In August’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, Eric and Zach answer a lot of listener submitted questions. We cover questions on the Future of the Franchise, Collecting Power Rangers Merchandise, The Show and Adaptations, Power Morphicon and more!
Should another company invest in adapting Tokusatsu shows in the US? Where do we think Power Rangers will be in 5 years? What would happen if we had control of Bandai or Saban Brands for a year? How would we improve the toyline? Are Bandai Legacy Helmets too big? What’s our Ranger Dream Team?
Find out in “Ranger Answers!” It’s all leading up to (regular) Episode 100… coming soon!
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!
In this episode we continue our Boom StudiosMighty Morphin’ Power Rangers comics review 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 dive right into issues six through eleven and talk all about The Black Dragon arc and the standalone issue ten that focuses on Billy Cranston. The twists and turns are epic! Spoilers ahoy as we fire our finger cannons to the moon!
Like our review? MIGHTY MORPHIN’ POWER RANGERS VOL. 2 (collecting issues #5-8) will be released March 14, 2017 in comic book stores and bookstores.
The Power Rangers face their most powerful threat yet.
As Rita enacts her plans for world domination, the Rangers are left powerless and without Zordon to call on. This is the greatest threat they have ever faced and the world hangs in the balance. Enter the age of the Black Dragon from writer Kyle Higgins (Nightwing, Batman Beyond 2.0) and artist Hendry Prasetya (Power Girl).
Continue the adventure with the untold origin of the Green Ranger illustrated by guest artist Thony Silas (Batman Beyond 2.0), and the ongoing hijinks of Bulk and Skull from writer Steve Orlando (Supergirl) and artist Corin Howell (Bat-Mite).
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 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 “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.