Some of My Friends Read Comics 003 – Godzilla Fights the Fantastic Four and Avengers

Elton John and Tim Rice with awards for song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" - 1994 (67th)

Remember that time in the 70’s when Godzilla was shrunken down by Ant-Man, fought the Fantastic Four and the Avengers as he grew large again, traveled through time twice, and even had his photo snapped by good ol’ Spider-Man? You don’t?!?! Well it’s true! Not only did Godzilla have his very own 24-issue Marvel comic, but it’s ALL in continuity.

So come join Vince, Chris, and Kia as they relive the finale of this insane series (Godzilla: King of the Monsters #20-24) and see just how our big green dino-friend fit himself into the Marvel Universe.

One thought on “Some of My Friends Read Comics 003 – Godzilla Fights the Fantastic Four and Avengers

  1. Chris Dobson May 28, 2015 / 12:04 am

    Some notes: Godzilla’s series debuted during the same era when Marvel started experimenting with licensed books to save their struggling sales. Star Wars in particular became a huge hit, but others from the era included 2001: a Space Odyssey (written and drawn by Jack Kirby), Battlestar Galactica, Rom, the Micronauts, and another Herb Trimpe series, Shogun Warriors.
    Spider-Man and Red Sonja teamed up in Marvel Team-Up #79, cover date March 1979. Sonja actually possesses Mary Jane after MJ grabs a sword from a museum to help Spidey.
    Godzilla will be pretty lonely 900 million years in the past, surrounded by cyanobacteria:


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