When we think of Marvel, we typically think of characters like Iron Man, Captain America, and that mumbly guy with the bow and arrow. But Marvel comics have a long, expansive history, and sometimes featured iconic characters you wouldn't expect, from the Star Wars gang to ALF. While they may not have pitched in during Infinity War, there have been Marvel comics featuring the likes of ...
Godzilla Fought The Avengers, Got Yelled At By J. Jonah Jameson
Godzilla is the iconic Japanese monster who hates tall buildings and legendary basketball players in equal measure. Long before he was battling Ferris Bueller and ... whoever starred in that 2014 remake we already forgot about, Godzilla was similarly repurposed for an American audience in Marvel Comics' Godzilla: King Of The Monsters.
Marvel ComicsIt seems monsters have yet to discover democracy.
This wasn't just a one-off movie adaptation. Godzilla got his own series -- and, insanely, it was actually part of the Marvel Universe's continuity. Nick Fury is in the first issue, complaining about the drudgery of combating giant fire-breathing lizards.
Marvel ComicsThis was before he lost his hair and pulled a reverse Michael Jackson.
Because Marvel didn't pay Japan's Toho Studios for the rights to other monster characters, the writers were forced to invent new creatures for Godzilla to tussle with. So instead of, say, Mothra, Godzilla squares off against bizarre creatures seemingly birthed from Hunter S. Thompson's nightmares.
Marvel ComicsLook at his face. Even Godzilla's like, "The hell am I looking at here?"