King Kong is back! The giant ape who first appeared on the silver screen in 1933 (and survived inferior remakes in 1976 and 2005) will star in a six issue Boom Studios miniseries by writer James Asmus and artist Carlos Magno. Kong of Skull Island is a prequel to Merian C. Cooper's original novel and is grounded in Joe DeVito's prose story, Skull Island. It tells a new story about two giant apes clashing, even as two different civilizations must learn to live together on Skull Island, long before Carl Denham and Ann Darrow arrive.
For those of you who have been experiencing a distinct lack of giant monster fighting in your lives today, take heart, because we've found exactly what you need! This week, the Monster Brains blog has been posting a truly amazing collection of kaiju movie posters from all over the world, in which the distinctly Japanese Godzilla rampages all over Poland, France, Germany, and elsewhere:
It all adds up to an incredibly fun collection, and we've got a few of our favorites -- featuring appearances from other monsters, including a giant, wolrld-conquering Frankenstein -- after the jump...