just for this occasion). Be sure to follow our guest Erik Burnham on Twitter and Instagram @erikburnham and his website Burnhamania.com! Drew can be heard weekly on the Dorkening Podcast Network's Splash Pages show and his writes for Screenrant.com. Check him out on Instagram @Ghostbusterman11984.
Mar 24, 202301:28:24
Epic Tales from the Sewers with Chris Vance

Epic Tales from the Sewers with Chris Vance

Artist and Baltimore native Chris Vance joins us. Coming from his appearance in the Draw Off at Granite State comic con in 2022, Chris is just revealing two new covers for the Lost Years to us! This episode was pulled from the livestream on 03/16/23 where Chris was able to reveal the new images to his cover for The Lost Years #3 and his Inker is former schoolmate Sophie Campbell! (what an on air revelation that was!) Chris talks about his exposure to early TMNT books and his artwork as a whole, and just where his inspiration comes from. A very Maryland Pizza recipe with Pizza Time as well.
Mar 15, 202301:28:15
Steven King! (The Artist not The Author)

Steven King! (The Artist not The Author)

Today Eric and Justin are joined by the well known artist in the TMNT community Mr. Steven King! His distinct style as a Turtle artist is heavily influenced by the original Mirage style from Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird and Jim Lawson. We are speaking to Steven about his appearance at Granite State Comic Con this past year and his future plans in the Turtle community.  Tune in as he drops some really great Mirage Era comic knowledge and discusses his art style and specifically we ask about all this tiny dots! Pizza Time is a West Virginia staple, or as I am told by Both Eric and Steven, Peperoni Rolls!
Feb 20, 202301:26:02
TMNT Adventures 13 -15 Showdown in the Colosseum, the Jaguar & Dreadmon!

TMNT Adventures 13 -15 Showdown in the Colosseum, the Jaguar & Dreadmon!

TMNT Adventures issues 13, 14 & 15. The turtles are helped by their former ally Leatherhead and the mysterious Trap who brings Wingnut and Screwloose, to fight the Insectoid army of Maligna! They fight to rescue Cherube from the slimy clutches of Krang Warlord of Dimension X, and free the turnstone from enemy hands. Next we head to the jungles of South America where the team encounters the Jaguar, a mutated jungle dwelling Jaguar. Will he be ally or enemy to the team? Listen in for the story. A short travel down the river, guided by their new friend Jaguar, the Turtles stumble upon an undiscovered civilization where both Man and dinosaur live in harmony. They encounter a Lobo or Wolf-man as they seek to rescue the tribes people from an inhuman mining operation. Plus a Pizza Potstickers recipe for Pizza time! Be sure to check for new episodes and guest info on our website Epictalesfromthesewers.com!
Feb 13, 202343:25
Livestream with Stand it Up Comics

Livestream with Stand it Up Comics

This time we tried out a Livestream on our Facebook page and for the Dorkening Podcast network pages.  We invited a special guest Scott from Stand it Up comics. These are comic character and series themed 3 D printed stands for displaying graded and ungraded books. Check us out on Youtube or our Facebook group Epic Shells to watch the video.
Jan 26, 202354:06
The Lost Years Preview episode with Jason Flowers & Dave Wheeler

The Lost Years Preview episode with Jason Flowers & Dave Wheeler

Joining Eric & Justin are returning guest and Lost Years ( and Last Ronin) Variant cover artist Jason Flowers, and Artist, Toy designer/collector and comic creator himself Mr. Dave Wheeler.  We have the group together to talk about predictions for the Lost Years.  What can we expect from the story, the artwork and possible predictions for the 4 new turtles that April and Casey Marie are raising. We also talk about art, conventions, fan experiences and a lot of toys.  Then the return of Pizza time! Be sure to follow our guests and check us out at Epictalesfromthesewers.com.
Jan 18, 202301:15:31
Epic tales and Toking With presents Steve Lavigne

Epic tales and Toking With presents Steve Lavigne

While covering for Ben & Jeff from Toking With the Dead and Still Toking, Eric & Justin, along with their co-pilot Leo Pond from the Dorkening, speak to legendary Mirage Comics artist and Turtle inspiration Mr. Steve Lavigne! Steve is know for his iconic licensed artwork and coloring for the original TMNT series, as well as creating some of the most beloved characters like, Sgt Bananas, Cudley the Cowlick, and Stump & Sling! We talk to Steve about The Last Ronin, upcoming The lost Years and his experience working on the TMNT comics for years ( now 39 years to be exact!). Steve, Leo, Eric and Justin have a great discussion about turtles, artwork, sports and what it means to be from Maine! A big thank you to Ben and Jeff from Still Toking, and Toking with the dead for allowing us to cover for them and speak with Steve. Check them out at www.stilltoking.comStilltokingwith on Youtube, and weekly on their live show on Facebook Still Toking.
Jan 09, 202301:14:06
Attack of The Giant Turtle! IDW issues #15 & 16 & The Fugitoid Micro series.

Attack of The Giant Turtle! IDW issues #15 & 16 & The Fugitoid Micro series.

IDW Series issues 15 & 16 and the Fugitoid Microseries. The IDW TMNT issues 15& 16 have Slash the giant Mutated snapping turtle has been mutated by Stockgen and programed to hunt the Turtles. The Four brothers while looking for a new lair, are confronted by the behemoth in their new home. What happens when the four take on the giant Snapper?  The Neutrino scientist Dr. Honeycott tells us his origin story of how he escaped the clutches of Krang and reveals some suprises about his involvement with the Turtles, Splinter and the Foot Clan, in the Fugitoid Micro-series. A Pizza Recipe and the classic Playmates commercial for Slash & the Fugitoid. Be sure to check us out at Epictalesfromthesewers.com or our Facebook Group Epic Shells!
Dec 31, 202253:32
Epic Tales from the Sewers with Thom Bulman

Epic Tales from the Sewers with Thom Bulman

You may recognize the name Thom Bulman from season 4 of the reality series Ink Master, or from his appearance on Grudge Match, but today he is all about Turtles and discussing the new release of his custom sneakers the Bullairs! Thom is a Tattoo artist and fashion designer who has created something any Turtle's fan would love to wear in his Bullair sneakers. Listen in as we discuss how he got started, his inspirations for shoes, some Ink Master questions and thew strangest places he ever put a tattoo. Trust us Thom can definitely keep up and he has a Turtle Cave that was full of vintage action figures of all kinds,and Both Justin and Eric swooned at the sight of his room. Check out Bullairs.com or follow Thom on Instagram @bull_airs and @Bull_airs_official.
Nov 21, 202201:28:39
Epic Tales from the Sewers with Mateus Santolouco

Epic Tales from the Sewers with Mateus Santolouco

In this episode while Eric is away Justin speaks to Legendary Turtles artist and writer Mateus Santolouco! From the early run of the IDW TMNT series issues 21-29, the Secret Origin of the Foot Clan and the entirety of Shredder in Hell, we discuss the indelible mark that Mateus has left on the TMNT universe. Just what is the Foot Clan's goal? Is the Shredder honorable at heart? What was the original plan for Kitsune? We are asking these and more.  A special Japanese featured Pizza time to accompany this Foot Clan packed episode.  Be sure to follow our guest @Santolouco on Twitter @Santolouco_art on Instagram and @stoutclub for more of his creator owned series and upcoming projects.
Nov 17, 202201:10:32
The Return of Mike Rooth!

The Return of Mike Rooth!

Hot from his Belt winning appearance at Granite State Comic con, we are joined by the new Granite State Sketch champion, and resident Canadian Viking artist himself, Mr. Mike Rooth! Be sure to check out this very energetic episode, where Mike actually draws a remarque while we talk, very cool! follow Mike on instagram @uncouthrooth  A very Bacon filled Pizza recipe for Pizza time!
Oct 24, 202202:44:16
Epic Tales from the Sewers with Camillo DiPietrantonio

Epic Tales from the Sewers with Camillo DiPietrantonio

On this episode The guys are joined by Australian artist Camillo DiPietrantonio. Camillo is an Australian artist that has produced some amazing TMNT covers for The Last Ronin issues #1 & 2, as well as one for TMNT issue # 100. He also happens to have some pretty strong opinions about Pizza, seeing how he was born in Italy and all. Listen in as we discuss His connection to the turtles, classic comics and his experience as an artist. Remember Camillo says you can't call it a Pizza if it has Pineapple on it, you have to call it a Circular food disc! Check out the Four cheese Pizza time. Be sure to follow us at Epic Tales from the sewers.com and on Twitter @Epicsewers and our facebook group Epic Shells.
Oct 15, 202258:42
Of Rat's and Kings TMNT Adventures 11 & 12

Of Rat's and Kings TMNT Adventures 11 & 12

In this episode we cover the TMNT adventures issues 11 & 12. In issue 11, the Turtles chase Rocksteady & Bebop through the sewers and straight into the lair of the Rat King! Plus the original Playmates Rat King toy commercial. Issue 12 finds the return of Mary Bones, the sorceress that changed Leatherhead into the Alligator mutant that he is today. Mary Bones transforms into the Warlord Cherube, and holds the one thing Krang desires most The Turnstone! The Turtles travel through Dimension X and reunite with some friends to fight the Alien forces of Maligna. Two Pizza Time Recipes! Check us out at Epictalesfromthesewers.com and @Epicsewers on Twitter and the Epic Shells Facebook group.
Oct 06, 202236:35
Hugh Rookwood joins Epic Tales from the Sewers

Hugh Rookwood joins Epic Tales from the Sewers

On this episode we are speaking with artist Hugh Rookwood. We welcome Hugh as he prepares for his first ever TMNT cover with issue # 132 for the Armageddon game story arc of the IDW series.  We have a pretty deep conversation about art, martial arts, philosophy and some classic comic talk.  A sweet and savory Pizza Recipe too for your Pizza Time!
Sep 29, 202201:19:19
Guest Gavin Smith

Guest Gavin Smith

IDW artist Gavin Smith is our guest today. Our guest today is best known for his works on the IDW Star Trek comics the "Mirror War". Cover artist for the upcoming issue TMNT #134, Gavin has also  worked on books such as The Accelerators, Have you any Fear?, The Good Fight ( with Mark Waid), Human City, Ghost in the Shell, and Dead Legends! Listen in on our conversation about turtles with Gavin and be sure to follow him on Instagram and Twitter @Gavinpsmith. Check out the New Pizza recipe the BLT!
Sep 10, 202201:32:16
Pizza Time with Kirk Kooks!

Pizza Time with Kirk Kooks!

On this pizza filled episode, Eric and Justin are talking with Youtuber and armature Pizza Chef Kirk from the Kirk Kooks channel. youtube.com/c/KirkKooks Kirk has collected 67 of the recipe's from the original 1987 TMNT cartoon into one cookbook, but not only that, he have made each one and tried them too! Listen in to see which of these combinations was the most gross, and which was surprisingly tasty! Either way make sure you stock up on the Liver and Chocolate fudge! Check out our guest's Youtube at Kirk Kooks and be sure to check out his book on Amazon.com. A tasty recipe from the Cookbook for our Pizza Time as well.
Aug 19, 202201:20:38
Chris & Randy from Granite State Con

Chris & Randy from Granite State Con

Our guests are Chris & Randy from Granite State Con.  We are talking some big time TMNT Guests, like Kevin Eastman, Tom Waltz, Ben Bishop, Freddie Williams II and Judith Hoag! Literally Turtlemania! Find out what the comic con has in store this year for Granite State Comic Con. Check them out at https://www.granitecon.com/ Pizza Time Recipe for Sourdough Pizza Crust.
Aug 10, 202201:11:32
The Last Ronin our favorite covers and story Wrap up

The Last Ronin our favorite covers and story Wrap up

Justin and Eric are joined by Rob Denner the Casey Jones superfan, who has been the "Turtle guy" for a long time in a lot of the online groups for comics. He and Eric are the guys to ask about ant variant covers, so we decided to have some fun and pick out several of our favorite covers.  So hear in no particular order we present our favorite covers from the Last Ronin issues 1-5. Who's number one, listen and find out! Back with a brand new Pizza Recipe it's Pizza Time! Check out the Website Epictalesfromthesewers.com.
Aug 05, 202202:06:38
The Last Ronin, the long cut

The Last Ronin, the long cut

This special Bonus episode features all five parts of the Last Ronin. Issues 1-5 spanning over thirty years in the making, and countless variant covers, we present the story in it's completed form for your listening pleasure. 
Jul 26, 202202:19:07
The Last Ronin Issue #5

The Last Ronin Issue #5

In this the final chapter of the Last Ronin series, Justin brings to life one last time the tale of revenge between the clan Hamato's sole surviving member The Ronin and the Foot Clan's Oroku Hiroto! Check out this final chapter as we cover the Last Ronin issue #5.  Then your Pizza time. Be sure not to miss this final chapter of the Last Ronin!
Jul 18, 202237:21
The Animated Last Ronin with Magnus Edlund

The Animated Last Ronin with Magnus Edlund

In this episode Eric and Justin get to talk to the creator of the animated Fan Film for the Last Ronin. We reach all the way to Sweden to speak with this CGI artist and director Mr. Magnus Edlund.  Magnus and his team of animators, Voice over artists, and sound technicians are working on a fully CGI animated scene from the comic series.  This is a fan film from some passionate fans of the TMNT who have come together to create something special, and we are here to find out all about the man who brought this project together.   Be sure to check out the Youtube page Speedokaggen for his other animated projects and the Last Ronin Animated project that's set to release on July 1st. Follow Epic Tales From the sewers at Epictalesfromthesewers.com.
Jun 27, 202245:37
The Last Ronin Issue # 4

The Last Ronin Issue # 4

The second to last issue of the Last Ronin is here.  Issue 4 finds the Ronin working with April and Casey Marie Jones to coordinate an attack on Roosevelt Island and take out Baxter Stockman himself! Ronin attempts to teach Casey Marie some ninjutsu and in process reveals a little more of his back story, and we have the last of the flashbacks to show just what went down with Donatello and Splinter when they tried to broker peace with The Foot Clan's newest leader Oroku Hiroto! A new Pizza recipe fit for a Turtle! Check us out online at Epictalesfromthesewers.com and our Facebook group Epic Shells!
Jun 19, 202238:20
Chris Fawcett from Rad Plastic!

Chris Fawcett from Rad Plastic!

We are talking to the author and curator for the 2021 Book about the TMNT history and Toy series Mr. Chris Fawcett! Check out his book Rad Plastic!
May 26, 202257:27
Return of the Shredder with Francois Chau!

Return of the Shredder with Francois Chau!

In this Episode Justin and Eric are joined by the Shredder himself from the TMNT II Secret of the OOZE movie, Actor Francois Chau! With over 138 film and Television credits to his career spanning more than 35 years, Justin and Eric ask him some burning questions about his experience with TMNT. The conversation goes on to discuss his work on Fan Favorite show Lost as the Dr. Pierre Chang from the Dharma Initiative, and his role as Walter from the Amazon Prime series The Tick. Francois is a big fan of all things Sci Fi and we have a great conversation that you are sure to enjoy, so check it out Dudes! A new Pizza Recipe from the Shredder too.
May 02, 202201:35:35
Epic Tales with artist Johnny Desjardins

Epic Tales with artist Johnny Desjardins

Eric and Justin are joined by the Artist and Painter for Last Ronin covers 1-5 Johnny Desjardins! We are talking to Johnny about his art style, his love for Cars, paint supplies and what he absolutely loves about TMNT! We get to know a bit more about Johnny's process and his influences and early work, from his artwork on Marvel to Dynamite and now his covers for The Last Robin. Be sure to check out his website Freehandcomics.com and follow him on Instagram @Johnnydesjardins A Breakfast Themed Pizza recipe for your Pizza Time!
Apr 25, 202201:31:12
The Last Ronin issue 5 preview

The Last Ronin issue 5 preview

In this last of our Preview episodes, Justin , Eric and Scott are joined by The Last Ronin Cover Artist and returning guest Jason Flowers, and new Guest and TMNT superfan Travis Doss! We are discussing our predictions and the variant covers for the final issue of the series.  we are discussing the previously released Last Ronin Design Archive as well as the 59 Variant covers ( including 2 from Jason Flowers himself) and the other items that will be release such as the new Necca Action figures and statutes.  Join us for our predictions, and thoughts on what may happen in the next issue. Will there be a spin off? A prequel? and what's happening to our favorite Ronin as we left off in issue #4. Check us out for a all cheese Pizza Recipe as well! Check us out on Facebook in Epic Shells and be sure to check out our guests at amalga-mania.com/Chromecomics and @Jasonflowersart!
Apr 06, 202201:25:08
David Nguyen from Tentacle 10

David Nguyen from Tentacle 10

On this episode Justin and Eric are talking turtles and tentacles with David Nguyen! Not only is David the co-owner of the shop Tentacle 10, but he happens to travel the convention circuit with Kevin Eastman! Talk about the inside scoop! David talks about some of his favorite moments on the road and just what his experience has been like.  All this gearing up for the 2022 tour for the Kevin Eastman fan club and in anticipation for the Last Ronin issue #5 released later this year. Join us as we chat about everything TMNT with David, a seasoned Con veteran and turtle fan himself! Be sure to check out Tentacle10.com and order yourself some cool collectables! A new Pizza Recipe for Breakfast too!
Mar 19, 202201:06:11
Epic Tales of Shock & Terror! with JB and Josh Nealis!

Epic Tales of Shock & Terror! with JB and Josh Nealis!

This week Eric & Justin are joined by JB from the Tales from the Podcast show and returning guest Josh Nealis! We are discussing with JB his new Horror anthology comic called Tales of Shock & Terror! Josh, the head of Cutthroat comics, is back to tell us about the newest Kickstarter and where he is with his newest book called Turkey Sharks! Together JB and Josh are working to bring their visions to Cutthroat comics. We do manage to talk a little Tmnt too. We are discussing our favorite movie soundtracks as well as the Coming out of their Shells tour. A New dessert Pizza Recipe for your Pizza time. Check out Josh and JB on Kickstarter now. 
Mar 06, 202249:17
Epic Tales with Master Daniel Pesina from Mortal Kombat!

Epic Tales with Master Daniel Pesina from Mortal Kombat!

Justin and Eric are joined by the martial Artist and Original Johnny Cage himself Master Daniel Pesina! We get to ask about his Martial Arts style, and experience and what it was like to be a Foot Soldier Ninja in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. Not only that but we find out all kinds of facts about the Original two Mortal Kombat games, from the man who developed most of the moves that have become so iconic! Master Daniel famously played Johnny Cage, but also was the man behind the masks for Scorpion, Sub Zero and Reptile as well! He will tell us about the development of the Lin Kuei ninja clan. Tune in and listen to the story of how this Martial Arts master became one of the Shredder's Minions and also defined a genre of video games that are still relevant today! A very special Pizza Time with the Mu-Shu Pork Pizza! so you may get Hungry. Bes sure to follow Master Pesina at @masterpesina on Twitter and his website masterpesina.com.
Feb 26, 202256:59
TMNT Adventures #9 "Codename Chameleon" and # 10 "Going Down?"

TMNT Adventures #9 "Codename Chameleon" and # 10 "Going Down?"

This episode finds us back in the sewers with two stories from The TMNT Adventures Universe.  First what happens when you cross a Secret Agent and a Chameleon? You get a whole lot of Mutant for Shredder and the Turtles to handle in "Codename Chameleon". Bebop and Rocksteady are back with the first appearance of the Knucklehead! Then in issue # 10 "Going Down?" a Clash of the Invertebrate Titans with the half man-half Roach Mutated Menace to the Turtles Scumbug and the Sewer lurking Parasitic Planarian Wyrm! What's going down in the sewers these days anyway? The Playmates TMNT Scumbug, Muckman, Wingnut and Screwloose Toy Commercial from 1990! Check out issues #9 & 10 and a new Pizza Time Recipe!
Feb 20, 202234:24
April O'neil Microseries with the Channel 6 Chick!

April O'neil Microseries with the Channel 6 Chick!

April O'neil has been the Turtles biggest fan and supporter sins issue # 2 of the Mirage Series back in the 1980's.  She was the center character for the TMNT film and the Human perspective character for most of the Cartoons. On this April-centric Episode I am joined by the Channel 6 Chick and Super TMNT fan Lydie Watters! @Channel6chick on Instagram. Join us as we cover the IDW Best of TMNT April O'neil special. This covers The Mirage TMNT issue #2, the April O,neil Microseries issue #3 and Finally TMNT issue # 118. From Rock soldiers, to Mousers to Mutant Eels April has handled a lot with the Turtles. A Berry Special Pizza time! Check us out in our Facebook Group Epic Shells, and send us a message at Epictalesfromthesewers@gmail.com.
Feb 06, 202202:12:40
TMNT IDW series Issues #13 and #14 and Annual

TMNT IDW series Issues #13 and #14 and Annual

Next in order are issues #13 & 14 with the 2012 Annual Issue. After the events of the Casey Jones Microseries we pick up the action as Casey shows up at the Second Time Around shop injured. Raph does not take it well and storms off after Casey's father.  Sherdder is looking for answers from Karai and General Krang reveals his true self and motives! The Next Story is the Annual 2012 with an original story and artwork by Kevin Eastman! A new Pizza Time Recipe  Be sure to check us out in our Facebook Group: Epic Shells!
Jan 30, 202240:20
Talking with the Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtle Kenn Scott!

Talking with the Teenage Ninja Mutant Turtle Kenn Scott!

Have you ever wondered how it felt to be inside of the Turtle suit from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movies? Or who was behing the mask with the nunchucks?  Well Actor Kenn Scott (aka Raphael from the TMNT 1& 2) is here to talk about his Book Teenage Ninja, Mutant Turtle, becoming the Reel Raphael. We are talking with this Director, Writer, Actor, Musician and lifelong Martial Artist about just what it's like being a Ninja. Our Raphael themed Pizza Recipe is called Raph's Waffels! Be sure to check out our Facebook group Epic Shells and find us on social media! Find us as part of the Dorkening Podcast Network, and visit The Doekening.com to check out some other great shows! 
Jan 21, 202201:12:30
Epic tales with Mike Rooth

Epic tales with Mike Rooth

On this episode Justin and Eric are joined by comic artist Mike Rooth. This is an exciting conversation where both Eric and Justin get to talk with Swamp Thing Artist and TMNT cover artist Mike Rooth.  From a conversation about The Last Ronin covers to Usagi Yojimbo and his work on the Kickstarter book Dodge.  This is an exciting and high energy talk with The artist. From 1980's wrestling to TMNT action figures we have this interview covered on all bases. Check out Mike at @uncouthrooth on Twitter and Instagram and his website at mikerooth.bigcartel.com and be sure to check out BigCountrycomics.com to pick up some of Mike's Books! A special White winter Pizza recipe rounds out this action packed episode.
Jan 01, 202201:12:45
Casey Jones Microseries Special with Chromatic Phantom Productions

Casey Jones Microseries Special with Chromatic Phantom Productions

In this episode we are discussing Casey Jones from the Microseries issue #6 and April O'Neil is issue #7. We check in with Chromatic Phantom on the Casey Jones Livewire fan film and I get to discuss the man himself from Casey Jones. Be sure to check out this episode where we are talking everything Casey Jones including some Classic Casey Jones moments from the Cartoon and 1990 film. Be sure to check us out like, subscribe and leave a review.
Dec 12, 202101:25:05
Epic Tales with Aaron Bartling

Epic Tales with Aaron Bartling

On this very special episode Justin and Eric get to speak to one of the Variant cover artists for the Last Ronin, Mr. Aaron Bartling! We are discussing art style, influences and inspiration as well as the iconic Ghost Turtle cover for issue #1. A new Pizza Recipe too! 
Nov 01, 202158:43
Last Ronin Issue Four Preview Special

Last Ronin Issue Four Preview Special

Back again with Eric and Scott, we are discussing our predictions for The Last Ronin issue #4.  What will become of Donnie and Splinter? Will we see the end of Oroku Hiroto, and what part do the Fugitoid and Baxter Stockman have yet to play? Eric and Scott talk about the 50 Variant covers! In the second part Eric and I are joined by Jolzar from Jolzar Collectables.  A big time Turtles and Power Rangers fan, with the inside scoop on his Variant covers for the Last Ronin issues 1-5! We hear the story behind some of the most iconic covers of the Last Ronin and a preview for the issue five artwork! Be sure to check out our guest's website at jolzarcollectables.com!
Sep 10, 202101:58:49
One Year Anniversary Episode with Kevin Eastman and The Last Ronin Issue #3 (Remastered)

One Year Anniversary Episode with Kevin Eastman and The Last Ronin Issue #3 (Remastered)

On a very special one year anniversary episode, I am speaking with none other than one half of the creators of the TMNT himself Mr Kevin Eastman! We have an interview and I get to ask all of the burning questions that we have all wanted to ask, but never got the chance to, until now that is. The second part of the episode is the recap of The Last Ronin issue #3! With a new Pizza time to commemorate the 1 year anniversary of the podcast this is a can't miss episode!
Aug 22, 202150:28
The Microseries #5 Splinter IDW 11 & 12

The Microseries #5 Splinter IDW 11 & 12

In this episode we are covering the Micro series #5 Splinter and issues 11& 12 of the IDW comic series.  In his solo battle against the Foot Clan, Splinter discovers that his old Rival and Murder Oroku Saki has also returned from the grave. Splinter must fight his way through the Foot clan and face the Shredder himself. Also discussed is the Splinter microseries where we get some back story on a Young Hamato Yoshi. We see a lot of similarities to Raphael and also get the origin of how Yoshi met Tang Shien his bride. A Old School Pizza recipe for Pizza time and 3 issues of material all in one episode!
Aug 12, 202154:24
Talking with Jason Flowers

Talking with Jason Flowers

This Episode we will be speaking with Last Ronin variant cover artist and TMNT fan Jason Flowers. Jason's artwork can be seen in the Variant covers of TMNT #99 and The Last Ronin issue #1. He is starting the second round of his Kickstarter for his original character Bounty Bullfrog! We are talking about how he got into Turtles, some Masters of the Universe, and some really great things that we love such as the Creature of the Black Lagoon. A lot to go over with this really fun conversation about comics, movies and our love of the TMNT universe! Check out his other book by Caliber Comics A.A.I Wars and follow his website at https://jasonflowersart.bigcartel.com/ and check out the Kickstarter coming soon!
Jul 06, 202101:25:12
TMNT Adventures #8 Wingnut & Screwloose

TMNT Adventures #8 Wingnut & Screwloose

In this episode, we make our return to The TMNT Adventures with issue #8 the first appearance of Wingnut and Screwloose titled "Wild Things"! These dimension hoping characters are lose in NY city and wreaking havoc on the skylights and windows of New York. Fresh from their trip to the Intergalactic Wrestling stadium, the Turtles arrive on the scene to handle these Batty Villains! A new Pizza Recipe and another Toy segment about Wingnut and Screwloose from the Playmates line from 1990! Be sure to leave a comment or a review at Anchor.fm or a review on iTunes! Thanks Dudes!
Jul 01, 202120:49
The Last Ronin Preview Issue #3

The Last Ronin Preview Issue #3

The Last Ronin issue # 3 is almost upon us, and we have some predictions to cover before it's released. Join our hosts Justin, Scott and Eric as they discuss the much anticipated follow up to the events of issue 2 of the Last Ronin.  With a Special Voicemail from artist Ben Bishop to tease us about the upcoming action, this is a can't miss episode for any fan of the story so far.  We are discussing who we think doesn't make it to issue 4, are there more than one bad guy in the story, who's head did April pull out of the safe in the last issue and will we get to see more Casey Marie Jones in the next issue? With over 20 variant covers, we are discussing our favorites so far. Make sure to check out the Bishart.net website to pre-order your issues, and to get your issues signed by the artist himself! A Pizza Time recipe for those running short on time for dinner, and some good old fashion comic book speculation. Give it a listen Dudes!
May 21, 202101:04:36
Shadows of the Past Parts 1&2 with Special Guest Josh Nealis

Shadows of the Past Parts 1&2 with Special Guest Josh Nealis

Picking back up with issues #9 and 10, we find a new story arc starting called "Shadows of the Past". The Turtles, having now encountered some new players in town search for the Foot Clan and Splinter teaches them of the past struggles in Japan. Joined by my special Guest, Mr. Josh Nealis, the creative voice behind Cutthroat Comics.  We will be talking about his creator owned universe and of course some Turtles! Look him up at Cutthroatcomics.com.
May 16, 202102:12:04
Talking Turtles with Freddie Williams II

Talking Turtles with Freddie Williams II

On this episode I will be speaking with the Cover artist of the TMNT Universe series and the Batman/ TMNT crossovers Mr. Freddie Williams II. Of course I could not leave out the wonderful work that he did on The Masters of the Universe & Thundercats crossover or the Masters of the Universe & Injustice Crossover as well. We are talking art style, artists that we both admire and some great books that influenced his style. Not to mention how he broke into the business, upcoming projects and What we would want to see as his next big Crossover! This week's Pizza time recipe is a New York Cheesecake Pizza, so come and give us a listen.
Mar 22, 202101:26:55
The Last Ronin Issue #2 (Remastered)

The Last Ronin Issue #2 (Remastered)

In this episode we are diving back into the gritty future world of The Last Ronin. Picking up from where we left off is this tale Titled "The First to Fall." We learn more of how the Ronin survived, what happened to him and what happened to April after they parted way all those years ago. An introduction to the "new" Casey Jones and some character exploration with Oroku Hiroto. Chapter 2 of the Last Ronin has some surprises in store for the reader, that even if you see coming, you were not prepared for. Also a new Pizza Recipe just in time for St Patrick's Day and we have our Pizza Time! This episode was remastered in January 2023.
Mar 14, 202134:57
The Last Ronin issue 2 Preview

The Last Ronin issue 2 Preview

In this episode both Andy and Scott (Chrome Comics) are back to discuss our predictions for the upcoming second issue of The Last Ronin. We go into what we know, and then our theories on what we think is going to go down in the second issue titled "The First to Fall!". Check this episode out and see how close, or far off we are, and definitely head over to the Epic Shells Facebook group to discuss. A Last Ronin themed Mikey moment, and a Crunchy Pizza time. 
Feb 12, 202101:03:50
Enemies Old, Enemies New parts 2&3 and the Leonardo Microseries

Enemies Old, Enemies New parts 2&3 and the Leonardo Microseries

IDW issues 7&8 and the Microseries #4 Leonardo. Baxter has equipped Old Hob with an army of Mechanical Mousers to capture Master Splinter. The brothers face off in their home and try to rescue their mentor. Leonardo faces the foot my himself in the Micro series issue #4, and he see's just how strong a lone Turtle can be against the odds! A Fresh "Pizza Time" and "Mikey moment" from Andy, and a new Vintage Toy review!
Jan 31, 202142:38
Jennika spotlight with Brahm Revel

Jennika spotlight with Brahm Revel

This episode we are discussing the Jennika Miniseries with the Artist and writer Brahm Revel. We get to talk about some of the influences and the behind the scenes storytelling pieces that made the Three issue Miniseries so successful. I also ask just where did he come up with some of the character aspects for Jennika, who feels like her own character. A brief talk about the ongoing Jennika II miniseries, available now, and we talk about Brahm's previous work on Marvel Knights X-men and his creator owned series Guerillas. A Jennika themed Mikey moment and your Pizza Recipe for the week! Be sure to follow Brahm Revel on his Instagram @elrevel.
Jan 19, 202101:12:04
The Ray, the Alligator and Intergalactic Wrestling with TMNT Adventures 5-7

The Ray, the Alligator and Intergalactic Wrestling with TMNT Adventures 5-7

In this Episode I am joined by the Host of "Turtle Tracks" Brian VanHooker as we dive into the issues about some of the Maritime Mutants the Turtles run into. First The Turtles meet the Environmentally conscious Ray Fillet, a man mutated to a Manta Ray Mutant. Then we see the origin of the Alligator Agitator of the Turtles Leatherhead. These issues are also the return of Bebop and Rocksteady from Dimension X! Add to this the first appearance of Cuddly Cowlick, and The Intergalactic wrestling federation and this is one action packed mega episode!
Jan 12, 202101:47:31
Epic Tales of Comedy with Nore Davis!

Epic Tales of Comedy with Nore Davis!

Fresh from his appearance at the Kevin Eastman Halloween Extravaganza, Comedian and lifetime Turtle Fan joins our hosts Justin and Andy for some Turtle Talk. From Pizza, to action figures and thoughts on the Last Ronin (Spoilers) this is a great conversation with a very funny man who loves Being a Turtle...fan! Check him out at Noredavis.com or on Spotify with his Albums "Too Woke" and "Live from Trap House". This episode contains some explicit Language.
Dec 06, 202001:26:09
An Interview with Townsend Coleman

An Interview with Townsend Coleman

Joining us in the sewer lair today we have the original voice of Michelangelo from the 1987 Turtle Cartoon Mr. Townsend Coleman! We are talking about his career as a voice actor from his roles as The Tick and of course Michelangelo. You will not want to miss his take on the Last Ronin! This is a great conversation where we got to have a chat about the cartoons we love, and even some experiences where he has met fans at conventions. Epic Tales from the Sewers proudly presents Mr. Townsend Coleman!
Nov 24, 202001:23:55
The Last Ronin Issue #1 (remastered)

The Last Ronin Issue #1 (remastered)

We are reading through the dramatic tale of revenge that is The Last Ronin. Issue One finds a lone surviving Turtle Hellbent on seeking revenge for his fallen family. Join us as we cover issue one of the Highly anticipated The Last Ronin! Spoilers ahead in this episode, we hold nothing back! Also a Last Ronin Mikey Moment and Pizza Time too!  Just wanted to mention that I updated the audio on this one January 2023.
Nov 15, 202059:37
Infestation 2 Parts One and Two

Infestation 2 Parts One and Two

In this episode of the Podcast we are covering a Two issue miniseries called Infestation 2. This was a Companywide crossover from IDW comics that involved the Turtles taking on a Dark Presence in their sewers. This is a tale of the brothers taking on Supernatural forces and next up in our reading of the IDW series. Just in time for Halloween season. With your Spooky Mikey moment and another Pizza time, this will be a great stand alone story, especially if you missed it. 
Oct 27, 202029:56
Casey Jones Live Wire Special

Casey Jones Live Wire Special

In this special Bonus episode I am speaking with Chaz and Adam from Chromatic Phantom studios about their film project "Casey Jones Live Wire!". They , along with their Collaboration partner Steve are creating an original story that will delight fans of all ages. This is a special live action short film that is set in the 1980's. We get to talking a lot about the Casey, his character, his mask, and even what kind of Pizza he would eat. These guys really know their stories too, as we dive into who Casey is and what his motivations for Live Wire will be. The film is a Kickstarter production that has already reached it's production goal. Join me as we talk about the Turtles favorite Hockey Goon turned Vigilante as we dive into Casey Jones Live Wire. Goongala!
Oct 23, 202049:23
Episode six The French Connection and Donnie makes a Friend

Episode six The French Connection and Donnie makes a Friend

In this episode we are reading through the IDW series issue #6 and the Microseries #3 Donatello. The Turtles stumble upon the Foot ninjas chasing a French speaking martial artist, and investigate/ Then Donatello takes a night out by himself to meet an online rival at The Science and Technology Expo! Held by the one and only Baxter Stockman himself! What could possibly go wrong? Matt from the Duo Finds joins us again, this time to talk about the Wild West Turtles! All that with another Mikey moment and a Pizza time makes this one Deluxe Topping filled episode dudes!
Oct 15, 202038:51
The Last Ronin Preview Special

The Last Ronin Preview Special

In this special Bonus Episode Justin and Andy with special Guest Scott talk about the hype and mystery surrounding the new IDW Comic The Last Ronin. This is just before the first highly anticipated issue will release! Of course we will have to discuss a few things that the Comic was compared to along the way, including Blade Runner, Logan, and the Dark Knight Returns. So stay tuned for an Epic Preview of The Last Ronin!
Oct 05, 202047:58
The Incredible Shrinking TMNT

The Incredible Shrinking TMNT

This episode follows Issue Three and Four of the TMNT Adventure or Archie Comics series. We also discuss the Cartoon episode with a few bit of trivia that you may not know. The most requested commercial so far, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pies! This episode is full of Mutagen Goodness, or Green Vanilla Pudding! Speaking of Shrinking, we have the TMNT Video Game Commercials for the Hyperstone Heist and the "Turtles in Time" as a Bonus! Another Pizza Time with Andy Doyle, and the Mikey Moment of the day.
Sep 14, 202023:60
Enemies old, Enemies New and Masks of many colors

Enemies old, Enemies New and Masks of many colors

Picking back up on the IDW Comic series with issues 5, The First issue of the Microseries (Raphael) and the second (Michalengelo). The Origin story and History of Hamato Yoshi and his sons. A Tale of Betrayal,revenge and new beginnings. Plus a Breakdown of the Technodrome Playset from the 1990 Playmates Toy from Matt of the Duo Finds.Then a new Recipe from the TMNT Cookbook and Mikey moment of the week. This Episode is one Deluxe Pizza with all the toppings!
Aug 22, 202053:23
Archie Adventures continue and Baxter Stockman

Archie Adventures continue and Baxter Stockman

In this episode we will be revisiting the Archie Comics series issue #2, and a Character spotlight for Baxter Stockman from The IDW Micro-series #2. A Classic Commercial for the TMNT Cereal, and we get a new Pizza Recipe from Andy as well as a Fresh Mikey Moment. We get a bit of insight into the relationship between Baxter and General Krang.
Aug 09, 202026:08
Epic Tales From the Sewers Podcast Trailer

Epic Tales From the Sewers Podcast Trailer

A Trailer to tell you about the Show. We are a TMNT Themed podcast and we cover the TMNT comics, games, toys, and films, basically anything Turtle related.
Aug 09, 202000:35
Epic Tales from the Sewers Episode 2 Change is Constant Part 2

Epic Tales from the Sewers Episode 2 Change is Constant Part 2

In this episode we will be covering Issues 2,3 and 4 of the IDW Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. We have our Mikey Moment of the Week, and Pizza time with another recipe from the TMNT Pizza Cookbook. We have a special Guest Matt from the "Duo Finds" to discuss the TMNT Sewer Play set.
Aug 02, 202041:44
Epic Tales From the Sewers Episode 1 Change is Constant.

Epic Tales From the Sewers Episode 1 Change is Constant.

In our first episode of the Epic Tales from the Sewers podcast, we cover the first issue of the 2011 IDW TMNT comic book series. We talk about some classic turtle stories and introduce the hosts to the audience. I cover the origin story for the Character "Old Hob" to familiarize the audience to the new character, and we have our "Mikey Moment" of the day and "Pizza Time" featuring a pizza recipe or pizza featured on the show or in the comic. As a bonus, we also cover the first issue of TMNT Adventures from Archie Comics too!
Jul 26, 202028:29