Weekend Movies: Monster from a Prehistoric Planet/ Gappa: The Triphibian Monster

Monster from a Prehistoric Planet, also released as Gappa: The Triphibian Monster and Gappa: The Colossal Beast debuted in Japan in 1967 under the title  大巨獣ガッパ  (Daikyoju Gappa).

Gappa was a popularly syndicated “weekend movie” and “late night thriller” in the United States, and the creatures also made a cameo in the series 4 Red Dwarf episode, “Meltdown.”

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Godzilla: Rulers of Earth Announcement

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Christopher Crawford‘s insight:

Coming this Summer- Godzilla: Rulers of Earth comic from IDW- Godzilla Legends creatives- writer Chris Mowry, previously of Hedorah vs Mechagodzilla story, and Matt Frank, who provided the art for the Anguirus vs Destroyah story, will be in charge of producing Godzilla: RoE. The story starts after the Earth’s war on Big G. In the aftermath, Biollante, Moguera, and a host of other Daikaiju show up.

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Godzilla 11 and 12 sneak-peak and Ditko’s Konga

Godzilla 11 from IDW- publishing date March 13, 2013— Boxer’s Crew teams up with Godzilla?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Godzilla 12- IDW Comics- Publishing Date- April 24, 2013 —-Will Godzilla’s alliance with Boxer hold as he prepares to face his deadliest foe, or will Boxer be his downfall?

 

Steve Ditko’s Monsters: Konga! from IDW. – a 300+ page compendium of Ditko’s giant simian- cover shows Konga taking on a Nazi army- Publishing in May 2013—

For More Information on Konga, check out Schulz Library Blog’s Cartoon Studies page on Ditko’s Konga- it contains a terrific background study and features art of  Gorgo and Reptilicus as well- http://www.cartoonstudies.org/schulz/blog/steve-ditkos-konga-the-lonely-one/

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Kamen Rider Spirits: Chapter 1 Manga

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Kamen Rider Spirits 仮面ライダーSPIRITS Chapter 1: Skyscraper’s Gale

Kamen Rider Spirits is written by Kenichi Muraeda and Shotaro Ishinomori – it focuses on the first 10 Masked Riders. Illustrations are provided by Kenichi Muraeda. The 16 volume series originally ran from 2001-2009. English translations by Wolf and English translation edited by Zero_Dreams.

 

Read the entire first issue for free here- http://mangafox.me/manga/kamen_rider_spirits/v01/c001/1.html

 

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Ultraman Max episode 1

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Christopher Crawford‘s insight:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpjVYUqJM3Q

 

Episode 1 title: Ultraman Max Arrives! (ウルトラマンマックス誕生! Urutoraman Makkusu Tanjō!)

Premiering in July of 2005, Ultraman Max tells the story of Kaito- a brave warrior from Earth that takes on giant monsters as part of the DASH team. After a fight with 2 daikaiju named Grangon and Ragorath, Kaito is rewarded with the ability to turn into a 40 meter tall fighter named Urutoraman- Ultraman Max- by a mysterious otherworldly guardian.

 

This episode director Shusuke Kaneko also directed the Gamera Trilogy (1990’s) and Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001).

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Godzilla Final Wars Godzilla Vs Zilla

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Godzilla Vs Zilla Hola Zach ಠ_ಠ

Christopher Crawford‘s insight:

resharing this "epic" showdown between the REAL Godzilla and the Fake American Zilla (also called Gino- Godzilla in name only)

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Super Robot Monkey Team HyperForce Go!English intro

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In english version,this is the intro of super robot monkey team hyperforce go!

Christopher Crawford‘s insight:

Creators from Teen Titans and Tranformers: Animated word on this cartoon from 2004-2006. Corey Feldman voiced the English version’s SPRX-77. 

 

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