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This article is about a/an ranger in the Power Rangers comic sub-franchise by Boom! Studios.


For the original TV version of this character, see Zack Taylor.
For the 2017 movie version of this character, see Zack Taylor (2017 movie).

Zack Taylor is the Black Ranger of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, as well as the All-New Power Rangers. He also served for a time as the team's Pink Ranger. After his departure from the Mighty Morphin team, he became the Black Omega Ranger.

Go Go Power Rangers

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Zack is the wielder of the Mastodon Power Coin which he uses to become the Black Power Ranger. He is a popular and easy going guy with a troubled home life he's hesitant to share with the others.

During an early mission, in Italy, Zack successfully piloted the Megazord and defeated Rita's monster while Jason helped out on the ground. When the Red Ranger's heroics were celebrated over his own, Rita selected him as her first choice to become the Green Ranger, sensing jealousy in him and the desire to become the leader. Zack was tempted by the offer but, instead, unsuccessfully tried to steal the Green Ranger's power coin before she could create such a ranger. He confessed the confrontation to Zordon, but kept it secret from his friends.

After Tommy joined the team, Zack became wary of his involvement. He openly questioned how much control Rita still had over him, with his distrust causing him to become confrontational with Tommy on more than one occasion though the two were eventually able to settle their differences. Zack, along with the other original rangers, were depowered by the Black Dragon - who had taken Billy's Power Coin to sever their connection the Morphing Grid and their Zords. He was temporarily re-powered by Tommy's Power Coin as a Green Ranger and reacquired his Mastadon.

Shattered Grid

Participating in a final push against Drakkon's Tower on the Moon in the World of the Coinless, Zack manned his station in the Dragonzord Battle Mode led by Kimberly, who Jason entrusted with Tommy's Dragon Armor. Within one of the several Megazords present, the Rangers led the fight against a massive army of Ranger Sentries. Eventually, however, the Megazords were overwhelmed by the arrival of Lord Drakkon's immense Zord, Serpentera, whose assault forced the Rangers out from their cockpits onto the ground. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (Boom! Studios) Issue 30

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink

Zack x Trini

Zack and Trini sharing a kiss after the battle in Issue 5.

When Kimberly needs to recruit Power Rangers for help in saving her mom, she goes to South America to find them. As she arrives, Zack teaching a karate classPink issue 2.

When Kim asked for help, Zack and Trini willingly go with her and become power rangers again. At some point after leaving Angel Grove, Trini and Zack began a relationshipPink issue 5

Ranger Powers

Boom-black

Ranger Costume

This is Zack's default Ranger form as given to him by Zordon through the Power Coin.

Zords

Arsenal


Zack Green Ranger Boom

Black Ranger with Green Ranger powers

With the Black Ranger powers taken by the Black Dragon, Tommy Oliver sacrificed his powers to activate the powers of the other Rangers.

Zords

Arsenal


New Zack suit

All-New Black Ranger

Zack, no longer a Ranger, became one again through the Sword of Light.

Arsenal



MMPR Zack Pink

Due to yet to be known circumstances, Zack gave his Power Coin to Billy and used Kimberly's Power Coin to morph into the Pink Ranger.[1]

Arsenal


Omega Black Ranger

Omega Black Ranger

"Omega Air Power!"
―Morph call

Arsenal

Zords

  • to be added


Personality

Notes

  • Despite being based off his television counterpart, he has not yet been shown performing his trademark Hip-Hop Kido fighting style.

Portrayal

Behind the Scenes

See also

  • Jamie Gilmore - Predecessor as the 1969 Black Ranger in Boom! Studios Comics.
  • Adam Park - Successor as the Black Ranger in Boom! Studios Comics.

References

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