MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS ONGOING SERIES

The forecast in Angel Grove today calls for sunshine and a chance of... monsters from space?

Longtime fans of the smash-hit show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and newcomers to this ensemble driven series, will discover a deeply compelling world packed with highflying adventure and tremendous heart. Welcome to Angel Grove. Home to the Power Rangers and weekly monster attacks. Tommy Oliver was the new kid in town when evil doer, Rita Repulsa, swooped in and made him the Green Ranger. Now, free from her mind control, Tommy struggles to find balance between the plights of high school, making new friends, and the dangers that come with being a hero.

 

MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS featured stories set after Tommy joined the team as the Green Ranger, leading up to the massive, crossover event featuring every Ranger ever: SHATTERED GRID. Michael was on the editorial team from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #21-31, with #25-30 as part of SHATTERED GRID.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #21-24 (Collected in TPB Vol. 6)

Written by Kyle Higgins

Illustrated by Jonas Scharf

Colors by Joana Lafuente

Letters by Ed Dukeshire

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25-30 (Collected in TPB Vol. 7, 8)

Written by Kyle Higgins

Illustrated by Daniele Di Nicuolo

Colors by Walter Baiamonte

Letters by Ed Dukeshire

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31 (Collected in TPB Vol. 9)

Written by Marguerite Bennett

Illustrated by Simone di Meo

Colors by Walter Baiamonte

Letters by Ed Dukeshire

Main Covers by Jamal Campbell

Season Homage Subscription Covers by Jordan Gibson

Color Spotlight Variants by Carlos Villa (#25-28), Joana Lafuente (#29-31), and Linda Lithen (#32-36)

Responsibilities:

  • Hired Joana Lafuente and Linda Lithen to replace Carlos Villa.

  • Outline and script review.

  • Art direction for interior and covers from thumbnails to line art to colors.

  • Oversee lettering.

  • Manage approvals with Saban/Hasbro from pitch to full build.

  • Create book map for the collections, including collecting covers, writing copy for fact sheets and the back cover, and collaborating with design on spine, back cover, and design pages in interior.

  • Copy-Editing.

  • Proofreading.

Available from your local comic shop and Simon & Schuster: TPB Vol. 6, Vol. 7, Vol. 8, Vol. 9.

SEASON HOMAGE VARIANTS

The Variant Cover program for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25-39 had artist Jordan Gibson capture a key moment from every Power Rangers season. Michael art directed the covers from start to finish for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25-35 and selected each season's moment to feature.

COLOR SPOTLIGHT VARIANTS

The Variant Cover program for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #25-39 had artists Carlos Villa, Joana Lafuente, and Linda Lithen include every ranger of each individual color. Michael art directed the covers from start to finish, which required him to memorize very minor details of every ranger ever. (Please test me.)

25th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

To celebrate 25 years of Power Rangers history, BOOM! Studios put together an oversized celebration issue. Michael art directed the following shorts of this special:

"Pet Project"

Written by Jessica Quinones

Illustrated by Joe Quinones

Colors by Marcelo Costa

"The Sweetest of Dreams"

Written by Magdalene Visaggio

Illustrated by French Carlomagno

"Sealed"

Written by Mat Groom & Michael Busuttil

Illustrated by Lucas Werneck

Colors by Eleonora Bruni

"Golden Ideas"

Written and Illustrated by Sina Grace

Colors by Eleonora Bruni

Letters by Ed Dukeshire

Cover by Steve Morris

© 2023 by Michael Moccio

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