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I've loved pro wrestling almost as long as I've loved comics, but it takes a lot to get me interested in those two things joining together. Books like Super Pro KO and The Legend of Ricky Thunder are absolutely fantastic, don't get me wrong, but when it comes to making comics that are actually based on the real-life stars of World Wrestling Entertainment, I've been burned pretty much every single time. That said, if there's one thing that could've gotten me excited about WWE Superstars, the latest attempt at bringing pro wrestling to the page, it was the announcement that it was being written by one of my all-time favorites, Mick Foley.
That was more than enough to get me to read it, and I'm glad I did, because this book is ridiculously entertaining -- and part of that comes from the fact that it is also one thousand percent bonkers.
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With multiple volumes of Power Rangers: Samurai and Power Rangers: Megaforce graphic novels under its belt, Papercutz has turned its attention to the original and perhaps most recognizable property in Americanized tokusatsu: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Come May 2014, the regular Papercutz PR team of writer Stefan Petrucha and artist PH Marcondes will debut their first of many planned MMPR graphic novels -- the first since Marvel and Hamilton's respective miniseries circa 1995.
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Theme Parks: Universal Studios' two theme parks will get their own versions of The Walking Dead Escape from Comic-Con as part of "Universal's Halloween Horror Nights" this fall.
Upcoming: Papercutz will app
Gaming: Gazillion's COO David Brevik gives fans their latest look at the Marvel Heroes MMO in the game's first developer diary.
Upcoming: Buck Rogers will return to new comic book adventures from Hermes Press as written and illustrated by Howard Chaykin.
Science: PHD Comics explains this wee
On June 27, Papercutz restores the Power Rangers to comic book duty in Power Rangers Super Samurai Vol. 1: Memory Short, the first in a series of 64-page graphic novels (available in both softcover and hardcover formats) expanding on the Nickelodeon live action series with original stories by Stefan Petrucha and artist Paulo Henrique. In addition to the preview page at the official Pa
The Wind in the Willows (Classics Illustrated Deluxe #1)
By Kenneth Grahame; adapted by Michel Plessix
The great Classics Illustrated that everybody remembers is back with beautiful, high-quality adaptations of classic stories. Classics Illustrated is one of the most
The original, best-selling series of comics adaptations of the world's greatest literature, Classics Illustrated returns in two new formats-the original, featuring abridged versions of classic novels, and Classics Illustrated Deluxe, featuring longer, more expansive adaptations. The books come from Papercutz, publ