On the heels of San Diego Comic Con, Power Morphicon 2018 has made its first announcements for THE official Power Rangers convention!
This will be the sixth convention of PMC since 2007, The next Power Morphicon will be held August 17-19, 2018 at their new location at the Anaheim Convention Center. With the new convention space comes more space and more options for hotel packages.
Registration for the convention begins August 1st, 2017. At registration you can pre-order an Exclusive Power Rangers Legacy Action Figure! Details will be announced closer to the registration open date.
Finally, the first guest announcement is none other than Jason David Frank (the original Green Mighty Morphin’ Power Ranger). He will make his one day appearance on Saturday!
On May 25th, Police arrested Matthew Sterling at the Phoenix Convention Center after he made it into the event with multiple weapons, including three guns and a knife. The suspect was allegedly targeting Jason David Frank, the actor who played the Green Ranger in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.
The two Eric’s discuss what happened at Phoenix Comic Con and what this event means for the future of convention safety.
In Episode 94, Eric, Zach and A.P. discuss original Red Ranger actor Austin St. John going into the business of Funko Pop selling and personalized autographs. Our discussion morphs into talking about the greater convention scene, actor’s pricing for convention merchandise and more.
We also cover the latest Power Rangers news including Power Rangers is the number one selling action figure brand (in the U.K.), an update on the Home Media release of the Power Rangers Movie, Lionsgate events coming to California, the first details of the 25th Anniversary plans for Power Rangers and the passing of Tatsuya Nomi, Shishiranger in Gosei Sentai Dairanger.
In April’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Zach and Eric discuss their time at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) with some Power Rangers surprises. They also talk about the latest news in the fandom, including: The original Power Rangers Movie in HD, Upcoming DVD releases, and Boom! Studios new “Go Go Power Rangers” series.
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.
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!
Once again Eric travels to Lexington, Kentucky for the Lexington Comic and Toy Convention, this time with co-host Zach in tow. They discuss their favorite moments of the convention, their con hauls and more. Then, we give you the very best highlights of the Lex Con Power Rangers panels!
We also discuss the news such as Power Morphicon guest announcements, the new Power Rangers movie news and Ninja Steel casting sides.
Below we have included timestamps to make it easier to listen to a specific panel’s highlights.
VR Troopers Mike Hollander – 00:25:00 Jason David Frank Panel – 00:58:15 Johnny Yong Bosch Q&A – 1:20:30 Power Rangers Time Force Panel – 1:47:47 The Ritas Q&A – 2:24:08
In September’s extra episode brought to you by our supporters onPatreon, we assemble the MMPR Movie Reboot Roundtable with Chris aka Kickback (@rankal), R.J. aka Uchi (@animeredneck96) and Lee of The Monkie Grid (@MonkieRanger) to talk about the newest casting sides for the movie… and badly act them out.
We also talk about the latest news in the fandom like the final Power Rangers Dino Charge episode titles, the latest Legacy items found by Morphin’ Legacy and New York Comic Con‘s exclusive Power Rangers vinyl. Then we answer your questions in our Questions from Ranger Nation segment and we read your thoughts on the reboot