Godzilla: Aftershock, a prequel graphic novel to KOTM

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Honestly it’s leaning more to the latter, something you don’t need to seek out but if you happen to find it then sure pick it up. It’s more of setting up for KOTM than explaining the world of the MonsterVerse. Though it gives a bit of neat information and history of the MUTOs role in the past and their relationship with both Godzilla’s kind and humanity.
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Ngl, I actually love how they expanded upon the MUTOs and their effects on ancient civilizations/rivalry with Godzilla's species here. Makes them an actual established threat within the Monsterverse, and not just one-off antagonists for the first movie. I just wish their lifecycle wasn't such a mess :lol:

Also, while I dig the overall design of the MUTO prime, that face just doesn't look right. Almost uncanny valley territory lol.
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An alright read. Neat to see some of the concepts they'll introduce to KOTM and an expansion on the Muto and history of the world. I preferred Awakening though but still I'd say its worth a read for fans.
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I love how I pre-order this thing, and then Amazon's all like "sorry you ain;t getting it till the day before the movie comes out lol" meanwhile everyone gets theirs now from the store. Guess MUTO Prime is getting a late MONARCH File video.
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Living Corpse wrote:I love how I pre-order this thing, and then Amazon's all like "sorry you ain;t getting it till the day before the movie comes out lol" meanwhile everyone gets theirs now from the store. Guess MUTO Prime is getting a late MONARCH File video.
Cancel from Amazon and order from Barnes and Nobles.
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Is there an Ebook version at Barnes and Nobles?

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Vakanai wrote:For those who have read it, without spoiling it, how good is it? "Must read" or just "meh alright if you got money to spend and time to kill"?
It's really short, way too short IMO. That being said I did enjoy quite a bit. The artwork is LEAGUES better than the art for Awakening and the MUTO Prime is pretty cool monster. It does set some characters and ideas up for KOTM as well. It's not essential but I would recommend it.

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Both Awakening and Aftershock go by quick because you’re enjoying what you’re reading. They’re fun reads. I’d rather have a graphic novel like this than a 5 comic book run every month like they did with Kong.

Anyway. Get the book! Barnes and noble does have it in stock even if they aren’t out on the shelf. I simply ask a employee to check the back since the website said they had some. Good read and a great continuation of G14.
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Can I get it online in ebook format?

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Shadowfyre wrote:Can I get it online in ebook format?
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Pretty cool trailer for a comic.



Even with the comics they put the humans in the thumbnail instead of the real stars, the monsters.

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So nobodies gonna post the entire thing on here?

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Shadowfyre wrote:So nobodies gonna post the entire thing on here?
Lol find a torrent. Don't rely on discussion boards for paid content.
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Im gonna buy it. Just dont wanna wait till then

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Shadowfyre wrote:Im gonna buy it. Just dont wanna wait till then
Sure you were. Go to one of the many sites you can read comics on. No, I won't give you any links to them
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Would you guys have preferred if we got a comic that is just straight up set in ancient times and showed how those old civilizations interacted with the Titans, ala Rage Across Time? Like, it would've been cool to see human sacrifices made to Rodan on the steps of Mesoamerican pyramids and temples.
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TheInfiniteAeon wrote:Would you guys have preferred if we got a comic that is just straight up set in ancient times and showed how those old civilizations interacted with the Titans, ala Rage Across Time? Like, it would've been cool to see human sacrifices made to Rodan on the steps of Mesoamerican pyramids and temples.
Maybe not a comic, but more of a Graphic Novel.
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Nah. Think what you want, Im gonna pick that up and im not sure about the novel, but I dont get paid till the first so we will see.

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TheInfiniteAeon wrote:Would you guys have preferred if we got a comic that is just straight up set in ancient times and showed how those old civilizations interacted with the Titans, ala Rage Across Time? Like, it would've been cool to see human sacrifices made to Rodan on the steps of Mesoamerican pyramids and temples.
Nah, what we got is fine since it connects to the films. Again this Rodan Aztec thing you're really keen on isn't a story. It's worth maybe a page of flashback in comics or a throw away line from a character
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TheInfiniteAeon wrote:Would you guys have preferred if we got a comic that is just straight up set in ancient times and showed how those old civilizations interacted with the Titans, ala Rage Across Time? Like, it would've been cool to see human sacrifices made to Rodan on the steps of Mesoamerican pyramids and temples.
I've heard that they're already planning a movie about that.

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