As ComicsAlliance readers are probably well aware from the number of times I slip references to the squared circle into my columns, I love pro wrestling almost as much as I love comics. And apparently, I'm not the only one who has that particular overlap in my interest, as evidenced by the fact that right now, there's an article on WWE
This past week, New York City was once again host to the American International Toy Fair, in which the toy industry showed off its biggest products for the coming year.
I'm not much of a toy guy anymore -- the fact that I already own more versions of Zartan than any one man should have and my disappointment with the current crop of My Little Pony have kept me from cluttering up my house with any more plastic than I've already got -- but I still pay attention to Toy Fair. More than anything else, it's a crazy snapshot of what's going on in the collective geek consciousness, whether I understand it or not. That's why today, I've combed through the coverage of sites like Toy News International to bring you this year's crop of the Best, Worst and Weirdest Toy Fair offerings!
ComicsAlliance writers Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, Caleb Goellner, Jason Michelitch, and David Uzumeri sit down for a roundtable discussion about "WWE Heroes" #2. WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW.
David: This comic is both better and worse than it has any right to be.
Chris: I guess it falls to me to do the r
This week's release of "WWE Heroes #2" might not do much to narrow the divide between pro wrestling and comics, but when you get right down to it, they might already be a little closer than we thought
Back when it was first solicited, I made the bold assertion that it was going to be terrible, but now that I've actually sat down and read through the first issue of Titan's "WWE Heroes" after it hit shelves at my local shop last week, it looks like I might've spoken too soon. As much as I hate to admit my mistakes, I have to confess that "WWE Heroes" #1 is not as bad as I thought it was going to be.
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This week, it was announced that Titan, a UK-based publisher best known for producing magazine tie-ins to genre TV shows like "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Grey's Anatomy," have signed on to produce at least 20 issues worth of comics tying in to World Wrestling Entertainment. Kicking things