Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah

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Cover A of Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah by Joshua Cornillon
Written by Joshua Trujillo[1]
Art by Josh Cornillon[1]
Cover by
  • Joshua Cornillon (CVR A)[2]
  • Rebecca Ann (CVR B)[3]
  • Sara Pitre-Durocher (CVR RI)
Letters by Jeff Eckleberry
Edits by David Mariotte, Nicolas Niño
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Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah is the 13th installment in the IDW Publishing one-shot comic series Godzilla Rivals. It was released on June 5, 2024.[1]

Description

A strange meteor crashes outside a small Icelandic village just after their annual Mothra festival, suddenly bringing the remote town to the attention of a dying trillionaire. As he seeks the secrets to eternal life in the crater, twin villagers Astrid and Aurora deal with the death of their festival-organizing grandmother. But what is waiting to seep out into the village, and who could defend it? It's a cycle of death and rebirth in Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah![1]

Appearances

Monsters

Characters

  • Astrid
  • Aurora
  • Ana Arneberg
  • Lawrence Lazek
  • Dr. Nakamura (mentioned)

Weapons, vehicles, and races

  • Lazek
  • Lazek robots

Locations

  • Iceland
    • Bortenfor
    • Livkunnskap "Hedorah" Labs

Gallery

Trivia

  • This is the first installment in the Godzilla Rivals series to have both of its titular monsters appear in a previous issue.
  • This issue was originally set to release on May 29, 2024, before being pushed back to June 5, 2024.
  • The panel of Astrid typing at her computer while listening to music on headphones references the animations on the YouTube channel Lofi Girl, which are in turn based on a shot from the 1995 Studio Ghibli film Whisper of the Heart.
  • Astrid and Aurora's rendition of "Mothra's Song" is comprised of an English translation of the additional verses Yoshiko Miura wrote for Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992).

References

This is a list of references for Godzilla Rivals: Mothra Vs. Hedorah. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Godzilla May 2024 Solicitations From IDW Comics". Kaiju Battle. 23 February 2024.
  2. "GODZILLA RIVALS MOTHRA VS HEDORAH #1 CVR A CORNILLON". Previews World. Retrieved 23 February 2024.
  3. "GODZILLA RIVALS MOTHRA VS HEDORAH #1 CVR B ANN". Previews World. Retrieved 23 February 2024.

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