Titan Publishing sent in the following for Issue 2 of the new WWE Heroes comic book series. Issue 1 wil be available March 23rd and Issue 2 hits stores on April 27.
WWE Heroes Comic #2
- Writer: Keith Champagne
- Artist Name: Andy Smith
- Cover Artists: Steve Pugh & Andy Smith
On-sale April 27th 2010. Available from all good retailers and specialist comic stores.
Synopsis: After the epic, epoch-spanning first issue, there was only one place for our eternal champions to end up â€“ Wrestlemania! What will the stars of the WWE do when mystical terrorists grab the ringside seats? Will Triple H, John Cena and the Undertaker be able to stop heavily-armed, mysterious bad guys? And how do these unforgettable events tie into the centuries-old face-off between the Shadow King and the King of Kings? Plus â€“ a cliff-hanger ending that you wonâ€™t want to miss!
This issue has two covers, one by Steve Pugh (Hotwire) and the other by regular series artist Andy Smith!
*About WWE Heroes comic artist, Steve Pugh
Steve Pugh is a British comic book artist who has worked for most of the major comic producers on both sides of the Atlantic: DC, Marvel, Dark Horse and 2000 AD.
Pugh’s earliest work included penciling John Ostrander’s Youngblood, telling the story of his futuristic sword and sorcery character Grimjack’s childhood and early adulthood, as well as providing covers for the Grimjack Case Files limited series. He also illustrated Pat Mills’ Third World War before starting a brief run on Hellblazer as the original artist on the series with writer Jamie Delano.
Recent work includes writing and drawing Hotwire: Requiem for the Dead, a story based on concepts developed by Warren Ellis. It was originally planned to appear in Atomeka Press’s Blast and then in 2005 their Bojeffries Terror Tomes #1before finally being published by Radical Comics.
*About WWE Heroes comic writer, Keith Champagne
Keith Champagne is an American comic artist, who has also moved into writing, and is best known for his work at DC Comics.
Titles he has contributed to (as writer) include: Justice Society of America, Green Lantern Corps, and World War III. Â Recently he wrote Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters, with the license subsequently acquired by Dynamite Entertainment.
Upcoming work includes Ghostbusters for IDW Publishing and The Mighty, a creator-owned title for DC Comics, co-written with Peter Tomasi.
*About WWE Heroes comic artist, Andy Smith
Andy Smith has been working as a professional artist since 1991. Mostly working in the field of comic books for major publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, Acclaim and CrossGen Entertainment.
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