Author: Ashly Nagrant

WWE Royal Rumble #1: Gettin’ Pretty Weird in this Station Wagon, YEAHHH!

WWE’s Royal Rumble match is a major yearly event, heralded as “The Beginning of the Road To Wrestlemania.” The match itself is massive: 30 participants, two starting the match, and the other 28 entering at 90 second intervals (give or take). The goal is to be the last person standing after everyone else has been eliminated. For most of the Rumble’s history, the winner receives a guaranteed match for the top title at that summer’s Wrestlemania. There are plenty of records surrounding the WWE Royal Rumble. For example: Most Royal Rumble Wins: Stone Cold Steve Austin (3) Most Cumulative...

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WWE Survivor Series 2017: Hope You Survive The Series

WWE Survivor Series 2017 Special #1 Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writers: Dennis Hopeless, Box Brown, Derek Fridolfs, Kevin Paneta, Lan Pitts, Aaron Gillespie Artists: Lucas Werneck, Rodrigo Lorenzo, Derek Fridolfs, Kendall Goode, Kelly Williams, Tim Lattie Colorists: Jeremy Lawson, Doug Garbark, Fred Stresing, Dee Cunniffe, Letterer: Jim Campbell Cover Artists: Main Cover: Rahzzah WWE What If? Incentive Cover: Jim Rugg Unlocked Retailer Cover: Juan Doe I really hate repeating myself. I am well-aware that the people behind WWE’s Boom comic series are unaware of me and my criticisms of the title; even if somehow they are aware, the odds that...

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WWE #9: Shield Me From My Brother [GIFs]

WWE #9 Dennis Hopeless (Writer) Serg Acuña (Artist) BOOM! Studios September 27, 2017 It’s the Big Dog’s turn to shine in WWE. Issue #9 starts the third arc of the series. After concentrating on Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose, we naturally move on to Roman Reigns. We also move onto the character hardest to tackle. The comics have gone into depth on this, but I’m going to throw out a quick refresher here anyway. Rollins, Ambrose and Reigns debuted on WWE TV together as a group known as The Shield. Wearing paramilitary-inspired gear, they touted themselves as “the shield...

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WWE #8: Dean Ambrose and Sasha Banks Get All ‘Mad Max’

WWE #8 Dennis Hopeless, Serg Acuna, Tam Lattie BOOM! Studios Maybe you’re not the sort of person who is drawn in by the premise “Dean Ambrose and Sasha Banks in a monster truck trying to outrun their respective rivals.” Maybe the idea of Sasha Banks diving out the door of a monster truck to attack Charlotte Flair and Dana Brooke doesn’t sound awesome to you.  I respect that, I guess, but I don’t understand it. As great as the premise sounds, the real standout of the issue is the pairing of Ambrose and Banks. It’s not something there’s really...

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WWE SummerSlam 2017 Special: A Lush Look at WWE’s HIStory

I love wrestling. I’m part of a large, vocal, and often underestimated audience of women who love wrestling. I love the options it presents as a storytelling medium! I love the most over the top elements. I love the possibility of stories that explore characters and storylines beyond what is shown on TV. Let’s even say, hypothetically, I had written stories along these lines on my own. Of course this is entirely hypothetical because what kind of weirdo writes wrestling fanfiction, right? Right? Anyway, given all of this, I was eager to read and give my thoughts on the...

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