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G-FAN Issue #57

G-FAN Fanzine Index

Issue #57 — July/August 2002, 68 Pages

  • Cover/Back by Derek Lipscomb
  • Centerspread by Tom Tvrdik
  • Back Issue: Sold Out


  • How They Made Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Baragon, and Mothra
  • The Mystery of the Mangy Kong — Why Toho’s Kong Sported a Sub-Par Appearance by Michael Bogue
  • Yuasa Delights Toy Fans by Daisuke Ishizuka
  • Kawakita Holds Court in Shinjuku Loft Plus One by Daisuke Ishizuka
  • Godzilla on the IMDB
  • Kashiwabara, Mimura, Ishii Get Money by Daisuke Ishizuka
  • G-FEST Braces For a Hurricane
  • Which Came First, the Monster or the Bomb? — An Exploration of the Real-World Origins of Godzilla by Rick Hansen
  • Kaiju Metamorphosis — A Look at the Varying Designs of Godzilla’s Co-Stars by Mike Russo
  • Rare Vintage Japanese Toys: Twelve Years of Pride by Armand Vaquer
  • The Eavesdropper by George Thomas
  • CD Japan Delivers the Goods by Armand Vaquer
  • Stan’s Fun Stuff: Big American Kits by Stan G. Hyde
  • So Ya Wanna be a Kaiju… — Making a Monster Costume by Dawn McKechnie
  • Play That Funky Music, Green Guy — A Review of the Toho SFX Champion Festival Box Set by Brett Homenick
  • Stan’s Fun Stuff: Bandai Gamera Memorial Box vs. Yujin FX Trading Figure Collection — Big Monster Battle! by Stan G. Hyde
  • Imperfect Alternatives For DVD Hounds by David Kalat
  • Giant Monster Role-Playing Games Coming
  • Titan-to-Titan Combat — Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee For Gamecube
  • Godzilla Invades Toronto by John Ballantine


  • Godzilla x Mechagodzilla team takes shape
  • Bandai G-toys arrive in fall
  • G-bits
  • Expect great things from X-Plus
  • Big profits for Toho
  • G-FEST on TV!

Fan Fiction

  • Down With Us by Jolyon Yates
  • War Against the Wild Gods by George Thomas
  • The Journal of Dr. Rex Summeral: Otaku Soshingeki (Attack of the Marching Obsessed Fans) by Skip Peel


  • G-FEST 2002 Details