Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Gareth Edwards Announces Godzilla 2014 Prequel Comic Book, "Godzilla: Awakening"

Godzilla 2014 director, Gareth Edwards, announces a comic book prequel to the movie
"I'm very excited to announce the official Godzilla graphic novel from Legendary Comics, which will pave the way for the film in May." --Gareth Edwards, Godzilla 2014 director

More Godzilla 2014 News! The graphic novel is titled Godzilla: Awakening promises to be 72 pages set decades before the film. Artwork will be done by Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet, Alan Quah and Lee Loughridge, with cover art by Arthur Adams.

Co-writing the story will be Max Borenstein (Godzilla 2014 screenwriter) and Greg Borenstein.

Official Information below:

In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of the Monsters as Legendary and Warner Bros. bring Godzilla to the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official graphic novel Godzilla: Awakening. This 72-page story, set decades before the film, is co-written by Max Borenstein (screenwriter of the new Godzilla) and Greg Borenstein.

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 is 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).


  1. Nice. I would like to find this.

  2. If it is a popular character like Superman, Batman, the Fantastic Four or Spiderman, it will be worth more money because there are more collectors of these popular story arcs. Visit gotham archives


We love all opinions from kaiju fans, even angry ones, but please keep the language clean. We have younger fans too. Thanks.