The Year of the Dragon Roars on in 'Godzilla Rivals: Versus Manda' Comic in July

Godzilla Rivals: Versus Manda #1 arrives in comic shops and online on July 31.

The Year of the Dragon has finally manifested in comics for Toho’s iconic sea-dragon kaiju. On July 31 the mighty Manda will rise from the depths to splash into comic book shops in Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Manda #1.

The all-new 52-page Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Manda #1 comic book one-shot by Jake Lawrence will include a B Cover by Michael Shelfer and a Retailer Incentive cover by Aaron Gregory.

From IDW’s official solicitation info:

Late into the night, the crew of a small fishing trawler off the coast of Australia is keeping busy by telling stories of the sea. Little do they know, they’re moments away from happening upon a mysterious shipwreck… and the fearsome sea dragon Manda going toe to toe with Godzilla in the middle of the most brutal ocean brawl any sailor has ever seen. Can this small crew make it back to shore safely in the midst of this all-out kaiju battle? Join Jake Lawrence (Teen Dog, A Nice Long Walk) on a thrilling adventure on the high seas to find out!

Check out all three covers for the upcoming Godzilla Rivals: Vs. Manda #1 one-shot comic from IDW Publishing below:


Godzilla Rivals Vs. Manda Cover A Jake Lawrence

Godzilla Rivals vs. Manda B cover Michael Shelfer

Godzilla Rivals Vs. Manda Cover RI Aaron Gregory