Should IDW do Gamera and Ultraman?

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Should IDW do Gamera and Ultraman?

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So a thought came to me and its probably unlikely or at least Ultraman is more likely then Gamera since he's more popular in comparison in the west outside the kaiju fandom but from hearing how IDW's license towards Godzilla might be coming to an end. Would you guys be up for them picking up the license for doing Gamera and Ultraman?

What are your thoughts about the idea?
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That would be pretty cool to see.
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If IDW has Ultraman, and doesn't turn the two lesbian girls from Rulers of Earth into Ultraman, I'm going to be very disappointed.
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Why NOT? That would be freaking awesome!!!!!!
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I'd love to see what they could do with Gamera. With a much smaller library of monsters, I'd *hope* to see some engaging human characters not unlike the Heisei movies, while reinventing some of Gamera's old foes.
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I would love both, but it's very unlikely.
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Dude, that would be the coolest thing! I'd love for either to happen!

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It wouldn't be worth it for them. Godzilla comics sold just ok and considering both Gamera and Ultraman aren't nearly as well known as Godzilla is it just doesn't make sense for IDW to bother with them.
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Gamers would be cool, a lot of ways you could go with him
I'd like to see the human link concept used in place of the friend of children thing though :lol:
That thing from the Gamera anniversary trailer def needs to show up
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That would be awesome, a Gamera comic book could bring up some interesting concepts and plots, and there are just tons of stories they could do for Ultraman.
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Yes, IDW should do both. Ultra man would work well because unlike Godzilla it's very easy to set up the human side of things with things like the SSP and the fact that Ultraman always has a human host. Ultraman also has so many Kaiju and aliens to pick from, there's real potential. Staples like Baltan and Gomora could appear, but then it would be super easy to just make new original monsters or antagonists. Also, unlike Godzilla, Ultraman is was more episodic, and an entire issue could be devoted to one monster or alien, with an overarching greater threat, similar to the latter half of Ultraman Leo, or Mebius, or X or Orb. Ultraman screams to be developed into a series, not so much about Gamera though.
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I absolutely love the idea, should've happened 100%! I say should've because, well, doesn't sound like IDW is gonna be around much longer..
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Gigantis wrote:I absolutely love the idea, should've happened 100%! I say should've because, well, doesn't sound like IDW is gonna be around much longer..

what do you mean? this is new to me

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kaijufanforever wrote:
Gigantis wrote:I absolutely love the idea, should've happened 100%! I say should've because, well, doesn't sound like IDW is gonna be around much longer..

what do you mean? this is new to me
Last i checked they're in huge debt and i the pandemic had put them in even more trouble. Needless to say if they don't turn this around soon they could be up for bankruptcy, or at least being bought out.
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Gigantis wrote:
kaijufanforever wrote:
Gigantis wrote:I absolutely love the idea, should've happened 100%! I say should've because, well, doesn't sound like IDW is gonna be around much longer..

what do you mean? this is new to me
Last i checked they're in huge debt and i the pandemic had put them in even more trouble. Needless to say if they don't turn this around soon they could be up for bankruptcy, or at least being bought out.
You know something, that is exactly what the guys at my local comic book store told me when they opened up again. Dark Horse Comics is apparently in the same boat.

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mikelcho wrote: Dark Horse Comics is apparently in the same boat.
Actually, hold on, i think i actually might've gotten the companies confused.. :oops:
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Gigantis wrote:
mikelcho wrote: Dark Horse Comics is apparently in the same boat.
Actually, hold on, i think i actually might've gotten the companies confused.. :oops:
No, that's what I heard. There's a third company in the same situation; I think it's Boom!, but I'm not sure. I was trying to find my post where I first reported this when I saw your post.

I also found out from the guys that the virus almost single-handedly destroyed the comic book industry entirely.

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Either sound great, and I'd especially like to see some of the later IDW comic writers and artists for Godzilla come back for a take on Gamera.

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Either sound great, and I'd especially like to see some of the later IDW comic writers and artists for Godzilla come back for a take on Gamera.
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Since there's a lot of new tokusatsu interest and influences in comics, do you think there's a chance that someone does another ongoing Gamera comic?
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