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No TMNT appearance – but key to the existence of the Ninja Turtles.  Frank Miller’s Ronin six-issue series from DC Comics (released just months prior to TMNT #1) partially inspired Kevin Eastman & Peter Laird to create the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  Ronin’s influence on the TMNT is most notable in the design of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ title/logo, which adopted an identical layout of stacked author/title combination with similar font and large block letters.  This title/logo design was used on most issues of TMNT Vol. I through TMNT #49 and is still one of the most iconic and recognizable Ninja Turtles logos, heavily influencing the Ninja Turtles title design used by IDW Publishing.

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