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 […]
They fought off monsters, piloted giant robots and netted 100,000 advance units sold to comic book stores! That’s nothing to scoff at nowadays in the sales charts, especially if you aren’t a major publisher. This is precisely why the upcoming Power Rangers comic book from Boom! Studios is something worth celebrating. Announced via Hero Complex yesterday, […]
By Nick Eskey When it comes to collectible toys and popular media merchandise, Entertainment Earth has just about everything. The company first started nearly twenty years ago out of an office and a garage in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, California. Its founders, who were themselves collectors that knew the struggles of finding […]
There is nothing quite like EternalCon. It’s a throwback comics show with longboxes, cartoonists, wrestlers, Star Trek Cast members, toys and masks…all set in an aviation museum, namely the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, LI. This year’s event expanded quite a bit from last year, and artists alley was set up in the actual museum, so you could wander around and buy a comic from Greg Pak and then look at a Spitfire, or buy some old books while perusing the terrain of Mars. I saw a lot of oddball robotic sculptures dotting the premises and I never figured out of they were part of the con or part of the museum.
Megan Byrd’s been hitting San Diego once more, and collected together photos from Dark Horse, Image, Boom, Felicia Day, various fantastic cosplayers, Hello Kitty, My Little Pony, and SO MUCH MORE! Beat Staff