Godzilla: The Best of Gigan #1

Godzilla: The Best of Gigan #1

Illustrated by: Various

Cover Art by: James Biggie

Written by: Various

Release date: December 13, 2023

IDW Publishing

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

The world will tremble in fear when one of Godzilla’s most ferocious foes arrives! When the technologically enhanced Gigan arrives from space, all other monsters beware! It’ll take the strongest humans, machines, and protectors of Earth to stand up to the brutal blades of Gigan! Collects Godzilla: History’s Greatest Monster #11, Godzilla: Rulers of the Earth #6 & 7, and Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1.

In the colossal realm of kaiju battles, few adversaries strike fear like Gigan, and in this gripping compilation, Godzilla: The Best of Gigan #1 pays tribute to the indomitable alien cyborg’s storied history. With a collection that spans iconic encounters, this volume catapults readers into the heart of battles that have defined Godzilla’s world.

Crafted by various talents in the comic realm and adorned with cover art by James Biggie, this anthology begins with Gigan’s arrival from space, a harbinger of chaos and destruction that sets the world on edge. It’s a gripping tale where the mightiest defenders of Earth rally against the brutal might of Gigan’s blades, showcasing the ferocity that fans have come to adore.

Drawing from milestone issues like Godzilla: History’s Greatest Monster #11, Godzilla: Rulers of the Earth #6 & 7, and Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1, readers are treated to a diverse showcase of Gigan’s legendary clashes. From his relentless assaults alongside King Ghidorah to his encounters with Godzilla, Anguirus, and even Jet Jaguar, every panel pulses with the adrenaline of titanic battles.

Gigan’s journey through the decades, from his early appearances to his revival in Godzilla Final Wars, is a testament to his enduring popularity. Despite his ups and downs in cinematic reception, Gigan has carved a permanent niche in Godzilla’s rogues’ gallery, captivating fans and earning a revered place in the franchise’s history.

This volume not only honors Gigan’s impactful legacy but also celebrates his 50th birthday along with two exclusive short films have been released by Toho in 2022, Godzilla vs. Gigan Rex and Fest Godzilla 3: Gigan Attacks. It’s a fitting tribute to an enduring fan-favorite and a testament to the monster’s enduring popularity across various media.

“Godzilla: The Best of Gigan #1” stands tall as an homage to one of Godzilla’s most formidable adversaries, delivering a compendium of monumental battles and a celebration of a kaiju icon. For enthusiasts of colossal showdowns and fans of the Godzilla mythos, this anthology offers an immersive journey through the thrilling encounters that define Gigan’s enduring legacy.

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Celebrating the Ferocity of a Kaiju Icon!

Colors - 9.1
Design - 9.2
Illustration - 9
Narrative - 8.6
Subplot - 7.4

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"Godzilla: The Best of Gigan #1" is a comic anthology that celebrates Gigan, one of Godzilla's most formidable adversaries. It features a collection of iconic battles that define Gigan's enduring legacy and showcases his journey through the decades. The volume not only honors his impactful legacy but also celebrates his 50th birthday. For fans of colossal showdowns and the Godzilla mythos, this anthology offers an immersive journey through Gigan's thrilling encounters.


Genre: Kaiju
Series: Godzilla | Illustrated by James Biggie
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