IDW has solicited three new Godzilla titles. New comics ‘Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Hedorah’ and ‘Godzilla: Monsters & Protectors #3’ will be released in June for $7.99 and $3.99 respectively. Additionally, the new trade paperback ‘Godzilla: World of Monsters’ (containing three graphic novels) will be released in August for $29.99. Check out the covers below:
In 2010, IDW Publishing obtained the rights for the license to Godzilla. Unlike the two previous companies who licensed Godzilla, IDW was able to acquire the rights to many other Toho movie monsters.These include Anguirus, Rodan, Mothra, King Ghidorah, Kumonga, Hedorah, Gigan (Showa), Mechagodzilla (Showa), Titanosaurus, Battra, SpaceGodzilla, Destoroyah, Moguera, Varan, Manda, Baragon, Gaira, Sanda, Ebirah, Kamacuras, Gorosaurus, Gezora, Kamoebas, Jet Jaguar, Megalon, King Caesar, Biollante, Mecha-King Ghidorah, Orga, Megaguirus, Zilla, Mechagodzilla (Heisei), Gigan (Millenium)and Kiryu. As well as these licensed monsters, IDW introduced a new group of monsters called the Trilopods (トリロポッド). Created by artist Matt Frank, these monsters are based on the prehistoric arthropods called trilobites.
Source: SciFi Japan