First Look at WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint #1

Posted by August 9, 2018 Comment

BOOM! Studios has released a first look at the upcoming WWE: NXT Takeover – The Blueprint #1, part of a weekly NXT event replacing WWE’s comic at the publisher for September.

The details on the book:

NXT has become WWE’s third global brand, and the launching pad for some of today’s biggest Superstars including Seth Rollins, Charlotte Flair, Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss and many more.. Now, learn the untold stories behind NXT in this special weekly event from writer Dennis Hopeless (WWE) and artists Jake Elphick (WWE: WrestleMania 2018 Special), Kendall Goode (Maze Runner: The Death Cure) and Hyeonjin Kim (Sisters of Sorrow).

In this WWE: NXT TAKEOVER – THE BLUEPRINT #1, travel back to 2012 and go behind the scenes as the legendary Dusty Rhodes begins to shape the world of NXT into what would become an iconic home for sports entertainment.

And BOOM! editor Chris Rosa said:

Dusty Rhodes is one of the greatest sports entertainers in history and it’s an honor to explore the legacy he helped build with NXT,. From Paige to Jinder Mahal to Seth Rollins, WWE: NXT TAKEOVER – THE BLUEPRINT #1 shows you just how much ‘The Dream’ changed the course of WWE history.

Following The Blueprint, each week in September will focus on a different NXT era:

Week Two – WWE: NXT TAKEOVER – PROVING GROUND #1: The Demon King, Finn Bálor, enters the NXT Universe and is confronted by Samoa Joe.
Week Three – WWE: NXT TAKEOVER – INTO THE FIRE #1: The Empress of Tomorrow, Asuka, begins her rise to the NXT Women’s Championship, and former Champion Paige returns to scout for potential allies.
Week Four – WWE: NXT TAKEOVER – REDEMPTION #1: Johnny Gargano and Shayna Baszler make the move to NXT and immediately leave their mark.
WWE: NXT TAKEOVER features connecting variant covers by Marco D’Alfonso, along with main covers by Lucas Werneck (The Blueprint), Aaron Dana (Proving Ground), David Nakayama (Into The Fire) and Audrey Mok (Redemption).

Look for NXT Takeover: The Blueprint in stores on September 5th, and check out the preview below:

 

(Last Updated August 9, 2018 6:58 pm )

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