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    IDW Solicits Godzilla: Oblivion #5 for July 2016

    Two of the variant covers for Godzilla: Oblivion #5. Left: Subscription cover by James Stokoe. Right: Retailer Incentive cover by Dave Wachter. Images courtesy of IDW Publishing. © 2016 Toho Co., Ltd.

    Source: IDW Publishing Special Thanks to Kahlil Schweitzer IDW Publishing has announced solicitations for the final issue of Godzilla: Oblivion. From the creative team of writer Joshua Fialkov (Doctor Who, Ultimate FF) and artist Brian Churilla (Big Trouble in Little China!, TMNT), the five part mini-series is set on an Earth where monsters don`t exist... until a scientist creates a portal to another dimension where kaiju rule supreme and Godzilla is their unrivaled King! Promising "the most devastating monster battle of all time!", Godzilla: Oblivion #5 will be available from comic book shops and retailers in July 2016. The issue features variant covers by James Stokoe (Godzilla: Half Century War, Godzilla in Hell) and Dave Wachter (Godzilla: Cataclysm, Godzilla in Hell). Godzilla: Oblivion #5 Writer: Joshua Fialkov Artist: Brian Churilla Colorist: Jay Fotos Letterer/Creative Consultant: Chris Mowry Editor: Bobby Curnow Cover: Brian Churilla Tentative In-Store Date: July 2016 Pages: 32 Cover Price: $3.99 MFSTFSFJ Monsters swarm our world as their battles destroy every aspect of human civilization! What escape can be found for a humanity doomed by its own hubris? Subscription Variant Cover: James Stokoe For subscription customers only... a variant cover from James Stokoe! Retailer Incentive Variant Cover: Dave Wachter Retailers will receive 1 RI cover for every 10 copies ordered of Godzilla: Oblivion #5.


    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.


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