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CM Punk On 'Strange Sports Stories' And His Debut At Vertigo
CM Punk On 'Strange Sports Stories' And His Debut At Vertigo
After a 434-day tenure as the longest-reigning WWE Champion of the modern era and a departure from the world of pro wrestling, CM Punk has settled into two careers that don't usually go together: Training as an MMA fighter for his debut in UFC, and writing comic books. This week, he makes his debut at Vertigo in the pages of Strange Sports Stories #3, alongside artist Andy MacDonald, for "The Most Cursed," an eight-pager about a baseball team plagued by the supernatural. To find out more, we spoke to Punk about the influences on his comics writing, balancing training with writing, and why deadlines are worse than being punched in the face.
'Strange Sports Stories' is Good Enough for Sports Metaphors
'Strange Sports Stories' is Good Enough for Sports Metaphors
Over the last several years, Vertigo has revived several forgotten anthology titles with good results: Strange Adventures, Mystery in Space, The Witching Hour and Time Warp. With Strange Sports Stories, Vertigo once again dips into comics history, drafting a lineup of heavy hitters and utility players for odd tales of sports and science fiction coming together in unexpected ways.