Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2 Review - Best Crossover Ever?
• Walter Baiamonte - Igor Monti (Colorist) • Various (Cover Artists)
Simone Di Meo is God-Tier, we can start shilling this title there. Power Rangers/TMNT is a gorgeous comic book. I'm reading this mini-series and also catching up on the main series "Beyond the Grid" arc. In reviewing both series it becomes really clear that Simone has grown tremendously as an artist.
If you're a fan of either franchise this issue is absolutely perfect. Ryan portrays ideal versions of both intellectual properties which borrowing from various incarnations of the characters. In one scene Mikey and Zack bond over bizarre pizza recipes. This was clearly a homage to the 1987 animated series and was hilarious. All of the interactions between the Rangers and Turtles are beautifully crafted and left a smile on my face.
The creative team deserves all of the accolades they have received in regard to this series. It's been a joy to read and it's hard to believe that we're only on issue #2.
There is a pretty awesome cliffhanger that I saw spoiled online. I won't spoil it here but it's about the coolest mashup I've seen in a while and it comes totally out of nowhere. If you can't tell I'm giddy over the issue and all praise is well deserved.