Explosive publisher BOOM! Studios has announced a one-shot, telling stories featuring WWE Legends for January, but more importantly, it features Michael Kingston, creator of the best wrestling fiction comic in the world, Headlocked. Called WWE Forever #1, the over-sized comic’s contents are revealed in a press release:
The team of Michael Kingston (Headlocked) & Michel Mulipola (WWE) return to document the rise of the Excellence of Execution, Bret Hart; Brent Schoonover (Captain Marvel) recounts when Bobby “The Brain” Heenan attempts to kidnap Matilda the Bulldog, Lan Pitts (WWE) & Carlos Magno (Planet of The Apes) reveal the showdown between Razor Ramon and Ted DiBiase at a jewelry shop; Arune Singh and Kendall Goode (WWE: NXT Takeover) reveal the true origin of the partnership between Money Inc. tag team partners Irwin R. Schyster and Ted DiBiase.
WWE: FOREVER #1 features a main cover by Rahzzah (Luke Cage), along with a wraparound preorder cover by Kendall Goode (The Doorman) and a variant cover by Marco D’Alfonso (I Am Groot).
BOOM! Editor Chris Rosa was quoted:
WWE is home to some of the greatest performers in history and we’re thrilled to honor some of those Legends in this special,” said Chris Rosa, Editor, BOOM! Studios.
The comic hits stores on January 30th, 3 days after the Royal Rumble.