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January 28, 2020

Kaiju

Monsters Unleashed #1 (Review)

Monsters Unleashed #1 (Review) Marvel Comics, January 18, 2017 Writer: Cullen Bunn “Monsters Unleashed” is a new crossover miniseries from American comic book publisher Marvel Comics. This story brings together majority of its mainstream character properties in a single story, and gives them the unenviable task of dealing with the onset of a prophesized apocalyptic

Kaiju, History, Rage, and Mythology – Godzilla: Rage Across Time

Godzilla: Rage Across Time IDW Publishing, August, 2016-ongoing Writer: Jeremy Robinson (#1), Chris Mowry & Kahlil Schweitzer (#2) The globally famous, fictional giant reptilian monster “Godzilla” was originally introduced in a 1954 Japanese motion picture. The movie was a way of addressing the consequences of nuclear warfare, a concept all too real to Japan. Over

Monster of the Week #1 (review)

“Monster of the Week” #1 (review) Self-Published, October 2016 Writer: Ryan Little The Kickstarter blurb for this comic opens with the following elevator-pitch: “A Giant Monster Kaiju book in the wonky tone of Adventure Time.” (“Kaiju”, as we have previously discussed, is a Japanese type of comic book dealing with enormous city-destroying creatures, in the

Land of the Rats – Gastrolithicus (review)

“Land of the Rats – Gastrolithicus” (review) The Underground Forrest, 2016 Writer: Mark Nasso In 1851 American writer Herman Melville wrote “Moby Dick”. Ostensibly a tale about the perils of whaling in pre-industrialised America, “Moby Dick” was one of the first novels which: a. focussed upon “will to power”, in a Nietzschean sense, but thirty

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