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Saban's Iconic Power Rangers To Takeover San Diego Comic-Con International - SUPER MEGAFORCE Style
LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saban's Power Rangers will be back in full force at this year's San Diego Comic-Con International (July 24-27), showcasing the strength of the entertainment franchise. From meet and greets with the original Mighty Morphin Green Ranger, Jason David Frank, and the current Power Rangers Super Megaforce cast, to experiencing early gaming demos and sneak peeks of upcoming products, fans can expect nothing less than another action-packed Power Ranger Comic-Con experience.
"We're bringing the Power Rangersto this year's show with exciting appearances, Comic-Con exclusive merchandise, cast autograph signings and much more," said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. "Attendees can expect an interactive, powered up experience for fans of all ages to celebrate the legacy of the brand through the current television show, Power Rangers Super Megaforce, which brings back legendary Power Rangers from the past 20 seasons."
On Friday, July 25, the Power Rangers will have back-to-back signings with Jason David Frank and the cast of Power Rangers Super Megaforce. Jason David Frank, the original Green Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, will appear at the Shout! Factory booth (#4248) for an autograph signing from 3-4 p.m. Fans can also meet the cast of Power Rangers Super Megaforce at an autograph signing at the Nickelodeon booth (#4113) on Friday, July 25, from 4-5 p.m. Actors Andrew Gray (Red Ranger), John Mark Loudermilk (Blue Ranger), Christina Masterson (Pink Ranger), Ciara Hanna (Yellow Ranger), Azim Rizk (Green Ranger) and Cameron Jebo (the new Silver Ranger) will be on-hand to meet and take photos with fans.
BluefinTamashii Nations will also be hosting a Legendary Ranger at their booth (#3545) on Saturday, July 26. Walter Jones, the original Black Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, will appear for two autograph signings from 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m.
Comic-Con attendees will also have access to exclusive Power Rangers merchandise and SUPER MEGA giveaways at a variety of partner booths. Bandai America Incorporated (booth #121) will be selling limited edition Legacy products including the 24K Gold Plated Dragon Dagger, Tokyo Vinyl Mighty Morphin Green Ranger and Mighty Morphin Ranger Key Set. They will also be giving away exclusive Mighty Morphin Green Ranger translucent keys to cosplayers who dress up as Power Rangers, while supplies last.
Other Comic-Con exclusives will include the BluefinTamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Armored Black Ranger (booth #3545) as well as a free Mighty Morphin Power Rangers poster from Papercutz (booth #2546), while they last.
Additional Power Rangers product will be available for purchase at Flophouse (booth #5050), The Loyal Subjects (booth #5645) and Acme Archives (booth #5629). BANDAI NAMCO Games (booth #129) will also be offering fans the first-ever chance to play the highly anticipated Power Rangers Super Megaforce Nintendo 3DS game hitting shelves this fall.
For the ultimate POWERED UP prize, fans can enter Amazon's Comic-Con sweepstakes for a chance to win authentic Power Rangers suits and gear, running through July 31. Bandai America will display the prizes at their Comic-Con booth (#121), which include the Power Rangers Jungle Fury Blue Ranger suit and Power Rangers Operation Overdrive Yellow Ranger suit. To enter the sweepstakes, click here.
Saban's Power Rangers Super Megaforce will return with all-new episodes on Saturday, August 30 at 12 p.m. (ET/PT), only on Nickelodeon.
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 boys 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 onmanykey 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) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands through content, media and marketing. SB applies a global omni-channel management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full-service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB's portfolio of properties currently includes Power Rangers, Paul Frank, Macbeth, Julius Jr., Digimon Fusion and Popples, among many others. For more information, visit www.sabanbrands.com.
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