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Godzilla FAQ: All Thats Left to Know About the King of the Monsters

Brian Solomon

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Applause Books
20 June 2017
Film theory & criticism; Other Film, TV & Media; Fantasy Reference; Monsters Fantasy
Perhaps no other character in all of international film is as beloved by American audiences as Godzilla. Since 1954, Godzilla has been one of the cinema s most enduring and popular characters, and with a total of 28 films under his massive belt (not even including two American reboots), he s also the star of the longest-running franchise in motion-picture history. From his home base in Japan, where the legendary Toho Pictures first put him on the map, Godzilla has gone on to become an international phenomenon a movie monster unrivalled both in size as well as universal, worldwide appeal. Godzilla FAQ will explore the many facets of the monumental, fire-breathing radioactive lizard that has roared his way into our hearts over a 60-year reign of terror. But more than just a movie monster, he has become a pop-culture avatar, pervading our consciousness as few fictional creations have. Now, Godzilla FAQ take readers on a headlong dive into the depths of this unstoppable cinematic force of nature.
By:   Brian Solomon
Imprint:   Applause Books
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 226mm,  Width: 147mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   699g
ISBN:   9781495045684
ISBN 10:   1495045684
Series:   FAQ
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   20 June 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Brian Solomon (Bridgeport, CT) has been in love with Godzilla for as long as he can remember, and today he is proud to be passing along the kaiju craze to his own son. As a writer, he s contributed to such vaunted publications as Fangoria, Pro Wrestling Illustrated, and VENU, and he s even edited a volume on the history of chemical and biological warfare. He s the mastermind behind the popular film website and has given film discussions throughout the greater New York area.

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