Ah, Pacific Rim. The anti-plot, nerdgasm generator due out thus Summer on July 12. If you’ve seen trailers, then you fall into one of two camps. The first, a kaiju fandom with a bend towards the Japanese way of doing things. The second, a bunch of regular-ass people with other things going for them, like paying too much for cocaine, using pick-up lines from Tucker Max books, and wearing power ties.
Upping the geek ante, a comic book tie-in has arrived. Giant Mechas vs. Giant Monsters. Age-old adversaries. The graphic novel, due out about a week before the movie hits theaters, acts as a prequel to the events of Pacific Rim. That is, a backstory involving robots and monsters. Where they came from, what they do, where they work, favorite foods, methods of apocalyptic destruction, etc.
But no, seriously. The graphic novel will help to flesh out the universe in which Pacific Rim will take place, adding the element of plot that’s sure to have been shoehorned into the movie as an afterthought. Look for it to hit your favorite shop on June 6th.- CrimeZone20xx