One of the best things about comics is that you can make some of the strangest things happen and have it totally work. For example, the Marvel universe established that a scientist can discover a particle that, as a serum or a gas, can shrink things down without silly things like mass to worry about. So, place Godzilla in the Marvel universe and you can (at least temporarily) shrink him down to pocket-sized and have one of the strangest foes for him and have it totally work. Like a sewer rat.
“Boogaloo” round 9
The Battlefield: Godzilla #18 (Marvel; January, 1979) “Fugitive In Manhattan!”
The Promoters: Doug Moench (writer), Herb Trimpe (penciler), Dan Green (inker), Ben Sean (colorist), and Diane Albers (letterer)
Escaping SHIELD thanks to a 12-year-old boy, Godzilla soon finds himself in a New York sewer, when comes upon a rat he is now the size of. Apparently this rat is the violent sort because this is a Godzilla comic and what isn’t?
But no matter what size he is, he’s still Godzilla.
It’s not like the rat had anything except big teeth. Just a few issues ago Godzilla fought a creature with a cutting blade on its tail.
I’m assuming the victory dance was off-panel.
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