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Kong: Skull Island prequel comic explains King Kong origins!

Kong: Skull Island prequel comic explains King Kong origins!

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Kong: Skull Island is now playing in theaters and if you're someone who wishes to learn more about King Kong and specifically his new origins within the Monsterverse, then Legendary have got you covered, with a prequel comic series, much like the ones they produced for Pacific Rim and Godzilla (2014)! Written by Arvid Nelson, with artwork by Zid, Skull Island: The Birth of Kong will span four issues.

Skull Island: The Birth of Kong, will act as both a sequel and prequel to the new movie, as a team of Monarch agents visit the island to find out more about the giant ape and just why he's so dedicated to defending this particular island. Along the way, the reader will find out about the island's history of war between Kong and the other creatures on the island — and what made him king of all he surveys.

The first issue will land in comic shops on April 5th!

Thanks to THR for the news!

Kong: Skull Island movie news, trailers and cast

Kong: Skull Island March 10th, 2017

More about Kong: Skull Island (movie)

Kong: Skull Island is a new King Kong film set in the new Legendary / Warner Brothers / Universal Pictures Kaiju cinematic universe. Acting as a blood relative and somewhat of a sequel to 2014's GodzillaSkull Island will introduce King Kong like never before.

Official Synopsis:

In March 2017, the producers of Godzilla transport audiences to the birthplace of one of the most powerful monster myths of all in KONG: SKULL ISLAND, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures.

When a scientific expedition to an uncharted island awakens titanic forces of nature, a mission of discovery becomes an explosive war between monster and man. Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly star in a thrilling and original new adventure that reveals the untold story of how Kong became King.

Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, Kong: Skull Island's release date is March 10th, 2017.

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Written by ChrisPublished on 2017-03-11 08:37:11
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8 Fan responses to Kong: Skull Island prequel comic explains King Kong origins!

JurassicNight

ContributorMember605 XPMar-11-2017 10:39 AM

Sweet! I loved when they did this with Godzilla Awakening

The King of the Monsters

InitiateMember237 XPMar-11-2017 10:46 AM

This comic may serve to add a few more links with Godzilla, as some scenes are set in 1995 and 2012, and Ishiro Serizawa is even name-dropped at one point.

RR44

InitiateMember339 XPMar-11-2017 10:52 AM

Saw the movie.. in 3-D.. awesome. plus there is a bonus. But I wont spoil it. If you have not seen this movie.. do so.. it was well worth the money.

Centauri

2KMember2267 XPMar-11-2017 9:42 PM

badass....will it be released by Dark Horse comics? 

Kaiju Kong

NoobMember53 XPMar-12-2017 8:35 AM

Wish the would do an anime instead, for all the Monsterverse movies.

KingKaijuGojira

ContributorMember920 XPMar-12-2017 3:10 PM

I can't wait. I really want to see Kong's parents.

ramonamiller

NoobMember11 XPApr-24-2017 7:09 AM

Wow! Great news for theater-lovers! We had many awful examples when movies were shot after plays and vise versa. Hope this will be an exception and I am definitely going to view it. Any volunteers to make my thesis on theater art?

modemelle

NoobMember11 XPJun-15-2017 9:05 PM

Great ! To see the white dress on a bride, we'll have to wait until the nineteenth century. This reappearance will be linked to the rooting of the Republic and to the premise of the separation of the church and the state and the secularization of society. Wearing a robe pour mariage invité, one wishes to affirm its virginity and purity with the blessing of the religious bodies. Thus, they do not lose their influence despite the societal changes that are beginning to operate.

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