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BOOM! Studios confirms new POWER RANGERS comics!

As their latest pre-SDCC announcement, award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios have announced that – in association with Saban Brands – they will be producing brand new Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comics, starting with a set of exclusive releases at next week’s con.

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Speaking about the announcement, BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon said “At least half of the team here at BOOM! grew up with Power Rangers, so having the opportunity to expand the legacy of this pop-culture icon is a dream come true. We have big, big plans that will build on the core universe of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. We can’t give too much away just yet, but the story we’re kicking off with is vast in scope. Fans of BOOM! know we treat the existing properties we collaborate on with a focus on authenticity and quality. That’s the same sensibility we’re applying here. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers have an awesome fan base and we can’t wait to show them how much fun we’re having.”

Premiering in 1993, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was a live-action children’s television series about a group of ordinary teenagers who “morphed” into superheroes to save the world from evil. Each Ranger was identifiable by their individual Ranger colors: Jason the Red Ranger, Zack the Black Ranger, Trini the Yellow Ranger, Billy the Blue Ranger, and Kimberly the Pink Ranger. A sixth member, Tommy the Green Ranger, joined later in the series. Since Mighty Morphin Power Rangers debuted, Saban’s Power Rangers series has continued airing, now in its 22nd season, Power Rangers Dino Charge. BOOM!’s comic series will focus exclusively on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and appeal especially to those super fans who grew up watching the show in the ‘90s.

The initiative kicks off July 8th at San Diego Comic-Con, where BOOM! Studios will be exhibiting at booth #2229. The publisher will have an assortment of six double-sided, one-page comics in blind bag packaging available for sale. Each comic will focus on one Power Ranger and feature a pin-up image by Spectrum-nominated artist Goñi Montes (RoboCop) on one side, and a one-page comic written by Mairghread Scott (Transformers: Witchblade) and illustrated by Daniel Bayliss (Translucid) on the other side. The six comics are designed to be read as individual parts or can be stitched together to form one full story.


The writer of this piece was: 576682_510764502303144_947146289_nCraig Neilson-Adams (aka Ceej)
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1 Comment on BOOM! Studios confirms new POWER RANGERS comics!

  1. i can wait for the new mighty morphin power rangers comic book series this year now is at comic-con that i never been before so i will until next year of summer 2016 then i will get autograph from the power rangers long live the power rangers forever

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