3 items from 2014
Michael Kingston is a lifelong comic book and wrestling fan. In the past, various writers have attempted to create comics that mixed the two genres, but failed in spectacular fashion. In Headlocked: The Last Territory, though, Kingston creates a realistic hero in Mike Hartman who we follow on a journey in the unforgiving business. Filled with emotion and a clear passion from its writer, Headlocked is the most realistic portrayal of wrestling in the graphic novel form to date.
For his upcoming sequel Headlocked: The Last Territory Vol. 2, we follow the continuation of Hartman’s story. Kingston has taken to Kickstarter once more to raise the funds necessary to produce the book. Teaming up with him again is wrestling legend Jerry Lawler who will be providing the cover artwork. Also joining on the project in the role of guest creators are Booker T, Rob Van Dam, A.J. Styles, John Morrison, »
- Andrew Soucek
If you were to take a poll of WWE Universe members that still watch ‘WWE Superstars’ on a regular basis, the results would report back as minimal. Airing exclusively on WWE Network every Thursday night, ‘Superstars’ is known as home to WWE’s biggest jobbers. From Big E to Zack Ryder to Titus O’Neil, many of the Superstars you don’t see on Raw are often appearing on ‘Superstars’ each week, competing in countless matches against each other that at the end of the day mean virtually nothing. It’s still a mystery to many at this point why the show is still around since is essentially serves no purpose in that no storylines are ever furthered and notable names very rarely make appearances on the program.
However, it didn’t always used to be this way. WWE took the show quite seriously when it was initially »
- Graham GSM Matthews
This is a look at former WWE talent who never quite got the exposure or opportunity. Some were the victim of timing, while others just floundered as another face in a crowded roster. Despite working for the company for several years, most of their appearances were on the C-level shows (programs such as International Heat, Jakked or WWE Superstars).
12. Trent Barreta (2010-2011)
Barreta actually spent more than five years under WWE contract with long stints in Florida (Fcw/Nxt) developmental. Barreta’s real debut on WWE television was in a tag team with Caylen Croft known as “The Dude Busters” on Ecw TV at the end of November 2009. As the »
- Chris Harrington
3 items from 2014
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