REVIEW: Discover the Power as Insight Editions unleashes the History of Power Rangers with Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History (hardcover book).
Posted on: Monday, November 5th, 2018
Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History is absolutely the best product of Power Rangers’ 25th Anniversary and was Years in the making.
Official Release Date: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Previous known dates for release:
*Last release date was set for September 25th, 2018.
*Release date was set for November 7th, 2017.
*Original release date was set for February 28th, 2017; discovered on July 3rd of 2016.
Publisher: Insight Editions
Authors: Jody Revenson AND Ramin Zahed
Foreword by: Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly Hart, Pink Ranger (MMPR))
This is your time! Discover new things! Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History takes us on a trip with over 250 pages full of information you never knew, spanned across all 25 seasons, and the three movies. This extraordinary book includes never-before-seen concept artwork, behind-the-scenes photos, interviews and much, much, more. This is a must-have for all Power Rangers Fans.
Here are just some of the things you can discover in Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History:
*Discover what scenes were cut from Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie; Originally titled Power Rangers: Race to the Volcano.
*Discover what was originally planned, and filmed, to happen to one of the Rangers in the Power Rangers Time Force finale; and to whom.
*Discover why Valerie Vernon who played the Lost Galaxy Pink Ranger left the show.
*Discover why the new seasons have been split into two years.
*Each chapter has something new to be discovered at the turn of a page.
*The book also includes Toys, Comics and Power Rangers HyperForce.
The book also includes an extensive bibliography that mentions many Fans. A short list of the aforementioned include:
*No Pink Spandex
*Power Rangers Now
*Ranger Command Power Hour
*That Hashtag Show
End note: We find it totally awesome that Insight Editions plants two trees for every tree used to make the paper for these books.
(My thoughts on the book: It is extremely cool, as a longtime fan of Power Rangers, to see and read all of the exclusive tidbits that this includes. There are some amazing candid shots from behind the scenes, as well as firsthand accounts of things I never knew before. For example, more than one actor got injured while on set! OUCH! Being a Ranger (or a villain) is dangerous on screen and in real life! I loved looking over every page, more than once, to read each page and enjoy the photographs. Each time I found something I didn’t see the first time I looked. The photographs are small time capsules, showing us the history and evolution of the longstanding series. Each chapter explores the ins and outs of the season; how it’s made, how the cast was chosen, etc. There are numerous extras in the book, some of which gives us a back stage look at the concept art that’s used to make the show. These little snippets of history appeal to my nerdy side. I love seeing how things were going to look, vs how it actually looked in the show. This little time capsule gives all of us fans a fantastic visual of one of the most timeless shows. I highly recommend this book for every Power Rangers Fan!)
Anna of the Ranger Select Team
Below are some preview pages: