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    GODZILLA VS KONG Publishing Program trailer, courtesy of Legendary Comics. TM & © TOHO CO., LTD. © 2021 WARNER BROS. ENT. © LEGENDARY 2021
    Source: Legendary Comics Official Movie Site: GodzillavsKong.com Official Facebook: @GodzillaVsKong Official Instagram: @GodzillaVsKong Official Twitter: @GodzillaVsKong Special Thanks to Tracy Brown and Sarah Jarvis Legendary Comics has released a motion trailer for the GODZILLA VS KONG publishing program and provided a first look at the artwork for the prequel graphic novels and the children’s book Kong & Me. Godzilla Dominion Godzilla Dominion the prequel graphic novel written by Greg Keyes (Godzilla: King of the Monsters The Official Movie Novelization; three New York Times bestselling Star Wars novels in the New Jedi Order series) with art by Drew Edward Johnson (DC’s Wonder Woman, Supergirl; Legendary Comics’ Godzilla: Aftershock), will feature a unique story that picks up after the events of the film GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS, where the Titans have risen and the reign of Godzilla has begun. As told entirely from Godzilla’s point of view, the graphic novel brings new insights into the King of Monsters: his habitats, ancient rivalries, encounters with new Titans, and other challenges. As his new era of dominance is tested, a coming confrontation with another King looms. Author: Greg Keyes Artist: Drew Edward Johnson Cover: Arthur Adams Publisher: Legendary Comics Trade Paperback: 96 Pages ISBN-10: 1681160781 ISBN-13: 978-1681160788 Product Dimensions: 6.5 x .5 x 10.4 Inches Release Date: April 6, 2021 Price: $16.99 Kingdom Kong A sequel to the graphic novel Skull Island: Birth of Kong and a prelude to the film GODZILLA VS KONG, the prequel graphic novel Kingdom Kong will follow a group of highly skilled military pilots gathered together on Skull Island to see who has ‘the right stuff’ to take on a dangerous mission into the hollow earth. One of the pilots, Audrey, is haunted by the memories of a monstrous clash with one of Godzilla’s titanic rivals that left deep scars. When Skull Island is attacked by Camazotz, a bat-like Titan, Audrey must to come to terms with her inner demons, and finding his home newly threatened, Kong must rise to face this usurper that would plunge the world into perpetual night. Kingdom Kong is written by Marie Anello (Shout Out) with art by ZID (Legendary Comics’ Skull Island: The Birth of Kong; Trick ‘r Treat: Days of the Dead; Spectral: Ghosts of War). Author: Marie Anello Artist: ZID Cover: Arthur Adams Publisher: Legendary Comics Trade Paperback: 86 Pages ISBN-10: 1681160803 ISBN-13: 978-1681160801 Product Dimensions: 6.5 x .5 x 10.4 Inches Release Date: April 6, 2021 Price: $16.99 Monsterverse Titanthology Vol 1 For new readers wanting to discover the backstories of Godzilla and Kong for the first time or fans revisiting their favorite adventures, the Monsterverse Titanthology Vol 1 brings the previously released graphic novels, Skull Island: The Birth of Kong (2017) and Godzilla: Aftershock (2019), together in one legendary volume for the first time ever. With a new cover by Arthur Adams and never-seen sketches and art, this collection is a must-have for all Godzilla and Kong fans. Before their epic clash in Godzilla vs. Kong, learn the secrets and mysteries of Kong and Godzilla in this Titanic collection. In Godzilla: Aftershock, the King of the Monsters becomes an endangered species as an ancient terror rises from the depths of the Earth that will test Godzilla like never before. A shadowy figure stalks Dr. Emma Russell as she travels the globe with a team of Monarch operatives to unearth clues of an ancient terror returning to threaten humanity, while Godzilla clashes in a rivalry as old as the Earth itself. In Skull Island: The Birth of Kong, discover the secrets of Kong`s mythic origins as the cryptozoological adventurers of Monarch return to the birthplace of one of our world`s greatest wonders. As a journey of discovery becomes a desperate escape mission, a team of operatives fights to survive the hidden dangers of the island -- and each other. Author: Arvid Nelson Artists: Drew Edward Johnson, ZID Cover: Arthur Adams Publisher: Legendary Comics Trade Paperback: 224 pages ISBN-10: 1681160927 ISBN-13: 978-1681160924 Product Dimensions: 6.5 x .5 x 10.4 Inches Release Date: May 11, 2021 Price: $19.99 Kong & Me Kong finds himself in the center of a charming and enthralling children’s book, Kong & Me, by New York Times’ bestselling author Kiki Thorpe (The Never Girl early chapter book series) with illustrations by Nidhi Chanani (Pashmina; I will be fierce). Young fans will be able to follow along as the mighty Titan and his new pal spend a day of fun and adventure exploring the many wonders of Skull Island -- proving that friendships come in many sizes and no matter how different we are, no one is too big or small to find a true friend. For readers age 3 years and up. Author: Kiki Thorpe Artist: Nidhi Chanani Publisher: Legendary Comics Trade Paperback: 36 Pages ISBN-10: 168116082X ISBN-13: 978-1681160825 Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 0.4 x 13 Inches Release Date: March 30, 2021 Price: $19.99 Godzilla vs. Kong: Sometimes Friends Fight (But They Always Make Up) The engaging and family-friendly board book Godzilla vs. Kong: Sometimes Friends Fight (But They Always Make Up), from Insight Editions and featuring art from illustrator Carol Herring, features heartwarming lessons and introduces the beloved Godzilla and Kong characters to a younger generation. Making new friends isn’t always easy for kids. That is equally true for two giant monsters, where small misunderstandings can easily blossom into enormous conflicts. This book provides tips on how to be a good friend by using these two Titans to show young kids how to behave in familiar situations...but on a much larger scale. Featuring adorable artwork, PlayPop board books impart developmental lessons to kids through characters their parents love, to promote a shared family experience in reading together. For readers up to age 6. Artist: Carol Herring Publisher: Insight Kids (Insight Editions) Trade Paperback: 20 Pages ISBN-10: 647221749 ISBN-13: 978-1647221744 Product Dimensions: 7 x 7 Inches Release Date: April 6, 2021 Price: $9.99 Godzilla vs. Kong: The Official Movie Novelization New York Times’ bestselling author Greg Keyes returns once again to the Monsterverse with Titan Books’ Godzilla vs. Kong: The Official Movie Novelization, taking readers deeper into the worlds of Monarch, the Titans, and so much more.The next epic Monsterverse chapter sees legends collide as Godzilla and Kong, the two most powerful forces of nature, clash in a spectacular battle for the ages. As a squadron embarks on a perilous mission into fantastic uncharted terrain, unearthing clues to the Titans’ very origins and mankind’s survival, a conspiracy threatens to wipe the creatures, both good and bad, from the face of the earth forever. Greg Keyes is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels The Waterborn, The Blackgod, plus The Age of Unreason tetralogy. Keyes is also known for his critically acclaimed franchise fiction work, which includes the Star Wars: New Jedi Order novels Edge of Victory I: Conquest, Edge of Victory II: Rebirth, and The Final Prophecy, as well as tie-ins to Star Wars, Interstellar, Planet of the Apes, Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the popular Elder Scrolls video game franchise. He lives in Savannah, Georgia. Author: Greg Keyes Publisher: Titan Books ISBN-13: 978-1789097351 Paperback: 320 Pages Product Size: 6.84 x 4.5 Inches Release Date: April 6, 2021 Price: $8.99 Author: Greg Keyes Publisher: Titan Books Kindle Edition eBook: 320 Pages Release Date: April 6, 2021 Price: $7.99 Godzilla vs. Kong: One Will Fall, The Art of the Ultimate Battle Royale Go behind the scenes of the biggest battle in movie history, with this deluxe book that explores the art and making of GODZILLA VS KONG. Written by Daniel Wallace with a special foreword by director Adam Wingard and featuring exclusive concept art and insights from the filmmakers, Godzilla vs. Kong: One Will Fall, The Art of the Ultimate Battle Royale is the ultimate guide to an iconic movie showdown. From creature design to on-set photography, Godzilla vs. Kong: One Will Fall, The Art of the Ultimate Battle Royale captures every stage of the filmmaking process, giving you unprecedented access to the creation of a titanic movie event. Daniel Wallace is the author or coauthor of more than fifty books, including The Jedi Path, Ghostbusters: The Ultimate Visual History, The World According to Spider-Man, Warcraft: Behind the Dark Portal, and The New York Times best-selling Star Wars: The New Essential Guide to Characters. His specialty is exploring the underpinnings of popular fictional universes. Author: Daniel Wallace Publisher: Insight Editions ISBN-13: 978-1647221409 Hardcover: 162 pages Product Size: 11 x 10 Inches Release Date: May 21, 2021 Price: $45.00 (US) RELEASE DATE SCHEDULE March 30, 2021 • Kong & Me April 6, 2021 • Godzilla Dominion — please note new on-sale date • Kingdom Kong — please note new on-sale date • Godzilla vs. Kong: Sometimes Friends Fight (But They Always Make Up) • Godzilla vs. Kong: The Official Movie Novelization May 11, 2021 • Monsterverse Titanthology Vol 1 May 21, 2021 • Godzilla vs. Kong: One Will Fall, The Art of the Ultimate Battle Royale For Legendary Comics’ latest news and updates, visit Legendary.com/Comics and follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. About GODZILLA VS KONG On March 31, 2021 from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes the long-awaited face-off between two icons in the epic adventure GODZILLA VS KONG, starring Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Julian Dennison, with Kyle Chandler and Demián Bichir, under the direction of Adam Wingard, from a screenplay by Eric Pearson and Max Borenstein, story by Terry Rossio and Michael Dougherty & Zach Shields, based on the character “Godzilla” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Legends collide in GODZILLA VS KONG as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is Jia, a young, orphaned girl with whom he has formed a unique and powerful bond. But they unexpectedly find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe. The epic clash between the two titans—instigated by unseen forces—is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth.

    About Legendary Comics

    Legendary Comics was born out of a passion for mythic entertainment, seeking out new talent and working with the best and the brightest in the industry to create transportive worlds, inspirational characters, and spectacular adventures that leap off the page. Founded in 2011, Legendary Comics has produced an exciting catalogue of original titles that continues to grow and evolve. From partnerships with industry legend Frank Miller to Grant Morrison’s Eisner-nominated Annihilator, Legendary Comics has a passion for innovative new stories, including the fantasy graphic novel The Heart Hunter, the historical fiction story Championess (based on the true story of Elizabeth Wilkinson) and Jessica Chobot and Erika Lewis’ hit webseries, Firebrand: The Initiation of Natali Presano. In addition to original titles, Legendary Comics also expands the scope of the cinematic universes of its parent company Legendary Entertainment, by bringing big-screen adventure exploding onto the comic book page. Working with the visionary filmmakers and the architects of Legendary’s Monsterverse, they have delivered the level of quality and authenticity our fans demand with New York Times best-sellers such as Godzilla: Aftershock, Pacific Rim: Aftermath, and Skull Island: The Birth of Kong, to name a few. http://www.legendary.com/comics

    About Legendary

    Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world`s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $17 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit legendary.com.

    About Toho

    Toho Company, Limited, is a Japanese entertainment studio focused on the development, production, exhibition, and distribution of powerful content for motion pictures, television and theater. Founded in 1932, it 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. To learn more, visit toho.co.jp/en.
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