Splinter Gets Furry in Super7’s TMNT Ultimates Wave 9

Has Splinter gone soft? Sort of. Just like in Playmates’ original line, the rodent master of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles got a refresh from Super7. In TMNT Ultimates wave 9, his body features fuzzy flocked parts. His gi comes in both hard sculpted plastic and soft cloth.

Splinter kicks off a larger-than-usual wave of five figures. For the obligatory hero Turtle, Slam Dunkin’ Don gets all geared up to play a game of street basketball, complete with trashcan hoop and specialized ball-gripping hands. The wave’s villain, Scumbug, is a mutated cockroach man with an army of mini-roaches and poison backpack. Zak the Neutrino hovers in to become an alien ally, with shiny futuristic clothes and shades.

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For wave 9’s piece de resistance, though, we have Wingnut and Screwloose, the TMNT universe’s spoof of Batman and Robin. These alien superheroes hail from a world destroyed by Krang, which is even more messed up than just having parents killed by muggers. So naturally, they’re way more messed-up looking. This deluxe set runs $75, with the larger-than-normal accessorized Scumbug going for $65. The rest hit the usual price point of $55.

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