A Visual History of April O’Neil, Part 6: Miscellanea

julio 7, 2014 at 9:13 pm (Racism, TMNT, Whitewashing) (, , , , , )

The woman here isn't April, but rather Lucindra, a character who appeared in a couple of non-canon TMNT stories.  Unlike with April, her race is a significant, if subtle, part of her characterization.  Note her skin color.

Note: Not April.

Before we head of to our exploration of the Nickelodeon era–with its three new (white) versions of April, and, more importantly given the subject matter of this series, IDW’s color reprints of old Mirage issues–I want to devote this section to some random stuff: additional images, information on related concepts, and clarifications on some of my thinking on the various topics dealt with here.

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