3/26/09

Let Me Be Your Panda Bear

Panda Khaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnn!!!!!!!!

This here fuzzy dude is Panda Khan.

TMNT Week continues with the Turtle ally with a Samurai theme and a soft, cuddly, lovable mug.

"Who you callin' cuddly?!?!"

His name is Panda Khan. Like Kubla Khan, or Ghengis Khan, or Kobra Khan, or Shaka Khan, or Ricardo Montalban aka Khaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!

11 comments:

  1. This Panda does not look very friendly.

    Celebrities? I'm excited. :)

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  2. I think these are the most beautiful pictures of panda khan ever taken.

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  3. He does look rather grouchy, doesn't he Leon!

    Thanks thesurfingpizza! Although I can't imagine there are a lot of photographs if Panda Khan out there to begin with!

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  4. Is there a back story to Panda Kahn? For some reason he seems the most bizarre, despite all the other weird guys you showed us this week.

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  5. d20 Sapphire - I don't know if the character had any other appearances besides the toy, but i did find the toy statistics/story on www.ninjaturtles.com/toys/1990/panda.htm

    "PORTRAIT OF PANDA KHAN
    The Samurai Bashin' Bear!

    VITAL PANTISTICS:

    Accessories: Dragon's Claws Sword, Battle Axe, Fusion Blaster, Gou Hook
    Birthplace: A small out of the way dimension
    Height: 8'
    Weight: 350 lbs. (that includes all his fur)
    Pet Peeve: People who say, "Who gave you the black eyes?"
    Favortie Battle Hold: Bear hug

    Descended from giant mutant Earth pandas, a thousand years in the future, Panda Khan is the Samurai ruler of a genetically improved tribe of battlin' bears. Leaving his alien world in search of great adventure, Khan boarded a Tong pirate ship and using the ancient art of Ting Zing Pao, time-traveled to Earth, 1990. Landing in the sewers, Panda Khan linked up with the Turtles for an unbearably good time.

    Living by the code of the Khan, Panda Khan "Khantinues" to help the Turtles combat crime and cruelty wherever he finds it. Outfitted with his protective chain mail and samurai armor, Panda Khan's hard for the Foot Clan to bear."

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  6. The story begins... http://www.davegarcia-art.us/shadowofthewest3/pandakhan1.html

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    1. I never knew there was a comic! Thanks for the link Patrick!

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  7. I was wondering is panda khan really a good guy or a villian? Or is he both?

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  8. Did you know that panda khan really started out as a villian?

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    1. I didn't know that. I've only read the story linked here: http://www.davegarcia-art.us/shadowofthewest3/pandakhan1.html

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