|Out of universe information|
1987 TV series
|Teachers and Students|
is a man who was hired by A. J. Howard
to capture mutants
. He originally believed that all mutants were evil, including the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
. He eventually betrays Howard after realizing his employer's true intentions and that most mutants were friendly after all. Dirk Savage appears in the 1987 animated series
in the episode "Dirk Savage: Mutant Hunter!
Savage possesses slightly more than standard human strength like smash two turlecoms in his bare hands, and has a large array of traps and weapons for hunting, mutants especially.
- Dirk Savage is an obvious parody of the Marvel Comics character Nick Fury.