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    IDW Solicits New Godzilla Comics For June 2021

    Source: IDW Publishing

    Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors #3 Cover A. Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © Toho Co., Ltd.

    IDW Publishing has announced solicitations for the third issue of the five part mini-series Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors and the premiere of the Godzilla Versus quarterly one-shots, published under IDW’s new multi-year agreement with Toho Co. Ltd. Both titles will be available from comic book shops and retailers in June 2021.

    Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors #3

    Writer: Erik Burnham
    Artist: Dan Schoening
    Colorist: Luis Antonio Delgado
    Cover A: Dan Schoening
    Cover B: Photo Cover by SL Gallant

    Tentative In-Store Date: June 2021
    Pages: 32
    Cover Price: $3.99

    While the Shobijin seek out proof that mankind is worth saving, the Linival Corporation, upset that their plans to help mankind with a new energy source have been interrupted by Godzilla, have come up with a plan to fight back against the King of the Monsters… and that plan is a kaiju of their own: BIOLLANTE. The titans will tussle here in the third chapter, and no matter which monster wins, it could spell trouble!

    Retailer incentives: Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Jorge Monlongo!

    Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Hedorah Cover A. Image courtesy of IDW Publishing. © Toho Co., Ltd.

    Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Hedorah

    Writer: Paul Allor
    Artist: E.J. Su
    Cover A: E.J. Su
    Cover B: Jeffrey Veregge

    Tentative In-Store Date: June 2021
    Pages: 52
    Cover Price: $7.99

    It’s the 1970s, and the world’s most terrifying Kaiju smash their way through New York City! As Godzilla and Hedorah do battle above, down below Todd Hopkins is racing across Manhattan in a desperate bid to save the only scientist who can stop the chaos and drive the monsters back into the sea. But before the day is over, secrets will be revealed and terrible choices made to save the city from utter destruction!

    Writer Paul Allor (TMNT, G.I. Joe) and artist E.J. Su (Transformers, Godzilla: Legends) join forces to bring the premiere Godzilla Versus quarterly one-shot to life in explosively shocking fashion! And each stand-alone issue features special wrestling poster-themed retailer incentive variants by fan-favorite artist Jeffrey Veregge (Transformers, Judge Dredd).

    Retailer incentives: Order 10 copies and get one free variant cover by Jeffrey Veregge!

    About IDW

    IDW (OTCPINK: IDWM) is a leading media company providing uniquely compelling stories and characters in various genres for global audiences across all entertainment platforms. The award-winning IDW Publishing and IDW Entertainment divisions holistically evaluate and acquire IP for franchise development across comics and graphic novels, television, theatrical, games, merchandise, and other entertainment platforms, in addition to bringing world-renowned storytelling to life with our creative partners.

    About Toho

    Toho Company, Limited, is a Japanese entertainment studio focused on the development, production, exhibition, and distribution of powerful live action and animated content including motion pictures, television and theater. Founded in 1932, Toho remains a prominent force in bringing brands and original storytelling with versatile talents to audiences worldwide. Its subsidiaries include Toho Cinemas, the highest grossing exhibition company in Japan, and Toho International, Inc., a U.S. established incorporated company that manages and commercializes Toho’s intellectual property portfolio. To learn more, visit

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