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'80s And '90s Cartoon Enemies Become BFFs In This Illustrated Series

If ever life needed to imitate art, now's the time.

  • <p><em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em>' Raphael and Bebop</p>
  • <p><em>G.I. Joe</em>'s Duke and Cobra Commander</p>
  • <p><em>The Real Ghostbusters'</em> Egon Spengler and The Boogieman</p>
  • <p><em>The Toxic Crusader</em>'s Toxie and Dr. Killemoff</p>
  • <p><em>The Pirates of Dark Water</em>'s Ren and Bloth</p>
  • <p><em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em>' Splinter and Shredder</p>
  • <p><em>Skeleton Warriors</em>' Prince Lightstar and Baron Dark</p>
  • <p><em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em>' Michelangelo and Krang</p>
  • <p><em>The Thundercats</em>' Lion-O, Snarf, and Mumm-Ra</p>
  • <p><em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em>' Leonardo and Rocksteady</p>
  • <p><em>Jem and the Holograms</em>' Jem and Pizzazz</p>
  • <p><em>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles</em>' Donatello and Baxter Stockman</p>
  • <p><em>She-Ra: Princess of Power</em>'s She-Ra and Hordak</p>
  • <p><em>DuckTales</em>' Scrooge McDuck and the Beagle Boys</p>
  • <p><em>The Real Ghostbusters'</em> Winston Zeddemore and The Sandman</p>
  • <p><em>The Real Ghostbusters'</em> Ray Stantz and Citizen Ghost Ray Stantz</p>
  • 01 /16

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Raphael and Bebop

  • 02 /16

    G.I. Joe's Duke and Cobra Commander

  • 03 /16

    The Real Ghostbusters' Egon Spengler and The Boogieman

  • 04 /16

    The Toxic Crusader's Toxie and Dr. Killemoff

  • 05 /16

    The Pirates of Dark Water's Ren and Bloth

  • 06 /16

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Splinter and Shredder

  • 07 /16

    Skeleton Warriors' Prince Lightstar and Baron Dark

  • 08 /16

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Michelangelo and Krang

  • 09 /16

    The Thundercats' Lion-O, Snarf, and Mumm-Ra

  • 10 /16

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Leonardo and Rocksteady

  • 11 /16

    Jem and the Holograms' Jem and Pizzazz

  • 12 /16

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Donatello and Baxter Stockman

  • 13 /16

    She-Ra: Princess of Power's She-Ra and Hordak

  • 14 /16

    DuckTales' Scrooge McDuck and the Beagle Boys

  • 15 /16

    The Real Ghostbusters' Winston Zeddemore and The Sandman

  • 16 /16

    The Real Ghostbusters' Ray Stantz and Citizen Ghost Ray Stantz

Imagine there’s no beef between your favorite cartoon heroes and their mortal enemies—a place where Lion-O and Mumm-Ra can share a laugh over a bowl of cereal or Jem and Pizzazz can dish about cute boys in teen rag harmony.

Your visionary for world (cartoon) peace is artist Matthew Skiff.

Skiff’s series Best Friends taps your ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia to pair the unlikeliest of BFFs: Splinter and Shredder, She-Ra and Hordak, Michelangelo and Krang—it’s basically party pics from the dopest peace treaty ever signed.

Check out more of Skiff’s work in the slideshow above and head over to his website to buy a few for yourself.

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