Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 30th Anniversary Special #1 (Cvr D)
Illustrated by: Various
Written by: Various
Release date: August 30, 2023
*Minor Spoilers Ahead
A landmark celebratory special featuring 5 brand new stories paying homage to the legacy of Rangers with stories by Ryan Parrott (Rogue Sun), Mat Groom (Inferno Girl Red), the original Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger Amy Jo Johnson and Matt Hotson (Titans), and young adult author Maria Ingrande Mora (Fragile Remedy), along with current Mighty Morphin Power Rangers superstar scribe Melissa Flores!
Joining the celebration are returning fan-favorite Power Rangers artists including Hendry Prasteya, Eleonora Carlini, and Marco Renna!
Between a spotlight on Ernie in Angel Grove, Alpha 5’s struggle to find his true purpose, a mind-bending “What If?” story about Tommy’s powers which introduces an all-new alternate universe, an additional tale about his marriage to Kat, and a deeper look at the Ranger Academy, this anniversary issue is truly packed full of content worthy of the 30-year legacy.
Along with 40 pages of brand new morphinominal material, celebrate 30 years of Power Rangers with an additional 24 pages of classic material that fans new and old will be delighted to experience!
Get ready to morph into nostalgia and celebration with the “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 30th Anniversary Special #1,” an absolute powerhouse of a comic that pays a heartfelt tribute to three decades of Ranger greatness! With a star-studded creative team, including writers Ryan Parrott, Melissa Flores, Mat Groom, Amy Jo Johnson, Matt Hotson, Maria Ingrande Mora, and an artistic lineup featuring Hendry Prasetya, Eleonora Carlini, and Marco Renna, this special edition is an essential collector’s item for fans of all ages.
From cover to cover, this issue bursts with love for the Power Rangers legacy. The diverse lineup of creators brings their unique perspectives to five brand-new stories that explore different corners of the Ranger universe. It’s an all-out celebration of what makes the Power Rangers resonate with audiences across generations.
The first thing that catches the eye is the Jo Mi-Gyeong’s stunning Photo Variant cover, instantly invoking memories of the iconic characters that have become part of our lives. And it’s not just a cover that shines; the content within is just as dynamic. Ryan Parrott, the name synonymous with Ranger excellence, delivers an engaging story that spotlights Ernie, an often overlooked character who’s been a comforting presence in Angel Grove.
But the surprises don’t end there. The creative minds behind these tales craft an array of engaging stories, including a mind-bending “What If?” narrative that explores an alternate universe where Tommy’s powers take a different path. Amy Jo Johnson, the original Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger herself, lends her talents to a story that takes us deeper into the lives of these beloved characters, delivering an emotional tale about Tommy’s marriage to Kat.
Dive further into the Ranger Academy, and witness Alpha 5’s journey to find his true purpose – a storyline that adds depth to a character often relegated to the background. With each story, the special seamlessly balances action, emotion, and nostalgia.
With 40 pages of fresh, morphinominal content, this anniversary special invites both new and seasoned fans to relive the magic that has captivated audiences for three decades. But that’s not all – as a special treat, the issue includes an additional 24 pages of classic material that harks back to the beginnings of the Power Rangers phenomenon. It’s a nod to the roots of the franchise and a testament to its enduring appeal.
The “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 30th Anniversary Special #1” is a love letter to fans who have stood by the Rangers through thick and thin. It’s a journey through time, a celebration of legacy, and a reminder of the power of friendship, heroism, and the timeless allure of transforming into something greater. With a diverse range of stories that capture the essence of the Power Rangers, this special issue encapsulates the heart and soul of a franchise that has touched countless lives over the past 30 years.