After our first (ever) brief hiatus, we are back with a new Rangers Commentary episode! We shift into October with Power Rangers Turbo, “Passing the Torch” parts 1 and 2.
The crew also shifts into the latest news including the Ninja Steel Yellow cast change with Nico Greetham replacing Chantz Simpson and a brief discussion on the latest Saban’s Power Rangers movie news; Zord teasers and Bill Hader’s cast announcement.
This is a commentary episode, meant to serve as an episode commentary like what you would find on a DVD or a Riff track. For maximum enjoyment please watch along with us. We are watching Power Rangers Turbo, episodes 18-19, “Passing the Torch” parts 1 and 2 on Netflix. At the time of recording, this episode was available on Netflix and DVD.
The hiatus is OVER and Eric and Zach are joined by Kevin (@ZeoRed93), Kenn (@TheKennGlenn) and Doug (@dougwatchin) as we review Power Rangers Dino Super Charge episode 9, “Besties 4Eva”, and Episode 10, “Gone Fishin'”. Was Besties one of the best filler episodes or were the writers too busy fishin’? We then read your thoughts of these episodes on our Ranger Nation Answers segment.
The crew also tackles the latest news including an update on “Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History” book, Power Rangers celebrating 23 years, Jason David Frank in a new project, Legacy Figure speculation and Power Rangers spin off ideas.
In the news, we discuss all of the product reveals at PMC 5, the Ninja Steel cast, Super Sentai celebrating 2000 episode with the return of Gokaiger, and space police with the return of Space Sheriff Gavan and Dekaranger.
Then, in our Power Morphicon recap, we discuss the show’s high and low points, our hauls, was the con what we expected and more. In the Ranger Nation Answers segment we find out how many of our listeners are going to a potential PMC 6. Finally, we answer Questions from Ranger Nation by predicting the end credits scene for the upcoming movie and would Power Rangers work as an audio drama?
It’s Power Morphicon 5 time! In this episode, host trekkieb47 gives shout outs to the many friends he saw during the every two years convention we all love. He then reads your favorite moments from the convention in our Ranger Nation Answers segment.
Then we cover some of the biggest panels of the convention, including:
In this episode we review every single issue of Boom StudiosMighty Morphin’ Power Rangers comics released so far with special guest co-host, Jeremy Treece. Jeremy is a Freelance comic book illustrator living in Detroit, Michigan. You can find The Art of Jeremy Treece at www.jeremytreece.com
We also discuss the last round of Power Morphicon Guest announcements at the time of recording and ask your thoughts on the Power Rangers comic series from Boom Studios.
Like our review? MIGHTY MORPHIN’ POWER RANGERS VOL. 1 (collecting issues #0-4) will be released September 14, 2016 in comic book stores; September 20, 2016 in bookstores. Coming in at 144 pages, this softcover collection includes issues 0-4 of the series, cover variants and a foreword by current Power Rangers Ninja Steel Executive Producer, Chip Lynn.
Dive into the first collection of Boom Studio’s best-selling, modern, ongoing Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers series. After escaping Rita Repulsa’s mind control, Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger, joins the Power Rangers to combat the onslaught of evil attacks plaguing Angel Grove. Any semblance of a normal life is gone for Tommy now, but with his newfound family there lies hope for a brighter path.
In July’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, we pick our own team of Real Life Rangers with one of our Patrons, Darren (@DrSciFi).
The hosts come together to pick a team of Power Rangers based on real life people. Actors, celebrities, athletes… who will make the cut? We also read what our listeners picked for their own Real Life Ranger in our Ranger Nation Answers segment. We also answer listener questions in a new Questions from Ranger Nation segment.
We also discuss the latest news including the Power Rangers movie actors in their suits and Legacy figures being released.
In this episode we welcome back Steven Zurita of Hyperdrive Pictures on Youtube. We talk about the new guests at Power Morphicon and Steven announces a new morphing video project to be filmed at Power Morphicon where he needs Ranger Nation’s help!
Then, we read your Ranger Nation Answers on if our listeners have ever watched Godzilla or Ultraman. Finally, Eric covers G-Fest 2016 with panels from Akira Takarada, star of the original Godzilla; Satoshi Bin Furuya, the suit actor of the original Ultraman; and Hiroko Sakurai who played Akiko Fuji in the Ultraman series.
G-FEST is a family-oriented convention which caters to a wide variety of interests within the kaiju genre. It is the largest regular gathering of Godzilla and Japanese monster fans in the world. We want to thank G-FEST for hosting such a great event. For more information you can visit their website at http://www.g-fan.com/, like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/godzillafest and follow them on twitter at @GFEST_GFAN
Join us for a Power Morphicon 5 Survival Guide. With Power Morphicon only a month away, we give you the low down on what to expect at the convention and VITAL tips of every aspect of the con going experience. If you are a seasoned convention pro or a first time con goer, this episode is a must listen.
We also discuss the latest news like Bryan Cranston being announced to play Zordon in the new Saban’s Power Rangers movie, San Diego Comic Con exclusives from Bandai, the Power Rangers Ultimate Visual History book, new Legacy figure images and more!
In June’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, we discuss Power RangersBATTLIZERS with one of our Patrons, Kevin (@kevinmroland1)
From In Space to Dino Super Charge, we talk about every Battlizer (and Mega Battle) in the franchise’s history. What are the Super Sentai origins? Which Battlizers shone brightly? And which ones had Dragon Yo-yos? In the news, we discuss the latest guest announcements for Power Morphicon. Finally, in our Ranger Nation Answers segment, we read your comments on favorite (and least favorite) Battlizers!
In “Rangers Potpourri” we hangout with Chris aka Kickback (@rankal) to answer your listener questions. Find out if we prefer Legacy Figures or Megazords, plans for future episodes and podcasts(?), when we grew out of Power Rangers for the first time, which season we wish we could forget and experience again, what we collect, tips for Power Morphicon, and more!
We also discuss Funko Pop vinyls being released, Chris’ opinions on the Legacy Black and Gold Dragonzord and the Titano Charge Megazord being spotted in the wild.