Saturday, May 04, 2013

Panini Releases Issue 1 Of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Magazine In The UK

As part of Nickelodeon and Panini's recent worldwide deal for brand new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" merchandise and content, the Nickelodeon Global Publishing division of the world's best kids' brand and the collectibles, digital media, distribution, licensing and publishing company Panini has released the first issue of their all-new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" companion magazine series in the UK! Booyakasha!

The first issue was released on Friday 3rd May 2013 and is available to buy at newsagents and supermarkets around the UK now. Each copy of issue #1 of Panini Magazine's official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazine comes with 3 free gifts - including 6 TMNT trading cards, a limited edition Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trading card game card, and a Ooze Blaster, a Mutant Ninja Water Squirter (water pistol), perfect for the upcoming summer weather! The official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazine costs £2.99 in the UK.

Each issue of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" magazine, which promises to be the perfect magazine for fans of the Nickelodeon show, also features all-new comic strip stories featuring the Heroes in a Half Shell in all new storylines, fact-files and character bios on characters from the series, including The Kraang, Ninja Tasks and Puzzles, colouring in pages, arts and crafts (including Turtle Tags to decorate rooms and school bags), a Ninja Training zone, a Donnie's Design Lab column which details Donatello's inventions (including The tPhone), competitions to win great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles merchandise (including LEGO play sets), exclusive posters, a Mutant of the Month fan-art section, where artistic readers can win Turtles action figures, and much more! Issue one also has a comic strip about how the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" story begun (Hajime)!

The next issue (issue 2) of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazine will be published and released for sale on Thursday 30th May 2013, and will feature how the Turtles go up against an old enemy - the slippery snake-in-the-grass, Snakeweed! Issue 2 will also come with a free Kraangdroid Claw!

Also, Tweeted (posted) by Nickelodeon UK on their official Twitter profile page (@NickelodeonUK):
The brand new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Magazine is out now! 1st issue comes with your very own Ooze blaster!

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Panini launches Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles magazine

Each issue will feature free gift including brand new trading cards with first three copies.

Panini UK has launched the official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Magazine.

Based on the popular children's show, the new title will be a four-weekly, 36-page publication aimed at children aged five to nine.

The magazine launch has already secured significant promotional space in major retail groups and independents while receiving heavyweight TV support across Nickelodeon.

Each issue of the magazine will be cover mounted with a free gift. As a further incentive, the first three issues will giveaway the brand new Turtle Power trading cards and a limited edition card.

Jess Tadmor, head of marketing at Panini, said: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fever is sweeping across the UK.

"Having claimed the number one spot as the official number one new property in the UK, Panini are extremely excited to welcome this leading boys’ brand into our portfolio.”

The launch of the magazine arrives in the same year the brand enjoys success with toys, trading cards, apps and the announcement of the new film.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles airs every Saturday morning on Nickelodeon.

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