Issue #50 of Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #50 is a wonderful conclusion to the “Necessary Evil” event. The unison of the entire comic book canon has been fully realized for the issue where there has become a proper change in characters predicated on their history. The genius of this book is that it knows that readers have their own canon, and the creators have consistently paid homage to fans while making these characters their own person. The issue is simply a fun read that is a simple joy given the context of the current climate of the industry.
Ryan Parrott masterfully arcs his narrative to properly allow for each sequence to coherently transition from one to another. From the colorful character interactions to the fighting scenes, this book has allowed for a more endearing depiction of these characters while still allowing for a high-octane ride.
The artwork by Daniele Di Nicuolo has a vibrant and energetic flow. He manages to compose some fantastic fight scenes that can offer the same experience as watching the show itself. Serving to enhance this are the wonderful colors added by Walter Baiamonte along with Katia Ranalli. The two manage to really catch the eye with every panel and allow for synchronicity amongst the wide cast of characters and setting. In earnest, they yield a unique contrast from a lot of other books on the market. Additionally, the lettering by Ed Dukeshire is a skillful engagement with the reader that allows for an easy transition amongst the various intertwining plots.
“Necessary Evil” has been a unique story arc amongst a wonderful tapestry that has been created within this series. It’s rare to see proper growth and evolution within a comic book series, but this book has beautifully matured while still maintaining that feeling of joy we all had when we were children.
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