Get Into Comics with Kong: Skull Island
Mar 06, 2017
In the world of movie monsters, two always rise to the top: Godzilla and Kong.
Kong was created in 1933 for the film King Kong. He's a titanic gorilla from Skull Island, where he lives among other oversized animals and dinosaurs. An incredibly popular series, Kong has been featured in a litany of films--most recently King Kong (2005) by Peter Jackson and the upcoming film Kong: Skull Island releasing on March 10.
Before seeing Kong: Skull Island, make sure you check out all the awesome King Kong stories at your local comic shop! BOOM! Studios has a series of all-new King Kong stories in their comic book series Kong: Skull Island. Check out the titles you can pick up at your local comic shop now.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #1
(W) James Asmus
(A) Carlos Magno
(CA) Felipe Massafera
King Kong, world-famous and original gargantuan ape, is the progenitor of an entire genre, spawning sequels, remakes, and countless other interpretations. You know Kong. You love Kong! King Kong was created by Merian C. Cooper, and Kong of Skull Island is grounded in artist/author Joe DeVito's ground-breaking literary property Skull Island. This story is exclusively authorized and endorsed by the Cooper family as their official King Kong/Skull Island prequel and sequel origin story. Two fractured and combative civilizations are forced to band together as they venture onto Skull Island-their new home. From All-New Inhumans writer James Asmus and Planet of the Apes artist Carlos Magno.
KONG OF SKULL ISLAND #2
(W) James Asmus (A) Carlos Magno (CA) Nick Robles
- From James Asmus (Thief of Thieves, All-New Inhumans) and Carlos Magno (Lantern City, Planet of the Apes) comes the authorized origin of Kong.
- Two fractured and combative civilizations are forced to unite when their island is destroyed.
- Washing up on the shores of Skull Island, they must defend their people against an endless horde of dinosaurs and monsters. With the help of Kong lies hope for survival.
- Collects issues #1-#4 of the ongoing series.
- "Carlos Magno delivers what might be the best work of his career." - IGN
Be sure to find all of these at your local comic shop! If you're not sure where your local comic shop is, use the Comic Shop Locator Service.