Saban’s Power Rangers, a fresh take on the beloved superhero franchise, finally opens in theaters this week and on Screen Rant we’ll be posting exclusive TV interviews with the cast, an exclusive video about what went into making the film and modernizing its characters, a fun exclusive trip into a virtual reality simulation where we hung out with the cast in a virtual cinema (Zords and all!) and today we’re happy to share an exclusive look at the graphic novel tie-in!
BOOM! Studios provided with us with a wonderful 15-page preview of Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock, our original comic tie-in to the Power Rangers film. As a followup to the blockbuster movie, the book picks up after the end of the film and will go on sale Tuesday, March 28th.
Published by BOOM! Studios, the creatives behind the popular Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic series, Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock is an original graphic novel available for pre-order now. It’s written by Ryan Parrott with art by Lucas Werneck and features a movie photo cover and comic shop exclusive cover (teased up top) by Greg Smallwood.
Retailing for $14.99, Power Rangers: Aftershock hits store shelves 3/28/17 as a full color, 96 page book. Check out the preview page gallery for an exclusive early look at what happens with the Power Rangers after the events of the movie! Some pages in between have been omitted as to not include key plot spoilers.
Power Rangers: Aftershock Official Synopsis:
- From the publisher of the critically acclaimed Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic book series comes a new, original story set in the universe of Saban’s Power Rangers, Lionsgate’s highly anticipated feature film, in theaters March 24, 2017!
- In this explosive, all-new, side story that picks up immediately after the events of the film, the Power Rangers encounter a dangerous new enemy, along with someone else who might be friend, foe… or both.
- Written by Ryan Parrott (Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Batman: Gates of Gotham) and illustrated by artist Lucas Werneck.
SABAN’S POWER RANGERS follows five ordinary high school kids who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove – and the world – is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our heroes quickly discover that they are the only ones who can save the planet. But to do so they will have to overcome their real-life issues and band together as the Power Rangers before it is too late.
Power Rangers movie cast features singer Becky G as Yellow Ranger Trini, Ludi Lin as Black Ranger Zack, Dacre Montgomery as Red Ranger Jason, Naomi Scott as Pink Ranger Kimberly, and RJ Cyler as Blue Ranger Billy, Elizabeth Banks as the villainous Rita Repulsa, Bryan Cranston as Zordon, and Bill Hader as the voice of Alpha 5.
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