The Power Rangers Comic is Getting a New Creative Team—and a Wild New Team of Rangers

Since it first began, Boom Studios’ excellent Power Rangers series has been masterminded by writer Kyle Higgins—but that’s about to change. A new creative team is on the way, and the currently-ongoing Ranger mashup event that is Shattered Grid means that some unfamiliar faces are going to be the new Power Rangers for…

The Japanese Show That Saved the Power Rangers Is Coming to America

For the past few years, Shout Factory has been releasing English-subtitled series of Super Sentai, the Japanese shows that get turned into Power Rangers. But for the first time, they’re bringing over a series from before Power Rangers existed—and it’s the show that without which the gigantic, color-coded superhero…

Hasbro Just Bought the Power Rangers Franchise From Haim Saban for an Absurd Amount of Money

Earlier this year, Saban Brands made the surprise announcement that Hasbro was taking over the merchandising license for the Power Rangers franchise in western markets, but as it turns out, that was only the beginning. Today, Hasbro announced that it has agreed to purchase the rights to the entire Power Rangers…

What the US Superhero Entertainment Industry Can Learn From Japan: Capes Are Rad

When you think of a superhero—not a specific character, just the idea of a superhero—chances are he or she is wearing a cape. Capes are one of, if not the, most iconic pieces of superhero iconography around. That is, unless you look at the glut of live-action superheroes we have on TV and film right now, where there…

The Power Rangers Stories You Need to Watch During the Show's Insane 17-Day Online Marathon

Starting today, Twitch is streaming all 23 completed seasons of Power Rangers as one of the most absurd marathon binge-watches in recent memory. If you, perhaps, don’t have the time to watch 17 days worth of television, then we’re here to help with a few suggestions for the episodes you absolutely need to watch (or…

South Korea's Power Rangers Spinoff Show Is Going Above and Beyond

Last week, we told you about the weird case of Korea’s first fully-fledged adaptation of Super Sentai—Power Rangers: Dino Force Brave, an original continuation of the Japanese show that would be adapted into Power Rangers: Dino Charge here in the West. Well, now there’s footage from the new show, and it’s even weirder…

For The First Time Ever, the Next Super Sentai Series Has Been Made With Input From America

Although the Power Rangers and Super Sentai franchises have been forever linked since Power Rangers began 24 years ago, the Western side of things has never had creative input on the making of the Japanese show—it has simply been left to create its own series out of Super Sentai footage. That’s changing this year.

Secret Origins Of The Japanese Superhero Show That Became Power Rangers

If you look at the picture above, you probably think of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, costumed heroes who have been kicking their way across TV in different incarnations for nearly 20 years—but you’d be wrong. These are actually the Zyurangers, the stars of a Japanese TV series that inadvertently spawned a global…