Among the many franchises that Warner Bros. Photos is proud to name its personal are DC and the MonsterVerse. The previous is winding down the DC Prolonged Universe continuity and gearing as much as launch the brand new DC Universe Chapter One slate, with Superman: Legacy getting issues happening the movie facet of issues in summer time 2025. In the meantime, the latter, a co-production with Legendary Leisure, is 4 motion pictures deep, with the fifth, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, arriving subsequent 12 months. Now it’s been introduced that DC and the MonsterVerse will collide quickly in a cool crossover.
A seven-issue comedian ebook sequence known as Justice League vs. Godzilla vs. Kong was introduced at San Diego Comedian-Con, with DC and Legendary producing it in partnership with Toho Leisure. Author Brian Buccellato is teaming with artists Christian Duce and Luis Guerrero for the venture, and Drew Johnson, Jim Lee and Scott Williams, Rafael Albuquerque, Francesco Mattina and Dan Mora and Alan Quah are all tackling cowl artwork. Check out the primary piece of officially-released Justice League vs. Godzilla vs. Kong paintings beneath.
The occasions of Justice League vs. Godzilla vs. Kong will kick off when a battle between the Justice League and the Legion of Doom mysteriously opens a doorway to the MonsterVerse, leading to Godzilla, Kong and different Titans (to not be confused with the Teen Titans) being deposited into the DC Universe. As you may see within the above paintings and the second piece shared beneath, the lineup of DC superheroes on this miniseries consists of Superman, Batman, Surprise Girl, Flash, Supergirl, Hawkgirl and the Inexperienced Lanterns Hal Jordan, Jessica Drew and Simon Baz. Different photos present that the Legion of Doom members will embrace Lex Luthor, Captain Chilly, Cheetah, Black Manta, Gigantic, Toyman and Gorilla Grodd, however whether or not any of them will play outstanding roles within the story stays to be seen.
This marks Godzilla’s second main comics crossover in recent times, following greater than a 12 months after Godzilla vs. The Mighty Morphin Energy Rangers from Increase! Studios, Hasbro, IDW Publishing and Toho Worldwide started publication. On this case although, we’re getting the identical Godzilla who kicked off the MonsterVerse in 2014 together with his self-titled film, which was adopted by Kong’s introduction within the Nineteen Seventies-set Kong: Cranium Island three years later. It’s unclear at which level within the MonsterVerse timeline Godzilla and Kong are being pulled from, specifically if this takes earlier than or after their epic conflict depicted in 2021’s Godzilla vs. Kong. I’m additionally to study if Justice League vs. Godzilla vs. Kong will solely revolve across the Justice League making an attempt to corral these large monsters, or if an excellent better menace is lurking within the exhibits that may require these superheroes by some means be part of forces with the MonsterVerse’s chief protagonists to conquer it.
Justice League vs. Godzilla vs. Kong #1 will likely be launched digitally and at your native comedian ebook retailer in October. As far what’s happening with these respective franchise cinematically, the subsequent entry on the upcoming DC motion pictures lineup is Blue Beetle this August, adopted by Aquaman and the Misplaced Kingdom formally closing out the DCEU in December. Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire is slotted for March 15 on the 2024 motion pictures schedule.