The Unpainted Unproduced Test Shot of WATER SPITTING QUARRY with push button action!

First of all, a 2005 TMNT Quarry figure, mint on card is next to impossible to find. They only released estimated 1000 figures and half of those were ordered from stores and half of those half were opened and played with or whatever… Quarry is considered one of the rearest figures in existence for TMNT collectors.

here we go…

2003tmntquarryspittingprototype_015This is very special to me and I wanted to share with my fellow shellheads: I proudly present to you: The Unpainted Unproduced Test Shot of WATER SPITTING QUARRY with push button action!

In 2004 playmates planned to make three monsters with action features: Razor Fist with pop up spikes, Stone Biter with biting jaws, and Quarry with Acid Spitting Action. Two of those figures were released on their 2004 cards with their actions. Quarry was not released until late 2005 in very very small numbers and the push button water spitting feature had been removed from the design. Playmates Toys was having QC checks failing and could not deliver a working production model in time so the figure was never released. This figure came from the original Japanese toy factory (most likely an employee) and was sold in 2008 to a buyer in the United States.

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2003 TMNT Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Playmates Toys - Mirage Studios Unproduced Prototype TEST SHOT Unpainted 6" Figure of QUARRY with mouth hole and push button mechanism on back under flexible rubberized hair.

2003 TMNT
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Playmates Toys – Mirage Studios
Unproduced Prototype TEST SHOT
Unpainted 6″ Figure of QUARRY with mouth hole and push button mechanism on back under flexible rubberized hair.

 

New eBay store link is up: “TMNTToys” by thekaptainmyke

 

New ebay store link is up now.  You can type it in your browser as: http://stores.ebay.com/TMNTToys .

Know a shellhead?  Get ’em a truly valuable and vintage original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mint on card action figure.  Just in time for Christmas shopping!  Free shipping to anywhere in the continental United States of America!  I will ship globally to anywhere in the world.  Shipping charges will apply to international orders.

Thank you

Myke

 

2016 TMNT Universe #1 Eastman inspired B&W sharpie fan art sketch by KaptainMyke.

2016 TMNT Universe #1 Eastman inspired B&W sharpie fan art sketch by KaptainMyke. I thought it'd make a great cover art piece.

2016 TMNT Universe #1 Eastman inspired B&W sharpie fan art sketch by KaptainMyke.

1988 OFFICIAL TMNT TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLE FORCE FAN CLUB KIT Mail-away Exclusive – Complete, Open

This was the original fan club you would receive if mailed in the fan club form only offered in the original 1988 release rubber soft head Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

This was the original fan club kit you would receive if mailed in the fan club form only offered in the original 1988 release rubber soft head Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

1988 Original OFFICIAL TMNT
TURTLE FORCE FAN CLUB KIT #3390
Complete, Open

This was the original fan club kit you would receive if mailed in the fan club form only offered in the original 1988 release rubber soft head Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from either Donatello, Michaelangelo, Raphael, or Leonardo.

This is a complete yet opened fan club kit, serial number #3390.

Includes the following in the Fan Club:

Welcome Letter:

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Welcome Letter

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Welcome Letter

 

Official Turtle Force Wall Certificate and Membership card #3390

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Official Turtle Force Wall Certificate and Membership card #3390

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Official Turtle Force Wall Certificate and Membership card #3390

Limited Edition mini TMNT comic book (Street Collector’s Edition #1 – raw ungraded)

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4″ yellow “Mutant Power” color TMNT sticker

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Official Turtle Force 4″ yellow "Mutant Power" color TMNT sticker

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Official Turtle Force 4″ yellow “Mutant Power” color TMNT sticker

Royal Blue “Heroes in a half shell” Eastman and Laird art 22″ x 22″ TMNT bandanna

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Royal Blue "Heroes in a half shell" Eastman and Laird art 22″ x 22″ TMNT bandanna

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Royal Blue “Heroes in a half shell” Eastman and Laird art 22″ x 22″ TMNT bandanna

original packet mailing envelope:

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Kit original packet mailing envelope

1988 Turtle Force Fan Club Kit original packet mailing envelope

IDW TMNT Universe #1 Sketch Cover of KRANG

2016 IDW TMNT UNIVERSE #1 Full Page Color Sketch Cover Variant of KRANG by Michael Frederik Sorensen. Done with black sharpie and oil pastel crayons. Sprayed with Clear Seal.

2016 IDW TMNT UNIVERSE #1 Full Page Color Sketch Cover Variant of KRANG by Michael Frederik Sorensen. Done with black sharpie and oil pastel crayons. Sprayed with Clear Seal.

Today in the mail I received my blank sketch cover of 2016 IDW TMNT Universe #1. I was inspired and decided to sketch a close up of Krang’s face. One thing led to another and here you go. I used a black sharpie and some oil pastel crayons. I then sprayed it with a clear sealant. What do you think? I might sell it on ebay if anybody is interested.

Before submitting the final cover art to CBCS for grading and encapsulation, I went back over it with more inking and sharpie.  I then added a tone of green and purple light sources from both sides of Krang’s face.  The comic book was submitted for a yellow label graded book at CBCS in Clearwater, FL in late September.  I should get the book back by early January 2017.  Which do you like more?  Here is the final submitted book:

2016 IDW TMNT Universe #1 Sketch Cover of Krang Final Cover Art by KaptainMyke

2016 IDW TMNT Universe #1 Sketch Cover of Krang Final Cover Art by KaptainMyke