• WWE Boom #17: Mercifully, It’s Over

    WWE Boom #17: Mercifully, It’s Over0

    WWE #17 Dennis Hopeless and Tini Howard (Writers), Serg Acuna and Hyeonjin Kim (Artists) BOOM! Studios May 9, 2017 In 2002, WWE crowds witnessed one of the worst matches of the modern era. It was a tag team match that involved the extremely talented Trish Stratus and Jackie Gayda, the winner of the recent Tough

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  • Jim Cornette Is The Last Thing We Need in Comics or Wrestling Right Now

    Jim Cornette Is The Last Thing We Need in Comics or Wrestling Right Now0

    The IDW press release about their succesfully-funded Kickstarter (when did it get normal for established publishers to run kickstarters?) is still sitting in my inbox and proclaims, “In April, the doors of Castle Cornette are being opened to the public! Jim Cornette, in association with IDW Limited are tag-teaming to bring you 60 pages of unrelenting and

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  • WWE BOOM! #16: This Is A Bad Comic and I Hated It

    WWE BOOM! #16: This Is A Bad Comic and I Hated It0

    The actual story of WWE’s Women’s Revolution, especially the story surrounding the so-called “Four Horsewomen of NXT” is incredible. It is a story of four women who were told, repeatedly, “nobody cared” about women’s wrestling. Instead of letting that discourage them, they used it as their fuel to change that opinion. Building on the work

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  • WWE #15: It Got Worse

    WWE #15: It Got Worse0

    WWE #15 Dennis Hopeless, Tini Howard (writers), Serg Acuña, Hyeonjin Kim (artists), Douglass Garbark (colorist), Jim Campbell (letterist), Dan Mora (color artist) BOOM! Studios March 21, 2018 In my review of WWE #14, I called the issue “underwhelming.” I was disappointed in the issue, feeling like it was “just coasting and hoping nobody will notice.”

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  • WWE #14: Well, It Could Be Worse

    WWE #14: Well, It Could Be Worse0

    WWE #14 Dennis Hopeless, Tini Howard (writers), Serg Acuña (artist), Dan Mora (cover artist) BOOM! Studios February 21, 2018 There is something fascinating about WWE #14. The first issue of the arc chronicling the Women’s Revolution in the company is some kind of genius in how metatextual the storytelling is. Because, exactly like the real

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

    WWE Royal Rumble #1: Gettin’ Pretty Weird in this Station Wagon, YEAHHH!0

    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

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