It's hard for me to say what my favorite 80's property of cartoons or toys would be. In no particular order my top 5 are definitely:
1. GI Joe
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
That's not to take away from other great shows like M.A.S.K., Silverhawks, Voltron, etc... But I think the most memorable properties provided a great toy line to coincide with the cartoon. With the exception of Thundercats, the other 4 I had toys of growing up and at my age in the late 80's when Turtles were huge I was at that perfect age to really get into it.
So any chance I ever get to draw 1 of the above properties, I revel in the nostalgia and really enjoy the chance to draw it.
TMNT- Raphael colors - 424
IDW Publishing is currently putting out a GREAT monthly ongoing Turtles book! IDW has also started collecting the classic comics from the 80's.
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