This Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles t-shirt shows Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo ready for action. The shirt reads Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles NYC '84. The Ninja Turtles debuted in Mirage Studios comic books in 1984 as turtles that were exposed to a mutating ooze in New York City. The turtles were trained to be ninjas by a rat named Splinter. The comic inspired a franchise of five television series, six feature films, numerous video games, and a wide range of toys and merchandise. Everyone will immediately know that you are a fan of the heroes in a half shell when you wear this NYC '84 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles T-Shirt!