John Thornton, manager of the Toy Warehouse, poses with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys, in December 1990. Ninja Turtle products, including soft toys, figurines, masks, and ninja slime, were among the top selling Christmas toy products in 1990. The Ninja Turtles had begun as underground comic book characters, going through a variety of incarnations as figurines and cartoon show stars, leading to their own movie in 1990.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Ray Pigney
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