We never wanted to see our fearsome turtle warriors like this.
Broken, defeated and anguished, with their heroic turtling days numbered.
Artist Joao Dias Pires has created these incredible, moving, images, under the banner of "Goodbye, My Brothers", speculating on what the Ninja Turtles would look like having lost the other members of their gang in a "final battle".
Michelangelo looks so upset that even a pizza wouldn't cheer him up; if you can think of anything more gloriously depressing than this, please be sure to not let us know.
(Images: Joao Dias Pires)