Were you a big fan of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in the 1990’s? In 1993 a little live-action television series introduced American children to a group of color-coded ordinary teenagers that could transform, or morph, into superheroes fighting to save the world from evil. BOOM! is bringing Might Morphin Power Rangers to comic book form. Issue #0 is set to release early January 2013.
Here’s the description:
Saban’sMighty Morphin Power Rangers make their BOOM! Studios comic debut in this kick-off #0 issue, which sets the stage for the rest of the series. After escaping Rita Repulsa’s mind control, Tommy Oliver, the Green Ranger, joins the rest of the Power Rangers to combat her never-ending evil plans. Any semblance of a normal life is now gone for Tommy, but with his newfound family there lies hope for a brighter path. This issue also includes the short story from the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comics by Mairghread Scott (Toil and Trouble, Transformers: Windblade) and Daniel Bayliss (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons), and the first installment of a Bulk and Skull-centric adventure by Steve Orlando (Midnighter) and Corin Howell (Ben 10).
Keep an eye out for it in January at your local comic book store.