From what I can tell from this one comic, Mark Bode is one of those writers
and artists who sees the TMNT and has a helluva good time with it! (See
Wacky Face Attack
") He makes fun of the genre while adding to it. It’s
His turtles are kind of chunky, with a lot of horizontal
planes, but nonetheless, fun to look at. They always seem to have the classic
“bared teeth” expression that has become a turtle trademark, in my opinion.
One of the most interesting things about his artwork
is his paneling and dialogue-bubble techniques. Instead of having the dialogue
within the panel, he keeps and open space between panels to locate the
dialogue, thus freeing up all the space within the panel for artwork. It’s
an affective technique, which might not work for some artists, but Mr.
Bode seems able to fill all the panels in, not leaving any space blank
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