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Once more comic books are considered cannon and comics characters are jumping to new formats. This time it’s Power Rangers, as BOOM! has announced that the Lord Drakkon and Black Dragon characters from their Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic will be making the jump to video games in Power Rangers: Legacy Wars. If you have Legacy […]
Forget about all that there is to see at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, what about all that there is to buy? Prepare to shout at unsuspecting vendors “Shut up and take my money” (which The Beat doesn’t condone) after you see some of these standouts among the piles of convention exclusives. Just about everyone […]
BOOM! is doing something a little different with October’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #20. They’re revealing the 1969 version of the Power Rangers and their defense against a moon attack. (And yes, 1969 was the year Neil Armstrong took “one small step.”) Call it “Power Rangers ’69” or perhaps “Power Rangers: The Previous Generation,” either way […]
The upcoming Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers (or just Power Rangers, as they’re now known) remake got some heat for whitewashing Rita Repulsa, but it’s opening up in a different way with what’s being called the first openly LGBTQ characters in an action movie: SPOILERS BELOW so beware: During Power Rangers’ second act, there’s a scene […]
by David Carter Greetings, sales charts fans! It’s time once again to look at DC’s sales figures. Still no sign of the Diamond end-of-year numbers for 2016; according to comics sales figures guru John Jackson Miller they are still forthcoming, though indefinitely delayed. One they are (finally) made available I’ll adjust the figures in the […]
Hello everyone! This week’s big number #1 is the battle of two big toy chest franchises. Justice League/Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1 Story: Tom Taylor Art: Stephen Byrne Letters: Deron Bennett Cover: Karl Kerschl Publisher: DC Comics,Boom Studios! Justice League/Power Rangers is the second in a series of crossovers between […]
In a few short months, the brand new Power Rangers film will be in theaters. Ahead of the film’s March 24 release date, BOOM! Studios has announced a softcover original graphic novel that that has a swiftly approaching March 29 release date. Power Rangers: Aftershock is a follow-up original graphic novel that following the heroes […]
Not a great start for this franchise relaunch!
The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are a lot of things, but in their current form, they aren’t quite as accessible to the millennials that grew up with the franchise. After a fan-film depicted a grim and gritty version of the Power Rangers, many sought out a more balanced representation of the characters that still appealed to […]