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Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1

Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 22, 2020 Cover Price: $7.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 4
8.9Critic Rating
9.4User Rating

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* The Ranger Slayer - a.k.a. Kimberly Hart, the Pink Mighty Morphin Power Ranger from the alternate universe once ruled by Lord Dakkon - returns home and nothing is like she expected.
* In a world that only knows her as a villain, can Kimberly show her universe that she's become a hero... and is that even the right thing to do?
* Confronted by a terrifying new version of Rita Repulsa and her home in chaos, Kimberly will make a stunning choice that no Power Rangers fan can miss.
* This issue is also a perfect jumping on point for new readers - and sets the stage for the next Power Rangers epic!

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jul 22, 2020

    This is everything a Ranger Slayer fan could want in a solo adventure, and the only disappointing part about it is that it had to end. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - CJ Jul 23, 2020

    Power Rangers: Rangers Slayer#1 is a look at the rocky road to redemption, and promises to expand on one of the most interesting parts of the Power Rangers comic book universe. Given where the issue ends, it's possible we could be seeing more of Kimberly's adventures. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Carlos R. Jul 22, 2020

    I cannot stress how wonderful of a story this is, for established fans of the series and newcomers alike. Elements of what made the TV series such a joy to watch and what makes the BOOM! Comics so relatable run deep in the veins of this story, if you’re a fan of the Power Rangers in any form you NEED to pick this issue up. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jul 22, 2020

    Through the events of Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1, we are now witnessing a hero on the rise. Well, a hero who was ready to redeem herself for a past of betrayal serving Lord Drakkon. The best takeaway from this story was seeing that there is a long-term plan for everything in these Power Rangers books. No one gets left behind, and this was the perfect way to make that statement. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jul 22, 2020

    If you've been waiting for an opportunity to jump back into the mighty morphin mix, this is it, folks; Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1 is an impressive, action-packed jumping-on point. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Jul 21, 2020

    If you are a Power Rangers fan you absolutely need to buy this. I will go out on a limb and say even if you don't care about Power Rangers you could still read and enjoy this. I don't really care much about the “franchise” of Power Rangers but this issue made me want more! I know they recently announced some new ongoing Power Rangers books, but this needs to be an ongoing. The story woven within the 42 pages is fantastic and I want more of this universe! I guess some of the highest praise for a one-shot issue is that it tells a captivating, developed story with a solid beginning, middle, and end that leaves you satisfied, but also wishing and hoping for more at the same time. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - Kenneth Bowden Aug 3, 2020

    Bombastic, energetic art coupled with rock solid writing makes Ranger Slayer #1 everything you didn't know you needed from a Power Rangers comic. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 22, 2020

    Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1 is a fantastic one-shot that has me, someone who's not a Power Rangers fan, wanting to read more. There's just a fun ride to it all that's easy to follow but clearly delivers a bit more for those who are long-time fans. It's also a one and done comic that you can pick up and just enjoy while also acting as a follow-up to what was and leading into what's to come. I began the comic not a fan of the Power Rangers and ended wondering what I missed out on and where to start. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Nick Friar Jul 22, 2020

    Also helps to have the ever-impressive Dan Mora in charge of art. Other artists have done some impressive work with the Power Rangers, but Mora's interpretations are the first I think of when the BOOM! Studios title comes to mind " and I don't expect that to change. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jul 25, 2020

    This Ranger Slayer one-shot is the perfect encapsulation of everything great about Ryan Parrott and BOOM! Studios' Power Rangers comics. It's got action, it's got heart, it's got a great use of all these classic and familiar characters, and it can include all of that in a single issue! Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    On Comics Ground - Kal Stokes Jul 22, 2020

    The artwork is superb and makes everything seem epic in scope and scale. The writing is a bit clunky in some places, but a standout scene in this issue was the conversation between Trini, Zack, and Kim. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Arbaz M. Khan Jul 28, 2020

    In earnest, this issue truly has offered nothing but some of the finest craftsmanship to give a fun reading experience. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Multiversity Comics - Quinn Tassin Jul 27, 2020

    Neon Genesis Evangelion meets Game of Thrones in "Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1" Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Jul 23, 2020

    For a first, at least for quite some time, look back into the world of the Rangers, this book has been a fun read, with a writer, that clearly knows what he wants to see coupled with how to tweak and already retold story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Wendel Jul 24, 2020

    A phenomenal issue every fan of the Power Rangers needs to check out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Kat Calamia Jul 25, 2020

    Ranger Slayer #1 tells a very satisfying one and done story, while also leaving more than enough room for future creative teams to explore the multidimensional world of the Coinless Universe. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Sequential Planet - Alexander Cole Jul 27, 2020

    This is a good comic held back by the fact that the story doesn't really match the marketing. The pink ranger of the Drakkon universe is mostly an observer rather than a main character. Still, the story is solid, the characters are very well-written and I enjoyed the art. Mora's work fits this darker take on the rangers very well, his villains look amazing and his characters are well-drawn and expressive. The lettering throughout the book is incredible. You can really tell that a lot of effort was put into this issue. This is a great follow-up for fans of the "Shattered Grid" Power Rangers story. Read Full Review

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