Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Saban Brands and Nucleus Debut Power Rangers Exhibit


BOOM! Studios is poised to release a new comic book series based on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. To celebrate that launch, BOOM! Studios is teaming up with Nucleus and Saban Brands for the Power Rangers Official Tribute Exhibition. For this unique fan event, Nucleus will be curating brand-new tribute art work along with rarely seen production art from the original TV show. The exhibit will run at Gallery Nucleus January 16 - January 31, 2016.

A reception open to all fans will be held on the evening of January 16th where the first 100 attendees will get a free door prize. Fans will also get access to raffles and signed goods, a food truck on site and costumed Red and Pink Stunt Rangers in attendance. Writers Kyle Higgins and Mairghread Scott will be on hand to autograph a limited number of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 from BOOM! Studios arrives in comic shops on January 13th for $3.99 under Diamond Order code NOV151136, featuring seven intermixed Power Ranger covers illustrated by Spectrum Award-Nominated artist Goñi Montes (RoboCop), including the rare 1-in-50 Green Ranger cover and the ultra-rare 1-in-100 White Ranger cover. It is written by Kyle Higgins and illustrated by Hendry Prasetya. This issue also includes the short story from the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comics by Mairghread Scott and Daniel Bayliss and the first installment of a Bulk and Skull-centric adventure by Steve Orlando and Corin Howell.

Full press release below.
Saban Brands and Nucleus Debut
'Power Rangers' Exhibit to Celebrate
New BOOM! Studios Comic

January 7,  2016 (Los Angeles, Calif.) - To celebrate the release of its new Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic, award-winning publisher BOOM! Studios has teamed up with Nucleus and Saban Brands for the Power Rangers Official Tribute Exhibition. For this unique fan event, Nucleus will be curating brand-new tribute art work along with rarely seen production art from the original TV show. The exhibit will run at Gallery Nucleus January 16 - January 31, 2016.

EXHIBITION LOCATION
Gallery Nucleus
210 E. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

A reception open to all fans will be held on the evening of January 16th, featuring:

  • 6 - 7pm Media / VIP hour
  • 7pm doors open
  • FREE ADMISSION, Open to the public, No RSVP, all ages welcomed
  • First 100 attendees get a FREE door prize
  • Purchase any Power Rangers exclusive print and be entered to win a FREE #0 White Ranger cover
  • Purchase any Power Ranger-related items from the Nucleus shop and be entered in hourly raffle giveaways
  • Signatures will be limited to the first 200 guests who purchase any Power Rangers-related items
  • Food truck on site
  • Costumed Red and Pink Stunt Rangers in attendance
  • Writers Kyle Higgins and Mairghread Scott will be on hand to autograph a limited number of MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #0 copies. Other special guests to be announced
  • Limited-edition Nucleus Exclusive Power Ranger prints to be released on opening night
  • Special Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 bundle pack will be available on opening night (while supplies last)
  • Official Power Rangers pop-up shop from Jan 16 - 31 only

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #0 from BOOM! Studios arrives in comic shops on January 13th for $3.99 under Diamond Order code NOV151136, featuring seven intermixed Power Ranger covers illustrated by Spectrum Award-Nominated artist Goñi Montes (RoboCop), including the rare 1-in-50 Green Ranger cover and the ultra-rare 1-in-100 White Ranger cover. It is written by Kyle Higgins (Batman Eternal, Nightwing) and illustrated by Hendry Prasetya (Green Lantern, Power Girl). This issue also includes the short story from the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comics by Mairghread Scott (Toil and Trouble, Transformers: Windblade) and Daniel Bayliss (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons), and the first installment of a Bulk and Skull-centric adventure by Steve Orlando (Midnighter) and Corin Howell (Ben 10).

       


ABOUT SABAN’S POWER RANGERS
Saban’s Power Rangers franchise is the brainchild of Haim Saban, creator and producer of the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers hit series that launched in 1993. Following its introduction, Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States and remains one of the top-rated and longest running kids live-action series in television history. The series follows the adventures of a group of ordinary teens who “morph” into superheroes and save the world from evil. It is seen in more than 150 markets, translated into numerous languages and a favorite on many key international children’s programming blocks around the world. For more information, visit www.powerrangers.com.

ABOUT SABAN BRANDS
Formed in 2010 as an affiliate of Saban Capital Group, Saban Brands (SB) acquires and develops a world-class portfolio of properties in the entertainment and lifestyle sectors. SB applies a global 360-degree management approach to growing and monetizing its brands through content, media, marketing, distribution, licensing and retail to markets worldwide and consumers of all ages. Saban Brands Entertainment Group (SBEG) develops innovative branded content that resonates with consumers across all media platforms. SBEG’s growing entertainment portfolio of brands includes Power Rangers, Popples, Glitter Force, Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia, La Banda, Emojiville (working title) and others in development. Saban Brands Lifestyle Group (SBLG) drives major expansion within the company’s diverse portfolio of fashion and lifestyle properties. SBLG’s portfolio currently includes Paul Frank, Macbeth, Mambo and Piping Hot. SB operates a global network of offices in Los Angeles, New York, London and Sydney. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
Founded by Ross Richie in 2005, Diamond Gem Award-winning “Best Publisher” BOOM! Studios (boom-studios.com) generates New York Times best-selling Eisner and Harvey Award-winning comic books and graphic novels. BOOM! Studios is comprised of four distinct imprints: the "Studios" imprint is home to The Woods, Grant Morrison's Klaus, and Big Trouble in Little China; imprint "BOOM! Box" publishes Lumberjanes, Steve Jackson Games' Munchkin, and Giant Days; All-Ages imprint "KaBOOM!" publishes Charles Schulz’ Peanuts; Jim Davis’ Garfield; and Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time. And the "Archaia" imprint is home to Mouse Guard, Cow Boy, and numerous Jim Henson Company properties. Since 2013, BOOM! Studios has had a unique first-look feature film relationship with 20th Century Fox and since August 2014 BOOM! has had a similar first-look relationship with Fox' television studio to develop properties for the small screen.

ABOUT NUCLEUS
Since October of 2004, Nucleus has strived to be a welcoming gathering place for the art loving community by offering quality art, art-related goods, and rarities. Focusing primarily on gallery exhibits, we have also had benefit auctions, product signings, music events, and artist lectures.
After three and a half years, we moved one block east to a much larger and more dynamic space. Still in the heart of quaint downtown Alhambra, we re-opened in March of 2008 with over 2000 square feet of open gallery space, 1000 square feet of shop/boutique, and over 3000 square feet of studio/production space.
Having exhibited both local artists and artists from abroad, and catering to an international customer base, we offer an extensive collection of original contemporary, illustrated, graphic, commercial, and narrative art - all of which are carefully catalogued on our website.
Always open to the public, we welcome art collectors and the general public alike to visit us seven days a week.

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