Toy Fair 2019: Power Rangers Lightning Collection from Hasbro

By Nolan P. Smith Photos from Hasbro Pulse It’s morphin time! Hasbro has shown off their new Lightning Collection for the Power Rangers line of action figures. Since acquiring the license, fans have been clamoring to see more, and here it is! Plus, Gamestop gets an exclusive Goldar figure! Who’s on board for this new…Read moreRead more

Bluefin to Showcase Exciting Upcoming Releases for Iconic Pop Culture Properties at Toy Fair 2019

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Bluefin, a Bandai Namco group company and the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, has detailed its exhibit showcase for Toy Fair 2019. Bluefin heads to the toy industry’s largest annual North American trade show with a colorful array of soon-to-be released…Read moreRead more

Best of 2018: Comic Books

By Pastrami Nation Staff It was a great year for comic books in 2018, and it was hard to choose just 5 for the best of the year. With books like Old Man Hawkeye and Black Hammer just missing the cut, as well as the fantastic Friendo and Fearscape, but we had to narrow it…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Announces New York Comic Con 2018 Panel Programming

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios announced today its panel programming schedule for New York Comic Con 2018 to be held at the Javits Center from October 4-7. The publisher will once again occupy booth #1828 near the front of the convention floor, bringing with them special guests including a WWE Superstar, former Power Rangers, best-selling…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Announces POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID Shattered Holofoil Cover

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and Hasbro announced today that MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID #1, the oversized finale to the epic comic book event, will now feature two variants by superstar artist Trevor Hairsine (Captain America, X-Men), including a special “Shattered Holofoil” variant. These two new variant covers are part of the special…Read moreRead more

POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID Collections Program Revealed by BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios is proud to conclude The Road to San Diego, a ten-day spotlight on the most exciting comic book and graphic novel news in advance of Comic Con International in San Diego (July 18-22), with the announcement of collected editions for POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID, the landmark comic book event unfolding…Read moreRead more

Go Go Power Rangers #11 Review: Kimberly Squared

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: Boom! Studios Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Dan Mora Warning: Spoilers below for Go Go Power Rangers #11 and the entire Shattered Grid event. Shattered Grid started with an unlikely death and has been a wild roller coaster ride since. With doppelgängers, multiple Ranger teams, and the Morphin Grid itself at risk,…Read moreRead more

Power Rangers: Shattered Grid Reaches Its Epic Conclusion in August 2018

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands announced today the final chapters of POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID, available at comic shops in August 2018. It’s the beginning of the end as Power Rangers from across time and space come together for one of the biggest battles in any of their histories. Meanwhile, the Ranger…Read moreRead more

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #26 Review

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Nicuolo The epic crossover event “Shattered Grid” continues in Power Rangers #26 from BOOM! Studios. A comic event so big Jason David Frank starred in an online trailer as the fallen Ranger Lord Drakkon. Warning: Spoilers for issues 25 and 26 below. Issue 25…Read moreRead more

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25 Shattered Grid Review- 2 Sides of the Same Power Coin

By Daniel Schwartz Publisher: BOOM Studios Writer: Kyle Higgins Artist: Daniele Di Nicuolo Shattered Grid is an event like no other. A comic event so big, it has its own video trailer starring the Green/White/Red (I think there are some more) Ranger himself, Tommy Oliver as Lord Drakkon. Lord Drakkon is coming! Tommy’s interdimensional doppelgänger…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios Announces WonderCon 2018 Panel Programming Lineup

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce it will exhibit at WonderCon 2018, which will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center, CA, during March 23-25. BOOM! Studios will once again occupy one the most prominent booths on the floor, #1301, and feature a diverse array of signings and exclusive merchandise. Additionally, BOOM! Studios…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation Podcast! Cosplay, Free Comic Book Day, Image Comics, Power Rangers and More!

The Latest Pastrami Nation Podcast is Here! Check out the latest podcast from Pastrami Nation! This time, we talk about cosplay with a local cosplayer, a new hit Image Comics series, the upcoming Free Comic Book Day, and Power Rangers and all of its Krispy Kreme greatness. Check it out! https://soundcloud.com/pastramination/podcast-cosplay-image-comics-free-comic-book-day-power-rangers-and-the-power-of-krispy-kreme

BOOM! Studios Unveils First Look at ‘Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock’ Original Graphic Novel

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Comic Book Is Set in the Universe of Saban’s Power Rangers Feature Film By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and Saban Brands reveal a first look at the original graphic novel, SABAN’S POWER RANGERS: AFTERSHOCK. Set in the universe of Lionsgate’s highly anticipated feature film, Saban’s Power Rangers, releasing March 24, 2017, Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock…Read moreRead more

BOOM! Studios and Madefire Launch BOOM! Studios App

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All-New iOS App Featuring Complete BOOM! Studios Publishing Library By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and Madefire announced today the launch of the BOOM! Studios app, available now on the iTunes App Store and coming soon to Google Play.

Bluefin Opens Pre-Orders for Bandai’s Stunning New Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord

Die-Cast version of the popular Megazord to touchdown in 2017 By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, opens pre-orders for an extraordinary new release as it details Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord. Scheduled for retail release in…Read moreRead more

See the Trailer: Power Rangers Power Up in March 2017

It’s morphin time for Saban’s Power Rangers By Nolan P. Smith Another awesome trailer made its debut in the last few days, that being the return of the Power Rangers! The rangers have been a household name for decades, and in 2017, they come back with a brand new movie, rebooting the franchise. Fans of…Read moreRead more

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 Review- It’s Morphin Time

Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)—When it was announced that Boom! Studios would be bringing the beloved Mighty Morphin Power Rangers franchise back in the comic book format, fans went crazy, and that was before a creative team was even announced. With issue #0, we finally see the finished product, and the inner child…Read moreRead more

Saban Brands and Nucleus Debut ‘Power Rangers’ Exhibit to Celebrate New BOOM! Studios Comic

By Staff Reports To celebrate the release of its new Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic, award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios has teamed up with Nucleus and Saban Brands for the Power Rangers Official Tribute Exhibition. For this unique fan event, Nucleus will be curating brand-new tribute art work along with rarely seen production art from the…Read moreRead more

Comikaze 2013 Wows Fans, Delivers Big Time

By Nolan P. Smith Photographs by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith Pastrami Nation (Los Angeles)– Last weekend’s Comikaze Expo once again took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles, bringing together zombies, movie stars, super heroes and fans alike in celebration of what makes pop culture pop. The event, a fairly new convention…Read moreRead more

SDCC 2012: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Power Rangers

(All pictures were taken by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith-Pastrami Nation) T-U-R-T-L-E Power meets Morphin time! The heroes in a half shell and the Power Rangers were big at SDCC: from their presences at the Nickelodeon booth, to the free IDW TMNT comic that was being handed out, to the cart in the…Read moreRead more

Power Rangers Coming to the San Diego Comic Con!

It’s morphin time! At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Shout! Factory will have on hand a very impressive showing, including a DVD collection for die hard fans of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Only available at the convention, take a look at what Shout has planned: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Complete Series DVD…Read moreRead more