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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: JENNIKA II #2 combines elements of mystery and action stories in astounding fashion.
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Review: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: JENNIKA II #2 Uncovers A Mutant Town Mystery

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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: JENNIKA II #2, available in stores on Wednesday, December 2nd, dives deeper into the mysteries of Mutant Town. Seeking to keep the community away from the media, Jennika attempts to draw attention away from a violent new mutant. But when another monstrous creature joins the fray, the solo warrior may need help from Ivan.

Story

Jennika and Ivan appear to have their hands full right in the issue’s opening pages. Readers are well aware of the struggles mutant citizens have faced in their new lives, but none of these involved vicious monsters.

 

Readers will follow Jennika and Ivan through the streets of New York’s Mutant Town as they look to uncover this mystery. They’ll find townspeople with rich personalities, many of whom tell tales of “shadow people” who use strange drugs underground. Could the out-of-control mutants be connected?

Brahm Revel’s writing combines elements of mystery and action stories in astounding fashion. Each panel opens up new questions, making us anxious to find out what lies in store for Jennika.

Artwork

Revel’s penciling and ink work, coloring, and lettering work well together to create an engaging visual representation of this story. The sleek lines outlining Jennika are contrasted with the jagged, bulky masses of her assailants. We also loved how her yellow hues brought attention to her action sequences against darker backgrounds. In addition,  the fonts add to the high-intensity scenes with onomatopoeia words.

Conclusion

TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: JENNIKA II #2 opens up new possibilities, and new dangers. Readers will find themselves drawn into the narrative more so than ever before.

Who do you think the “Shadow People” are? Let us know in the comments below!

Corey Patterson
A comic book nerd and reviewer with a special interest in the underlying themes of superhero, sci-fi and fantasy stories. He enjoys writing for Monkeys Fighting Robots, Pop Culture and Theology and other publications.