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Memories of David Wise

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have so many different things that get people to think about them.  Some of the most powerful things to bring the Turtles to minds are pizza and the word Cowabunga!  These were first introduced to Ninja Turtles in the 1987 cartoon series.  Right away in the very first episode we learn of the Turtles’ love for pizza and Michaelangelo breaks out into the call “Cowabunga!” as he surfs through a flooding building.  These were things written into the Turtles by David Wise.  A writer who helped turn the Turtles from an adult comic book where the Turtles were trained to kill the S

CCN: Rob Paulsen Interview May 2018


CCN: TMNT Secrets of the Sewers Exhibit: Interview


Hey everyone,

Welcome to a fresh Cowabunga Corner News.  This episode is covering the new Exhibit at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis called “Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : Secrets of the Sewers”.  This exhibit brings you into the Turtles lair from the Nickelodeon series.  It has games, activities, trivia and awesome displays.  In this, I was allowed to interview Charity Counts, the person behind the “Secrets of the Sewers” exhibit!

CCN: Playmates Toys TMNT Interview 2013

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys are selling off the shelves as new toys are coming out all the time based on the new Nickelodeon series.  I got the chance to sit down with Pat from Playmates Toys and talk to him about the 2013 line of TMNT action figures.  In this talk I ask him about the sizes of toys, the missing joints of characters and even what toy lines are to come?  Movie Toys?  IDW Series?  New Playsets?  A lot is covered in this interview!

CCN: IDW Nick TMNT Interview with Kenny Byerly

There are few people in the entertainment industry which can say they’ve worked on more than one media of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  Those who have been able to put this upon their resume, usually have a bit of a gap between their work.  

CCN: Nick TMNT Interview with Brandon Auman


CCN: Ciro Nieli Interview 2013

It’s been a very rough ride lately for my family from one health issue to another.  I am sorry that I have taken such a long break from Cowabunga Corner, though family does come first.  I am back and going to work on stories now at least three times a week till things are back up to full swing at my household.  With episode reviews, toy reviews, and comic reviews starting back up now.  Let’s not do this come back small!  We’re going straight into an interview with Ciro Nieli done before Season 2 started on Nickelodeon!

CCN - Interview with Tom Waltz 2013


CCN: IDW Interview with Bobby Curnow

Bobby Curnow is the chief editor of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle comics at IDW Publishing.  He handles the ongoing IDW series, micro series and the Nickelodeon series.  Keeping these stories straight so that we can enjoy them.  As a big fan of the IDW series it was a lot of fun to sit down and talk with Bobby about his work on Ninja Turtles.  Check out this video for a fantastic interview. 

CCN: Tom Waltz Interview Part 3