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    IDW Solicits Godzilla Comics for October 2016

    IDW has announced Godzilla: Rage Across Time #3, Godzilla: Half Century War #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition and Godzilla: Oblivion TPB for October 2016. Images courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer

    Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    IDW Publishing has announced solicitations for Godzilla: Rage Across Time #3, the trade paperback collection of the Godzilla: Oblivion mini-series, and the one dollar Godzilla: Half Century War #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition from writer-artist James Stokoe. All three publications are coming to comic book shops and retailers in October 2016. Godzilla: Rage Across Time #3 Writer: Ryan Ferrier Artist: Hugo Petrus Editor: Bobby Curnow Cover: Bob Eggleton Tentative In-Store Date: October 2016 Pages: 32 Cover Price: $3.99 MFSTFSFJ Black death plagues medieval England... and so does Megaguirus! A group of knights decides to find the source of the pestilence and comes across a flying nightmare that not all of them will survive! Third part of a five issue mini-series from the creators behind the smash-hit Godzilla in Hell.

    Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    Subscription Variant Cover: Hugo Petrus For subscription customers only... a variant cover from Hugo Petrus! Retailer Incentive Variant Cover: Cory Smith Retailers will receive 1 RI cover for every 10 copies ordered of Godzilla: Rage Across Time #3.





    Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    Godzilla: Half Century War #1 IDW’s Greatest Hits Edition Writer: James Stokoe Artists: James Stokoe Color Assist: Heather Beckel Editor: Bobby Curnow Cover: James Stokoe IDW’s Greatest Hits... one-dollar versions of key issues and launch-points from your favorite IDW books! It’s time for Godzilla to get the one dollar treatment! Take a look back to the beginning of James Stokoe’s critically-acclaimed hit series Godzilla: The Half Century War! The year is 1954 and Lieutenant Ota Murakami is on hand when Godzilla makes first landfall in Japan, which begins an obsession with the King of the Monsters that lasts 50 years! Tentative In-Store Date: October 2016 Pages: 32 Cover Price: $1.00

    Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    Godzilla: Oblivion TPB Writer: Joshua Fialkov Artist: Brian Churilla Colorist: Jay Fotos Letterer/Creative Consultant: Chris Mowry Editor: Bobby Curnow Cover: Brian Churilla Dr. Eli Talbert has created a portal to another dimension -- one where monsters rule supreme! An 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? Trade paperback collecting all five issues of the Godzilla: Oblivion mini-series. Tentative In-Store Date: October 2016 Pages: 120 Cover Price: $19.99 ISBN: 978-1-63140-733-8


    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-nine 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.


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