I was spoiled because of my 40th birthday last year and enjoyed a week at the San Diego Comic Con. This year, however, with a reno looming, I was looking for a cheaper and closer option. Narrowing down the options, I had to choose between Chicago’s C2E2 and the Boston Comic Con. C2E2 conflicted with Toronto’s Wizard World so Boston was the choice. My buddy John and I packed up the car last Friday and headed East.
Does anybody really like Michael Bay films? I haven’t really met anyone who thinks Armageddon or any of the Transformers films are actually any good. When it comes to Bay, it’s all big explosions and scantily clad ladies. Now he’s at it again with plans for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film that will completely change the origin of the heroes in a half-shell, an action that has got the entire geek universe up in arms (except for Corey Feldman, who voiced Donatello in the original film as is “IN” if Bay wants him. Of course, if Michael Bay wants Feldman to deliver him a pizza, he’s also “IN”.
On that note, I asked our team of Biff Bam Pop writers to weigh in on his fairly insane plan to turn the turtles into aliens. Here’s what they had to say: