Media Release — BOOM! Studios and WWE unveiled today a first look at “Fight Forever,” the new storyline beginning in WWE #18, on-sale June 20.
WWE Superstars Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn joined forces at WWE’s Hell in a Cell event after a lifelong rivalry – but how did Owens convince Zayn to put aside their differences and join his mission? The story of this alliance is told by the acclaimed WWE comic book creative team of writer Dennis Hopeless (Jean Grey) and artist Serg Acuña.
Fans can download a special video message from WWE Superstars Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens about “Fight Forever” right here: WWE #18 Announcement Video
WWE #18 features a main cover by Dan Mora (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), along with variant covers by Adam Riches (G.I. Joe), Brent Schoonover (Captain Marvel) and Marco D’Alfonso (I Am Groot).
“The friendship – and rivalry – between Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn is one of the greatest stories in modern WWE history,” said Chris Rosa, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “When we saw there was an opportunity to go behind the scenes and show more of their story than fans have seen before, it was a no-brainer.”
WWE #18 is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to a world-class group of licensed comic book series and ambitious original series, including Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Planet of the Apes, Big Trouble in Little China, Victor LaValle’s Destroyer, Mech Cadet Yu, Grass Kings, and Klaus.
Print copies of WWE #18 will be available for sale on June 20, 2018 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with Fox Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.