When Godzilla rears his monstrous head on May 31st, it’ll be almost five years since we last saw Mean Green in Godzilla 2014. So what’s the iconic kaiju been doing since then? I’ll tell you one thing, he hasn’t been on vacation, that’s for certain!
Available now via Legendary Comics, Godzilla: Aftershock is an official graphic novel prequel to King of the Monsters, and it picks up immediately after the events of Godzilla 2014. Give the trailer a spin at the top of the article. You can also peep the synopsis and trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters below.
Godzilla: Aftershock is written by Arvid Nelson and illustrated by Drew Johnson.
Members of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Directed by Trick ‘r Treat and Krampus‘ Michael Dougherty, who co-wrote the film with Zach Shields, Godzilla: King of the Monsters stars Vera Farmiga, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Kyle Chandler, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Thomas Middleditch, Charles Dance, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds, and Zhang Ziyi.
This film has been rated PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language. Look for Godzilla: King of the Monsters to demolish US box offices beginning May 31st.