Go Go Power Rangers has been a constant bright spot on new comic book day, but this week's issue hits that high bar and then some.
It would be easy to let the grandness of the adventures take precedence over the more personal stories, but thankfully that's not the case here. Kimberly, Zack, Jason, Trini, and Billy all see some sort of forward progress in their characters, from Kimberly's attempts at dealing with her newly divorced parents to Zack's admittance that his life has become perhaps too overwhelming, a revelation that illustrates perfectly just how taxing this life is on a human being. Trini and Jason's burgeoning relationship is also featured in one of the book's more delightful sequences, as it's a growing relationship that has felt organic at every step of the way. Granted, we would love to see more of them together, but always leave them wanting more right?
This is also probably artist Elenora Carlini's strongest issue to date. Each of the Ranger's looks
The book also includes some big seeds for future stories and for longtime fans. Even in the first few pages, fans will see some ties to Mighty Morphin lore, but there are also small hints at Rita's change from
Throw in Alpha-1's brilliant debut and one heck of a cliffhanger, and fans are definitely going to get their money's worth.
Go Go Power Rangers #17 never forgets who its stars are, and somehow also manages to build stakes, explore lore, and reveal hidden layers to characters at the same time without dropping the ball. Seriously, if you're a Power Rangers fan, there's simply no reason you shouldn't be reading this.
Published by BOOM! Studios
On February 13, 2019
Written by Ryan Parrott
Art by Eleonora Carlini0comments
Colors by Raul Angulo
Letters by Ed Dukeshire