“This is our chance to finally discover how Kong became king. Do you want to know the truth?”
To expand on their MonsterVerse, Legendary Entertainment has released a trailer for the upcoming tie-in comic for Kong: Skull Island, titled Skull Island: Birth of Kong. The comic, which will be set twenty years in the future and follows father/son duo Houston and Aaron Brooks as they head back to Skull Island with the intent to discover more about Kong’s mysterious origins.
You can watch the trailer for the comic below!
In 1971, a secretive organization known as Monarch finds an island that is shrouded in mystery and identified as the origin for new species. The resulting expedition to the island reveals that a giant monstrous ape named Kong is at the centre of a battle for dominion over the island, against the apex predators, nicknamed “Skullcrawlers”, responsible for wiping out his kind. As the expedition crew makes plans to fight for survival against Kong and the other monsters on the island, some of them begin to see that Kong is worth saving.
Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the film stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Jing Tian, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Toby Kebbell and John C. Reilly.
Kong: Skull Island is still currently playing in theaters. Skull Island: Birth of Kong, written by Arvid Nelson with art by Zid, will be available April 12.
Source: Legendary via ComicBook.com