Godzilla #9

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Marvel's Godzilla, King of the Monsters
Issue #8
Issue #9
Issue #10
"The Fate of Las Vegas"
Cover of issue #9 by Herb Trimpe
Editor-in-chief Jim Shooter
Story by Doug Moench
Cover by Herb Trimpe
Pencils by Herb Trimpe
Colors by Mary Titus
Letters by Rick Parker
Edits by Archie Goodwin
Marvel Comics
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Now! The King of Monsters goes for broke!
Last gamble in Las Vegas!

— The issue's taglines

"The Fate of Las Vegas" is the ninth issue of Marvel's Godzilla, King of the Monsters. It was released in April of 1978.

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Godzilla has just arrived outside of Las Vegas and has attacked Boulder Dam, the torrent washing Godzilla towards Las Vegas, while in the city, Winslow Beddit has only one dime left and has to choose whether to use it to call his wife or put it in the slots in hopes of winning riches which may pay for medical treatment for his mother.

As Winslow's luck begins to change and he actually starts winning, Godzilla attacks, and the Godzilla Squad prepares to mobilize out to the area. Soon the rest of Boulder Dam cracks open, causing a torrential flood that destroys the city, causing Winslow to lose his riches. Godzilla leaves the city for a more peaceful place, and Winslow's riches have been washed away except for one last dime. This time he chooses to call his wife, who tells him that she is leaving him and that his mother had died three years ago. winslow then thinks about going to Reno.

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  • Hoover Dam is mistakenly called by its former name Boulder Dam in this issue.


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