Godzilla Rivals: Jet Jaguar VS. Megalon #1

Godzilla Rivals: Jet Jaguar VS. Megalon #1

Illustrated by: Megan Huang

Cover Art by: Andrew Griffith

Written by: Nola Pfau

Release date: December 20, 2023

IDW Publishing

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

Jen Onça is not excited to start her new, fast-paced fast-food career at Minilla Burger, but she’d much prefer a mundane day to the sudden return of Megalon! The monster brings destruction, trapping Jen in a forgotten lab deep beneath the restaurant with only the half-built form of Jet Jaguar to help her get out! She must repair the robotic defender to save herself and the city, but first she needs to escape the rubble trapping her in this tense adventure!

“Godzilla Rivals: Jet Jaguar VS. Megalon #1” by IDW Publishing is an exhilarating one-shot that brings to life the beloved character Jet Jaguar in an action-packed showdown against the formidable Megalon. As a dedicated fan of Jet Jaguar and the enthralling world of Godzilla, this issue hit all the right notes and delivered an engaging narrative that kept me hooked from start to finish.

Nola Pfau’s writing brilliantly captures the essence of the characters, particularly Jen Onça, whose relatable reluctance to embrace a fast-food career quickly turns into a thrilling struggle for survival when Megalon resurfaces. Pfau weaves a tale of tension and determination as Jen finds herself trapped in a forgotten lab beneath Minilla Burger, setting the stage for an epic encounter.

Megan Huang’s art beautifully complements the storyline, immersing readers in the chaos and urgency of the situation. The detailed illustrations vividly portray the destruction caused by Megalon and the race against time as Jen works to unleash the potential of the half-built Jet Jaguar.

Andrew Griffith’s cover art sets the tone for the showdown, drawing readers into the impending clash between these iconic monsters and Jet Jaguar’s unfinished form, sparking anticipation for the thrilling confrontations within.

The premise of repairing Jet Jaguar amidst the rubble adds a unique layer of urgency and suspense to the narrative, creating a sense of high stakes that keeps the adrenaline pumping throughout the issue.

“Godzilla Rivals: Jet Jaguar VS. Megalon #1” is a must-read for fans of the Godzilla universe, especially those with a soft spot for Jet Jaguar. It’s a gripping and well-executed story that celebrates the essence of these beloved characters while delivering an exhilarating and memorable adventure.

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Jet Jaguar's Reawakening Against Megalon's Menace

Colors - 9.1
Design - 9.8
Illustration - 9.8
Narrative - 10
Subplot - 9


In Godzilla Rivals: Jet Jaguar VS. Megalon #1, penned by Nola Pfau and illustrated by Megan Huang, the story centers on Jen Onça, an employee at Minilla Burger, who faces an unexpected challenge when the destructive Megalon reappears, causing chaos and trapping her in an old lab beneath the restaurant. Stranded amidst the rubble, Jen discovers the half-constructed form of Jet Jaguar and must swiftly repair the robotic hero to rescue herself and the city from Megalon's rampage. This thrilling and tense adventure encapsulates Jen's race against time to escape and unleash the power of Jet Jaguar. With cover art by Andrew Griffith, the issue brings to life an action-packed narrative showcasing the resilience of Jet Jaguar in an epic showdown against a monstrous threat.

Genre: Kaiju
Series: Godzilla Rivals | Illustrated by Andrew Griffith, Megan Huang
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