Comic Book Is Set in the Universe of Saban’s Power Rangers Feature Film
Los Angeles, Calif. (March 24, 2017) – 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 goes on sale March 28 in bookstores and March 29 in comic book shops.
From the publisher of the critically acclaimed, best-selling Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic book series comes an explosive, all-new, side story that picks up immediately after the events of the feature film, Saban’s Power Rangers. In the original graphic novel, the Power Rangers encounter a dangerous new enemy, along with another character who might be friend, foe or both. Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock is written by Ryan Parrott (Star Trek: Starfleet Academy, Batman: Gates of Gotham) and illustrated by artist Lucas Werneck.
Saban’s Power Rangers: Aftershock is an original graphic novel which retails for $14.99 and goes on sale March 28 in bookstores. In addition to the regular mass market movie cover release, comic book shops had the opportunity to order a Diamond Previews exclusive variant cover edition featuring an art cover by Greg Smallwood (Moon Knight), which will be available beginning March 29 in comic book shops.
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 the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Adventure Time and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox in film and with Fox Television. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.
About Saban’s Power Rangers
Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, “Power Rangers” quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who morph into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.