By Nolan P. Smith Photos by Nolan Smith and Jason Smith Comic Con International: San Diego is easily the biggest and most known of the comic conventions. Known as SDCC, the annual convention took over the San Diego Convention Center once again, with events taking place across the surrounding historic Gaslamp District. Fans of comic books, video games, collectibles, movies, […]
By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios, in partnership with WWE today announced a new graphic novel, WWE: THE NEW DAY, starring WWE Champion Kofi Kingston and WWE Superstars Big E and Xavier Woods of The New Day that will be released in 2020. Fans at the BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours panel were shocked when Kingston made a surprise appearance in the […]
(Photo: WWE.com) By Nolan P. Smith It has become a known fact: the NXT Takeover event held the day before a significant WWE event is superior in quality. Whether it goes against the Survivor Series, Summer Slam or the showcase of the immortals, Wrestlemania, the NXT brand has outshined the Raw and Smackdown’s efforts each time, at least in my […]
By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and WWE today announced WWE: NXT TAKEOVER, a weekly event series on-sale in September 2018. NXT has become WWE’s third global brand, and the launching pad for some of today’s biggest Superstars including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss and many more.. Now, learn the untold stories behind NXT in this special weekly […]
By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and WWE unveiled today a first look at “Fight Forever,” the new storyline beginning in WWE #18, on-sale June 20. WWE Superstars Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn joined forces at WWE’s Hell in a Cell event after a lifelong rivalry – but how did Owens convince Zayn to put aside their differences and join his […]
By Nolan P. Smith When it comes to these action-packed, doubleheader wrestling weekends, I am always thrilled to see what the WWE and NXT have in store. To be honest, NXT has always put on a better show in my opinion, but with Takeover going against Wrestlemania 34, I had my doubts. After watching NXT Takeover: New Orleans, I have […]
Just in Time for Wrestlemania 34: VIZ Media Reveals the Cover for the Upcoming King of Strong Style: 1980-2014- The Autobiography of Shinsuke Nakamura
By Nolan P. Smith He’s one of the best professional wrestlers on the planet today, and he is part of one of the biggest matches for the WWE’s Wrestlemania 34, taking place this Sunday. Just in time for the grandest stage of them all, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and […]
By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and WWE announced that, in addition to the Women’s Evolution storyline, WWE #14 will also kick off a four-part bonus story chronicling the rise of WWE Superstar Asuka, “The Empress of Tomorrow.” Writer Tini Howard (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink) and artist Hyeonjin Kim (Sisters of Sorrow) spotlight Asuka’s rise through the ranks of NXT […]
By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and WWE announced that January’s WWE #13 will feature the WWE comic book writing debut of WWE Superstar Samoa Joe in a story co-written by Michael Kingston (Headlocked) and illustrated by Michel Mulipola (Headlocked). Samoa Joe and Kingston’s story will go behind the scenes of how the Superstar first joined Monday Night RAW. WWE #13 […]
Bluefin Steps Into the Ring with New Tamashii Nations S.H. Figuarts Action Figures Based on WWE Wrestling Superstars
Bluefin Brings Top WWE Superstars into the S.H. Figuarts Family in North America By Staff Reports Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, steps into the ring with new S.H. Figuarts WWE action figures from Tamashii Nations featuring iconic professional wrestlers The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Triple H.
All-New iOS App Featuring Complete BOOM! Studios Publishing Library By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios and Madefire announced today the launch of the BOOM! Studios app, available now on the iTunes App Store and coming soon to Google Play.
Which NXT Stars Will Breakthrough to the WWE in a big way this year? By Nolan P. Smith The new year is upon us, so we can’t help but look to the future. When you look at NXT, you can’t help but look at all the stars that have come out of the WWE development league: The Shield, Kevin Owens, […]
Boom! Studios and WWE Announce Comic Book Series to Hit the Mat in January By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios is excited to announce WWE, a new ongoing comic book series launching in January 2017 that will feature the Superstars of WWE in stories that go beyond what’s seen on TV. The ongoing series follows November’s oversized one-shot special, WWE: Then. […]
Which show shined brighter in the aftermath of Summer Slam, Raw or Smackdown? By Nolan P. Smith With the WWE hot off the heels of Summer Slam 2016, we headed straight into the two flagship shows- Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live. So, now that both shows have aired, who won? Let’s break the shows down by matches, entertainment, and […]
By Nolan P. Smith NXT Takeover Brooklyn 2 went into the weekend with an immense amount of hype. With all the titles being on the line, as well as two in ring debuts and more, the card was stacked and needed to live up to the expectations. Well, it didn’t. It blew away any expectation fans may have had. Here’s […]
Who Wins the Squared Circle This Weekend- WWE or NXT? By Nolan P. Smith This is a big weekend for professional wrestling, as the WWE and NXT both bring two of their biggest events of the year to the forefront. WWE is, of course, the mega promotion of sport entertainment, where as NXT is WWE’s developmental program. You would think […]
WWE Announces Suspensions for Three Superstars During Summer Slam Week By Nolan P. Smith The WWE announced on Wednesday that Saraya Jade Bevis (Paige) and Jose Rodriguez (Alberto Del Rio) had both been suspended for 30 days due to violating the Wellness Policy. A day later, Natalie Coyle (Eva Marie) was suspended for 30 days as well for the same […]
By Nolan P. Smith Mattel had quite the initial showing for their WWE products at the San Diego Comic Con this year. Check out photos of some of the great new figures they unveiled, including Bayley, Tyler Breeze, a new Finn Balor, a massive Andre the Giant, and more!
First Announcement by Boom! Studios Brings the WWE to the Comic Book World Our first announcement in the #RoadToSanDiego is out! We have partnered with WWE for new comics!
By Nolan P. Smith SummerSlam is always one of the main events put on every year by the WWE, and this year aimed to take the cake. Brock Lesnar Vs the Undertaker? John Cena Vs. Seth Rollins in a title for title match? The star of CW’s Arrow in a tag team match? Seemed like a pretty good show by […]
By Nolan P. Smith NXT, WWE’s development federation, has shown it can stand on its own two feet in the past. With potential future WWE Superstars and Divas, NXT has grown into a life of its own- which couldn’t be more evident with yesterday’s NXT Takeover- Brooklyn. This is the largest venue NXT has performed at (Barclay Center), and was […]
By Nolan P. Smith WWE’s Summerslam has always been one of the main PPV events for the company. Along with the Royal Rumble, Wrestlemania and Survivor Series, it was one of the major events that helped elevate the company to what it is today. This year, today actually, Summerslam heads to New York with one of the best cards yet. […]
By Nolan P. Smith It is with a heavy heart that we report the passing of Roderick George Toombs, better known to the world as professional wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper. TMZ reported Toombs passing today (link for their whole story HERE), and stated that the WWE Legend passed away in his home Friday from cardiac arrest. Piper is known for […]
By Nolan P. Smith The news broke today that Virgil Runnels, better known as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes, passed away today at the age of 69. Runnels was a long time professional wrestler in the WWE and NWA, holding the NWA title on numerous occasions and a WWE Hall of Famer. Even though he had retired from in ring […]
By Nolan P. Smith News broke today via The Daily Mail today (full article at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-3101289/The-baddies-Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtle-2-villains-Shredder-Bebop-Rocksteady-seen-set-time.html) that the sequel to the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film has found its Rocksteady with WWE’s Sheamus. Check out the photo of the Irish born professional wrestler with Gary Anthony Williams as Bebop. Of course, the two will almost certainly be turned into […]
From WWE.com The monsters of rock will meet the monsters of the ring, as the Superstars and Divas of WWE NXT are ready to bring their hard-hitting, in-your-face brand of sports-entertainment to the fourth annual Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK Festival in Sacramento, Calif., on October 24 and 25, 2015! For the first time ever, AFTERSHOCK will feature live, in-ring matches with NXT […]
By Nolan P. Smith The WWE is gearing up for a new season of their hit show, Tough Enough, which means they are looking for the best and brightest stars to shine in the ring. Hopefuls are using the hash tag #toughenough on their video submissions with hopes of the WWE giving them a shot. With that in mind, check […]
By Nolan P. Smith It’s that time once again for the “grand daddy of them all”, Wrestlemania. WWE’s premiere PPV is touted as the “Showcase of the Immortals”, and for great reason. For over 30 years, it has been the event to showcase the best and brightest the WWE has to offer, and has elevated superstars from regular status to […]