Comics, Cosplay, and Cars
Hasbro Creates New Orange Power Ranger for Make-a-Wish SDCC Variant
Monday, July 08, 2019
- Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has unveiled a new SDCC-exclusive variant cover for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #40 featuring a brand new character created by Hasbro for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Goñi Montes drew the variant cover, which is inspired by Make-a-Wish kid Tyler. A press release contains more details:
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).
If you want to pick a copy, you can do so from July 17-21 at BOOM!’s booth at San Diego Comic-Con, with twenty percent of profits going to benefit Make-a-Wish, a nonprofit organization which grants wishes for sick children. Check out the variant below.