– Titan Publishing issued a press release today announcing WWE Comics. 20 issues will be released in the US and Canada with the first issue, titled WWE Heroes, will be released on March 23rd, 2010.
“Each week more than 1.6 million teens watch WWE programming on
television in the U.S. This is an important demographic for the comic book industry and vital for a successful launch in the industry,” stated Ned Hartley, Editor, WWE Heroes. “We’ve got some truly amazing stories to tell – our first issue is going to blow you away! The “in- your-face, no-holds-barred” attitude of the WWE works so well as a comic, we just can’t wait for people to see the great surprises that we’ve got in store.”
The WWE Heroes series will feature The Undertaker, Triple H, Randy Orton, HBK, Batista, Big Show, CM Punk, John Cena, Kane, Edge, Matt Hardy, Chris Jericho, Roddy Piper, Carlito, Jim Ross, Jerry Lawler and Kelly Kelly.
Here’s a synopsis of issue #1 from the press release: Issue #1 reveals an eternal rivalry set against the backdrop of the history of WWE. Why is the ruthless Shadow King so obsessed with WWE? What is the reason for his eternal and supernatural war with the Firstborn? And could his ancient opponent really be a member of the WWE roster?