BOOM! Studios and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced a special edition variant cover to MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #40 in collaboration with Make-A-Wish®, to be available exclusively at 2019 San Diego Comic-Con®, from July 17-21 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. This special edition cover, from superstar artist Goñi Montes, features the Beast Morphers Orange Ranger, a new character created by Hasbro for a Make-A-Wish kid.
The Beast Morphers Orange Ranger is inspired by Tyler, an 8-year old boy from New Jersey, whose greatest wish is to be an Orange Power Ranger so he can make the world a safer place for everyone. This special edition cover celebrates Tyler’s wish that came true at the Annual Make-A-Wish New Jersey Gala on June 13.
Twenty percent of the sale price from every copy of this MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #40 special edition variant cover will go directly to Make-A-Wish to grant more life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. The special edition will be exclusively available for sale at Comic-Con at the BOOM! Studios booth (#2229).
The Power Rangers franchise is one of the longest running kids’ live-action series in television history, airing in 150 markets around the world and translated into numerous languages. Power Rangers Beast Morphers currently airs on Nickelodeon in the U.S.