The best comic book covers of the week – 01 October 2018

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There’s just too many damn comics. One thing I’ve been trying to do more of lately, is shine a light on comic books that go beyond the usual offerings from the big two. Dark Horse, Image and Aftershock all have great stuff to offer people, but actually having a chance to shine a light on one of them is a damn near insurmountable task thanks to the sheer level of quality on display.

With that being said, here’s something that I’ve found myself enjoying lately: The WWE Comics from BOOM! Studios. Somehow, the idea of larger than life personalities dressing up in distinctive outfits and then proceeding to pummel one another in a wrasslin’ ring actually makes for some thrilling reading. From the era of WWE legends through to the expansion of RAW in the Monday Night Wars and beyond, BOOM!’s usage of the WWE brand has been utterly brilliant.

There’s the obvious stuff that shines, like AJ Styles making his mark or flashbacks to Degeneration X running wild, but my favourite content? The WWE comics that are utterly mad, such as a short story where Jake “The Snake” Roberts attempts to coerce Randy Macho Man Savage into crashing his car because reasons. Madness, which kind of sums up the WWE perfectly. Now ring that bell, get a referee down here and let’s get the main event started!

Batman #56 by Francesco Mattina

Batman #56

Star Wars #55 by David Marquez

Star Wars #55

Nightwing #50 by Mike Perkins

Nightwing #50

Green Arrow #45 by Alex Maleev

Green Arrow #45

Green Lanterns #56 by Mike Perkins

Green Lanterns #56

Deathstroke #36 by Francesco Mattina

Deathstroke #36

Tony Stark: Iron Man #4 by David Nakayama

Tony Stark Iron Man #4

Deadpool #5 by Nic Klein

Deadpool #5

Death of the Inhumans #4 by Kaare Andrews

Death of the Inhumans #4

Redlands #7 by Vanesa Del Rey

Redlands #7

Blackbird #1 by Jen Bartel

Blackbird #1

A Walk Through Hell #5 by Andy Clarke

A Walk Through Hell #5

Border Town #2 by Ramon Villalobos

Border Town #2

The Last Siege #5 by Phil Hester

The Last Siege #5

Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 by Gabriel Ba

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion #1

WWE #21 by Dan Mora

WWE #21

Tomb Raider: Inferno #4 by Hannah Templer

Tomb Raider Inferno #4

Elric: The White Wolf #2 by Gary Jamroz Palma

Elric The White Wolf #2

Dredd: Final Judgement #1 by Jock

Dredd Final Judgement #1

What If? Spider-Man #1 by Patrick Zircher

What If Spider-Man #1

Last Updated: October 1, 2018

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