Characters: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Mirage Publishing)
Characters created for the original comic book incarnation of the turtles who never made it to the adaptations. For tropes relating to characters who also appeared elsewhere, please visit the franchise character page. Note: While all the characters here are technically adapted out, please note it only if the story they appear in was adapted without them in it.
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The daughter of Casey Jones' first wife, who was raised collectively by Casey, April, Splinter and the Turtles after her death.
- Action Girl
- Anti-Heroine: In Tales of the TMNT #69.
- Black Sheep: In Tales of the TMNT #69.
- Future Badass: In Tales of the TMNT #69.
- Goth: During her early teen years.
- Happily Adopted
- Morality Adjustment: Tales of the TMNT #69.
- Parental Abandonment: Her biological mother, Gabrielle, died giving birth to her; her biological father is out of the picture for unknown reasons.
- Scars Are Forever: Her future self sports a scar through her left eye.
- Took a Level in Badass: Although she was always able to hold her own, her skills have taken a marked leap by the time we see her future self.
Casey Jones' first wife and Shadow's biological mother.
- Combo Platter Powers: She can fly, shoot energy, possesses a “sensing sense” and is super-strong. After she is revealed to be Native American, she also gains a slew of dream and nature-related powers.
- Killed Off for Real
- Magical Native American / Captain Ethnic: Although her initial appearance treat her as just another super-hero, future ones brings her Native American heritage to the forefront, making it, via retcon, the basis of her powers and outlook.
- Race Lift: Originally coded as white, the character was made a Native American in her second major appearance.
- Superheroes Wear Tights: Radical wears a skintight white bodysuit, even after she denies being a super-hero.
Radical's archenemy, a demon-looking human with the ability to take on aspects of his surroundings.
- Archenemy: To Radical.
- Elemental Shapeshifter: He can take properties of things he has touched.
- From Nobody to Nightmare: Much like Radical, he was a normal person who gained superpowers after he was struck by a freak lightning bolt.
- Killed Off for Real: Thanks to Leonardo's well-timed prayer to Coyote, he is tricked to take the properties of water, causing him to die.
A leech who mutated and gained sentience after it got a taste of Raphael's blood. Its continuous feeding on him caused Raphael to de-evolve back to a normal turtle, which forced his brothers to chase after the culprit.
- The Dragon: For the Old Man River, who lets it to has its way as long as he gets to study the turtles' mutant properties.
- Extra Eyes: It has six eyes.
- Heroic Build: Feeding on its human victims gave Bloodsucker a muscular physique.
- Hungry Menace: It is motivated by its need for more blood.
- Take Over the World: Bloodsucker's continued feasting on humans makes him dream of entire world being his game preserve.
The Foot Clan
Oroku Saki's older brother, and the third leg of the Love Triangle involving Tang Shen and Hamato Yoshi.
- Adapted Out: Nagi remains the only character from the original comic book never to be appear in any other incarnation. His role is usually taken by Saki or other suspiciously similar substitutes.
- Back from the Dead: He returns as ghost haunting Tang Shen's house until he is exorcised.
- If I Can't Have You: Nagi beats Tang Shen when she chooses Yoshi.
- Posthumous Character
One of Karai's lieutenants, with a particular hate-on for Leonardo.
- Crusading Widower: His wife was killed by a random bullet, and he eventually joined the Foot in order to track down her killer.
- Friendly Enemy: Although he's openly antagonistic against Leo, he has no problem with sharing drinks with Raph.
- Scars Are Forever: Leo scars him as punishment after he kills his wife's killer.
Member of a splinter faction of The Foot, who goes undercover as a police officer and later serves as liaison with other crime groups.
A scientist who regularly puts his life on the line FOR SCIENCE!!