HERE IT COMES!
We're off to see the printer, the wonderful digital printer of MONSTER ATTACK TEAM #11 and not this Linotype machine from yesteryear. Ordering information coming soon on MAT #11 covering Japan's Greatest Monsters, Heroes, Tokusatsu & Manga Legends, Indie Toy Makers and Music Culture from the past up to the present. "Let's Fight Monsters, Let's Really Fight!"
HARUO NAKAJIMA IN YOKOSUKA!
Sneak Preview of MONSTER ATTACK TEAM #11 back cover as we welcome you to our interview with TORU OKAZAKI who starred as Daisuke Yamamoto in KAMEN RIDER AMAZON the 4th and bloodiest installment of the Kamen Rider series created by SHOTARO ISHINOMORI & TOHRU HIRAYAMA. 仮面ライダーアマゾン is here! Illustration by MAT Officer Hiroshi Kanatani. Kamen Rider Amazon © Ishimori Pro, Toei Company LTD.!
MY GRANDMA, WHAT BIG DORSAL PLATES YOU HAVE!
Giant Monsters All-Out Attack on little boys who don't hail the King of Monsters. Image courtesy of Norman England, MAT contributor & columnist for Japan's Eiga HiHo Magazine.
LOOKING BACK ON 60 YEARS!
Waving the GODZILLA flag, our Captain was asked by Stars and Stripes newspaper Japan to say a few words about the King of Monster's 60th anniversary, the loyal fan movement, and current Tokyo events. J.D. Lees, GFEST 2014 organizer and founder was quoted about the biggest turnout of GODZILLA fans to date in North America! Read online version of newspaper print story here: http://japan.stripes.com/news/oh-no-get-ready-tokyo KENPACHIRO SATSUMA vs.HARUO NAKAJIMA photo from G-CON 1996.
WE'RE OFF TO OUTER SPACE!
It's about time to tap into the stellar Samurai drive of LEIJI MATSUMOTO, the architect of SPACE BATTLESHIP YAMATO, SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK, GALAXY EXPRESS 999 and many more manga & anime tales in MONSTER ATTACK TEAM #11 coming soon to a galaxy near you!
This summer, MAT blows smoke in your eyes with our tribute to the 1971 ecologically mind blowing, GODZILLA vs. THE SMOG MONSTER directed by YOSHIMITSU BANNO, co-executive producer on GODZILLA 2014. Time trip back to one of the most unique films in the King's history, recently voted #3 of the top 10 Godzilla films in Japan movie buff magazine Eiga HiHo, Sept. 2014 issue. We also dig into EIJI TSUBURAYA's Tsuburaya Productions, the Legends of Japanese Manga: LEIJI MATSUMOTO & SHOTARO ISHINOMORI. Then join us in welcoming MASKED RIDER AMAZON-TORU OKAZAKI back from the jungle, and flashback to the Groups Sounds (GS) and Glam-Rock music movements then and now. This and more polluted Tokusatsu goodness awaits you in this 80 page full color magazine. Come raise your voice and save the earth! MAT #11 cover by illustrator, JOLYON YATES.
CALL THE EXTERMINATOR!
Bug tested and approved. Pre-order COLOSSAL KAIJU COMBAT sponsored by MONSTER ATTACK TEAM including MAT / UKY DAYDREAMER / MATT FRANK kaiju kollaboration on former boss character, IKAMEIJIN! Go now to the Sunstone Games store here to order: http://sunstone.co/store/
GODZILLA IS EDJUMACATIONAL!
Support your local GODZILLA public television station! IDW's GODZILLA: Rulers of the Earth comic book team gets a public shout out on PBS affiliate KPBS in San Diego by reporter Beth Accomando. Special thanks to Jon Yim for sending us the news feed. Godzilla artists and fans making big things happen on the west coast in a big way!
ALL SUITED UP, AND NOWHERE TO GO!
More May-Hem at Spooky Empire in Orlando with HARUO NAKAJIMA, Mosu-Goji cosplayer & AKIRA TAKARADA. Photo by Tim Bean.
Switch On the trailer. . .
HAYATA AND DAN MOROBOSHI!
WE'LL TAKE ONE!
Will the true Masked Rider illustrations please stand up. Pictured is the early illustration for the monster BATTA YUMMY from KAMEN RIDER OOO similar to KAMEN RIDER SHIN from 1992 which briefly changed the parameters of the series into a dark hero. KAMEN RIDER OOO ©Ishimori Productions and Toei Company, Ltd.