Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #2

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #2

Writer: Kyle Higgins, Steve Orlando Artist: Hendry Prasetya, Corin Howell Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: April 6, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 4
8.4Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Scorpina goes for Tommy where it hurts the most. Rita won't give up on her Green Ranger that easily. With Tommy's life hanging in the balance, the Rangers must get together to save their friend, or risk losing him forever.

  • 10
    GWW - Brad Bell Apr 5, 2016

    Overall Higgins provides us with answers and actions we never thought possible in this property, which was once easily dismissed as a children's series. New Readers and fans of the original series will leave this book realizing that 2016 is the year of the Power Rangers in comics, the way 1993 was for television. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Dawn of Comics Apr 7, 2016

    The art is some of the most gorgeous I've seen, both people and zords are drawn so well. I can't say enough good things about this title and yes that might be the 90's kid in me jumping for joy that I get to read about the best Ranger team of all time, but I have to say this feels like it's written by an actual MMPR fan that knows not only who these kids are but what fans want. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Graphic Policy - Steve Roger Apr 11, 2016

    The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are just an iconic brand that unless you have been living under a rock or just born people are familiar with and you have to stay true to what the show was all about and the both Kyle and Hendry have done a nice job with keeping it real with the original show, but making the characters a bit more modern. I have really enjoyed the series so far even though we are only on issue number two. I would highly recommend you all go out and purchase yourself a copy today! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Jordan Richards Apr 6, 2016

    Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #2 is a strong issue, delivering great characterization for the cast and both referencing/adding to the source material with keen insight. While I don't necessarily think this series will work for nonfans as much, there's plenty here for fans to really enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    We The Nerdy - John Newby Apr 8, 2016

    Once again, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 continues the fun of its predecessors. Kyle Higgins has crafted an interesting story, and Hendry Prasetya has added in the beautiful art to enhance the experience. Sure, there are a few moments that aren't amazing, but the overall experience is fantastic. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Apr 9, 2016

    This issue encapsulates pretty much everything I want from this Power Rangers comic. I hope they can continue this style and really dig into these characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    SnapPow.com - John McCubbin Apr 6, 2016

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 was yet another amazing entry in the series, with the creative team continuing to do an excellent job of reviving this beloved show. They would also give us some gripping action, and along with the tension between Tommy and his fellow Rangers, there was certainly plenty to keep readers occupied. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    FanboyNation - Anthony Ray Bench Apr 6, 2016

    This issue had action and cool fight scenes, but it's mired by the "Rita Repulsa is in Tommy Oliver's head" stuff. We need to have a better reason for Tommy to be an outsider if that's where we're heading with this story, because the Rita thing isn't working, in my opinion. The art is wonderful, and the writing has improved quite a bit; I'm judging it less based on my fandom for the 90's show, I promise. I've accepted that it's meant to stand on its own, and I've accepted that. There's some vast potential in the series, you see so much of it in this issue, and hopefully in the next one we'll see more. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Apr 6, 2016

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 continues the series with promise of the same things you look forward to a comic like this delivering being an adaptation from another medium. If you like licensed titles, this one should be on your pull-list. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComiConverse - Darryll Robson Apr 6, 2016

    The second issue of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is a triumphant success for the franchise and credit is due to the creators and Boom Studios! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Derek Baker Apr 6, 2016

    This is not just a great series for a Power Rangers fan; this is just a great comic that needs to be read by everyone. You owe it to yourself to at least give it a shot. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Pablo Arriaga Apr 6, 2016

    Issue #2 of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is a return to the story issue #0 promised on, as I think about the future issues, I am excited for the payoff this arc will have and the future issues if this series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicsverse - Brian Delpozo Apr 8, 2016

    MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS continues to improve on its strong foundation this issue, providing well-done action sequences combined with great character moments. Not only would I recommend this to fans nostalgic forthe franchise, but I would go far enough to say that even those who've never seen POWER RANGERS, but like good comics will find something to enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    CourtOfNerds - Drew S. McCarthy Apr 6, 2016

    The book is a fun nostalgia trip with killer art and pace, providing an enjoyable read. Has me hooked for #3 to see what Rita is willing to do next, plus can Bulk and Skull catch that Putty without Trini and Kim seeing? A great read for Power Rangers fans of all ages. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    IGN - Jeff Lake Apr 6, 2016

    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #2 continues the series' hot start, combining layered character play with engaging Ranger action. The lulls of the book's main narrative are offset by its great fan service, Kyle Higgins and Hendry Prasetya again doing a fine job in creating a Ranger tale for generations new and old. With a budding character dynamic and some great art, Boom! Studios continues to do the Rangers justice. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Marykate Jasper Apr 11, 2016

    All told, "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" does plenty of justice to its much-loved, much-meme'd source material. Though the main plotline still isn't moving smoothly, this issue nails its small moments and big battles. For now, that's more than enough to entertain. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    Multiversity Comics - Ken Godberson III Apr 11, 2016

    An interesting take on the original Power Rangers with a great deal of potential. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    BrightestDaycare.com Apr 15, 2016

    This issue builds on Tommy's distance from the other rangers, and even does a really good job showcasing Billy feeling like the "odd man out" on a team of karate and gymnastic champions. I love the art and the modern feel for this story, I just don't understand how Rita is speaking to Tommy or if it is some sort of mental break he is having. The backup story is as ridiculous as it sounds- Bulk and Skull kidnap a putty, create fake ranger suits and are going to beat up their captive baddie in front of Kimberly and Trini to curry favor with them. I love Power Rangers, and they are still a big part of my life as a parent- today my son gifted me (put that in air quotes- “gifted”) a book that he reads each night before bed and the Red Ranger Morpher Coin. A pair of very important gifts, to both of us, but I just cannot escape the Power Rangers, even all this time after they started. I love watching Dino Charge with my son, and he enjoys the original series a lot as well, the theme song probably being his (and, honestly, MY) favorite part.

  • 10
    Rodnoix Apr 7, 2016

  • 7.5
    Gunnarthehuman Apr 7, 2016

  • 7.5
    DXO Aug 5, 2016

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