Green Arrow Leaves DC and enters the WWE universe @ Summerslam

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Wrestling in comics Part 1

9f7a588f-bf47-4051-8c88-ef5c545d4954This Sunday Arrow actor and long time pro wrestling fan Stephen Ammell enters the squared circle for his pro wrestling debut, tag teaming with the man who gravity forgot, Neville, to take on King Barrett and comic book villain themed Stardust (portrayed by legendary wrestler Dusty Rhodes' son Cody).

While a peculiar sight, wrestling, particularly WWE, has a long comic book history. From Marvel's WCW to Papercutz WWE superstars, pro wrestling and comics share similarities ranging from how story arcs are told to the eternal battle of good and evil. Below are some of (certainly not all) the best of pro wrestling in sequential art.

WWE Superstars #1 1:10 Undertaker Virgin Variant

WWE Superstars #1 1:10 Undertaker Virgin Variant

WWE Heroes #1 Jerry The King Lawler (cover art) Variant

WWE Heroes #1 Jerry The King Lawler (cover art) Variant

The Lone Ranger Death of Zorro #1 Jerry The King Lawler Variant

The Lone Ranger Death of Zorro #1 Jerry The King Lawler Variant

Hot Topic WWE Superstars #0 CM Punk

Hot Topic WWE Superstars #0 CM Punk

Marvel WCW #1

Marvel WCW #1

PaperCutz WWE Supertars #1 CM Punk variant Fantastic Four #51 homage

PaperCutz WWE Supertars #1 CM Punk variant Fantastic Four #51 homage

Image Comics Nash #1 (based on Kevin Nash)

Image Comics Nash #1 (based on Kevin Nash)

Spider-Man's Tangled Web #14 with writing wrestler Raven

Spider-Man's Tangled Web #14 co-writen by wrestler Raven

Thor Annual #1 Rob Guillory Variant with writing by CM Punk

Thor Annual #1 Rob Guillory Variant with writing by CM Punk

DC Comics Strange Sports Stories #1 1:10 Variant with writing by CM Punk

DC Comics Strange Sports Stories #1 1:10 Variant with writing by CM Punk

So if any of these peak your interest buy away and stay tuned for part 2.

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