Matt Frank

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Since 2011, Matt Frank has been known in both Japan and American as the "Kaiju King," becoming the fan-favorite artist for all things giant and monstrous! His first official foray into the Godzilla franchise was as a cover artist for Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters for IDW Publishing, and he continued to make covers for Godzilla: History's Greatest Monster in 2012. By 2013, he headlined the 25 issue series, Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, the longest running Godzilla comic ever published, as a story co-developer, cover artist, and lead interior artist, and the series became an instant classic among fans. Though Godzilla will always be his first love, Frank is also an accomplished Transformers artist, beginning with The Beast Wars Sourcebook as a character illustrator, and also providing interiors for Transformers Animated: The Rise of Safeguard, Transformers Spotlight: Trailcutter, Mars Attacks the Transformers, and numerous titles for both IDW and Fun Publications. He even created 4 new Transformers characters, the Raptoricons, for the Official Transformers Collector's Club in 2016.

The Texan artist's work can also be found peppering G-Fan Magazine, the Ray Harryhausen Presents comics from Blue Water Productions, and the novels of Jeremy Robinson, where he has helped design many creatures, including the titular monster from the popular Project Nemesis series (which was also adapted into a comic series, illustrated by Frank, in 2015 by American Gothic Press).

Most recently, Frank has illustrated Godzilla: Rage Across Time #1 in 2016, earning him much critical praise. In an exciting turn of events, Godzilla: Rulers of Earth was launched in Japan in late 2016 to a newfound fan base who eagerly embraced it, making it the first of IDW's Godzilla titles to have a Japanese language edition, with new collaboration covers by Frank and various Japanese artists!

In the summer of 2017, Matt made an exclusive poster celebrating the American home video release of Shin Godzilla by Funimation, and is also a featured commentator on the blu-ray special features. In 2018, he is writing and illustrating a new comic for publisher Phase 6 and Tsuburaya Productions based on the cult-classic superhero Redman, in a bilingual format.