Coming this May is the epic reboot of Godzilla from director Gareth Edwards,Legendary Entertainment, and Warner Bros. As they did with Pacific Rim, Legendary will be releasing an official prequel graphic novel, “Godzilla: Awakening”. This 72-page story, set decades before the film, is co-written by Godzilla screenwriter Max Borenstein and Greg Borenstein. Check out the video announcement below.
From the press release:
Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens lifeforms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to experience the new Godzilla before seeing it in theaters.
Godzilla: Awakening illustrated by Eric Battle (X-Men, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman), Yvel Guichet (Pacific Rim: Tales from Year Zero, Superboy Annual, End of Nations), Alan Quah (Rage, The Vampire Diaries, Anywhere) and Lee Loughridge (Batman Adventures, Arkham Asylum: Living Hell, Marvel Zombies Return), and features cover art by Arthur Adams (Godzilla, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Uncanny X-Men).
Godzilla: Awakening is on sale May 7, 2014. Visit legendary.com/comics for all the latest news as the legend of Godzilla is reborn!
Written by MAX BORENSTEIN and GREG BORENSTEIN
Art by ERIC BATTLE, YVEL GUICHET, ALAN QUAH and LEE LOUGHRIDGE
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
On sale MAY 7 • 72 pg, FC, $19.99 US