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Legendary Comics’ Official Godzilla vs. Kong Books Now on Sale

Legendary Comics’ two new epic prequel graphic novels, Kingdom Kong and Godzilla Dominion are now on sale in stores and online. Introducing new adventures leading up to the cinematic showdown featured in Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ newly released movie Godzilla vs. Kong, fans can now dive deeper into the backstories of two of the most beloved pop culture Titans of all time—the great Godzilla and the mighty Kong! 

About Kingdom Kong: 

A sequel to the graphic novel Skull Island: Birth of Kong and a prelude to the film Godzilla vs. Kong, the upcoming 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). Available today at:

Marie Anello is a professional actress, writer, and editor based in New York. Her comics journalism and book reviews have been published by (The) Absolute magazine, The MNT, and Kirkus Indie. Most recently she was featured in the Shout Out comics anthology by TO Comix Press.   Website: Twitter: @MarieAnello  

ZID was born 2 days after Christmas in 1983, he is living his childhood dream drawing and painting what he has always been most passionate about: comics. He is a multidisciplinary artist based in Malaysia and was nominated at #8 in 10 Comic Book Creators To Watch in 2013 on for his maiden project with Robert Napton. His career with Legendary Comics began with Trick ‘r Treat: Monster Mash late 2015. This work relationship continued with the digital graphic novel prequel to the Netflix movie Spectral: Ghosts of War in 2016, and his biggest responsibility yet, Skull Island: The Birth of Kong in 2017. After a change of terrain with Lost in Space: Countdown to Danger, he is returning to Skull Island for Kingdom Kong. In his free time, (which is not a lot) you can see him updating his social media accounts with his slice of life comic as a work-from-home dad under the hashtag #DOAWFHD. 

About Godzilla Dominion: 

Godzilla Dominion—the prequel graphic novel written by Greg Keyes (the Age of Unreason trilogy; 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. Available today at:   

Greg Keyes was born in Meridian Mississippi on April 11th, 1963. He earned degrees in anthropology, travelled, played strange, violent games, associated with interesting people.  In 1996 his first novel, The Waterborn, was published. Since that time Greg has written over thirty books, including the original series Children of the ChangelingThe Age of UnreasonThe Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone, and The High and Faraway. He has also had the good fortune to be invited into many shared universes, including Legendary’s  Monsterverse. Greg lives, writes, fences and cooks in Savannah, Georgia with his wife Nell, son John and daughter Dorothy.  

Drew Edward Johnson has been a professional illustrator for over 20 years, working on comics such as Wonder Woman, Wonder Waman ’77, Sensation Comics, Supergirl, The Authority, Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight, Spider-Man, Fantastic 4, GI Joe, Star Wars, Tomb Raider, & many more. Drew’s contributions to Legendary Comics’ Monsterverse include illustrating Godzilla: Aftershock, the official graphic novel prequel to Godzilla: King of the Monsters and Cover art on the final issue of the Kong: Skull Island series. 

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.   

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