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Donatello
Real Name: Donatello
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Bio:
In the original comic series by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird, Donatello is generally not the "spotlight" character (except perhaps the Mirage Volume 4 comics), but Laird has on occasions announced that Donatello is his favorite Turtle, and Donatello has a large fan following due to his complex personality. He is universally portrayed as something of a geek, is good with technology, and invents many of the gadgets used by the other team members, thereby saving them on countless occasions. Something of a pacifist (although he fights alongside his brothers), he is the most introspective and nonviolent of the Turtles, preferring to use his mind and intellect to find a solution to a problem. Accordingly, his weapon appears less lethal than those of his brothers. He has even stated that he hates guns when he was forced to use one.

In the Mirage Volume One comics, Donatello acted as something of a "right-hand turtle" to Leonardo; both possessed good control over their emotions (unlike their brothers Raphael and Michelangelo). Donatello is almost always commonsensical and compassionate.


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First Appearance: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1984) #1

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Issue Appearances:
Amazing Heroes Swimsuit Special (1990)
Anything Goes! (1986)
Big Bang Comics (1996)
Casey Jones (1994)
CBS Presents Action Zone (1994)
Cerebus (1977)
CreeD / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1996)
Darerat / Tadpole (1987)
Dark Secrets of Infestation 2 (2011)
Digital Webbing Presents (2001)
Donatello The Brain Thief (2009)
Donatello: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (1986)
Flaming Carrot Comics (1988)
Fugitoid (1985)
Gen13 (1995)
Gobbledygook (1986)
Grimjack (1984)
Hero Comics (2009)
How To Draw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1986)
Infestation 2 (2012)
Infestation 2: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Leonardo (1986)
Michaelangelo (1985)
Mighty Mutanimals (1991)
Mighty Mutanimals (1992)
Mirage Mini Comics (1989)
Munden's Bar Annual (1988)
Mysterymen Collected Anthology (1999)
Plastron Cafe (1992)
Pre-Teen Dirty-Gene Kung-Fu Kangaroos (1986)
Quest for Dreams Lost (1987)
Raphael: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle (1985)
Savage Dragon/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Crossover (1993)
Shattered Image (1996)
Shell Shock (1989)
Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987)
Tales of the TMNT (2004)
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1984)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1996)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2011)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness (1985)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1988)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1989)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures (1996)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Animated (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Annual (2003)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cereal (1989)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Classics Digest (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics: Donatello Micro-Series (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics: Leonardo Micro-Series (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics: Michaelangelo Micro-Series (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics: Raphael Micro-Series One-Shot (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Special (2009)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Official Movie Adaptation (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III The Movie: The Turtles Are Back...In Time! (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kevin Eastman Cover Gallery (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Magazin (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Magazine (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Meet The Conservation Corps (1992)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Michaelangelo Christmas Special (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: April (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: Casey Jones (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: Donatello (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: Fugitoid (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: Leonardo (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Microseries: Splinter (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles New Animated Adventures Free Comic Book Day (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Presents: April O'Neil (May East Saga) (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Presents: Donatello and Leatherhead (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Smash-Up (2009)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Utrom Empire (2014)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Villains Microseries (2013)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Collected Book (2009)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Quarter Century Celebration (2009)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics - Donatello (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics - Leonardo (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics - Michelangelo (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Black & White Classics - Raphael (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Challenges (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Secret History of the Foot Clan (2012)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection (2011)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History (2014)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (2014)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Warriors of the Forgotten Sewer (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Flaming Carrot Crossover (1993)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Savage Dragon Crossover (1995)
The Comic Relief Comic (1991)
The Last of the Viking Heroes (1987)
The Miami Mice Comic (1986)
The Sakai Project: Artists Celebrate Thirty Years of Usagi Yojimbo (2014)
The Savage Dragon (1993)
The Savage Dragon (1996)
The Savage Dragon / TMNT: Toy Comics (1995)
The Savage Dragon/Destroyer Duck (1996)
The X-Files/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Conspiracy (2014)
TMNT Movie Prequel (2007)
TMNT Mutant Universe Sourcebook (1992)
TMNT: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2001)
TMNT: The Official Movie Adaptation (2007)
Turtle Soup (1987)
Turtle Soup (1991)
Turtlemania (1986)
Usagi Yojimbo (1993)

Movie Appearances:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)

Group Affiliation(s):
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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