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SDCC 2023: Watch the ‘Women of Marvel’ Panel in Full

Get the inside scoop as the Women of Marvel unveiled some big comics announcements—and a new podcast season—at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con!

An inspiring line-up of speakers took the stage, with Marvel talent across publishing, digital media and studios: Editor Sarah Brunstad, Sana Amanat (Executive Producer, Marvel Studios’ Ms. Marvel), VP of Digital Media Marketing Jessica Malloy, Charlie Jane Anders (NEW MUTANTS: LETHAL LEGION), Melissa Flores (SPIDER-GWEN: ON TOUR, MARVEL’S VOICES: ECHO), and Jody Houser (STAR WARS: OBI-WAN KENOBI).

The fan-favorite discussion covered topics including what it’s like for women working in the industry today, and what is next for Marvel’s woman-led projects. Fans in the audience were the first to learn the exciting news that an all-new, character-centric season of Women of Marvel podcast will return on Wednesday, September 6!


Discover the Massive-Verse’s Newest Hero in This Exclusive Look at The Dead Lucky

A vigilante in a mech suit against a city of tech bro overlords? Count us in.

Feel the electricity in the air? Don’t worry, it’s just latent energy from our exclusive preview of the newest hero arriving from Image’s Massive-Verse. Inspired by the Japanese heroes of tokutatsu series (like Power Rangers), the franchise launched by Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa’s Radiant Black expands with The Dead Lucky, a helmeted hero with electrical powers… as well as PTSD.

The series star Bibiana “Bibi” Lopez-Yang as a vet who recently returned to San Francisco, only to discover (as per the official synopsis) that “tech consortium Morrow is building the city of the future with ‘peacekeeper’ robots looming on every corner—and wherever Morrow isn’t, the Salvation gang is. If she can hold it together, she might be the hero San Francisco needs. But against an enemy this big, it isn’t enough to be good. She’ll have to be lucky.”  – Read More-

Sabina Graves, GIZMODO

Today Is The Biggest Mighty Morphin Power Rangers FOC Of The Year

It’s all been building to this. As Bleeding Cool previously reported, longtime publisher Boom Studios has pulled out all the stops for the 30th anniversary of Power Rangers this year. This past week saw the release of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #110, which right before release Boom revealed was actually an official prelude to what the publisher is billing as the biggest Power Rangers event they’ve ever done – Darkest Hour. – Read More-

Rich Johnson, Bleeding Cool

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Meet Their Darkest Hour in August 2023

“Darkest Hour” is a yearlong, 12-issue storyline that begins in the pages of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #111. IGN can exclusively debut a new preview of this dramatic Power Rangers arc. Head down to the slideshow gallery below for a closer look: – Read More-


Marvel’s Echo returns to the rez for new comic ahead of her Disney+ show

Maya Lopez AKA Echo has come a long way since being introduced in 1999’s Daredevil #9. The character has headlined multiple series, debuted in the MCU in the 2021 Hawkeye series, and will be in her own solo Disney+ series this November. On top of all that, it was just revealed that Maya will be headed back to digital comics in Marvel’s Voices: Echo #64. – Read More-

Grant DeArmitt, Popverse

Chatting with the cast and writer of ‘The Unleashed’ on Twitch

The Unleashed is a transmedia RPG superhero series with cinematic segments, audience participation, and Twitch extensions, which features some popular names from Power Rangers HyperForce. It was created by Melissa Flores and Meghan Camarena, and it was developed by Shelby Grace, Mika Midgett, Aabria Iyengar, Flores, and Camarena. – Read More-

Markos Papadatos, Digital Journal


Image Comics is pleased to unveil an exciting collaboration between Massive-Verse’s The Dead Lucky and dark wave band AL1CE

The Dead Lucky, Vol.1 by Melissa Flores (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and French Carlomagno (Radiant Black). This highly anticipated trade paperback release will collect issues #1-6 of the comic book series and be available from Image Comics in March.

AL1CE captures the tone and drama of the series and brings the artwork to life through their talents.

“The Dead Lucky is an inspired and deeply moving story by our truly gifted friend, Melissa Flores,” said Tash Cox of AL1CE. “My favorite stories are the ones that leave specific imprints on your heart, and we all felt those tugs on ours when diving into The Dead Lucky universe through the eyes of Bibiana. Our intention in creating the music is to weave similar feelings that we had felt when reading Melissa’s powerful story. We are so honored and grateful for the opportunity of this beautiful collaboration.” Read More:

IMAGE COMIC, Press Release

Interview: Power Rangers Team Breaks Down Shattered Grid Finale

The big finale to Power Rangers Shattered Grid is finally here, and we talk to the team all about the much-anticipated issue. – Read More-

Matthew Aguilar,

The Unleashed brings a lot of creativity to the fold

Fans were introduced to a new type of roleplaying game experience last week courtesy of The Unleashed, an interactive RPG that gives its own unique spin to superheroes from some of the minds that brought you Power Rangers HyperForce. – Read More-

Matthew Aguilar,

Radiant Black Spins Off New Series The Dead Lucky from Image in 2022

The Dead Lucky by Power Rangers producer and actor Melissa Flores. Artists French Carlomagno and Mattia Iacono is a newly announced-and-previewed series in this week’s Supermassive one-shot published by Image Comics. A two-page teaser is intended to expand the Radiant Black universe that has been seen in Radiant Black, Radiant Red and Supermassive with an ongoing Rogue Sun to come next week, and all tied into the Image Comics superhero universe that includes Invincible and Savage Dragon. – Read More-

Twitch to Premiere Superhero Series The Unleashed from LGBTQ+ Creators

The series was written by Melissa Flores (Power Rangers, Glitter Force) and was produced by Twitch partner Meghan “Strawburry17″ Camarena…”As an LGBTQ+ content creator, we felt it important to represent all walks of life and create a world where all things imaginable are possible, and anybody can be a hero,” said Camarena. ” – Read More-

Taylor Henderson, Pride

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