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    Godzilla Returns to IDW Lineup in March 2016

    Publisher Solicits New Comic Book Mini-Series, Godzilla: Oblivion Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer

    Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2015 Toho Co., Ltd.

    After a brief hiatus, Godzilla returns to American comics with a new mini-series, Godzilla: Oblivion. IDW Publishing is now taking solicitations for the first issue, which will be available from comic book shops and retailers in March 2016. Writer Joshua Fialkov (Doctor Who, Ultimate FF) and artist Brian Churilla (Big Trouble in Little China!, TMNT) are the creative team for the series. Issue #1 features cover art by James Stokoe (Godzilla: Half Century War, Godzilla in Hell). In the series, a scientist has created a portal to another dimension -- one where monsters rule supreme! A terrifying expedition begins into a world where hope has died and Godzilla is the unrivaled King of the Monsters. But what happens when a baby kaiju hitches a ride back to the original, monster-less dimension? Godzilla: Oblivion #1 Writer: Joshua Fialkov Artist: Brian Churilla Editor: Bobby Curnow Cover: James Stokoe Tentative In-Store Date: March 2016 Pages: 32 Cover Price: $3.99 MFSTFSFJ Subscription Variant Cover: Brian Churilla For subscription customers only... a variant cover from Brian Churilla!

    About IDW Publishing

    IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro`s The TRANSFORMERS and G.I. JOE, Paramount`s Star Trek; HBO`s True Blood; the BBC`s DOCTOR WHO; Toho`s Godzilla; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio. IDW`s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Warner Brothers and Barry Sonnenfeld are attached to adapt LORE into a feature film starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot, with Michael Bay`s Platinum Dunes and Sony bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film.

    About Toho Co., Ltd.

    Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of twenty-eight Godzilla motion pictures, based upon a character the company unleashed on the world back in 1954, and masterpiece films directed by Akira Kurosawa. Toho has been the number one distributor of motion pictures in Japan (both domestic and foreign) for eight consecutive years since 2003. The company is also, throughout Japan, the leading producer of theatrical works and one of the largest owners of office buildings and theaters.

    For more information on IDW`s Godzilla comics, please see the previous coverage here on SciFi Japan:

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