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Godzilla: Rulers of Earth EASTER EGGS

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:37 am

There was a very interesting thread started over on TK listing all of the interesting easter eggs and shout outs in ROE. The user quote below has posted all of the interesting Easter Eggs that have appeared to date so far:

B34sT wrote:As everyone is well aware the fantastic Godzilla Rulers of the Earth is packed to the brim with neat little Easter eggs and references to the Toho movies (and some other Kaiju related stuff). I've decided to make a list of all the references I've found here. Please feel free to correct me or add things I missed.

Issue 1
  • Page 2-3 The Sea Louse from Return of Godzilla is seen swimming by Godzilla
  • Page 3 The Yahlen from Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster is seen shipwrecked at the bottom of the ocean
  • Page 4 A model of the Gotengo from Atragon is seen on the desk behind some screens
  • Page 4 A Bireley's can is seen on the desk which makes reference to The sign Mothra destroys in Mothra
  • Page 4 The book Age of God is seen on the desk as well. Looking at the shelves one could also see America's favorite Mon-Star and probably other kaiju related books
  • Page 4 A picture of a silhouette of Gorosaurus is seen on the desk
  • Page 4 A post it note with the words "T. in Pac R, SG over Ant., Call about Project K." makes reference to Pacific Rim and the telekinesis-based Project K from Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
  • Page 4 A memo with the kanji spelling of Godzilla is seen
  • Page 4 A newspaper with the date July 12 which is the release date of Pacific Rim
  • Page 5 Lucy's hotel room is 1954 referencing the original Godzilla
  • Page 12-13 Dr. Ando tucks in his tie while at the podium in the same way Dr. Yamane did in the original Godzilla
  • Page 15 Zilla rises from the ocean in the same manner he does in GODZILLA 1998
  • Page 18 Lucy's jacket has a trilobite which could be a reference to the one found in the original Godzilla

Issue 2
  • Page 22 The fish next to the Destoroyah leg appears to be like the one from the aquarium in Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
Issue 3
  • Cover The corn eating hippie from Godzilla vs. Gigan is present
  • Cover A female Xian from Invasion of Astro Monster is present
  • Cover A Small model of the Super X from Return of Godzilla is present
  • Cover A man dressed in the spacesuit from Destroy All Monsters is present
  • Cover A comic by the name of Zone Meteor could be a reference to Zone Fighter
  • Page 5 Not G-related but Hobbes from Calvin and Hobbes and Raphael from TMNT are seen at the convention
  • Page 5 The book Master of Monsters is seen lying on the ground
  • Page 5 A comic with reference to Ultraman is on the floor with a partial picture of his face and the Beta Capsule
Issue 4
  • Page 5 Lucy's laptop has the Science Patrol logo from Ultraman. This is seen in later comics as well.
  • Page 9 The serial number on the pilot's helmet reads 1964 GTTHM which is the abbreviation for Ghidorah the Three-Headed Monster
  • Page 10 In the Devonian lab a rose is seen referencing the roses from which Biollante is made in Godzilla vs. Biollante
  • Page 10 In the Devonian lab there is an enlarged microcrab version of Destoroyah from Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
  • Page 10 In the Devonian lab there is an aquarium with dead fish which could be a reference to both the original Godzilla or Godzilla vs. Destoroyah
  • Page 13 Godzilla rises from the ocean holding a nuclear reactor in the same pose as he did in Return of Godzilla
  • Page 15 Jason Ford is wearing a Moonlight SY3 shirt which refers to the rocket from Destroy All Monsters
  • Page 22 Lucy points to the lake and exclaims "It's unbelievable!" before Varan rises from the lake. A reference to Varan the Unbelievable
Issue 5
  • Page 1 Another reference to unbelievable with regards to Varan
Issue 6
  • Page 2 Gigan is introduced in the same stance as Godzilla on the cover of the first issue of the Marvel Godzilla comic
  • Page 8 The pilots are wearing the same Moguera helmets that were used by the pilots in Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla
  • Page 20 "Next Issue: PUNCH PUNCH PUNCH"
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Issue 7
  • Page 1 A car is on its side with the visible numbers on the license plate 84 which could be a reference to Return of Godzilla or I could be looking into it too much :P
  • Page 16 Jet Jaguar's schematics from Godzilla vs. Megalon are seen in Dr. Nagata's lab
  • Page 17 Dr. Nagata has the communication device to Jet Jaguar from Godzilla vs. Megalon
Issue 8
  • Cover The cover is a reference to JLI number 1 with "wanna make somethin' of it" replaced with "skreeonk"
  • Page 6 Zigra from Gamera vs. Zigra can be swimming underwater from the Devonian's window
Issue 9
  • Page 9 the village chief is dressed like the one in Mothra vs. Godzilla
Issue 10
  • Cover On the cover the cabin and horse from Frankenstein Conquers the World are seen
  • Page 3 A sign saying MUTO-54 makes reference to the upcoming Godzilla movie. The number 1984 is also on the sign which could be referencing Return of Godzilla or could be coincidental
  • Page 4 Next to the televisions there is a sign that reads ATRGN-IT which is a reference to the Atragon from the movie of the same name
  • Page 16 a sign that reads "Rolisican Int. B." which is a reference to the fictional country in Mothra
  • Page 16 Sanda Picks up a Saradian oil truck which references the oil company from Godzilla vs. Biollante. Also the truck has the number 1966 which is a reference to the release year of War of the Gargantuas.
  • Page 19 the coffee mug reads "CATE 5" which is probably a reference to the rating system of kaiju in pacific Rim where kaiju are measured in Categories
  • Page 20 The boat is named Moonlight which could be another Moonlight SY3 reference from Destroy All Monsters
  • Page 20 The woman on the boat is wearing a Type 66 cap which references the Type 66 Maser cannons introduced in War of the Gargantuas.

Both Frank and Zornow have also posted their thoughts/comments regarding this topic, so I'll be posting those sometime soon.
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