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Legendary Comics Reveals Arthur Adams GODZILLA Cover

Check out the explosive cover!

In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of the Monsters as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash Godzilla upon the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official graphic novel Godzilla: Awakening. This 80-page story, set decades before the film, is co-written by Max Borenstein (screenwriter of the new Godzilla) and Greg Borenstein.

Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens life forms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to glimpse the new Godzilla before seeing the film in theaters.

Godzilla: Awakening is illustrated by Eric Battle (X-Men, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman), Yvel Guichet (Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Superboy Annual, End of Nations), Alan Quah (Rage, The Vampire Diaries, Anywhere) and Lee Loughridge (Batman Adventures, Arkham Asylum: Living Hell, Marvel Zombies Return), and features cover art by Arthur Adams (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Uncanny X-Men).

Godzilla: Awakening is on sale May 7, 2014. Visit legendary.com/comics for all the latest news as the legend of Godzilla is reborn!

Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla from a screenplay by Max Borenstein, story by David Callaham, based on the character “Godzilla” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni are producing with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia are serving as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.

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Posted by ARMIV2

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww YEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSS!!!!

Posted by CantDance93

I like his new look

Posted by ShadowSwordmaster

That is a pretty sweet cover.

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Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee

I think I might get this. It sounds pretty good.

Posted by scouts1998

Freaking awesome

Posted by munkieKONG

80 pages. That's a lot of story to come up with for godzilla...

Posted by AmazingWebHead

DAYUM!

Posted by RigorMortis

I'm of two minds about this. On the one hand, I'm excited for the movie and the prospect of a comic that would lead into it and expand on the story sounds awesome. On the other hand, that's exactly what I thought before I read Legendary's prequel comic to Pacific Rim...

Posted by deaditegonzo

That art is not what I hoped for :(

Edited by IndieComicsFTW

I'm of two minds about this. On the one hand, I'm excited for the movie and the prospect of a comic that would lead into it and expand on the story sounds awesome. On the other hand, that's exactly what I thought before I read Legendary's prequel comic to Pacific Rim...

lol

Posted by SupremeHyperion

This is a great time for all Godzilla fans everywhere. so excited for everything big green lizard

Edited by micah

Anyone know if it will be on Comixology?

Posted by TheWrathofLucille

Fuck.. with all this cool comic stuff coming out.. IT FEELS GOOD TO BE A NERD!!!!!!!!!!