Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Mat Groom
Artists: Moises Hidalgo & Raul Angulo
Letterer: Ed Dukeshire
Things are looking grim on Earth with King Aradon barraging the barrier. Things aren’t going great at the Lion Empire either. As Charge To 100 continues, the stakes keep getting higher. Mighty Morphin #20 is written by Mat Groom, with art by Moises Hidalgo, colors by Raul Angulo, and letters by Ed Dukeshire.
Groom continues to write compelling dialogue in this issue. One that stands out is the conversation between Kim and Adam about how long they can be Rangers. It’s a theme that has been somewhat explored in both books lately, and this particular talk seems like it is giving Kim a sense of peace. Groom continues the great dialogue with a powerful moment between Rocky and Matt, paired up with some great action drawn by Hidalgo.
Hidalgo draws the battle against Aradon especially well in this issue. The panel layouts are stellar and allow for the action to flow naturally. The seamless transitions make great use of space and allow for the battle to look fluid. Angulo’s colors add tons of depth to the art, which especially shows during the action sequences. There isn’t much use of color to impact the reader’s emotions, but this is an otherwise well colored issue.
Outside of the action, Hidalgo gives the quiet moments life with tremendously expressive characters. When unmasked, the Rangers have larger than life expressions that would suit a slice of life comic and work well here. While masked, the Rangers have nice poses that convey emotion well. From cover to cover, this is another great looking Power Rangers comic.
Ed Dukeshire takes advantage of many opportunities for fun lettering in this issue. From the sound effects to the voices of villains, there is plenty of creativity without distracting.
The majority of this issue is nonstop action, but the action does an excellent job of pushing the narrative forward. Of the last three issues of Mighty Morphin during Charge To 100, this has been the strongest. It has everything that makes Power Rangers great, reminding readers why this is one of the best comics published by BOOM right now.
Of the last three issues of Mighty Morphin during Charge To 100, this has been the strongest. It has everything that makes Power Rangers great, reminding readers why this is one of the best comics published by BOOM right now.