Boom! Studios has announced Ranger Academy, an all-new comic book series set in the Power Rangers universe.
Boom! Studios/Ranger Academy Official Press Release
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 17, 2022) – BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) a global branded entertainment leader, announced today RANGER ACADEMY, a MORPHINOMINAL new series for fans of all ages in the highly acclaimed and beloved Power Rangers comic book universe, written by author Maria Ingrande Mora (Fragile Remedy, The Immeasurable Depth Of You), illustrated by artist Jo Mi-Gyeong (Eve, Beastlands), and debuting with a free extended first look in a Free Comic Book Day special issue in May 2023.
Power Rangers fans, get ready to enroll in an exciting new adventure in RANGER ACADEMY, a brand new Power Rangers comic book series set to launch in 2023. RANGER ACADEMY 2023 FCBD SPECIAL will feature a special sneak peek at the upcoming series with a first look at some brand new characters and familiar faces…
RANGER ACADEMY 2023 FCBD SPECIAL, featuring cover art by fan-favorite artist Miguel Mercado (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), arrives in comic shops worldwide on Free Comic Book Day, May 6, 2023.
Currently, Power Rangers is celebrating 29 continuous years on the air, making it one of the longest-running kids’ live-action series in television history, with over 900 episodes aired to date. Created by Haim Saban and launched in 1993 with Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, the series launched its 29th overall season in Spring 2022, with season two of “Power Rangers Dino Fury,” which airs exclusively on Netflix in the U.S. Recently on National Power Rangers Day, the 30th season “Power Rangers: Cosmic Fury” was also announced to debut in 2023.
RANGER ACADEMY 2023 FCBD SPECIAL is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including BRZRKR by Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt, and Ron Garney; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo; Eve by Victor LaValle and Jo Mi-Gyeong; The Many Deaths of Laila Starr by Ram V and Filipe Andrade; Wynd by James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas; Basilisk by Cullen Bunn and Jonas Scharf; Grim by Stephanie Phillips and Flaviano; Briar by Christopher Cantwell and Germán García; Stuff of Nightmares by R.L. Stine and A.L. Kaplan; The Approach by Jeremy Haun, Jason A. Hurley, and Jesus Hervas; Damn Them All by Simon Spurrier and Charlie Adlard; Behold, Behemoth by Tate Brombal and Nick Robles; and the upcoming Specs by David M. Booher and Chris Shehan; Once Upon a Time at the End of the World by Jason Aaron, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Leila del Duca, and Nick Dragotta; Know Your Station by Sarah Gailey and Liana Kangas; and A Vicious Circle by Mattson Tomlin and Lee Bermejo. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties, including Dune: House Harkonnen from Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, and Michael Shelfer; Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Melissa Flores and Simona Di Gianfelice; and Magic from Jed McKay and Ig Guara.
Print copies of RANGER ACADEMY 2023 FCBD SPECIAL will be available for FREE on May 6, 2023 exclusively at participating local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one).
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About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—the company has produced bestselling, award-winning original work, including Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR, Something is Killing the Children, and Lumberjanes, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Dune, Magic: The Gathering, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and The Jim Henson Company properties. R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond, based on bestselling BOOM! graphic novel series, is currently streaming on Disney+. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through a first-look relationship with Netflix including the upcoming animated TV series Mech Cadets in 2023. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.
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Source: Boom! Studios