|“||Continuing the story of 2014’s Godzilla after the catastrophic events in San Francisco, the novel finds the big lizard threatened as a terrifying new foe rises from the depths of the earth, unleashing a series of devastating earthquakes and driven by an unstoppable primal instinct that will test Godzilla like never before. Introducing characters from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the graphic novel delves further into the activities of cryptozoological agency Monarch.
The brilliant and driven Monarch operative Dr. Emma Russell races to stop the threat as clues emerge to reveal a terrible secret—a tragedy, of apocalyptic proportions from the distant past that changed the course of human history, is returning to threaten it once more. A shadowy figure stalks Emma’s every move as she travels the globe to uncover secrets, while Godzilla clashes in an ancient rivalry as old as the earth itself. The fate of the world lies in the balance in an epic confrontation that no Godzilla fan will want to miss.
Godzilla: Aftershock is a graphic novel by Legendary Comics acting as a prequel to Legendary Pictures' 2019 Godzilla film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and a sequel to the 2014 film, Godzilla. It was released on May 21, 2019.
In 2014, a few months after the Battle of San Francisco, at the American military base of Joint Region Marianas in Guam, British mercenary and eco-terrorist Jonah Alan is being interrogated with little success.
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- Written by Avrid Nelson
- Illustrated by Drew Edward Johnson
- Covers by Christopher Shy and Arthur Adams
- Ghidorah’s appearance on a monitor contradicts the Monarch timeline as he wasn’t discovered until two years later in 2016.
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