Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Booknote: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters

Erik Burnham,, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters. San Diego, CA: IDW, 2015. ISBN: 9781631402531.

Genre: comics and graphic novels
Subgenre: superheroes, humor, science fiction, children and YA.
Format: e-book
Source: Provided by publisher as e-galley via Netgalley in exchange for honest review. 

This was a light and entertaining crossover comic. A new invention, a dimensional transporter, goes haywire, and the Turtles get transported to a very different New York City, the NYC of the Ghostbusters. As usual in this kind of crossover, the two teams need to learn how to work together. In this case, they unite to fight an ancient evil that followed the Turtles through the transporter.

Though it is labeled children's fiction, it is pretty much good entertainment for all ages. It is certainly one I can recommend to public libraries, especially if they already have other TMNT or Ghostbuster comics. These are not the Nickelodeon TMNT, but the comic will likely appeal to those fans as well.

The volume provides a nicely paced, entertaining story with some good humor and plenty of action. It is neat to see how the two teams come to work together. Also, it is a nice and very colorful with the art, which enhances the volume.

I really liked this one, so I am giving it 4 out of 5 stars.

This book qualifies for the following 2015 Reading Challenges:

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