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FIRST LOOK: Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic series!

July 18th, 2019 by Marc Comments

While the comic book industry does seem to be in dire straits at the minute, it seems that fans still love a good crossover.

The newest one… Power Rangers and the Turtles.

The Turtles have, more recently, met Batman and the Ghostbusters, so they’re no strangers to these crossover events and, in fairness, they seem to fit in just fine with anyone they meet.

And at that we have Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (of 5) will be written by Necessary Evil writer Ryan Parrott and will be drawn by Beyond The Grid artist Simone di Meo, and will have the two teams attempting to survive a world where Shredder and the Green Ranger have combined forces.

The series will boast a main cover by Power Rangers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer artist Dan Mora, and the series will also feature Turtle Ranger Helmet variant covers by Mighty Morphin Power Rangers cover artist Goni Montes. For Parrott, this is a surreal dream and quite a difficult secret to keep.

“Honestly, I’m pretty certain keeping this project a secret has taken years off my life. These two iconic franchises were my TV parents, each teaching me valuable life lessons thirty minutes at a time. The Power Rangers and the Ninja Turtles are too insanely awesome not to bring together. I mean, they’re both color-coded teenage martial artists who fight monsters! It just makes too much sense!” said writer Ryan Parrott. “A huge thank you to Hasbro and Nickelodeon for letting me play with so many of their wonderful toys, as it is truly an honor to be a part of such an exciting crossover. I’m the luckiest kid in the world, and I cannot wait for you all to see what we’ve been putting together.”

This is an event that will have a far reach and should be another big hit for IDW.

Will you be picking it up as a wee early Christmas gift? I’m pretty sure I will…

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 hits comic stores on December 4th.

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….