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Kaiju Revamp - Aprii Fools by Bracey100 Kaiju Revamp - Aprii Fools by Bracey100
Ok jokes over! This is not legit, this Godzilla was drawn by Crash, a concept artist for Stan Winston done for the proposed '94 an DeBont Godzilla movie which sadly never happened. Instead of a robust monster battling behemoth we got GINO. I traced over Crash's art but rendered my own colors to see which Godzilla fans would recognize this piece of art and call me out. While I tried very hard to make his look like my own work there were a couple of clues. I dont do profiles for instance and I always show all limbs and almost never use such a tame pose.

Its April 2nd now and I hope you can all groan and smile and laugh at my joke. Rest assured I will be doing my Godzilla soon, I just want to finish my commissions fist before committing to my ultimate project. Regardless more art is coming soon!
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Vahzah-Dovahkiin Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I will NEVER understand why people rip on Zilla. His design is awesome, the movie was far from being perfect but was still great, and it was an over all brilliant take on a realistic godzilla.
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Bracey100 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
If you like him thats fine but frankly a lot of us dont. I'll state again that his design have having smaller and smaller teeth at the front of his mouth to the point that they became these blunt little pegs was just a bad feature. Were the series to continue which would have added other giant mutants he would have ended up gumming his opponent. Also I never really dug the chin. Other than that design wise its not a bad monster blame the hate on the characterization, if youre going to redo a film stay true to the character.

Peter Jackson managed to give us a realistic King Kong that still acted like Kong! He was both something to be pitied and also feared. He was savage and noble. A realistic Godzilla is fine but he should still remain agressive (and not always fleeing!) and should spit at least fire if not radiation. Bombardier beetles produce a chemical explosion as a defense, to bad Roland and Emmerich didnt think fire breathing was realistic. At least the guys who made Reign of Fire realized it could be done. No, the design is mostly good and I am a fan of Patrick Tataupolis but the portrayal of the character made Zilla flighty, weak and a hermaphrodite...ugh!
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Vahzah-Dovahkiin Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Tell me something, if your brand new to the world, vulnerable to attacks by HIGH CALIBER WEAPONS, and above all PREGNANT, are you gonna stand and fight, or are you gonna run? Odds are your gonna run. Again, it was supposed to be a realistic take on Godzilla, not the damn near immortal radiation spewing monster we usualy see. And on that note they pass with flying colors. And for the record he DOES breath fire in the film. TWICE.
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Bracey100 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
No it doesnt breath fire, It "shouts" and methane from its gut ignites only after some cars explode (not very realistically) from crashing together. Beside, I never said it had to be an immortal radiation monster, I said it should be agressive which is in the character of the original and even listed how the fire could have been done plausibly but if you are just going to ignore anything I say this conversation is over.

Anf Godzilla is not a hermaphrodite...period.
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Vahzah-Dovahkiin Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
So.... An animal that know it could die and thus risk not only its own life but also the life of it's children is going to stand and fight.... Ya no. It's going to do what it takes to protect itself.

And if godzilla isn't a hermaphrodite then explain Minilla and Jr. Did they just spawn from thin air?
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
he found his children,they're adopted as in not his watch the movies son of godzilla & godzilla vs mechagodzilla 2 
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dcblackstar Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013
you haven't seen any of the original movies have you? 
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IncredibleFulk1 Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Godzilla found and adopted his son(s). They weren't really his by blood as he didn't lay the eggs. He took them in because they were the last of his race. I won't argue over the whole Zilla issue. Just sit back and lets all just enjoy the films we love.
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kingspacegodzilla94 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
Godzilla look so cool !!! BUT will look cooler if you show up his teeth , and why the fins are violet.
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Bracey100 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
The violet fins are how Godzilla was depicted in one particular movie, green with purple fins. The lack of teeth is because I traced another artists work for this as an April Fools joke and thats how he drew it.
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