I was going to hold this post a little longer to avoid spoilers, but the internet is already spoiling you all, so there you have it.
My official design of Herman the Hermit Crab for IDW's TMNT debuted this month on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #38
Herman was a tough one. I've looked at gazillions of pictures and videos of Hermit Crabs and these creatures' mouth is something very tricky to translate into a anthropomorphic and expressive character without making it too cartoony. On a side note, it was also kinda of a nostalgic feeling to design him because this > fav.me/d538bgt
< remember? Never saw it? That's ok.