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Godzilla: Oblivion issue #4 Review

Published on June 23rd, 2016 | Updated on June 23rd, 2016 | By FanFest

The humans of our Earth fight fire with fire as they begin to create their own counter-measures for Godzilla. Yet, the alternate Earth still has more monster surprises in store!

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Godzilla: Oblivion issue 4 continues right after Godzilla destroys King Ghidorah in one of the best choreographed monster battles in issue 3 between the King of Earth and the King of Space! At the climax of issue 3 an army of Kiryu’s (Mechagodzilla) are dispatched to take out Godzilla.

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So here we are at the penultimate issue 4! As the battle rages on in Godzilla’s favor the scientists who got us into this crazy mess back in issue 1 decide to remove Ghidorah’s body from the ocean floor and create a Mecha-King Ghidorah.  Godzilla destroys the army of Kiryu, who by the way, are half his size! Godzilla discovers the base where Mecha-King Ghidorah is being built who appropriately comes online at issues end to set-up the final issue of this great series. Oh but wait! The inhabitants of Earth 2 decide to open the time portal  and screw over our earth by sending an army of kaiju to wreak havoc! Godzilla has his hands full once again.

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Joshua Fialkov keeps the pacing fast, furious which makes this issue a fun read. His balance of the human and kaiju characters mixes well like your watching a film. Brian Churilla’s artistic depiction of the kaiju, especially the Heisei Godzilla, is another home run.  I give this issue 4 out of 5 stars.

Issue 5 is in 30 days so be sure to pick up the destructive finale! Monsters swarm our world their battles destroy every aspect of human civilization! What escape can be found for a humanity doomed by its own hubris?

Pictures used with permission by IDW Publishing.

 

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