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G-FAN Issue #136

G-FAN Fanzine Index

Issue #136 — Summer 2021, 76 Pages

  • Cover by Bob Eggleton
  • Back Issue: Available


  • I Stopped Watching Shin Godzilla by John Ruffin
  • Seven Sensational Reasons to Love Monster Zero by Jason Strangis
  • Howl From Beyond the Fog Review by James Russo
  • Godzilla Day 2021 — Seeing Godzilla Again for the First Time by Chad Ellis Boykin
  • Pacific Rim: The Black Review by Lyle Huckins
  • Yoshimitsu Banno’s Kansas Connection by Roger Holden
  • Yokai and Obakemono — The Monsters of Japanese Legend and Lore by Jeromy Van Paassen
  • Copenhagen Kaiju — Reptilicus as Metaphor for Wartime Denmark by James Russo
  • Encounters With Akira Takarada by J.D. Lees
  • Some Pictures of Akira Takarada I Once Took by Lyle Huckins
  • Nezura 1964 Review by Lyle Huckins
  • The Champion Festival Versions: Mothra by John LeMay
  • Varanus Priscus Review by Lyle Huckins
  • The First American Godzilla — An Appreciation by Richard Pusateri
  • G-Goods Round-Up!
  • All Monster Toys Attack! by Steve Agin
  • Power Players at Tokyo’s Imperial Hotel by Armand Vaquer


  • Actor Akira Takarada by totrom, Fabien Mauro, and Jordan Guichaux
  • Terry Morse, Jr. by Armand Vaquer, Peter H. Brothers, and Brett Homenick


  • G-FEST returns to a record crowd
  • MonsterVerse sequel begins filming
  • Apple TV+ Godzilla series filming in Vancouver
  • Akira Takarada, Godfather of G-FEST, passes on
  • Godzilla Store adds proxy service
  • Okinawa celebrates 50 years of “home rule” with Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla event

Product Reviews

  • Comic Book Review: Harvey/Ultracomics’ Ultraman by Nicholas Driscoll

Fan Fiction

  • The Journal of Dr. Rex Summeral: The Dubious Daikaiju Film of Sasashima Island by Skip Peel


  • Akira Takarada Graffitti