King Kong of Skull Island (property)

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King Kong of Skull Island is an intellectual property owned by DeVito ArtWorks, LLC. It encompasses a series of novels, comic books, and other media featuring the King Kong character, based around the 2005 rewrite of the 1932 novelization of the original King Kong film by Brad Strickland and Joe DeVito. The property is endorsed by the estate of Merian C. Cooper, Kong's original creator.

Media[edit | edit source]

Books[edit | edit source]

  • Merian C. Cooper's King Kong (2005) - a revised and updated rewrite of the 1932 novelization of King Kong by Brad Strickland and Joe DeVito
  • Kong: King of Skull Island (2005) - a sequel and prequel to Merian C. Cooper's King Kong, written by Brad Strickland and John Michlig and illustrated by Joe DeVito
  • Doc Savage: Skull Island (2013) - a crossover between Doc Savage and Kong, written by Will Murray and illustrated by Joe DeVito
  • King Kong vs. Tarzan (2016) - a crossover between Tarzan and Kong, written by Will Murray
  • King Kong of Skull Island (2018) - an illustrated novel created by Joe DeVito chronicling the origins of Kong's species, the native Tagatu civilization, and events that took place on Skull Island prior to the events of Merian C. Cooper's King Kong. Originally released in 2018 as a limited edition hardcover with an autographed bookplate and other exclusive content, it was republished in both paperback and ebook form in 2020 in two parts: Exodus and The Wall.

Comics[edit | edit source]

Television[edit | edit source]

  • King Kong: Skull Island - an unproduced television series from MarVista Entertainment and IM Global Television, developed in 2017

Film[edit | edit source]

  • Kong: King of Skull Island - a unproduced film from Fantastic Films, developed in 2007

Games and apps[edit | edit source]

  • King Kong: Skull Island Adventure - a puzzle game based on Kong: King of Skull Island
  • MOBA Legends - Kong makes a licensed appearance in this game through DeVito Artworks, LLC
  • Super Pixel Heroes - Kong makes a licensed appearance in this game through DeVito Artworks, LLC
  • King Kong of Skull Island VR - a virtual reality arcade game developed by Raw Thrills

Merchandise[edit | edit source]

Mezco Toyz released 7" and 12" figures of King Kong based on the King Kong of Skull Island property in 2019.[1] Atlantis Toy and Hobby released a glow-in-the-dark King Kong model kit in 2021 based on classic model kits of the character from the 1960s.

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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