News – Power Morphicon 2018 – Date, New Location and First Guest Announcement

Power Morphicon 2018

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!

Will we see you there? Check out our past PMC Survival Guide episode!

Source: Official Power Morphicon

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In this episode we continue our Boom Studios Mighty 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!

Missed Part 1 of our Boom Studios review? Listen here.

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 087 – Ranger Merch Review – Boom Studios Power Rangers Comics Part 2 – Issues 6-11

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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).

Pre-order now at your local comic book store. Fans can find their nearest comic book store by using http://findacomicshop.com or http://comicshoplocator.com.

Also available wherever books are sold, including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In August’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, we remember all the fun times at Power Morphicon with Hassan (@hassanahmed120), Brian (@shukuenshinobi), Kyle (@deadpool_ranger) and Doug (@dougwatchin)!

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?

Pew pew!

Listen now: RCPH Extra Episode 020 : “Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

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:

  • Make it a Lightspeed Rescue
  • ThunderStorm Emergency (Ninja Storm, Dino Thunder, SPD)
  • Dino Super Charge Saban Panel
  • Toys & Collectibles Power Hour – Bandai Panel
  • Operation Pizza Apocalypse – (Jungle Fury, RPM)

A big thanks to everyone we met at the show. The fans are the ones that make events like this possible!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 75: “Ranger Command at Power Morphicon 5” 

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In this episode we review every single issue of Boom Studios Mighty 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.

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 074 : “Ranger Merch Review – Boom Studios Power Rangers Comics”

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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.

Pre-order now at your local comic book store. Fans can find their nearest comic book store by using http://findacomicshop.com or http://comicshoplocator.com.

Also available wherever books are sold, including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

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

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 073 : “Ranger Con Coverage: G-FEST 2016 and PMC News 

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Details on Hyperdrive Pics PMC Video

  • Email: hyperdrivepictures@gmail.com
  • Subject: PMC Group Morph
  • Looking for cosplayers, suits, morphers
  • Include picture of suit, morpher or video

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

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!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 72: “Power Morphicon 5 Survival Guide” 

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

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.

It’s questions time!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 71: “Rangers Potpourri”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In February’s extra episode, brought to you by our supporters on Patreon, we talk about being a newcomer to a fandom and fandoms in general with Zach’s friend Steve.

We discuss the news such as Rick Medina Jr.‘s bail hearing, Power Morphicon guests, Boom! Studio‘s announcement of the Pink Ranger mini series, and wrong K-Mart toy listings.

Then we talk about what fandom means to us, impressions of Power Ranger’s fans, thoughts about the upcoming movie and the one time return of JDF Watch.

Finally, we read your Ranger Nation Answers about what fandom means to you with some VERY insightful and truthful answers.

It’s Fandom time!

Listen now: RCPH Extra Episode 014 : “Ranger Life: I’m a Fandom Outsider”

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POWER MORPHICON ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF GUESTS, CAST FROM KYORYU SENTAI ZYURANGER AND GOSEI SENTAI DAIRANGER TO ATTEND

Pasadena, CA – The three-day event will be held on August 12th-14th, 2016, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Yuuta Mochizuki, best known for his role as Geki, the red Tyranno Ranger, from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, will be making his second appearance at Power Morphicon.

Fellow Zyuranger cast members Seiju Umon , Reiko Chiba, and Takumi Hashimoto will be attending their first Power Morphicon event.

Seiji Umo, known for his role as Goushi, is the (black) Mammoth Ranger.

Reiko Chiba played Mei, the (pink) Ptera Ranger. After Zyuranger, Chiba made her J-Pop debut as a member of Aurora Gonin Musume. Chiba’s voice work includes playing herself in the anime movie Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture and the voice of Cham Cham in the Samurai Showdown video game series.

Takumi Hashimoto played Boi, the (yellow) Tiger Ranger. He later provided the voice of King Ranger, in Chouriki Sentai Ohranger and had a role in Denji Sentai Megaranger as a classmate of the Megarangers.

Appearing for the 1st time at Power Morphicon, Keiichi Wada, best known for his role as Ryo of the Heavenly Fire Star, in Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Wada also played the first Kamen Rider Ryuki, Koichi Sakakibara and Akiba Red (Alternate Timeline) in Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2.

Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger was the basis for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The White Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers originated from Gosei Sentai Dairanger, known as the “Kiba Ranger”.

More information about Power Morphicon can be found online at officialpowermorphicon.com

About Power Rangers

Power Rangers is a live action television series featuring a team of heroes in bright colored costumes, saving the world from evil on a daily basis. The show uses Japanese footage from Super Sentai, “Super” referring to mecha and “Sentai” is the Japanese word for “task force or ”fighting squadron”, produced by Toei Company. The show was first produced by Saban Entertainment, later by BVS Entertainment and as of 2015, by SCG Power Rangers. The very first season of Power Rangers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, debuted on August 28th, 1993.

As of 2015, the franchise has 22 seasons with 19 different themed series and two theatrical films, with a third film  currently in development with Lionsgate, with a January 13th, 2017 release date.

About Power Morphicon

Power Morphicon is a three-day convention held every two years that celebrate Power Rangers and related series such as VR Troopers, Beetleborgs, Kamen Rider, Superhuman Syber Squad, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The three-day event brings in over 7,000 people from all over the world to participate in cosplay events, panels featuring all guests, breakfast with the guests, martial arts classes/demo, prop/FX workshops, and more. Power Morphicon is a local business owned by painter and artist, Scott Zillner, and is an event that is directed by an all volunteer, unpaid staff.

For more information about Power Morphicon, please visit officialpowermorphicon.com