Comic Crypt: SDCC17 – KONG: GODS OF SKULL ISLAND

Boom! Studios has released their latest announcement for the San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Kong: Gods Of Skull Island is a New one-shot explores the Tagatu civilization’s relationship with Kong. Get more details on the inside.

Kong: Gods of Skull Island
One-shot
Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Artist: Chad Lewis
Cover Artists:
     Main Cover: Jeremy Wilson
     Variant Cover: Tyler Jenkins
Format: 48 pages, full color
Price: $7.99
On sale: October 2017
Synopsis: 

  • In this stand-alone Kong story, the year is 1912, and a wealthy humanitarian has traveled to Skull Island with the purpose of civilizing the native Tagatu living there. Although the Tagatu accept his gifts and allow his team to live among hem, they’re devoted to their god… and the team soon discovers that Kong is very, very real.
  • “Somehow, the Tagatu survived for generations at the bottom of the food chain in the harshest, deadliest environment on Earth, and they worshipped Kong as a living god. I always wanted to see more of that tribe’s culture in the films—specifically the ‘Church of Kong’ and their relationship with Kong himself—but that wasn’t the story they were telling. Now, it’s the story we’retelling.” – Phillip Kennedy Johnson
  • BOOM! Studios’ Kong comics are based on Joe DeVito’s Skull Island and Merian C. Cooper’s King Kong. The publisher recently completed a 12-issue series, Kong of Skull Island, set thousands of years in the past, written by James Asmus (All-New Inhumans) and illustrated by Carlos Magno (Lantern City).
 
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