This past Friday Hasbro gave us the heads up of the newest figures coming to the Power Rangers Lightning Collection. I just wanted to put my thoughts on this as I’ve had my qualms with Hasbro before.

Power Rangers Lightning Collection: Finishing SPD A Squad

This is great that we are going to get a complete team. But like I’ve said before was this team really necessary? This will be the 2nd completed team after MMPR. I know the fans out there are happy for this but couldn’t they have focused on diversifying the line and start on other teams? Finding out that A-Squad Red, Yellow, Green, and Pink are coming out as single figures affirms that I’m going to have to buy the SPD Blue 2 pack. Hopefully, I can sell A-Squad Blue or I’ve considered making my own Custom Ranger. (Leave a comment if you want to see a custom.)

MMPR Aisha Vs Scorpina 2 pack

Hellooooo Ladies!

THIS right here is smart marketing on Hasbro’s part! I’ve said before, Power Rangers Lightning Collection 2 packs are going to be what gets those lesser popular or possible peg warmers out to the masses. So now we will have all 3 seasons of MMPR Yellow Rangers on our display shelves Trini, Aisha with the side pony tail in the 2 pack and Aisha with those stunning braids from the upcoming metallic armor.

Lest not count out Scorpina, this fierce femme fatale, who was only in 4 episodes gets her own figure! She looks good. At least this time it’s a consistent shade of gold.

And for sure Karan Ashley, who portrayed Aisha is excited… Just a bit

In Space 2 Pack and more…

Silver and Blue are a perfect pair!

FINALLY! For me, this is the first Power Rangers Lightning Collection 2 pack I WANT! If I remember correctly I talked about it before doing a Zhane 2 pack with both his Ranger and Psycho versions. But to switch it up and get T.J. in that cool blue spandex, I am beyond excited! T.J. broke the mold for becoming the first African American to lead a ranger team. But Selwyn Ward, the actor who portrayed T.J. did such an amazing job transitioning from leader to second in command that it really would have been a hard decision on which figure to make first.

So we will see how Hasbro deals with doing Turbo Red. Here are my ideas

  • Single figure with both Tommy and T.J. heads
  • Single figure then Good Vs Evil 2 pack with the other
  • Single Figure then Red Ranger with Phantom Ranger 2 pack

But wait there’s more!

Andros is getting his first single figure. Not as the Red Space Ranger but in his one-off disguise outfit. Complete with real fabric cloak! We’ve had capes before but they were molded plastic. We are getting some real cloth!

Power Rangers Lightning Collection: A final tease

The presenters showed a “tease” of an upcoming project. Those of us older ranger fans can easily recognize it as the TURBO NAVIGATOR in Defender mode. I’m going to guess this is going to be a proplica. The rendering was too detailed to be used for a figurine. I’m on the fence on this one since Hasbro has tons of things to choose from and decided on a little-used weapon from Power Rangers Turbo.

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