Exclusive Preview | ‘WWE: Wrestlemania 2017 Special’

In just over a week, the showcase of the immortals will return. WrestleMania 33 will take place on Sunday, April 2, but Boom! Studios isn’t going to make you wait that long for some wrestling action! Next week, Boom! is assembling five creative teams for the WWE: WrestleMania 2017 Special, which offers an even deeper glimpse at some of WrestleMania’s greatest moments as fictionalized by the comic book creators.

CraveOnline is proud to exclusively premiere pages from Dennis Hopeless and Dan Mora’s “The Long Con,” a story that catches up with Triple H circa WrestleMania X8. At the time, Triple H had recently recovered from an injury that forced him to sit out of the Invasion storyline. And in these pages, you’ll see Triple H in the unusual position of underdog as he struggles to reclaim his place on top of the card and defeat Chris Jericho for the WWE Championship.
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This issue also features stories by Box Brown & Jorge Corona; Ross Thibodeaux & Rob Guillory; Aubrey Sitterson &Kendall Goode; and Andy Belanger & Andrew Stott. Here’s the description from Boom! Studios.


•Every late March/early April, WrestleMania takes the world by storm as the biggest, most prestigious live event in Sports Entertainment.

•What better way to celebrate the Granddaddy of Them All than with a collection of stories featuring the most exciting creators, the biggest Superstars, and the best moments throughout WWE history?

•WWE: WrestleMania 2017 #1 is an oversized one-shot that features a variety of stories showcasing the rich history and wealth of Superstars WWE has to offer.

•From the seminal ladder match between Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon, to the heart of the Attitude Era, all the way up through Daniel Bryan’s legendary tour de force performance at WM XXX, this special has something for all WWE fans!

We’ve also got a the main by Rob Schamberger, the fight card cover by Adam X Vass, and a variant cover by Jim Rugg that creates a “What If?” scenario in which George “The Animal” Steele turned on Ricky Steamboat to help Randy Savage win at WrestleMania 3.

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WWE: Wrestlemania 2017 Special  will be released on Wednesday, March 29 in comic book stores everywhere.

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Photo Credits: All images provided by Boom! Studios.