The Turtles are approached by Karai, the leader of the Foot Clan in Japan who has come to New York to unite the Foot. We send 2-4 emails a month. 1) #50-62), a feud between various factions of the Foot Clan over leadership breaks out. This conflict suggests that the two brothers operate on different levels of morality, though neither is necessarily wrong. Leo magnanimously gives her one last chance to leave the Turtles in peace, believing there is still good in her. What I’ve Learned from Free Previews. When I heard that a turtle had been killed, I knew it was Donnie. How do you kill one of the turtles?! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Battle Royale is the sixth episode of DEATH BATTLE!, featuring Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael in a battle to determine the best Ninja Turtle. Leonardo is featured as one of the playable characters from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as DLC in Injustice 2, voiced by Corey Krueger. Could Agents of SHIELD spin off be the West Coast Avengers? Send to Friend. It kinda had to be, though I don’t believe his death has the most dramatic potential. When the Utroms make a very public arrival on Earth and reveal alien life to humans, however, the Turtles become free to mingle in everyday society. The public outcry at Donnie’s death came largely from shock value. Heroes ought not be untouchable lest all trials and threats become trivialized and stories lose their tension. When you fake your death Leo 4.3K 101 44. by doodlebugsie. Leo is an fern green colored anthropomorphic mutant turtle ninja warrior. He’s a true hero and that won’t be forgotten by his family or his friends…”. There are times where his cautious nature makes him clash with his brothers. At the end of the series finale "Rise", Splinter randomly appointed Leo the new leader of his sons, much to the shock of him and his brothers. He never explicitly referred to himself as leader in the early stories, except in issue #44 ("The Violent Underground"). The first issue of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin has painted a dark and gritty dystopian future where only one turtle remains, and he is on a quest for revenge against the one he holds responsible for his brothers' deaths. He’s the quartet’s glue. He is often at odds with his more hot-headed younger brother Raphael. This avatar is first shown in "More Worlds Than One". 4:23. Speaking Logic into The God Butcher, an Epic Thor Tale, Recommendations from a Comic Shop: New #1s for You to…, Friday 5: Nerd Culture Highlights of the Week. \"Hey. However he can be very bossy which annoys his brothers. This Shredder was a member of the Foot Clan alongside Hamato Yoshi, getting him banished out of jealousy. Or both? In the first movie prequel comic, Leo becomes angry with Raph for trying to leave them in order to save a man from being mugged because there are 4 heavily armed Triceratons in the sewers who could cause devastation to the city. In fact, when Leo tracks down and scolds the Nightwatcher (not knowing that he is Raphael), he remarks that he is well aware of the Nightwatcher's good intentions but cannot simply approve of the latter's methods. Well, so much has changed since I found out that Shredder deceived me and took me from Splinter, my real father. Not that my brothers aren't good, I'm just better. The Shredder followed Yoshi to New York, teaming with the alien warlord Krang, who supplied him with robotic foot soldiers and his mobile headquarters, the Technodrome. And you better believe Raphael, Michelangelo, and Leonardo – along with friends and family – will not leave Donatello unavenged. He also appears in the sequel, Out of the Shadows, although Knoxville didn't return to voice him, and Ploszek provided both motion-capture and voice. 8:44. He becomes further angered when Raphael deserts them mid-battle to help an old man. As in the Mirage comics, Leonardo is ambushed and seriously injured by the Foot Clan and he feels he let his family and himself down. Leonardo returns to the city, reunites his family in a safe location, and confronts Karai. It is implied that his spirit is his weapon, and anything he holds is merely an extension. The 1987 turtles then had a crossover with the 2012 turtles in the season 4 episode, "Trans-Dimensional Turtles" then in the three part series final "Wanted: Bebop & Rocksteady".[5]. [9][10][11] In this movie, he is dedicated to perfecting his ninjutsu skills and will stop at nothing to defend his brothers and the entire city. Episodes that deal with the Shredder and honor usually also focus on Leonardo, and he is often the Turtle who "saves the day". I’d have been pissed had Leo taken the hammer in Donnie’s stead, but absolutely intrigued to read everything that takes place in his wake. For example, many times when the Turtles are at home, Leo is reading a book. In one episode where they were sparring, Raphael took advantage of Leo's apparent physical weakening, insulting, mocking and taunting his brother to make him more reckless, until finally Leo lost his temper and angrily kicked Raph so hard that he sent Raph flying across the sewer den. Leonardo also shows considerably less reluctance in using violence to interrogate people, and devotes himself to even greater lengths of training in order to protect his family. So it unfortunately had to be Donnie. He wears a royal blue bandana mask (though he wears a black bandana in Broken Foot and Owari) where the tails length range between Donnie and Mikey's. The three go along with Raphael's plan to storm the Foot Headquarters, where once again Raphael goes off on his own to fight the Shredder. Leonardo encounters a strange short man, as well as obstacles that echo his own anger. Karai approaches Leonardo for help when a mysterious force begins attacking various Foot Clans; only the New York branch is left intact. Disclaimer: I don’t own the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. © 2021 - Nerds on Earth. https://nerdsonearth.com/2015/04/the-death-of-a-tmnt-why-it-had-to-be-donnie In the original comics, all the turtles wore red masks, but by the creators to tell them apart, he was written and redrawn to have an ocean-blue mask. He is the default turtle outside the gear loadout, while the rest of his brothers, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello can only be picked through the said loadout selection, similar to premier skin characters. Not wanting his family to worry about him, Leonardo chose to never tell them about his true feelings about their final battle against the Shredder, although he open up to April and Usagi about his problems. He revealed that this was, in fact, an intentional way of pushing them away from him, as he believes being around him would be too much of a threat to them, as shown during the events of the comic book. His range is rather long, but not as long as Donatello's; however, Leonardo can usually inflict more damage. He and Raphael unlike in their other adaptions don't fight over leadership although they have a brief argument over the Hamatshi and Raphael talking about leaving which Leo debunks Raph's claim. The TMNT are in a war, fought on multiple fronts against multiple enemies, so to think that they could come out of all that unscathed is more unbelievable than a weapon that can terraform the entire planet at the push of a button. DEATH BATTLE! Learn more. He puts up an admirable fight against an army of Foot Ninja, but is eventually overwhelmed. Leonardo's voice actor was Cam Clarke, in the actor's "breakout role" and is still one of his best-known roles in the original 1987 cartoon. \"I am Karai, daughter of Shredder and only Kunoichi of the Foot Clan. Tagged April O'Neal Bebop Bebop and Rocksteady Casey Jones comics Don Donatello Donnie Kevin Eastman Krang Leo Leonardo Metalhead Michelangelo Mike Mikey Peter Laird Raph Raphael RIP Donatello Rocksteady Shredder Splinter Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles TMNT TMNT #44 TMNT #45 Tom Waltz However, he is ambushed and beaten by the Shredder's Elite guard, but is rescued by Leonardo. Welp, don't tell the kids: In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles issue #44, Donatello dies following a gruesome battle with Bebop and Rocksteady.. While out hunting, he sees April fall through ice into a lake, and he rescues her. ?\" - Donnie In Leonardo #1, Leonardo goes out for a run on the rooftops of New York City and is ambushed by the Foot Clan. Anyway, now that this stupid pop-up is here, I'll tell you that if you like Nerds on Earth, you should give our email list a try. And they are occasionally delivered telepathically for ease of consumption. After a man says that everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything, Leonardo realizes his responsibility and begins to search for his brothers. In the later issues, he lost a hand when it was eaten by King Komodo, although this did not seem to deter him significantly. Although Leo won, it was decided that Raph should stay. In the Cityfall saga, he gets captured by the Foot while he and his brothers try to save Casey and is taken to a Shinto witch by the name of Kitsune, who uses her strong dark magic to brainwash him into working for Shredder as his chunin (second-in-command), which infuriates Karai. Leonardo is one of the main playable characters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows video game, where he is voiced by Scott Whyte. Leonardo discovers that Raphael is the Nightwatcher and the two engage in an emotional fight. In Volume 3 of the Image Comics series, Leonardo was initially portrayed as similar to his Mirage counterpart (at the time, Image was picking up where Volume 2 left off). I'm the brains of this operation. Donnie, sadly, is a casualty of war… one of the good guys who has sacrificed his very existence to protect others. According to Splinter, he shows great gifts as a healer, and that being at the edge of his life had given him "a power that few martial artists can tap.". The Turtles later burn the Shredder's corpse in a funeral pyre in a nearby Manhattan harbor. It means the heroes can die. He is visited, on occasion, by the spirit of Splinter who encourages him to lead his family and friends to stop new evils. Leonardo and Raphael's conflict seems to have greatly lessened. ", Leonardo gives up his leadership and walks away after a dream he believes convinces him he is no longer a good leader. And that statement is something I can appreciate, and long have given my affinity for Whedon who works projects with the same approach. When everything came back on a few seconds the three uninjured turtles found it was too late. Share. Fandoms: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Cartoon 2018), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - All Media Types, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV 2012), TMNT (2007) Explicit Graphic Depictions Of Violence, Rape/Non-Con, Underage No, Donnie is dead dead; a distinction that seems odd to clarify, but is necessary in the world of comic books where everyone seems to have more live than cats are rumored to have. Da Vinci is widely considered the most diversely skilled individual of the Renaissance period, and as such Leonardo is also considered the most diversely skilled ninja turtle. In it, he carried one double bladed ninjaken instead of two and his sibling rivalry with Raphael drove many episodes. Leonardo is a more self-doubting character than in previous incarnations. The remaining Turtles and Splinter are forced to continue the fight, but even with the aid of Casey Jones, the odds are against them. Spoilers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #44 This week’s issue, “Attack on Technodrome, Part 4,” includes a battle that leads to the death of Donatello at … These students seemed to have an "extended family" relationship with the Turtles, Bob in particular referring to them as uncles. Leonardo is once again sensitive, caring, and humorous in this adaption but he now appears much more bossy and controlling. Can someone PLEASE help me on how to make April to notice me?! April finds him in Central America and while he was hesitant to return to New York City, he does at the right time to take on a new force of evil. In their single player ending, Krang had sent them to the world where the war between the Insurgency and Regime was taking place. Also this is a continuation of Shelled up. By chanting the incantation and making the right hand seals, Leo is fully capable of revitalizing his inner strength and counteract even the most lethal of poisons and venom of "the healing hands." This incarnation of Leo is a 14 year old twin (Donnie is his younger twin brother).Leo is quick-witted and strategic by nature, and also initiatively leads his brothers whenever something has happened to Raphael (who is the group's de facto leader throughout the first two seasons). Plus more, like toys, the MCU, and Star Wars. Despite the fact the other three turtles have added traits in this series, Leonardo is almost completely normal but now has blue eyes. When the cartoon series starts out, he is shown with having a very level head, akin to his leadership qualities in the comic. Leonardo firmly believes it's his ninja duty to protect all people. Leonardo is beaten by Raphael, who throws Leonardo through the wall of the barn and leaves alone. After training sessions with "the Ancient One" he developed an intuitive/psionic-like ability to see what has previously transpired by "allowing thought to flow out and within.". Theodoreforsythe33. You have to remember, Leo never goes full strength with Raph, and you cannot include sparing matches, due to the fact that sparring matches are not to the death. He is the most skilled, the most serious, the most spiritual, the most disciplined and the most in-line with Splinter's teachings and thoughts. Leonardo's vision of the world is perhaps wider than Raph's. In the City at War storyline (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (vol. The team loses their leader; their rudder. Read Leo from the story Tmnt Death by Culber_Stamets (Jennifer Sandra Guy) with 383 reads.Donnie and Raph bury their baby brother next to their father. In the third part of the first season episode series "Return to New York", he cuts the Shredder's head off in a one-on one-duel in Shredder's domain. The Turtles also help the Utroms acclimate to life on Earth and work alongside the Foot Clan as security. #boyfriend #boyfriendscenarios #love #teenagemutantninjaturtles #tmnt. You Have Been Warned.. Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were raised by a warrior rat in the sewers of … I accurately guessed Donatello was the deceased, but that’s not to say I wasn’t impacted by said death. The only thing I can't figure out is to get our friend April to notice me. The Archie Comics' Shredder was heavily based on the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. Which team of teenage heroes work together will win? Leonardo engages in a bloody battle with Shredder that spills out onto the rooftop of the building. His death served as a motivation for two of his brothers. In the end, the building catches fire and the police arrive, but they secretly escape to Northampton. @EarthNerdAdkins. It seems every … At times, Leonardo is shown to be very hard on himself, as he feels that a lot is expected of him. In this series, Leonardo was portrayed by Gabe Khouth and voiced by Michael Dobson. None of this is to say that Donnie is expendable. After a great battle,Michelangelo or known as Midnight are now be good with his brothers,but not going back.He will stay with the Foot Clan until 2 years has passed,Midnight has been show that he using bow and arrows, and Twin knife chains.His arm with black warps are removed and are replaced with iron armor. And they could be from the future. The Archie Comics series initially began as an adaptation of 1987 animated series, so Leonardo was naturally portrayed like his animated counterpart. Every battle hereon out, if not before, carries with it this reality, this gravitas. Wiz: ninjas aren't THAT cool. Leonardo also made a couple of appearances in the 2012 series in the episode, The Manhattan Project. He is often depicted wearing a blue bandanna. Hamato was overjoyed to find four new friends, and welcomed the turtles into his home. She and Leonardo dueled to a standstill before she resorted to a trick sword to knock him out. Shredder kidnapped me, but I was saved by the turtles and taken home. Leonardo only leaves when he learns that his family is in danger, a result of Karai's vengeance, which destroys the lair and presumably eliminates them. As his weapons are dual katanas, he is proficient in "the ways of the sword" and basic knife-throwing techniques. Leonardo is the leader of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. What if Raph had died? Leonardo is the eldest brother and the leader of the group. Four of his top students were depicted: Nobuko, possibly his love interest; Miles, a young black man; Carmen, a Latina woman and possibly his love interest; and Bob, an anthropomorphic baboon. You kill Mikey, and the exclamations become, “How do you kill that turtle?!”. One of Leonardo's most prominent qualities is his determination to believe in the good and the best in people, even potential enemies; such as Karai. He becomes bitter and increasingly stern with himself and adopts a greatly aggressive personality, which has been likened to Raph's previous impulsive and hotheaded ways on many occasions. From their final battle with the Shredder, Leonardo was the only Turtle to sustain truly lasting damage; part of his shell on his upper left shoulder had its edge shorn. He was voiced by actor Jason Biggs up until "The Wrath of Tiger Claw", Dominic Catrambone for the remainder of the second season, and Seth Green beginning in the third season. Spoiler alert! He embodies innocence and free spirit; you can’t snuff that out and get away with it. Cam Clarke reprised his role as Leonardo for the cameo. Raph is always running off or stepping out to blow off some steam and getting into trouble. He and the other turtles along with Casey and April are seen through a portal by their 2012 counterparts walking on a road and he made a speaking cameo along with the other turtles at the end of the episode when a space worm from the 2012 dimension started terrorizing the street. When they met the second time, she tried to convince him to join her as "ninja for hire", but he refused. He, like his brothers, was astonished at the return of the Foot but he found that their current homelessness due to their last battle was a more pressing issue and soon he convinced his brothers that they needed to move. Leo returns Gunjin in episode 12 "Enter the Dragons" when Faraji returns to help battle the Tengu Shredder, because he believes the sword truly belongs to Faraji. Raph states in the comic that he was tired of waiting for disaster to fall on his family and tired of fighting aliens while people in their own neighborhood are being mugged and murdered. - The best place on earth for nerds. 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