Todd Tennant, whose work graced the pages of THE DEVILS REIGN: DAIKAIJU, has released online his complete graphic novel adaptation of the 1994 screenplay by Rossio and Elliott meant to be directed by Jan De Bont. If you enjoy giant monsters, we’re sure you’ll enjoy this clash of Godzilla vs. The Gryphon. Follow this link and enjoy the titanic clash of the kaiju!
HAIL GODZILLA! From the creative team that brought you last Halloween’s treat, H.P. Lovecraft’s “Hallowe’en in a Suburb”, comes the heart-felt ode “Hail, Godzilla!” A spoken word/music video honoring the King of Monsters—Godzilla! Jimmy Psycho explains how this project came to be: “It was such a pleasure to work with these gentlemen last year on H.P. Lovecraft’s “Hallowe’en in a Suburb”, our first collaborative effort. When it came time to thinking about a project for this year, I recalled Magus Gilmore’s “Godzilla writings” and Andy Howl’s The Devils Reign III: Daikaiju” book (available at howlbooks.net). Gene Lavergne did such a […]
In Memoriam Haruo Nakajima (1929-2017) A horned salute to the man inside the Gojira suit for most of the Showa series of films (from 1954-1972). Nakajima took his work seriously, having studied the movements of large animals in Japanese zoos before striding onscreen as the King of the Monsters in Ishiro Honda’s GOJIRA (1954). The first master of suitmation acting, he had to carefully gauge his movements as they were shot faster than usual so they would appear slower and thus seem to indicate greater mass when the footage was screened at normal 24 fps. Effects wizard Eiji Tsuburaya was […]
The Devils Reign III: Daikaiju HOWL Books is pleased to announce The Devils Reign III: Daikaiju art book, curated by Peter H. Gilmore, High Priest of the Church of Satan. The book will feature an introduction by Gilmore and will be accompanied by a foreword by legendary monster painter Bob Eggleton. The book and art exhibit features original renditions of all types of giant beasts, inspired by pop culture, film, comics, ancient myth and world religion. Follow this link for the list of participating artists. Pre-order begin August 2017. The first edition of the book is limited to 666 hard […]
THE DEVILS REIGN: DAIKAIJU The submission deadline has passed, but uploads are still being taken this week if you are running behind. The submission form is still active. We are very pleased with the hundreds of pieces submitted for the book and exhibition coming from HOWL towards the end of this year. We’ll be making selections over the the coming weeks. Daikaiju fans are in for a real treat! Here’s to celebrating our new golden age of giant monsters! We salute Gareth Edwards’ evocative GODZILLA, and Jordan Vogt-Roberts triumphant KONG: SKULL ISLAND, as well as upcoming Legendary MONSTERVERSE productions GODZILLA: KING OF […]
The Devils Reign III: DAIKAIJU We are currently seeking submissions for The Devils Reign III: DAIKAIJU, curated by Peter H Gilmore, High Priest of the Church of Satan. This limited edition hardcover book will feature 144 pages of original artwork, with a focus on tattoo artists and illustrators. There will be a book release party and art show at the end of 2017 at HOWL Gallery/Tattoo in Fort Myers, FL. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 29TH, 2017 Full guidelines for submissions here.
GODZILLA IN HELLSciFi Japan reports on a new comic series from IDW. The Sabbatic Goat—realized as a muscular superhero—appears to be directing King Ghidorah against Godzilla in an Infernal Daikaiju battle beyond Dante’s vivid imaginings.Jeff Zornow’s expert EC Comics style variant cover above is a promising teaser, and Godzilla depicter extraordinaire Bob Eggleton will be on board as well. Looks like it will be loads of fun—we’ll be watching! From the press release: Abandon All Hope…Source: IDW Publishing press releaseSpecial Thanks to Rosalind Morehead and Jeff Zornow In over six decades of battles and triumphs, Godzilla has never faced a […]
For Godzilla fans, Magus Gilmore presents his thoughts about Gareth Edwards’ film and also discusses previous giant monster movies. This daikaiju-sized article is in two parts: Part 1 http://hpoelzig.tumblr.com/post/103900103907/godzilla-renewed-part-1 Part 2 http://hpoelzig.tumblr.com/post/103900259092/godzilla-renewed-part-2